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Jeff Allen (American football)

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139 kg


40 yard dash time
5.28 seconds

High school:
Chicago (IL) King

1.93 m

Jeff Allen (American football)

Offensive Guard / Offensive Tackle

Date of birth:
(1990-01-08) January 8, 1990 (age 25)

NFL draft:
2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44

Current team
Kansas City Chiefs (#71 / Offensive lineman)

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign


Place of birth:
Chicago, Illinois

Jeff Allen (born January 8, 1990) is an American football offensive guard for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Illinois. Allen was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.


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College career

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After graduating from Chicago's King High School, Allen attended the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign from 2008 to 2011. He started 47 games at both left and right tackle during his career. He was teammates with Xavier Fulton and Jon Asamoah.

2012 NFL Draft

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Projected as a second round selection by Sports Illustrated, Allen was ranked as the No. 6 offensive guard available in the 2012 NFL Draft. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the second round, 44th overall.

Kansas City Chiefs

In his rookie season, Allen appeared in all 16 games, and became a starter at left guard by Week 4 against the San Diego Chargers.

Houston Texans

On March 9, 2016, Allen signed a four-year contract with the Houston Texans.

Personal life

Married to Marrisa Holden, a former Illinois soccer player. They have one daughter together.


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