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#37 - Ricardo Allen

CORNERBACK
Ht: 5-9 Wt: 187
College: Purdue
Exp: 1st

Player Information

Ricardo Jamal Allen was born on December 18, 1991 and attended Mainland High School in Dayton Beach, FL. As a true freshamn, he started 12 games at cornerback. He finished the year with 73 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 3 interceptions and 4 pass breakups. He returned 2 of his interceptions for touchdowns and earned 2nd team All-Big Ten honors. As a sophomore, he started 13 games and finished the year with 81 tackles, 3 for loss, 3 interceptions, 4 pass breakups and a blocked field goal. He would go on to earn All-Big Ten honorable mention as a sophomore and junior when he started 11 of 13 games. As a junior, he finished with 45 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 1 interception, and 4 pass breakups. His lone interception, he returned for a touchdown. As a senior, he started all 12 games with 53 tackles, 4 for loss, 1 sack, 6 interceptions, 3 pass breakups and a forced fumble. He earned 2nd team All-Big Ten honors as a senior as well. He also finished his career at Purdue with 2 punt returns for 32 yards. Was selected by Atlanta Falcons in fifth round (147th overall) in 2014 NFL Draft.

Career Statistics

Year Team G GS Tack Ast Sack Int Yds TD FF FR
2014 ATL 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

Transactions

Signed by Atlanta Falcons on May 19, 2014 ... Cut by Falcons on August 30, 2014 ... Re-signed by Falcons to their practice squad on August 31, 2014 ... Promoted by the Falcons to the active roster on December 16, 2014.

Contract details

He signed a four-year deal worth $2.4205 million with a $200,500 signing bonus. His base salaries are: $420,000 (2014); $510,000 (2015); $600,000 (2016); and $690,000 (2017). His cap hits are: $470,125 (2014); $560,125 (2015); $650,125 (2016); and $740,125 (2017).


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