Jared Scot Allen is a former professional American football defensive end. After playing college football for Idaho State University, he was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. After four years with the Chiefs, Allen was traded to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for three draft picks, including a first-rounder. He spent six years with the Vikings before joining the Chicago Bears as a free agent in 2014. During the 2015 season, he was traded to the Carolina Panthers, with whom he played in his only career Super Bowl. A five-time Pro Bowl and four-time All-Pro selection, Allen tallied 136 quarterback sacks during his 12-year career.
|Date of birth:||April 3, 1982|
|Place of birth:||Dallas, Texas|
|High school:||Los Gatos, (Los Gatos, California)|
|NFL Draft:||2004 / Round: 4/ Pick: 126|
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About Jared Allen
NFL defensive end who was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Year with the Minnesota Vikings in 2011. He spent the first four years of his career with the Kansas City Chiefs, then joined the Vikings in 2008.
He won the Buck Buchanan Award during his senior season at Idaho State University.
He led the NFL in sacks in 2009 with 14.5 and 2011 with a remarkable 22.
His first child with wife Amy Allen was born in October 2011.
He and the Vikings had a great playoff run with Brett Favre during the 2009 season.
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