Hoffa also won the 2008 Olympic trials, but finished seventh in Beijing.
Ryan Whiting was second at 71-0 3/4, and Christian Cantwell was third at 69-9 3/4. Cantwell won the silver medal in the 2008 Olympics.
Adam Nelson did not make the cut to the final at Hayward Field. Nelson, 36, won the silver at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.