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John Allred (American football)

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Weight  113 kg
College:  USC
Position  Tight end
Name  John Allred
Date joined  1997
Height  1.93 m

John Allred (American football)
Date of birth:  (1974-09-09) September 9, 1974 (age 41)
NFL draft:  1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38
Role  American football tight end
Education  University of Southern California

Place of birth:  Del Mar, California

John Charles Allred (born September 9, 1974) is a former American football tight end who played in the National Football League from 1997 to 2002. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 2nd round of the 1997 NFL draft and also played for the Pittsburgh Steelers.


John Allred (American football) John Allred Former NFL Chicago Bears Player And Current Triton Coach

Early life

Born in Del Mar, California, Allred graduated from Torrey Pines High School in 1992. As a high school senior Allred was the defensive player of the year in the Palomar League and a Los Angeles Times first-team tight end, and Torrey Pines was 9–3 in the 1991 season including an eight-game winning streak. Allred is now the receiver coach at San Clemente High School.

College career

He played college football at the University of Southern California from 1993 to 1996 after redshirting 1992. At USC, Allred majored in history. In 1993 and 1994, Allred played on special teams. He caught 6 passes for 70 yards in 1995. In his senior season, Allred became the starting tight end.

Professional career

Allred played for the Chicago Bears between 1997 and 2000 and for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2002.


Allred is currently involved in commercial real estate in Southern California and remains an avid supporter of the USC Trojans. He currently owns "Toes on the Nose" surf shop in Laguna Beach, California.


Allred's older sister is Linda, the wife of his close friend and former NFL safety John Lynch. He and Lynch had a run-in during a 1997 NFL game that resulted in Allred almost getting knocked out from a hit.


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