An athletic player who began his career as a running back before moving to linebacker in 2013 ... Has only been playing football for five years ... Versatile enough to play a number of positions.
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in three games ... Saw action vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13), at Tulane (Sept. 6), and vs. Wofford (Aug. 30) ... Did not recorded any stats.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in two games - vs. Alabama A&M and Ole Miss ... Recorded two tackles, both of them solo tackles, vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 23, 2013).
2012 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play ... Member of scout team.
High School: Hilliard Middle-Senior HS ... Played for head coach Paul Whittenburg ... Versatile player on both sides of ball ... Averaged 6.0 tackles per game and rushed for 812 yards and seven TDs as senior ... Averaged 7.06 yards per carry ... Named Hilliard's football most valuable player in 2012 and was MVP of basketball team in 2011 ... Earned honor roll mention every year from sixth to 12th grade ... Presented the MLK Emerging Leader Award ... Didn't play high school football until junior year.
Personal: Full name is Marcus Davion Allen ... Son of David Christopher Allen and Traci Ross ... Born Sept. 7, 1993, in Jacksonville, Fla. ... One of six siblings - Michael, Sheena, Israel, Chris, Brandon, and Cyrena ... Cousins with NFL players Champ Bailey and Boss Bailey ... Made Dean's List in Fall 2012 ... Majoring in chemical and biomolecular engineering.