Jerry Allen
No. 44, 20     
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1941-06-26) June 26, 1941 (age 79)
Place of birth: Canton, Ohio
Career information
College: Omaha
NFL Draft: 1966 / Round: 8 / Pick: 120
AFL Draft: 1966 / Round: 11 / Pick: 93
(By the New York Jets)
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Baltimore Colts ( 1966)
Career highlights and awards
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Stats at
Stats at

Gerald Allen (born June 26, 1941 in Canton, Ohio) is a former American football running back in the National Football League[1] for the Washington Redskins and Baltimore Colts. He played college football at the University of Omaha (now the University of Nebraska-Omaha) and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1966 NFL Draft. Allen was also picked in the eleventh round of the 1966 AFL Draft by the New York Jets. As of 2011 he is tied with eleven players for the longest career reception: a 99-yard pass play from Hall of Fame quarterback Sonny Jurgensen during a September 15, 1968 game against the Chicago Bears.



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