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Jared Allen
DE #69
Height:
6-6
Weight:
270
College:
Idaho State
Hometown:
Los Gatos, CA
Experience:
10
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 157 555 442 113 128.5 4 50 5 1 53 -- 36
2013 MIN 16 52 33 19 11.5 -- 6 -- -- -- -- --
2012 MIN 16 45 35 10 12 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 16 66 48 18 22 1 3 1 0 14 14 14
2010 MIN 16 60 45 15 11 0 6 2 1 40 20 36
2009 MIN 16 51 43 8 14.5 1 4 1 0 -4 -4 -4
2008 MIN 16 54 41 13 14.5 2 3 -- -- -- -- --
2007 KC 14 64 55 9 15.5 0 10 -- -- -- -- --
2006 KC 16 77 65 12 7.5 -- 10 1 0 3 3 3
2005 KC 16 55 48 7 11 -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
2004 KC 15 31 29 2 9 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 157 2 3 1.5 0 2 2 0 0 2 0
2013 MIN 16 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
2012 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 KC 14 2 3 1.5 0.2 2T 2 0 0 2 0
2006 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 KC 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 KC 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 157 1 1 29 0 17 0 84 1 0 0 0
2013 MIN 16 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 MIN 16 -- -- 1 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 16 -- -- 4 -- 4 -- 6 0 -- -- --
2010 MIN 16 -- -- 1 -- 1 -- 0 0 -- -- --
2009 MIN 16 -- -- 5 -- 3 -- 54 1 -- -- --
2008 MIN 16 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2007 KC 14 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2006 KC 16 1 1 3 -- 6 -- 24 -- 0 0 0
2005 KC 16 -- -- 7 -- 2 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2004 KC 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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BIOGRAPHY

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2004 (15/10-KC), 2005 (16/15-KC), 2006 (16/16, 1/1-KC) 2007 (14/14-KC), 2008 (16/16, 1/1), 2009 (16/16, 2/2), 2010 (16/16), 2011 (16/16), 2012 (16/16, 1/1). Total- 141/135, 5/5 (61/55, 1/1-KC; 80/80, 4/4-Minn.).

  • • Broke Vikings record with 22.0-sack season in 2011 and came within .5-sack of matching NFL single-season record.
  • • Led NFL in sacks for 2nd time in his career in 2011, a feat he accomplished in 2007 with 15.5.
  • • Earned 1st-Team A.P. All-Pro honors in 2011, the 4th time in his career and 3rd time as a Viking.

OFF THE FIELD A long-time supporter of veterans, started Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors in 2010, a charity to provide handicap-accessible homes for veterans returning from duty...Took part in USO tour to Iraq in March 2009...Majored in mass communications at ISU...Spent parts of his 2009 offseason hunting throughout North America, pursuing wolves, bison and elk to name a few...Took a bison while archery hunting on Relentless Pursuit TV show...Published a wild game cook book, The Quarterback Killer’s Cookbook...Has a brother in the Marine Corps...Owns a clothing company, Jared Allen 69, featuring his trademark caps and t-shirts, available at JaredAllen69inc.com...Active with Juvenile Diabetes Foundation...Father, Ron, was a football standout at Jamestown (ND) College who went to training camp with the Vikings and played in the USFL...Older brother played football at Jamestown and his younger brother played at Idaho State before joining the Marine Corps...Visited Moorhead, MN, area as part of the 2008 Vikings You Made The Team Community Tour...Married in spring 2010, couple had a daughter in 2011.

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2004 (15/10-KC), 2005 (16/15-KC), 2006 (16/16, 1/1-KC) 2007 (14/14-KC), 2008 (16/16, 1/1), 2009 (16/16, 2/2), 2010 (16/16), 2011 (16/16), 2012 (16/16, 1/1). Total- 141/135, 5/5 (61/55, 1/1-KC; 80/80, 4/4-Minn.).

  • • Broke Vikings record with 22.0-sack season in 2011 and came within .5-sack of matching NFL single-season record.
  • • Led NFL in sacks for 2nd time in his career in 2011, a feat he accomplished in 2007 with 15.5.
  • • Earned 1st-Team A.P. All-Pro honors in 2011, the 4th time in his career and 3rd time as a Viking.

OFF THE FIELD A long-time supporter of veterans, started Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors in 2010, a charity to provide handicap-accessible homes for veterans returning from duty...Took part in USO tour to Iraq in March 2009...Majored in mass communications at ISU...Spent parts of his 2009 offseason hunting throughout North America, pursuing wolves, bison and elk to name a few...Took a bison while archery hunting on Relentless Pursuit TV show...Published a wild game cook book, The Quarterback Killer’s Cookbook...Has a brother in the Marine Corps...Owns a clothing company, Jared Allen 69, featuring his trademark caps and t-shirts, available at JaredAllen69inc.com...Active with Juvenile Diabetes Foundation...Father, Ron, was a football standout at Jamestown (ND) College who went to training camp with the Vikings and played in the USFL...Older brother played football at Jamestown and his younger brother played at Idaho State before joining the Marine Corps...Visited Moorhead, MN, area as part of the 2008 Vikings You Made The Team Community Tour...Married in spring 2010, couple had a daughter in 2011.

PRO Set new Vikings record and career-best with 22.0 sacks in 2011, nearly matching the NFL record of 22.5...Leads NFL since his rookie year in 2004 with 105.0 sacks...Ranks 6th in Vikings history with 62.0 career sacks...Earned 1st-Team Associated Press All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors in 2011...Was runner-up in 2011 AP Defensive Player of the Year voting...Earned 1st-Team Associated Press All-Pro honors and Pro Bowl berths from 2007-09...Led Vikings and ranked 2nd in the NFL with 14.5 sacks in 2009...Matched NFL career record and set Vikings record with 4 career safeties...Had career-best 2 INTs during 2010...Scored 4 career TDs, 2 on defense with a 36-yard INT return at Detroit (1/2/11) and returned a fumble 52 yards for a score at St. Louis (10/11/09)...Scored 2 TDs on receptions in goal-line situations while with Kansas City...Posted 4.5 sacks vs. Green Bay (10/5/09), the 2nd-most in a game in Vikings history...Has 20 career multi-sack games, including playoffs...Acquired by the Vikings via trade with Kansas City on 4/23/08, sending the Vikings 1st-round pick (#17) and both 3rd-round picks (#73, #82) along with swapping 6th-round picks (#182 for #187) with the Chiefs...His 15.5 sacks in 2007 is the 2nd-best single-season performance in Kansas City history behind Derrick Thomas’ 20.0 in 1990...Ranks 6th in Chiefs history with 43.0 career sacks...Set Chiefs record and led NFL with 6 fumble recoveries in 2006...Scored a pair of TDs on goal-line receptions in 2007, hauling in a 2-yard pass vs. San Diego (12/2/07) and a 1-yarder at Detroit (12/23/07)...Entered the NFL as a 4th-round pick (#126) by Chiefs in 2004...Was the 12th DE drafted in 2004.

HONORS Named to 50 Greatest Vikings team as part of 50th season celebration in 2010...2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 1st-Team Associated Press All-Pro...2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 Pro Bowl...Vikings 2009 and 2011 Defensive MVP as voted by teammates...NFC Defensive Player of the Week vs. Chicago (11/30/08)...AFC Defensive Player of the Month in October 2007...AFC Defensive Player of the Week vs. Washington (10/16/05)...2006 USA Today All-Joe Team...2004 Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie Team.

2012 Led team with 12.0 sacks, becoming the 1st Viking to lead the team in sacks 5 straight seasons since John Randle (1996-2000)...Earned 5th berth in Pro Bowl...Notched a sack against Aaron Rodgers in Wild Card Playoffs at Green Bay (1/5/13), his 4th sack of Rodgers in the 3 regular season and playoff games during the season...Had 3 games with 2.0 sacks on the season, vs. Arizona (10/21), at Green Bay (12/2) and at Houston (12/23).

2011 Broke team record held by Hall of Famer Chris Doleman since 1989 with  a 22.0-sack peformance, capped by a season-best 3.5 sack day against Chicago (1/1/12) in the season finale...Nearly matched NFL’s single-season sack record of 22.5 in a season held by Michael Strahan...Earned A.P. 1st-Team All-Pro honors, a Pro Bowl berth and was runner-up in NFL Defensive Player of the Year voting...Named Vikings Defensive MVP by his teammates, the 2nd time in his 4 seasons with the team...Set team record with 11 straight games recording at least 0.5 sacks, dating back to 2010 season...Had or shared a sack in 13 of the 16 games during his record-setting season...Had 2.0+ sacks in 6 games...Led NFL with 4 fumble recoveries, the 2nd-best mark of his career...Snared an INT vs. San Diego (9/11) in season opener...Posted 2.0 sacks in return to Arrowhead Stadium (10/2) where he spent his opening 4 NFL seasons before 2008 trade to Minnesota...Caught Broncos RB Willis McGahee in end zone for a safety vs. Denver (12/4), matching the NFL record with his 4th career safety.

2010 Led Vikings in sacks for 3rd straight season and elevated himself into elite company by moving to 3rd in NFL history for sacks in a player’s opening 7 seasons with 83.0, trailing only Hall of Famers Reggie White (110.0) and Derrick Thomas (85.0)...Moved into 1st place in Vikings history with 40.0 sacks in his opening 3 seasons, passing Alan Page’s 28.5...Scored 4th career TD and 1st by INT return, at Detroit (1/2/11)...His TD at Detroit was his 2nd defensive TD since joining the Vikings...Tied Vikings record for defensive linemen with 2 INTs in a season...Had a 6-game streak with a sack and had a sack in 8 of the final 9 games of the season...Notched season-high 2.5 sacks vs. Arizona (11/7).

2009 Followed impressive debut with the Vikings with another record-setting season...Earned 1st-Team All-Pro honors from Associated Press and was a Pro Bowl starter...Ranked 2nd in the NFL with 14.5 sacks...Notched 4.5 sacks vs. Green Bay (10/5) on Monday Night Football, the 2nd-best single-game sack performance in Vikings history...Set Vikings record with his 3rd career safety when he sacked Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in the end zone vs. Green Bay (10/5)....Posted 7.5 sacks for the season in 2 meetings with Green Bay...Scored 1st career defensive TD at St. Louis (10/11) when he picked up a Kyle Boller fumble and returned it 52 yards for a TD...Snared an INT, the 2nd of his career, vs. Chicago (11/29) off Jay Cutler...Tied career high with 10 tackles vs. Baltimore (10/18).

2008 Impact player for the Vikings after his acquisition in blockbuster trade days before the 2008 Draft...Earned 1st-Team All-Pro honors from Associated Press and named to Pro Bowl for 2nd straight year...Joined fellow linemen Kevin Williams and Pat Williams earning Pro Bowl berths, the 1st trio of Vikings linemen in the game since 1969...Led Vikings and ranked 5th in the NFL with 14.5 sacks...His 14.5 sacks were the most by a Viking since John Randle’s 15.5 in 1997 and are the most in a player’s 1st season with the Vikings...Tied Vikings playoff record with 2.0 sacks on QB Donovan McNabb vs. Philadelphia (1/4/09)...Tied Vikings and NFL record with 2 safeties on the season...Helped Vikings defense rank #1 in the NFL against the run and #6 overall, the highest overall ranking since 1994 and the 1st NFL team since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to rank #1 in rushing defense 3 straight seasons...Had season-high 2.5 sacks vs. Chicago (11/30) on Sunday Night Football, earning NFC Defensive Player of the Week...Battled shoulder and knee injuries but did not miss a game...Had streak of 3 games with multiple sacks- 2.5 vs. Chicago (11/30), 2.0 at Detroit (12/7) and 2.0 at Arizona (12/14).

2007 Had 15.5 sacks in 14 games to lead the NFL...Tabbed as an Associated Press 1st-Team All-Pro and named an AFC starter in the Pro Bowl...Became 1st Chiefs DE in the Pro Bowl since Neil Smith in 1995...Was the 1st Chief to lead the NFL since Derrick Thomas in 1990 with 20.0...Won the Derrick Thomas Award as Chiefs MVP, the 1st defender to earn the honor since Marvcus Patton in 1999...Caught 2 TD passes in goal-line situations in the final month of the season and blocked a 49-yard FG attempt by Colts K Adam Vinatieri at Indianapolis (11/18)...Began the season on the NFL’s Reserve/Suspended List for 2 games...His 1st game back on the field was vs. Minnesota (9/23) where he had 2.0 sacks of QB Kelly Holcomb and forced a fumble on RB Adrian Peterson, along with 9 tackles...Named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for October...Had 7 multi-sack games during the season.

2006 Started all 16 games and the AFC Wild Card playoff game at Indianapolis (1/6/07)...Led NFL with 6 fumble recoveries and had 24 yards on returns...Named to USA Today All-Joe Team...Notched 1st career INT off Seneca Wallace vs. Seattle (10/29)...Ranked 5th on team with 75 tackles and led team with 8.0 TFLs...Had 7.5 sacks.

2005 Led team with 11.0 sacks and led Chiefs linemen with 76 tackles...Had team-high 54 QB hurries...Led team with 7 forced fumbles, the 2nd-best single-season total in Chiefs history...Posted career-best 3.0 sacks and recovered 2 fumbles vs. Washington (10/16), en route to AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors...Had career-best 10 tackles at Denver (9/26)...Took over long-snapping chores in the 2nd half in place of injured TE Kendall Gammon at Houston (11/20).

2004 Made an immediate impact as a 4th-round choice for the Chiefs, starting 10 games at RDE and earning All-Rookie honors from Pro Football Weekly...Earned KC’s Mack Lee Hill Award as the top rookie on the team...Led NFL rookies with 9.0 sacks and led the team...His 9.0 sacks is the 2nd-highest rookie total in Chiefs history behind 10.0 by Thomas in 1989...Played in 1st career game as a backup and on special teams at Denver (9/12)...Posted 1st career sack vs. Houston (9/26) when he caught David Carr.

COLLEGE Named Buck Buchanon Award winner as a senior at Idaho State, recognizing the top defensive player in Division I-AA football...Was an All-America selection as a senior and named Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Year and team MVP...Named 2nd-Team All-America as a junior and earned All-Big Sky honors...All-Big Sky as a sophomore.

PREP Transferred to Los Gatos High for his senior year after spending 3 years at Live Oak High in Morgan Hill, CA...Played in California/Texas All-Star Game.

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