Dream Date: Lolo Jones agrees to date with college student Bubby Lyles

Dream Date: Lolo Jones agrees to date with college student Bubby Lyles
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POSTED: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 4:30pm

UPDATED: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 4:42pm

July 5, 2013

Lyles tells NBC33 News that Lolo Jones' agent has been in contact with him and the parties are "setting something up."

July 3, 2013

Bubby Lyles reached his goal of 150,000 retweets Wednesday night. Now, the ball is in Lolo Jones' court. And according to her Twitter account she "can't wait to go out on a date," with the Georgia-native.

July 2, 2013 - 11 p.m. CST

Lyles' tweet is nearing 140,000 retweets. NBC33 News spoke with Lyles earlier today and he feels confident she'll follow through if he reaches his mark.

This video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYwU0hzd_1U - could give him more confidence that his dream date will come true.

Bubby Lyles is a 21-year-old college student at Georgia State University. He is majoring in Journalism.

June 26, 2013

A Georgia man has been promised by former LSU track star Lolo Jones that she will go on a date with him – but there’s a catch.

Georgia State student Bubby Lyles must get 150,000 retweets of his date challenge.

Lyles has made some headway, and at last check, is at over 35,000 retweets.

If you want to help the young man go on a date with the woman of his dreams, go to https://twitter.com/harrylylesjr/status/347759212274794496

Lyles still needs over 115,000 retweets to see if Lolo Jones will stick true to her promise.


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