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The San Francisco 49ers' Ricky Jean Francois waves a flag in the endzone after defeating the New Orleans Saints, 36-32, in an NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California in Jan. 2012. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Contra Costa Times/MCT)
Less than 48 hours after he captured a bronze medal in the 800 meters at the Rio Olympics, Clayton Murphy pledged to continue to help raise the national profile of the University of Akron track and field program.