Jeff Allen
Allen in the 2012 NFL season.
No. 71     Kansas City Chiefs
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-01-08) January 8, 1990 (age 31)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
High School: Chicago (IL) King
Career information
College: Illinois
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44
Debuted in 2012 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Career history
*Kansas City Chiefs ( 2012–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Games played     16
Games started     13

Jeff Allen (born January 8, 1990) is an American football offensive lineman 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.

College career

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.

Professional career

2012 NFL Draft

Projected as a second round selection by Sports Illustrated,[1] Allen was ranked as the No. 6 offensive guard available in the 2012 NFL Draft.[2] 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.

In 2013, he is expected to compete with Geoff Schwartz for playing time at guard.[3]


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