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Player Bio

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Russell Allen
OLB #50
Height:
6-3
Weight:
238
College:
San Diego State
Hometown:
Oceanside, Calif.
Experience:
5
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 78 331 252 79 2 0 8 1 0 3 -- 3
2013 JAC 14 64 46 18 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 JAC 16 131 107 24 0.5 -- 6 -- -- -- -- --
2011 JAC 16 48 31 17 0.5 -- 2 1 0 3 3 3
2010 JAC 16 42 31 11 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 JAC 16 46 37 9 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Kickoff
YearTeamGKOYdsOOBAvgTBPctRetAvgTDOSKOSKR
TOTAL 78 1 20 0 20 0 0 1 -- 0 0 0
2013 JAC 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 JAC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 JAC 16 1 20 0 20 0 0 1 -- -- 0 0
2010 JAC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 JAC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Fifth-year pro has played in all 64 games to start his career … Re-signed with the club in 2012 offseason... Former undrafted rookie has made 31 starts including a career-high 16 in 2012 … Career totals include 389 tackles (261 solo), 21 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, nine passes defensed and one INT … One of only three players in team history to record 200-plus tackles in a season with a career-high 201 in 2012, joining Hardy Nickerson (230, 2001) and Paul Posluszny (231, 2012) … Led team in 2012 with a career-high 10 tackles for loss and posted double-digit tackles in 12 of 16 games … Produced two of the franchise’s top nine single-game tackle totals in 2012 with 22 against Houston on Sept. 16 (2nd-most) and 20 at Houston on Nov. 28 (T-7th most) … Plays key role on special teams with 42 career tackles, including at least 12 in three of first four seasons … One of only three rookies (Derek Cox, Terrance Knighton) to play in all 16 games in 2009 … Never missed a game in four seasons at San Diego State, starting 43 of 48 contests for the Aztecs …

TRANSACTIONS: Signed as an undrafted rookie 4/26/09.

PRO: Fifth-year pro has played in all 64 games to start his career … Re-signed with the club in 2012 offseason... Former undrafted rookie has made 31 starts including a career-high 16 in 2012 … Career totals include 389 tackles (261 solo), 21 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, nine passes defensed and one INT … One of only three players in team history to record 200-plus tackles in a season with a career-high 201 in 2012, joining Hardy Nickerson (230, 2001) and Paul Posluszny (231, 2012) … Led team in 2012 with a career-high 10 tackles for loss and posted double-digit tackles in 12 of 16 games … Produced two of the franchise’s top nine single-game tackle totals in 2012 with 22 against Houston on Sept. 16 (2nd-most) and 20 at Houston on Nov. 28 (T-7th most) … Plays key role on special teams with 42 career tackles, including at least 12 in three of first four seasons … One of only three rookies (Derek Cox, Terrance Knighton) to play in all 16 games in 2009 … Never missed a game in four seasons at San Diego State, starting 43 of 48 contests for the Aztecs …

2013: Updated stats

2012: Started all 16 games for the first time in his career and produced a career-high 201 tackles (137 solo), eight passes defensed and 10 tackles for loss … Added a half sack and four special teams tackles … The 201 tackles ranked as third-most in franchise history (Hardy Nickerson, 230, 2001; Paul Posluszny, 231, 2012) …Posted a career-high and team-best 10 tackles for loss … One of five defensive players and seven players overall to start all 16 games …  9/9 at MIN: Opened the season with 11 tackles (seven solo) and one pass defensed ... 9/16 vs. HOU: Registered a career-high 22 tackles (17 solo) and one QB pressure and missed only five snaps. The 22 tackles tied for the second-most in team history ... 9/23 at IND: Made 15 tackles (11 solo) with one tackle for loss, two QB pressures and one pass defensed and followed with 17 tackles and one tackle for loss on 9/30 vs. CIN ... 10/21 at OAK: Had 11 tackles (seven solo) with two QB pressures, one pass defensed and one special teams tackle.  Recovered muffed punt in second quarter which led to a Jaguars TD ... 10/28 at GB: Missed only five snaps, and led team with 12 tackles (six solo) with two passes defensed ... Registered 16 tackles on 11/4 vs. DET and eight tackles on 11/8 vs. IND11/18 at HOU: Tallied a team-high 20 tackles (15 solo), tied for the sixth-most in team history ... 11/25 vs. TEN: Had 12 tackles (nine solo) with two tackles for loss, one QB pressure and one pass defensed. Added one special teams tackle ... Made 10 tackles (six solo) on 12/9 vs. NYJ with one tackle for loss and followed with 14 tackles (seven solo) on 12/16 at MIA … Concluded season with nine stops on 12/23 vs. NE and 10 tackles with three tackles for loss on 12/30 at TEN

2011: Produced then career-best numbers with 76 tackles, one INT, two forced fumbles and four tackles for loss … Played in all 16 games for the third consecutive season and made a career-high six starts … Ranked second on the team with 12 special teams tackles … Started five of the final six games and tallied double-digit tackles in four of the games … One of eight defensive players to play in all 16 games … 10/16 at PIT: Made first start of the season in place of injured LB Clint Session.  Totaled five tackles and added one special teams tackle … 10/24 vs. BAL: Led team with two special teams tackles … 11/20 at CLE: Split a sack with DT Tyson Alualu on QB Colt McCoy for a seven-yard loss in the fourth quarter … 11/27 vs. HOU: Started at LB and accumulated 13 tackles with two tackles for loss and one forced fumble … 12/5 vs. SD: Had 13 tackles in second consecutive start along with one special teams tackle …  12/11 vs. TB: Started at LB and forced a fumble by RB LeGarrette Blount that was recovered by DE Jeremy Mincey … 12/15 at ATL: Started at LB and registered a career-high 14 tackles (eight solo) with one tackle for loss … 1/1 vs. IND: Intercepted QB Dan Orlovsky in the third quarter for his first career INT.  Tallied 11 tackles (six solo) in start …

2010: Appeared in all 16 games for the second straight season and made four starts at LB … Finished with 54 tackles (38 solo), one pass defensed and a career-high four tackles for loss … Added 12 special teams tackles … Saw extensive action at LB (44 snaps) on 9/19 at SD after Justin Durant left the game with an injury and totaled eight tackles along with two special teams tackles … Earned first start of the season on 10/3 vs. IND and accumulated four tackles … Followed with five tackles in starting role on 10/10 at BUF … Had two special teams tackles on 10/31 at DAL … Had a tackle for loss on 12/5 at TEN along with one special teams tackle … finishing with three tackles and two special teams tackles … Produced five tackles, one for loss, in 20 snaps on 12/18 at IND along with two tackles on special teams … Started at LB on 12/26 vs. WAS and registered a season-high 11 tackles (nine solo) with one tackle for loss on 37 snaps … Concluded season with 10 tackles (nine solo) including a career-high two tackles for loss on 1/2 at HOU

2009: Played in all 16 games as a rookie with five starts at LB … Totaled 58 tackles (35 solo), three tackles for loss and one QB pressure …Ranked third on the club with 14 special teams tackles … Saw action on special teams in games 1-4 and posted three tackles on 10/4 vs. TEN … Inserted into starting lineup on 10/11 at SEA due to injuries and tied for the team-lead with 12 tackles … Started in place of injured Justin Durant on 11/22 vs. BUF and finished with seven tackles … Played 38 snaps at LB on 12/13 vs. MIA and posted eight tackles including one for a loss … Started at LB on 12/17 vs. IND for injured Clint Ingram and tied career-high with 12 tackles (eight solo) … Made starts on 12/27 at NE and 1/3 at CLE to conclude the season.     

COLLEGE: Started 43 of 48 games at LB, never missing a game in four seasons … Finished career with 375 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries … Ranked second in school history in tackles … Led team with 107 tackles and ranked second with 9.5 tackles for loss as a senior … Served as team captain his final two seasons … Started at DE in two games as a senior.

PERSONAL: Married (Ali) with son, Parker … Resides in Jacksonville, Fla. … Attended Vista High (Calif.) and had his jersey retired in the 2010 offseason by the school … Named San Diego County defensive player of the year by the San Diego Union-Tribune, the North County Times and CIF as a senior … Led team to consecutive Division I championship game appearances … Recorded team-high 118 tackles as a senior and was also credited with four sacks, four fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles … Made numerous visits to local detention center in Jacksonville to give his testimony … Weekly visitor to daniel Home and Children’s Home Society … Visited patients at Wolfson Children’s Hospital … Participated in photo shoot to raise money for Boot Campaign, an organization that assists wounded returning combat military … He and his wife visited El Salvador in 2011 offseason to see the children through Compassion International … Twitter handle is @RussellAllen50 ... Full name: Russell David Allen.

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