Dalva Allen

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Dalva Allen
No. 76, 80
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1935-01-13)January 13, 1935
Gonzales, Texas
Died: November 28, 2016(2016-11-28) (aged 81)
Houston, Texas
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Gonzales (TX)
College: Houston
NFL Draft: 1957 / Round: 23 / Pick: 267
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 70
Games started: 14
Interceptions: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Dalva Ray Allen (January 13, 1935 – November 28, 2016)[1] was an American football defensive end who played professionally in the American Football League (AFL). He played college football at the University of Houston. After being selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the 23rd round of the 1957 NFL Draft, Allen played three games for the Toronto Argonauts in the Canadian Football League during the 1957 season.[2] He played for the Houston Oilers on their AFL championship teams in 1960 and 1961, and for the Oakland Raiders from 1962 through 1964.

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  1. ^ "Dalva Allen Obituary - Houston, Texas". Legacy.com. 2016-12-02. Retrieved 2017-11-25.
  2. ^ Maher, Tod; Gill, Bob (2013). The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia: Every Player, Coach and Game, 1946–2012. Maher Sports Media. p. 143. ISBN 978-0983513667.