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Dwayne Allen: "I'm almost to 110 percent"

by Tony Crumpton - Associate Editor - Monday, April 7, 2014 10:40 AM
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Pos: TE   Height: 6-3   Weight: 255   Hometown: Fayetteville, NC (Terry Sanford HS)  
Years Played: 2008 - 2011
Dwayne AllenDwayne Allen
Tight End (2008 - 2011)
#83 6-3, 255
Fayetteville, NC

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Dwayne Allen
Tight End (2008 - 2011)
#83 6-3, 255
Fayetteville, NC

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has been out of action with a hip injury since the Indianapolis Colts' placed him on injured reserve last September. His hip was injured in the first game of the 2013 season (caught a TD pass).

Allen appears ready to go full speed for the upcoming NFL campaign.

I feel like I’m almost to 110 percent,” said Allen. “It’s not just my job to work to train my body where it was. I sat out a year, everyone else is improving. I don’t know what percent they’re improving, but I guess it’s 10 percent.

“They’re getting 10 percent better than they were the year before. It’s my job to work back to where I was before last season, then gain that extra percent so I can stay up with the NFL.”


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For his NFL career, Allen has 46 catches for 541 yards and 4 touchdowns. Allen was drafted in the third round (#64th overall) of the 2012 NFL draft.

During his senior season at Clemson, he was the winner of the John Mackey Award which goes to the nation's top tight end.

2011 ACC Championship - 1st Half Photos - 2011, ACC Championship, Dwayne Allen, Football, Virginia Tech


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