SINGLE-GAME HIGHSTACKLES: 8, at Wake Forest, 9/1/2005
2007 Saw action in every game, either at cornerback or on special teams... Earned starting assignment at cornerback in victory over Miami (Ohio) where he contributed two defensed passes to winning effort... Picked off first career interception and had two tackles in win over Eastern Michigan... Pass deflection deep in Vanderbilt territory on South Carolina lateral helped preserve double-digit Commodore margin.
2006 Played every game on special teams, along with serving valuable role as defensive cornerback... Earned a late-season start in secondary at Kentucky, contributing season highs in solo tackles (4) and total tackles (6)... Ended season with 19 total tackles, 13 solo stops and three defensed passes... One of team's top kickoff returners, averaging 19.9 yards on 12 returns... Season best return of 32 yards came against South Carolina.
2005 Developed into a starting cornerback during redshirt freshman campaign... After earning first career start in win over Ole Miss, Allen was in the starting lineup seven of the last eight games... Finished season ranked sixth on the team with 31 solo tackles... Accumulated 42 total tackles, seventh best among Commodores... Topped squad with five defensed passes... Sterling performance in first collegiate action, setting career highs with six solo tackles and eight total tackles in victory at Wake Forest... Pair of defensed passes at Wake Forest came deep in Commodore territory... Also achieved six tackles against LSU and Kentucky... Contributed five solo tackles and a defensed pass versus Middle Tennessee... Returned one kickoff for 17 yards against Wake Forest.
2004 Redshirted... Earned scout team defensive player of the week honors after South Carolina game.in the Atlanta area.
High School Three-year starter for one of Georgia's top 5A programs... Team captain as senior... Named Atlanta North Metro team by Journal-Constitution ... Three-time All-Region and All-District selection... Team's Offensive MVP as junior and senior... Started as a sophomore at running back, moving to cornerback as senior... Totalled more than 3,600 yards in total offense as prep... Team went 23-10 during three-year varsity career... Also participates in basketball and track & field.
Personal Joshua Kian Allen... Born January 8, 1986... Son of Ken and Ina Allen.. Oldest of three brothers... Dad played college football at Western Carolina... Dad works in information technology sales; mom is a nurse... Planning to major in Human and Organizational Development... Played high school with with current Commodore Merritt Kirchnoffer... Named to Who's Who Among American High School Students... Enjoys playing the piano.