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Keenan Allen

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Height: 
6-2

Weight:

211

Age

22
California
2 Years Pro

2014 Season

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Keenan Allen took the NFL by storm in 2013, earning NFL Rookie of the Year and NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year honors from multiple organizations.

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Biography

Keenan Allen took the NFL by storm in 2013, earning NFL Rookie of the Year and NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year honors from multiple organizations.

And as unfathomable as it might sound, Allen's rookie-of-the-year season almost never materialized.

Allen was drafted by the Chargers in the third round in 2013. A projected first-rounder as his college career wound down, Allen's stock fell after he suffered a knee injury late in his senior season at Cal. Over his first few months in San Diego, the coaching staff limited his reps to make sure he was fully recovered from the knee injury. Allen also found himself stacked behind the talented group of veteran wide receivers that the Chargers possessed. At one point during training camp, Allen began questioning himself and his position with the team and he considered walking away to continue his education at Cal and pursue a career in his other field of dreams: music. Thankfully though, some tough talk and motherly advice from Allen's mom, Doris, convinced the young wide receiver to hang in there and he did just that. Around the same time that Allen was agonizing over his future in the NFL, Danario Alexander went down with a knee injury and suddenly Allen found himself receiving more repetition with the offense. Then in the Chargers' second game of the season in Philadelphia, Malcom Floyd was carted off the field on the first play of the third quarter. Allen's number was called and two plays later he caught an 18-yard pass on a 3rd-and-8 play, igniting a touchdown drive that gave the Chargers a 20-10 lead and igniting a season that would end with Allen being celebrated center stage at New York City's Radio City Music Hall.

Over the final 14 weeks of the 2013 season, Allen would go on to set team rookie receiving records with 1,046 yards (also a team high) and 71 catches. He led all NFL rookies in catches, yards and touchdown catches (8). Allen topped the 1,000-yard plateau during the Bolts' regular-season finale, bettering John Jefferson's team mark of 1,001 yards from 1978, while posting the 35th 1,000-yard receiving season in team history. He also became the NFL's first 1,000-yard rookie since Cincinnati's A.J. Green in 2011, and he became just the fifth rookie since 2000 to go over the 1,000-yard mark. In Weeks 14-16 of the regular season, Allen caught five touchdown passes, the most by a Chargers wide receiver in three games since 1996. It included an impressive two-game stretch in the course of five days when Allen caught four of those touchdowns with two against the New York Giants on Dec. 8 and two more at Denver on Dec. 12. Twice in 2013, Allen racked up more than 100 yards in back-to-back games, a feat last achieved by a Chargers rookie in 1960.

Allen's outstanding play continued into the postseason as he led the team with eight catches for 163 yards and two touchdowns in two playoff games. It included a six-catch, 142-yard, two-touchdown performance in the divisional playoffs at Denver, giving him four touchdown catches in his last two games against the 2013 AFC Champion Broncos who went 13-3 during the regular season. Allen posted the team's second-most yards in a playoff game during that Denver contest and he became the first Charger since Jan. 1983 (Kellen Winslow at Pittsburgh) with two touchdown catches in a game. Allen's 142 yards against the Broncos also tied for the second-most yards by a rookie in a playoff game in NFL history with Philadelphia's Keith Jackson (Dec. 31, 1998) and he became the league's first rookie since New England's Julian Edelman in Jan. 2010 with two touchdown catches in a postseason game.

Long before the 2013 NFL Draft, Allen was a player coveted by Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco. In 2011, Telesco attended Cal's game against USC at San Francisco's AT&T Park and he noted that Allen really stood out on a field that was loaded with great players. Allen in fact enjoyed one of the most prolific days of his career that evening against the Trojans, catching a career-best 13 passes for 160 yards.        

Allen left school after his junior season having caught a school-record 205 passes, for 2,570 yards (third in school history) and 17 touchdowns (seventh). It included a career-high 98 catches for 1,343 yards as a sophomore in 2011. Allen's half-brother, Zach Maynard, was his quarterback all three years at Cal. Maynard had originally enrolled at Buffalo, but transferred to Cal so that he and Allen could play together. In 2011, the two combined for the longest pass play in school history when they hooked up on a 90-yard score against the Washington Huskies. One of Allen's closest friends is Cincinnati Bengals' wide receiver Marvin Jones. They became teammates at Cal after Jones hosted Allen during his recruiting visit and they built a close bond. The two still talk on a regular basis.

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Third-round pick (76), April 26, 2013...signed May 13.

COLLEGE: Honorable mention All-Pac-12 as junior, third-team All-America and first-team All-Pac-12 as sophomore and second-team All-Pac-10 as frosh...2011 Bear Backers MVP Award...four-time recipient of College Football Performer of Week Award, including three times as wide receiver and once as punt returner...Pac-10 Special Teams Player of Week as freshman vs. Arizona State...played at California from 2010-12...African-American studies major.

PERSONAL: Born in Greensboro, N.C....spent freshman and sophomore seasons at Grimsley (Greensboro) High School... played alongside half-brother and quarterback, Zach Maynard...transferred to Greensboro's North Guilford High as junior and senior...USA Today All-America as senior...all-state as junior...as senior, led squad to 3A Mid-State Conference title.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
seasonteamggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
2014SD141477783-354-----22
2013SD1514711,046-438-----22
TOTAL1481,829-431200-0044

Recent Games

receivingrushingfumbles
wkopresultrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
17@KCL 7-19------------
16@SFW 38-35------------
15DENL 10-22318-70-------
14NEL 14-2323-30-------
13@BALW 34-3311121-232-------
12STLW 27-246104-351-----22
11OAKW 13-6863-130-------
9@MIAL 0-37447-170-------
8@DENL 21-35973-191-------
7KCL 20-23658-180-------
6@OAKW 31-28327-190-------
5NYJW 31-0325-110-------
4JACW 33-1410135-240-------
3@BUFW 22-10217-110-------
2SEAW 30-21555-140-------
1@ARIL 17-18537-120-------

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2014SD147778310.255.935460411
2013SD15711,04614.769.7438161541
TOTAL291481,82912.463.14312221952

punt returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2014SD141199929010111
2013SD15151258.328030131
TOTAL29262248.629040242

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2014SD1422-----0000
2013SD1522-----0000
TOTAL2944-00000000

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2014SD14550000-----
2013SD15330000-----
TOTAL29880000000-0

preseason

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
108/07/2014DALW 7-2711------------
208/15/2014@SEAL 14-4111113-131-------
308/24/2014@SFL 7-2111115-150-------
408/28/2014ARIW 9-1200------------
TOTAL33228-151-------

regular season

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
109/08/2014@ARIL 17-1811537-120-------
209/14/2014SEAW 21-3011555-140-------
309/21/2014@BUFW 22-1011217-110-------
409/28/2014JACW 14-331110135-240-------
510/05/2014NYJW 0-3111325-110-------
610/12/2014@OAKW 31-2811327-190-------
710/19/2014KCL 23-2011658-180-------
810/23/2014@DENL 21-3511973-191-------
911/02/2014@MIAL 0-3711447-170-------
1111/16/2014OAKW 6-1311863-130-------
1211/23/2014STLW 24-27116104-351-----22
1311/30/2014@BALW 34-331111121-232-------
1412/07/2014NEL 23-141123-30-------
1512/14/2014DENL 22-1011318-70-------
1612/20/2014@SFW 38-3500------------
1712/28/2014@KCL 7-1900------------
TOTAL141477783-354-----22

receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Arizona Cardinals15377.4121-000
Baltimore Ravens11112111237-210
Buffalo Bills12178.5111-000
Denver Broncos212917.6196-100
Jacksonville Jaguars11013513.5249-020
Kansas City Chiefs16589.7183-000
Miami Dolphins144711.8172-000
New England Patriots1231.530-000
New York Jets13258.3112-000
Oakland Raiders211908.2194-000
San Francisco 49ers0---------
Seattle Seahawks155511143-000
St. Louis Rams1610417.3353-130

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division94854411.33528-360
vs AFC Teams11615879.62434-330
vs NFC Teams31619612.3357-130
vs Own Division5292398.21913-100

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
December25214.271-000
November42933511.63515-340
October4211838.71911-100
September42224411.12414-020

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Arrowhead Stadium0---------
Levi's Stadium0---------
M&T Bank Stadium11112111237-210
O.co Coliseum13279191-000
Qualcomm Stadium84346110.73524-150
Ralph Wilson Stadium12178.5111-000
Sports Authority Field at Mile High19738.1195-100
Sun Life Stadium144711.8172-000
University of Phoenix Stadium15377.4121-000

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Losses6292368.11912-100
Wins84854711.43529-360

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Mondays15377.4121-000
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)19738.1195-100
Sundays126367310.73535-360

punt-returns splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
Arizona Cardinals1--------
Baltimore Ravens1--------
Buffalo Bills1--------
Denver Broncos2294.560003
Jacksonville Jaguars1--------
Kansas City Chiefs100--0001
Miami Dolphins100--0002
New England Patriots1273.570001
New York Jets111010100002
Oakland Raiders257314.6290102
San Francisco 49ers0--------
Seattle Seahawks1--------
St. Louis Rams110000000

punt-returns splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
Outside Own Division94174.3100005
vs AFC Teams1110999.92901011
vs NFC Teams310000000
vs Own Division578211.7290106

punt-returns splits - split by MONTH

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
December23103.370001
November45448.8170004
October434515290106
September4--------

punt-returns splits - split by STADIUM

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
Arrowhead Stadium0--------
Levi's Stadium0--------
M&T Bank Stadium1--------
O.co Coliseum112929290100
Qualcomm Stadium89647.1170006
Ralph Wilson Stadium1--------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High116660003
Sun Life Stadium100--0002
University of Phoenix Stadium1--------

punt-returns splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
Losses6416470007
Wins878311.9290104

punt-returns splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
Mondays1--------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)116660003
Sundays1210939.3290108

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Arizona Cardinals1------
Baltimore Ravens1-----0
Buffalo Bills1------
Denver Broncos2-----0
Jacksonville Jaguars1------
Kansas City Chiefs1------
Miami Dolphins1------
New England Patriots1------
New York Jets1------
Oakland Raiders2------
San Francisco 49ers0------
Seattle Seahawks1------
St. Louis Rams122---0

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division922---0
vs AFC Teams11-----0
vs NFC Teams322---0
vs Own Division5-----0

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
December2------
November422---0
October4-----0
September4------

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Arrowhead Stadium0------
Levi's Stadium0------
M&T Bank Stadium1-----0
O.co Coliseum1------
Qualcomm Stadium822---0
Ralph Wilson Stadium1------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1-----0
Sun Life Stadium1------
University of Phoenix Stadium1------

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses6-----0
Wins822---0

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Mondays1------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1-----0
Sundays1222---0

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Arizona Cardinals10----------
Baltimore Ravens1110000-----
Buffalo Bills10----------
Denver Broncos2110000-----
Jacksonville Jaguars10----------
Kansas City Chiefs10----------
Miami Dolphins11100-0-----
New England Patriots11100-0-----
New York Jets10----------
Oakland Raiders20----------
San Francisco 49ers00----------
Seattle Seahawks10----------
St. Louis Rams1110000-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division9440000-----
vs AFC Teams11440000-----
vs NFC Teams3110000-----
vs Own Division5110000-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December21100-0-----
November4330000-----
October4110000-----
September40----------

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Arrowhead Stadium00----------
Levi's Stadium00----------
M&T Bank Stadium1110000-----
O.co Coliseum10----------
Qualcomm Stadium8220000-----
Ralph Wilson Stadium10----------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1110000-----
Sun Life Stadium11100-0-----
University of Phoenix Stadium10----------

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses6330000-----
Wins8220000-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays10----------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1110000-----
Sundays12440000-----

Receiving splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Grass126464510.13533-250
Turf21313810.6238-210

Receiving splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Home Games84346110.73524-150
Road Games6343229.52317-310

Receiving splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Ahead28307113515-130
Ahead by 1-8 Points2123911.43510-130
Ahead by 9-16 Points6599.8164-000
Behind373599.72421-320
Behind by 1-8 Points262379.12414-110
Behind by 9-16 Points78211.7235-210
Tied121179.8205-010

Receiving splits - HALF

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
1st Half403639.12420-220
2nd Half3742011.43521-240
Last Two Minutes of Half6457.5132-000

Receiving splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line6406.7123-200
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line181789.9298-220
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line191678.8199-000
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line3439811.73521-040

Receiving splits - QUARTERS

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
1st Quarter1515010208-110
2nd Quarter252138.52412-110
3rd Quarter1919410.2359-020
4th Quarter1822612.62912-220
4th Quarter within 71416111.5299-110

Receiving splits - MARGIN

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Margin 0-763941010.53518-340
Margin 15+31720712.22413-020
Margin 8-145211667.91910-100