|No. 39 New York Jets|
|Date of birth:September 23, 1988|
|Place of birth: Ocala, Florida|
|High School: Ocala (FL) Trinity|
|College: South Carolina|
|NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 242|
|Debuted in 2012 for the New York Jets|
|*New York Jets ( 2012–present)|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
Antonio Allen (born September 23, 1988) is an American football safety for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Jets in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||40‡||Commit date|
| Antonio Allen|
|Ocala, Florida||Trinity Catholic High School||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)||177 lb (80 kg)||Unknown|| Jan 17,|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: -- (S) Rivals: 42 (Safety), 80 (FL)|
| Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height and weight.|
In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.
Allen the University of South Carolina from 2008 to 2011. He played linebacker his first two years before switching to safety. He finished his career with 198 tackles, 3.5 sacks, four interceptions and two touchdowns.
2012 NFL DraftEdit
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 2 in||210 lb||4.67 s||1.61 s||2.64 s||4.25 s||7.02 s||34 in||9 ft 10 in||17 reps|
New York JetsEdit
The New York Jets drafted Allen using their seventh round selection in the 2012 NFL Draft. Allen came to an agreement with the team on a four year contract that included a $45,896 signing bonus. Allen was waived on September 1, 2012. He was re-signed to the team's practice squad a day later. Allen was promoted to the active roster on October 12, 2012 after the team placed Darrelle Revis on injured reserve. On November 6, 2012, he was waived after the team re-signed Jason Hill. He was signed to the practice squad two days later after clearing waivers. Allen was promoted to the active roster on December 6, 2012.
- ↑ "South Carolina Profile". gamecocksonline.com. http://www.gamecocksonline.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/allen_antonio00.html.
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- ↑ Allen, Eric (28 April 2012). "Round 7: S Antonio Allen, WR Jordan White". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 29 April 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/67HpIqe2g. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
- ↑ Vrentas, Jenny (17 May 2012). "Jets sign seventh-round pick Antonio Allen". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 17 May 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/67jT2rL3N. Retrieved 17 May 2012.
- ↑ Jets Media Relations Department (1 September 2012). "Jets Announce Roster, Practice Squad Moves". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 1 September 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6AMYfSBpo. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
- ↑ Jets Staff (2 September 2012). "Antonio Allen Signed to Practice Squad". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 3 September 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6APAJZkNE. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
- ↑ McManus, Jane (12 October 2012). "Darrelle Revis placed on IR". ESPN New York. Archived from the original on 14 October 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6BPvm29tG. Retrieved 14 October 2012.
- ↑ Orr, Conor (6 November 2012). "Jets sign WR Jason Hill, waive rookie safety Antonio Allen". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 7 November 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6BztXEhzT. Retrieved 7 November 2012.
- ↑ "Jets promote LB Ricky Sapp to active roster, sign S Allen to practice squad". foxnews.com. http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2012/11/08/jets-promote-lb-ricky-sapp-to-active-roster-sign-s-allen-to-practice-squad/. Retrieved November 8, 2012.
- ↑ Jets Media Relations Department (6 December 2012). "Allen Signed to Active Roster, Fletcher to P-Squad". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 7 December 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6CjXyADh1. Retrieved 7 December 2012.