Chuck Allen

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Chuck Allen
No. 50
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Birth name: Charles Richard Allen
Date of birth: (1939-09-07)September 7, 1939
Place of birth: Cle Elum, Washington
Date of death: December 14, 2016(2016-12-14) (aged 77)
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
College: Washington
NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 17 / Pick: 228
AFL draft: 1961 / Round: 28 / Pick: 223
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Charles Richard "Chuck" Allen (September 7, 1939 – December 14, 2016) was an American 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, 1963, and 1964.

After football[edit]

Allen went on to serve as the Vice President of Football Operations for the Seattle Seahawks for 20 years. The high school football stadium of Cle Elum Roslyn High School in Allen's hometown of Cle Elum, Washington is named in his honor: "Chuck Allen Field." [1]

He died on December 14, 2016 at home.[2] [3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Chuck Allen Field". Daily Record News. 2012-08-12. Retrieved 2017-02-09. 
  2. ^ Gehlken, Michael (2016-12-15). "Chargers mourn loss of LB Chuck Allen". The San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved 2016-12-15. 
  3. ^ "Memorial: Charles R. Allen". 2016-12-21. Retrieved 2017-02-09.