Guard, American football player
Who is Larry Allen?
Larry Christopher Allen, Jr. is a former American football guard who played in the National Football League for fourteen seasons. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college football at Sonoma State. At 6 ft 3 in height and weighing 325 pounds, Allen is regarded as one of the physically strongest men to have ever played in the NFL, having recorded a bench press of 705 lb and a squat of 905 lb.
An 11-time Pro Bowl selection, Allen played 12 seasons with the Cowboys and earned a Super Bowl ring with the team after a 27–17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XXX. He played his final two seasons with the San Francisco 49ers before signing a one-day contract with the Dallas Cowboys, allowing him to retire with the organization that drafted him, prior to the 2008 regular season. In his career, he played in more Pro Bowls than any other Dallas Cowboys offensive player in franchise history. On February 2, 2013, Allen was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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- Nov 27, 1971
- Also known as
- Larry Christopher Allen, Sr.
- United States of America
- Sonoma State University
- Butte College
on July 23, 2013
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