Dejon Allen

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Dejon Allen
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Allen with the Argonauts in 2021
No. 59 – Toronto Argonauts
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1994-05-05) May 5, 1994 (age 28)
Compton, California
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
High school:Manuel Dominguez (CA)
College:Hawaii
Undrafted:2018
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:American
Career highlights and awards
Career CFL statistics as of 2021
Games played:14
Player stats at PFR · CFL.ca

Dejon Allen (born May 5, 1994) is a professional gridiron football offensive tackle for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL) also seen sometime in the National football league (NFL). He played college football at Univeraity of Hawaii

College career[edit]

Hawai'i Warriors[edit]

2017 (Senior): Named to the all-Mountain West first team…earned all-conference recognition for the third straight year...also named team’s Coach June Jones Offensive MVP for the second straight year…started 11 of 12 games at left tackle…scored the highest offensive grade (92.8 percent) on the line…did not allow a single sack in drop-back pass situations...helped UH to its best rushing average (168.2) in 22 years… missed his only game of the season vs. Colorado State game (Sept. 30), ending a streak of 42 straight starts dating back to his redshirt freshman season…finished with 49 starts in 50 games played during his four-year career.

2016 (Junior): Named to the all-Mountain West second team...named the Coach June Jones Offensive MVP...started all 14 games at left tackle after making an offseason switch from guard...graded out 90 percent or above in all 14 games...did not give up a single sack all season during drop-back pass plays.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash Bench press
6 ft 3+58 in
(1.92 m)
300 lb
(136 kg)
33+34 in
(0.86 m)
10+58 in
(0.27 m)
4.95 s 29 reps
All values from NFL Combine[1]

Chicago Bears[edit]

Allen signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent on May 1, 2018. He spent the season with the Chicago Bears before being released on May 3, 2019.

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Allen signed with the Green Bay Packers on August 29, 2019.[2] He was released during roster cuts on September 1, 2019.[3]

St. Louis Battlehawks[edit]

Allen was selected by the St. Louis BattleHawks in phase two of the 2020 XFL Draft.[4]

New York Guardians[edit]

Allen was traded to the New York Guardians on January 17, 2020, for David Rivers and Brian Wallace.[5]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

Allen signed with the Toronto Argonauts on December 28, 2020.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dejon Allen Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved November 30, 2022.
  2. ^ "Packers sign G Dejon Allen". Green Bay Packers. Retrieved 30 November 2021.
  3. ^ "AUG 30, 2019 After quick introduction, Allen among first wave of cuts as Packers get down to 74". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 30 November 2021.
  4. ^ "St. Louis BattleHawks select former NFL running back with first draft choice". Belleville News-Democrat. Retrieved 30 November 2021.
  5. ^ New York Guardians [@XFLGuardians] (January 18, 2020). "OFFICIAL: We have traded (OT) Brian Wallace and (CB) David Rivers to the @XFLBattleHawks , in exchange for (OG) Avery Young and (OG) Dejon Allen" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  6. ^ "Boatmen re-sign Kwemo & Bladek; Add Allen + Extend Four". Toronto Argonauts. 28 December 2020. Retrieved 30 November 2021.
  7. ^ "Dejon Allen fitting right in as Argos' revamped O-line quickly rounding into form ". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 30 November 2021.

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