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RaShaun Allen
Free agent
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1990-02-25) February 25, 1990 (age 29)
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school:Cleveland (OH) John Adams
College:Southern
Undrafted:2014
Career history
* Seattle Seahawks ( 2014)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

RaShaun Allen (born February 25, 1990) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Southern University and attended John Adams High School in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been a member of the Seattle Seahawks, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Houston Texans.

Early yearsEdit

Allen played high school football for the John Adams High School Rebels, graduating in 2009. He helped the Rebels to an 8-2 record in his senior year and was named was honorable mention all-district.[1]

College careerEdit

Allen played for the Southern Jaguars from 2010 to 2013.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 5 in 250 lb 4.68 s 1.69 s 2.66 s 4.52 s 7.35 s 38 in 9 ft 7 in 24 reps

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Allen signed with the Seattle Seahawks on May 19, 2014 after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. He was released by the Seahawks on August 30 and signed to the team's practice squad on August 31, 2014.[2] He made his NFL debut on October 19, 2014 against the St. Louis Rams.[3] He was waived on October 21, 2014, but re-signed to the team's practice squad on October 23, 2014.[2][4] Allen was released by the Seahawks on October 30, 2014.[2]

Minnesota VikingsEdit

Allen was signed to the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad on November 3, 2014.[2]

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Allen was signed by the Seattle Seahawks off the Vikings practice squad on November 11, 2014.[5] He was released by the Seahawks on December 20, 2014. He was signed to the Seahawks' practice squad on December 23, 2014.[2] Allen was released by the Seahawks on September 5, 2015 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 6, 2015.[6][7] He was released by the Seahawks on November 3, 2015.[8]

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On November 10, 2015, Allen was signed to the New Orleans Saints' practice squad. On December 30, 2015, he was signed to the Saints' active roster.[8] He was released by the team on August 30, 2016.[9]

Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

Allen was signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers' practice squad on September 4, 2016.[10] He was released by the Steelers on October 25, 2016.[11]

Houston TexansEdit

On September 7, Allen was signed to the Houston Texans' practice squad.[12] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Texans on January 16, 2017.[13] Allen was waived/injured by the Texans on September 2, 2017, and placed on injured reserve the next day.[14][15] On September 7, 2017, he was waived after agreeing to an injury settlement.[16][15][17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patsko, Scott (June 12, 2014). "Former John Adams football player Rashaun Allen signs with Seattle Seahawks". highschoolsports.cleveland.com. http://highschoolsports.cleveland.com/news/article/-2655562384475879154/former-john-adams-football-player-rashaun-allen-signs-with-seattle-seahawks/. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Rashaun Allen". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 28, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141228151433/http://www.kffl.com/player/30205/nfl/news. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  3. "Rashaun Allen". nfl.com. http://www.nfl.com/player/rashaunallen/2550608/gamelogs. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  4. Kelly, Danny. "Seahawks claim TE Brett Brackett off waivers from Titans, waive Rashaun Allen". FieldGulls.com. http://www.fieldgulls.com/2014/10/21/7033039/seahawks-claim-te-brett-brackett-off-waivers-from-titans-waive. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  5. Blunt, Terry (November 11, 2014). "Former John Adams football player Rashaun Allen signs with Seattle Seahawks". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/11859589/brandon-mebane-seattle-seahawks-season-torn-hamstring. Retrieved November 11, 2014.
  6. Alper, Josh (September 5, 2015). "Robert Turbin to IR, Jesse Williams to NFI for Seahawks". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. Archived from the original on September 6, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150906150204/http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/09/05/robert-turbin-to-ir-jesse-williams-to-nfi-for-seahawks/. Retrieved September 6, 2015.
  7. Stecker, Brent (September 6, 2015). "Seahawks trade RB Christine Michael to Cowboys, add 7 to practice squad". mynorthwest.com. Archived from the original on September 10, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150910021035/http://mynorthwest.com/292/2806721/Seahawks-trade-RB-Christine-Michael-to-Cowboys-add-7-to-practice-squad. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "RASHAUN ALLEN". foxsports.com. Archived from the original on January 31, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160131203833/http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/rashaun-allen-player-transactions. Retrieved November 5, 2015.
  9. Katzenstein, Josh (August 30, 2016). "New Orleans Saints trim roster to 74 players". nola.com. Archived from the original on September 4, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160904191127/http://www.nola.com/saints/index.ssf/2016/08/live_new_orleans_saints_begin.html. Retrieved September 4, 2016.
  10. "Steelers add 10 to practice squad". steelers.com. September 4, 2016. Archived from the original on September 4, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160904191820/http://www.steelers.com/news/transactions/article-1/Steelers-add-10-to-practice-squad/eefc345b-76d3-4933-8247-dd537776bd7f. Retrieved September 4, 2016.
  11. "Steelers Waive TE Rashaun Allen From Practice Squad, Sign OT Keavon Milton". http://nfltraderumors.co/steelers-waive-te-rashaun-allen-practice-squad-sign-ot-keavon-milton/.
  12. Wilson, Aaron (November 7, 2016). "Texans cut Jeff Adams, sign RaShaun Allen". Houston Chronicle. http://www.chron.com/sports/texans/article/Texans-cut-Jeff-Adams-sign-RaShaun-Allen-10599104.php. Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  13. "Texans sign eight players to reserve/future contracts". January 16, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171207074845/http://www.houstontexans.com/news/article-2/Texans-sign-eight-players-to-reservefuture-contracts/b301714b-c805-4f95-8f61-193a4d77284a.
  14. "Transactions: Texans down to 53-man roster". September 2, 2017. http://www.houstontexans.com/news/article-2/Transactions-Texans-down-to-53-man-roster/66026019-c0ba-4265-9447-6d6bbed1a110.
  15. 15.0 15.1 "RaShaun Allen". foxsports.com. Archived from the original on September 9, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170909000428/http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/rashaun-allen-player-transactions. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
  16. "Rashaun Allen: Reaches injury settlement". cbssports.com. September 7, 2017. Archived from the original on September 9, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170909000242/https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/football/news/rashaun-allen-reaches-injury-settlement/. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
  17. "Transactions". houstontexans.com. Archived from the original on September 8, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170908235314/http://www.houstontexans.com/team/transactions.html. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
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