Role American football player
TSN All-AFL 1961
|AFL All-Star 1961, 1963, 1964|
Jersey number 50
Name Chuck Allen
|Born September 7, 1939 (age 76)
Cle Elum, WA (1939-09-07) |
AFL Draft 1961 / Round 28 / Pick 223
NFL Draft 1961 / Round 17 / Pick 228 (By the Los Angeles Rams)
Honors American Football League Champion, 1963 San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame San Diego Chargers 50th Anniversary Team
Education University of Washington
A Visit with Chuck Allen
Charles Richard "Chuck" Allen (September 7, 1939 – December 14, 2016) was an American football player. He was a linebacker who played for the American Football League's San Diego Chargers, and the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers, and Philadelphia Eagles. He played in four AFL Championship games (1961, 1963, 1964, and 1965), and was a member of the Chargers' 1963 AFL Championship team. Allen was an All-AFL player in 1961, and an AFL Western Division All-Star in 1961, 1963, and 1964.
Allen went on to serve as the Vice President of Football Operations for the Seattle Seahawks for 20 years. The high school football stadium of Cle Elum Roslyn High School in Allen's hometown of Cle Elum, Washington is named in his honor: "Chuck Allen Field."
He died on December 14, 2016 at home.