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Marcus Allen

Born: Marcus LeMarr Allen - March 26, 1960 - San Diego, California

Drafted: The Oakland Raiders made Marcus Allen the tenth player selected overall in the 1982 National Football League Draft.

Years Played: 1982-1997

Position Played: Running Back

Played For: Oakland Raiders (1982-92), Kansas City Chiefs (1993-97)

Alma Mater: University of Southern California

Inducted into the Hall of Fame: 2003

Uniform Number: 32

Best Season:
Marcus Allen's best season came in 1985, while he was still with the Oakland Raiders. He rushed for 1,759 yards and 11 touchdowns on 380 carries, and caught 67 balls for 555 yards and three touchdowns.

High School: Abraham Lincoln (San Diego, CA)

College Highlights:
• Heisman Trophy (1981)
• Walter Camp Award (1981)
• Pac-10 Player of the Year (1981)
• All-Pac 10 (1980, 81)
• Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame (2000)

NFL Career Totals:
• Rushing - 12,243 yards and 123 touchdowns on 3,022 carries
• Receiving - 587 receptions for 5,411 yards and 21 touchdowns

NFL Highlights:
• NFL Rookie of the Year (1982)
• Super Bowl XVIII MVP
• NFL MVP (1985)
• All-Pro (1982,85)
• Named to Six Pro Bowls (1983,85,86,87,88,94)
• Comeback Player of the Year (1993)
• Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (2003)


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