Marcus-Allen
Marcus Allen | Biography

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  • Full Name Marcus Allen
  • Occupation Football Analyst, Former Running Back
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace California, USA
  • Birth Date Mar 26, 1960
  • Age 61 Years, 8 Months
Football Analyst at CBS, Former Football Player

Marcus Allen | Biography

Marcus Allen played 11 seasons for the Los Angeles Raiders before joining the Kansas City Chiefs for his final five seasons

Allen's NFL statistics include 16 straight seasons with multiple touchdowns tied with Irving Fryar, 16 consecutive seasons with a rushing touchdown, 16 straight seasons with multiple rushing touchdowns, and 37 years old as the oldest player to score 10+ touchdowns in a season.


Marcus LeMarr Allen is a former football player who was awarded Super Bowl XVIII MVP and 1985 NFL MVP. He joined CBS as a football analyst after retirement.

Who is Marcus Allen?

Marcus LeMarr Allen is a former running back with the Los Angeles Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs. He sprinted for 12,243 yards and 145 touchdowns in his career, established a league record with 123 running touchdowns, and was named to six Pro Bowls. 

Allen was a decent quarterback for a running back, completing 12 of 27 throws for 285 yards and six touchdowns while throwing only one interception. Allen was the first player in NFL history to carry for 10,000 yards and catch for 5,000 yards in the same season. 

He played 11 seasons for the Los Angeles Raiders before joining the Kansas City Chiefs for his final five seasons.

Marcus Allen is widely regarded as one of the most acceptable goal line and short-yardage runs in NFL history.

In 2000, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, and in 2003, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. 

Damon Allen, his younger brother, was the all-time leader in passing yards in professional football after 23 seasons as a quarterback in the Canadian Football League. 

Marcus Allen is a Laureus World Sports Academy member and is on the Board of Directors for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, presented annually to the Defensive IMPACT Player of the Year in college football. 

Allen's NFL statistics include 16 straight seasons with multiple touchdowns tied with Irving Fryar, 16 consecutive seasons with a rushing touchdown, 16 straight seasons with multiple rushing touchdowns, and 37 years old as the oldest player to score 10+ touchdowns in a season.

Age and Father 

Marcus LeMarr Allen was born on 26 March 1960 in San Diego, California. As of November 2021, he is 61 years old. His father's name is Harold 'Red' Allen.

Marcus studied in Abraham Lincoln (San Diego, CA).

Wife

Allen married Kathryn Eickstaedt in 1993 but later got divorced. Kathryn Eickstaedt then married Donnie Edwards, former NFL linebacker.

Son

Allen's girlfriend, Lauren Hunter, gave birth to their son, Drake Connor Allen, in January 2014. She has two sons from her previous marriage, and Drake Allen is her third child.

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Allen's net worth is estimated to be $4 million. His primary source of income was through his career as a professional American Football Player.

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