Allen Aldridge

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For his father, see Allen Aldridge (defensive end).
Allen Aldridge
No. 57, 55
Position: Linebacker / Long snapper
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-05-30) May 30, 1972 (age 43)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Career information
High school: Missouri City (TX) Willowridge
College: Houston
NFL draft: 1994 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 464
Sacks: 10.5
Interceptions: 1
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Allen Ray Aldridge Jr.[1] (born May 30, 1972) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college football at Houston.

Aldridge also played for the Detroit Lions and Houston Texans.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Denver Broncos[edit]

Aldridge was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He started at middle linebacker in Super Bowl XXXII against the Green Bay Packers. He played for them from 1994 to 1997. During the four years he started 45 of 64 games, recording 227 tackles and 1.5 sacks.

Detroit Lions[edit]

Aldridge signed with the Detroit Lions before the 1998 season. He played for the team from 1998 to 2001. In the fours years he started 59 of 64 games, recording 237 tackles, nine sacks and an interception. He also served as the Lions long snapper for punt coverage.[3][4]

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team Games Combined Tackles Tackles Assisted Tackles Sacks Forced Fumbles Fumble Recoveries Fumble Return Yards Interceptions Interception Return Yards Yards per Interception Return Longest Interception Return Interceptions Returned for Touchdown Passes Defended
1994 DEN 16 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 DEN 16 89 65 24 1.5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1996 DEN 16 81 67 14 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
1997 DEN 16 56 39 17 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
1998 DET 16 68 46 22 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1999 DET 16 64 40 24 3.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
2000 DET 16 58 40 18 2.0 2 1 0 1 4 4 4 0 2
2001 DET 16 47 32 15 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 128 464 330 134 10.5 6 4 0 1 4 4 4 0 21

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