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James Allen (linebacker)

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Place of birth:  Portland, Oregon
Weight  111 kg
Height:  6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Name  James (linebacker)
Positions  Linebacker
Role  American football player

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Date of birth:  (1979-11-11) November 11, 1979 (age 36)
College:  Oregon State University
NFL draft:  2002 / Round: 3 / Pick: 82

Education  Oregon State University

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James Deshaune Allen (born November 11, 1979) is a formerAmerican football linebacker for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League.

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Early life

Allen was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He attended Jefferson High School in Portland where he excelled in football. He also was a very skilled saxophone player.

College career

Allen chose to enroll at Oregon State University where he played linebacker under coach Dennis Erickson from 1997 to 2001. He was an integral member of the 2000 Beaver team that beat Notre Dame 41-9 in the 2001 Fiesta Bowl and finished 4th in the final AP poll.

Professional career

Allen was selected in the 3rd round (82nd overall) in the 2002 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. He played linebacker for the Saints from 2002 to 2006.

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James Allen (linebacker) Wikipedia


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