Russell Allen life and biography

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Russell Allen biography

Date of birth : 1986-05-05
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Oceanside, California
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-09
Credited as : Football player NFL, running back for the Jaguars, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Russell Allen is an American football running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Young, athletic LB who earned roster spot as a rookie free agent … One of only two undrafted rookies (Julius Williams) to make opening day roster and one of only three rookies (Derek Cox, Terrance Knighton) to play in all 16 games … Played under Jaguars assistant defensive backs coach Thom Kaumeyer at San Diego State … Never missed a game in four seasons, starting 43 of 48 contests …

2009
Played in all 16 games as a rookie with five starts at LB … Totaled 58 tackles (35 solo), three tackles for loss and one QB pressure …Ranked third on the club with 14 special teams tackles … Saw action on special teams in games 1-4 and posted three tackles on 10/4 vs. TEN … Inserted into starting lineup on 10/11 at SEA due to injuries and tied for the team-lead with 12 tackles … Saw action for 11 snaps at LB on 10/18 vs. STL and 12 snaps on 11/15 at NYJ … Started in place of injured Justin Durant on 11/22 vs. BUF and finished with seven tackles … Had two solo tackles and a tackle for loss in reserve role on 11/29 at SF … Played 38 snaps at LB on 12/13 vs. MIA and posted eight tackles including one for a loss … Started at LB on 12/17 vs. IND for injured Clint Ingram and tied career-high with 12 tackles (eight solo) … Made starts on 12/27 at NE and 1/3 at CLE to conclude the season.

COLLEGE

Started 43 of 48 games at LB, never missing a game in four seasons … Finished career with 375 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries … Ranked second in school history in tackles … Led team with 107 tackles and ranked second with 9.5 tackles for loss as a senior … Served as team captain his final two seasons … Started at DE in two games as a senior … Was recruited to San Diego State by Jaguars assistant defensive backs coach Thom Kaumeyer.

PERSONAL

Married (Ali)… Resides in Jacksonville, Fla. … Attended Vista High (Calif.) and had his jersey retired in the 2010 offseason by the school … Named San Diego County defensive player of the year by the San Diego Union-Tribune, the North County Times and CIF as a senior … Led team to consecutive Division I championship game appearances … Recorded team-high 118 tackles as a senior and was also credited with four sacks, four fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles …Makes numerous visits to local detention center in Jacksonville to give his testimony … Weekly visitor to daniel Home and Children's Home Society … Vistied patients at Wolfson Children's Hospital … Had lunch with children at San Jose Episcopal Day School … Supports team initiatives including Jaguars golf tournament and Draft Day Fan Fest …Full name: Russell Allen.

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