September 7, 1939 |
Cle Elum, WA
|AFL Draft||1961 / Round 28 / Pick 223|
|NFL Draft||1961 / Round 17 / Pick 228
(By the Los Angeles Rams)
|AFL All-Star||1961, 1963, 1964|
|AFL San Diego Chargers
NFL Pittsburgh Steelers
NFL Philadelphia Eagles
Charles Richard Allen (born September 7, 1939 in Cle Elum, Washington) is a former American collegiate and Professional Football player. He was a linebacker who played for the American Football League's San Diego Chargers, and the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers, and Philadelphia Eagles. He played in four AFL Championship games (1961, 1963, 1964, and 1965), and was a member of the Chargers' 1963 AFL Championship team. Allen was an All-AFL player in 1961, and an AFL Western Division All-Star in 1961, an All-AFL player in 1961, and an AFL Western Division All-Star in 1963 and 1964.
Allen went on to serve as the Vice President of Football Operations for the Seattle Seahawks for about 15 years. The football stadium in Allen's hometown of Cle Elum is named in his honor: "Chuck Allen Field."
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