Nick Allegretti

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Nick Allegretti
No. 73 – Kansas City Chiefs
Position:Guard
Personal information
Born: (1996-04-21) April 21, 1996 (age 23)
Frankfort, Illinois
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school:Lincoln Way-East (IL)
College:Illinois
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 7 / Pick: 216
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Nick Allegretti (born April 21, 1996) is an American football guard for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Illinois.

Early years[edit]

Allegretti attended Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.[1] While there, he played for both the school's football and wrestling programs. As an offensive lineman, he was an all-state selection twice, and was a state finalist in wrestling.[1]

College career[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Allegretti played as an offensive lineman for the Illinois Fighting Illini, starting as a freshman in the 2014 season.[2] He remained with the Illinois program for the entirety of his collegiate career, with the 2018 season being his last with the team. He redshirted his first season at Illinois. Afterwards, he would play in 48 consecutive games, including as a starter in the last 36 games of his collegiate career.[1][3]

Professional career[edit]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Allegretti was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the seventh round (216th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Baranek, Tony (April 30, 2019). "Daily double: Long day of waiting through NFL draft ends happily for Nick Allegretti and Chris Slayton". Chicago Tribune. Tribune Publishing. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  2. ^ Wagner, Joey (October 26, 2018). "Illinois to battle Maryland for first time in program history". Journal Gazette & Times-Courier. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  3. ^ Wagner, Joey (March 12, 2019). "Illini's Allegretti gets ex-Bear Kreutz's help in chasing NFL dream". The Pantagraph. Lee Enterprises. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  4. ^ Conner, Matt. "Kansas City Chiefs add offensive lineman Nick Allegretti with final pick". FanSided. Retrieved April 28, 2019.

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