Allen, 6-5, 262, did not miss a game in his four-year career, playing in all 51 games with 35 starts. He totaled 224 tackles, 41 tackles for loss, 31.5 sacks, 11 forced fumbles, two FFs and eight passes defensed. In 2018, Allen had a team-high 88 tackles, 17.0 sacks, 21.5 TFL and five forced fumbles, earning consensus first-team All-America honors, SEC Defensive Player of the Year and was honored with the Bronko Nagurski Award, presented to the nation’s top defensive player. Allen’s 17.0 sacks were the most by an SEC player in a single season since the NCAA started official sack records in 2000 and he ranked second nationally in sacks, fourth in fumbles forced and sixth in TFL. As a junior in 2017, Allen earned Associated Press All-SEC Second Team, Phil Steele All-SEC Third Team and was a Butkus Award semifinalist after totaling 65 tackles, 9.5 TFL and 7.0 sacks. Allen started nine games as a sophomore in 2016 and played in all 12 games as a freshman in 2015.
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Rookie Minicamp Highlights
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Allen: "I'm a quick learner"
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Josh Allen Highlight
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Ask Me Anything with Josh Allen
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Josh Allen Press Conference
Jaguars first-round draft pick Josh Allen meets the media for the first time in Jacksonville.
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Jacksonville Jaguars select Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen No. 7 in the 2019 draft
The Jacksonville Jaguars select Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen No. 7 in Round 1 of the 2019 draft.
EXCLUSIVE: Josh Allen Draft Room
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Josh Allen One-on-One
Defensive end Josh Allen visits with Brian Sexton after being selected by the Jaguars at No. 7 overall in the 2019 NFL Draft.
Coughlin: "He is a superb football player"
Jaguars Executive Vice President of Football Operations Tom Coughlin meets the media following the Jaguars selecting Josh Allen with the seventh overall pick.
Marrone: "We got a guy that was rated extremely high on our board"
Jaguars Head Coach Doug Marrone meets the media after the Jaguars selected Josh Allen with the seventh overall pick.
Caldwell: "This was the guy that kept coming up"
Jaguars General Manager Dave Caldwell meets the media after the Jaguars selected Josh Allen with the seventh overall pick.