Players

Ricardo Allen
S #37
Height:
5-9
Weight:
186
Age:
25
College:
Purdue
Hometown:
Dayton Beach, FL
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
50
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 208 157 51 1.0 0 9 5 16 -- 13 0 0 1
2017 ATL 12 12 50 37 13 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 ATL 16 16 90 61 29 0.0 -- 3 2 3 1.5 3 0 0 --
2015 ATL 15 14 68 59 9 1.0 -- 5 3 13 4.3 13 0 0 1
2014 ATL 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @CHI W 23-17 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 GB W 34-23 6 4 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @DET W 30-26 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 BUF L 17-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 MIA L 17-20 7 7 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @NE L 7-23 6 3 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @NYJ W 25-20 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @CAR L 17-20 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 DAL W 27-7 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @SEA W 34-31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 TB W 34-20 6 3 3 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 MIN L 9-14 10 8 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 NO W 20-17 4 3 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Selected as a fifth round (147th overall) draft choice by Atlanta in 2014.

2016 (Falcons)

Started all 16 games at safety, totaling 90 tackles (61 solo) with two interceptions and three passes defensed.

Notched 14 tackles (six solo) with two interceptions during the postseason in Atlanta’s run to Super Bowl LI.

TRANSACTIONS

Selected as a fifth round (147th overall) draft choice by Atlanta in 2014.

2016 (Falcons)

Started all 16 games at safety, totaling 90 tackles (61 solo) with two interceptions and three passes defensed.

Notched 14 tackles (six solo) with two interceptions during the postseason in Atlanta’s run to Super Bowl LI.

CAREER

In two seasons, has played in 31 games with 30 starts while totaling 158 tackles, one sack, five interceptions, one forced fumble and eight passes defensed.

Made the switch from cornerback to safety during the 2015 offseason. Played in 15 games with 14 starts in his first year on the active roster.

Played in 15 games with 14 starts in 2015. Totaled 68 tackles (59 solo) with three interceptions, one sack, one fumble recovery, and five passes defensed.

Made his first NFL start vs. Philadelphia (9/14). Recorded seven tackles (five solo) and grabbed his first career interception, picking off QB Sam Bradford with 1:17 remaining in the game to secure a 26-24 Falcons win.

Spent the 2014 season as a member of the Falcons practice squad.

COLLEGE

Earned All-Big 10 honors all four years at Purdue and finished his career as the Boilermakers’ record holder with four interception returns for touchdowns, 13 interceptions and 263 total tackles.

Led the Boilermakers with six interceptions during his senior season in 2013 while adding 53 tackles (42 solo), with four tackles for loss, and 12 passes defensed.

Started 11 games as a junior in 2012, earning All-Big 10 honors after posting 46 tackles, (43 solo), four tackles for loss, one sack, one interception, four passes broken up, and one forced fumble.

Tallied 81 total tackles (62 solo), three tackles for loss, and a team-high three interceptions as a sophomore in 2011.

Started 12 games as a true freshman, earning second team Freshman All-America honors from Scout.com and was named a second team All-Big 10 selection. Tied for third on the team with 83 total tackles (56 solo), 3.5 tackles for loss, one sack, and a team-high three interceptions during his first season at Purdue in 2010.

Returned a pair of interceptions for touchdowns as a freshman in games, vs. Michigan (94 yards) and at No. 11 Michigan State (35 yards), while leading the Big 10 Conference with 129 total interception return yards.

PERSONAL

Attended Mainland (Daytona Beach, Fla.) High School where he was a first team Daytona Beach News Journal All-Area selection as senior after posting 64 tackles and two interceptions. Also played soccer and participated in track and field.

Majored in general health sciences at Purdue. Is a student of football as he enjoys training, studying film, and lifting weights.

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