Place of birth:Gonzales, Texas NameDalva Allen College:Houston RoleAmerican football player
Games played:70 EducationUniversity of Houston Games started:14 PositionsDefensive end
Date of birth:(1935-01-13) January 13, 1935 (age 80) NFL draft:1957 / Round: 23 / Pick: 267
(By the Los Angeles Rams)
Dalva Allen: Football Defensive End
Dalva Ray Allen (January 13, 1935 - November 28, 2016) is a former American football defensive end who played professionally in the American Football League (AFL). He played college football at the University of Houston. After being selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the 23rd round of the 1957 NFL Draft, Allen played three games for the Toronto Argonauts in the Canadian Football League during the 1957 season. He played for the Houston Oilers on their AFL championship teams in 1960 and 1961, and for the Oakland Raiders from 1962 through 1964.