Jeff Allen (American football)
Allen in the 2012 NFL season.
|No. 71 Kansas City Chiefs|
|Date of birth:||January 8, 1990|
|Place of birth:||Chicago, Illinois|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||306 lb (139 kg)|
|High school:||Chicago (IL) King|
|NFL draft:||2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2014|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Jeff Allen (born January 8, 1990) is an American football offensive guard for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Illinois. In the 2012 NFL Draft, Allen was selected in round 2, pick 44 by the Kansas City Chiefs.
Allen attended the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign from 2008 to 2011. He started 47 games at both left and right tackle during his career. He was teammates with Xavier Fulton and Jon Asamoah.
2012 NFL Draft
Projected as a second round selection by Sports Illustrated, Allen was ranked as the No. 6 offensive guard available in the 2012 NFL Draft. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2nd round, 44th overall.
Kansas City Chiefs
In his rookie season, Allen appeared in all 16 games, and became a starter at left guard by week 4 against the San Diego Chargers.
Married to Marrisa Holden, a former Illinois soccer player. They have one daughter together.
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