Allen in the 2012 NFL season.
|No. 71 Kansas City Chiefs|
|Date of birth:January 8, 1990|
|Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois|
|High School: Chicago (IL) King|
|NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44|
|Debuted in 2012 for the Kansas City Chiefs|
|*Kansas City Chiefs ( 2012–present)|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
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[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
2012 NFL Draft[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
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.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Chiefs add veteran offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz to bolster depth". Fox News. March 15, 2013. http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2013/03/15/chiefs-add-veteran-offensive-lineman-geoff-schwartz-to-bolster-depth/. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
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