Marcus Allen Age, Bio, Net Worth, Stats, Wife, Raiders, Son

Facts of Marcus Allen

Full Name: Marcus Allen
Age: 63 years 2 months
Birth Date: March 26,1960
Horoscope: Aries
Lucky Number: 6
Lucky Stone: Diamond
Lucky Color: Red
Best Match for Marriage: Leo
Birth Place: Marcus Allen
Father's Name: Harold Allen
Mother's Name: Gwendolyn Allen
Marital Status: Divorce
Gender: male
Siblings: Two(Damon Allen, Michelle Allen)
Profession: Football analyst
Education: Abraham Lincoln High School, Pennsylvania State University, The University of California
Weight: 95 kg
Height / How tall? : 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)
Net Worth: $4 million
Award: Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award, Walter Camp Award
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
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Quotes: I was saying earlier that it's really strange - you can almost step outside yourself and observe yourself running, and that's what I was doing
Even as voters, we try to keep up with the guys as much as possible, mainly through television or ESPN
It actually took me a year to learn how to play running back - to understand what they were doing defensively and then what our guys were doing every single play
I just think that we're capable of so much more
we don't utilize all our capacity like we should
At USC, if you're running back there, and you do gain you over 1,500 yards, people see you as a candidate, but not one of the top ones.
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Marcus Allen is an American former football running back and football analyst for CBS. As a professional player, Allen ran for 12,243 yards and caught 587 passes for 5,412 yards during his illustrious career for both the Los Angeles Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs from 1982 to 1997.

Allen is considered to be one of the greatest goal line and short-yard runners in the National Football League (NFL) history.

Marcus Allen: Age, Parents, Siblings, Childhood

Marcus Allen was born as Marcus LeMarr Allen born on March 26, 1960, in San Diego, California to his parents, Harold Allen(father), and Gwendolyn Allen(mother). Currently, his age is 59. He spent his childhood along with his two siblings, Damon Allen, and Michelle Allen.

Marcus with Damon
Marcus with Damon(Source: Vancouver Sun)

His younger brother, Damon, played as a quarterback for 23 seasons in the Canadian Football League and was named in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2012.

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Marcus Allen: Education, School/College

Talking about his education, he attended Abraham Lincoln High School in San Diego, California where he played for football for his high school team. After completing his high school education, he attended the University of Southern California and played for the USC football team.

Marcus Allen: College Career

Allen started his footballing career from Abraham Lincoln High School as a Quarterbacks and safety man. After that, he played for the University of California (USC) from 1978 to 1981 as a defensive back and tailback. In 1980, he was a freshman in National Champions Team.

During his four seasons at college, he successfully became the second player in NCAA history to rush for over 2,000 yards in a single season.  He has completed his 4,664 rushing yards and 46 touchdowns with an average of 5.2 yards per carry in his career.

Marcus Allen: Los Angeles Raiders, Kansas City

Marcus Allen was drafted with the 10th overall pick of the 1982 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Raiders. He rushed 697 yards and led the Los Angeles Raiders to the best record in the AFC at 8-1. He was voted the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year for his performances.

On January 22, 1984, in Super Bowl XVIII, Allen ran for 191 yards, caught two passes for 18 yards, and then scored two touchdowns against the Washington Redskins. After winning the game, he joined a small group of players to win both the Heisman Trophy and Super Bowl MVP.

Allen playing for the Raiders
Allen playing for the Raiders(Source: Sports Illustrated)

Allen eventually left the Raiders and joined the Kansas City Chiefs in 1993. Although he only rushed for 764 yards in 1993, he scored 12 touchdowns and was named the NFL Comeback Player of the Year by the Pro Football Writers Association. He eventually retired after the 1997 season and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in the year, 2003.

In 2008, he joined as a spokesman for the sports website and wrote a blog and occasionally even answered member questions for the company during this time.

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Marcus Allen: Net Worth($4 Million)

Allen has an estimated net worth of around $4 Million.

Marcus Allen: Height, Weight, Hair Color, Eye Color

Allen is 6ft 2 inches tall and has a weight of around 95 kg. His hair color and eye color are brown.

Marcus Allen: Wife, Marriage, Divorce, Son

Marcus Allen is currently divorced and single. He was married to Kathryn Edwards whom he met in 1986. After being engaged for some years, they exchanged vows on 1993 at O. J. Simpson’s Rockingham estate.

They were blessed with the birth of a son named Drake Connor Allen. The couple got divorced in 2001.

Marcus and his ex-wife
Marcus and his ex-wife(Source: Bravo TV)

Marcus Allen: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Marcus Allen is active on Twitter and with over 31.7 k followers and over 22k followers on Facebook. However, he is not active on Instagram.

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