Pierre Allen

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Pierre Allen
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Allen in the 2012 preseason.
No. 95, 96
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-11-18) November 18, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: Denver, Colorado
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
College: Nebraska
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Pierre Allen (born November 18, 1987) is a former American football defensive end.

Nebraska[edit]

He played college football at Nebraska.[1] While playing at Nebraska, Allen was selected as a first-team All-Big 12 player and was the captain of the 2010 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team. He was also on the watch lists for the Lombardi Award and the Ted Hendricks Award.[2][3][4]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Allen was signed by the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent following the end of the NFL lockout on July 26, 2011. He was injured/released on September 3, 2011 and then re-signed to Seattle Seahawks practice squad on November 9, 2011.[5]

Allen played for the Seahawks throughout the 2012 preseason. He was waived on August 31, 2012 as part of the final cuts to the 53-man roster.[6] He was not among the seven players signed to the Seahawks' practice squad.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Legwold, Jeff (February 28, 2011). "Thomas Jefferson graduate Pierre Allen eager to play anywhere NFL wants him to play". Denver Post. Retrieved 2011-08-14. 
  2. ^ "Pierre Allen". University of Nebraska. 
  3. ^ Jon Nyatawa (July 29, 2010). "Allen prepared to fill gaping holes". Omaha World-Herald. 
  4. ^ Spencer Schubert (September 8, 2009). "With Turner Out, Allen Ascends to Starting Role". Nebraska State Paper. 
  5. ^ "Seattle Seahawks Transactions". NFL.com. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  6. ^ Butler, Portis part of Seahawks cut to 53, http://www.king5.com/sports/seahawks/Seahawks-cut-to-53-168231126.html

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