- 2012 Olympic Games, bronze medal in shot put
- 2008 Olympic Games, 7th in shot put
- 2004 Olympic Games, 22nd in shot put qualifying
- 2008--Third place at NCAA Outdoors, SEC Outdoor champion
- Three-time USA Outdoor champion
- Two-time USA Indoor champion
- 2003 Pan Am Games gold medalist
- Pan American shot put record holder
Fun Facts: Earned all-American honors all four years while competing for the Georgia Bulldogs ... A huge professional wrestling fan, Hoffa competed while wearing a mask at the 2004 Home Depot Invitational, dubbing himself the “Unknown Shot Putter” ... Also competed in football, baseball and wrestling in high school ... His dream is to compete in a bear suit
USA Track & Field
16 Olympic Medalists Who Retired In 2016
Karen Rosen Dec. 28, 2016
With 63 Olympic medals between them, see who hung up their uniforms this year.
10 Storylines To Follow At The U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Track And Field
Karen Rosen June 30, 2016
More than 1,000 athletes will compete for a shot at roughly 130 spots on Team USA.
100 Storylines To Follow For The Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Karen Rosen April 27, 2016
Find out just about everything you need to know for the final countdown to the Rio Games.
Did You Know Some Of Your Favorite Team USA Athletes Were Adopted?
Stuart Lieberman Nov. 21, 2015
To celebrate National Adoption Day, here are 17 U.S. Olympians and Paralympians who were adopted.
Justin Gatlin, Dawn Harper-Nelson And Christian Taylor Lead Team USA Stars To Diamond Race Titles
Karen Rosen Sept. 11, 2015
Team USA ended the track and field season with nine Diamond Race titles.
8 Burning Questions For Team USA At Track And Field World Championships
Karen Rosen Aug. 20, 2015
Team USA heads to Beijing looking to continue its season of dominance.
Five Reigning World Champs Lead Team USA Into Track And Field Worlds
USA Track & Field Aug. 10, 2015
A team of 130 athletes will look to match or better the 25 medals Team USA won in 2013.
10 Hot Storylines At The U.S. Track And Field Championships
Karen Rosen June 25, 2015
From Felix to Gatlin, the world's top athletes will be vying for national titles and world champs spots in Eugene.
Gallery: Revisiting 2012 Olympic Trials: Track & Field
June 25, 2013
Team USA earned 29 track & field medals in London. Relive the road to qualifying >>
Track & Field's All-Star World Team
Karen Rosen June 24, 2013
With both new and old faces on the team, find out who to watch for in Moscow