BATON ROUGE, LA —
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.