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Happy Birthday Marcus Allen

Happy Birthday Marcus Allen

03/26/2018
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We honor Gold Jacket Marcus Allen today on his Birthday (March, 26, 1960). Here's a snapshot of his amazing life and career.

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Allen attended the University of Southern California from 1978-1981. He helped lead the Trojans to a National Championship

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Allen won the Hesiman Trophy in 1981. He finished his college career with 4,664 rushing yards and 46 touchdowns.

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Allen was the tenth player selected in the 1982 National Football League Draft bu the Los Angeles Raiders. He began his career as the NFL Rookie of the Year.

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Allen’s big-game performance in Super Bowl XVIII when the Raiders defeated the Washington Redskins 38-9 earned the then-second-year player game MVP honors. In that game he rushed for 191 yards and scored two touchdowns, one a Super Bowl record 74-yard gallop.

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Allen played 16 seasons with the Los Angeles Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs. During that time he gained 12,243 yards rushing, 5,411 yards receiving, and scored 145 touchdowns.

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During his 11 seasons with the Raiders, the former University of Southern California standout, was named to the Pro Bowl five times. He added a sixth appearance in 1994, as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Allen started the Marcus Allen foundation which supported different charities such as All Stars Helping Kids, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Project Sunshine.

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