Dwayne Allen discusses his season-ending injury

by - Assoc. Editor - 2013-10-08 15:02:37.0
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Pos: TE   Height: 6-3   Weight: 255   Hometown: Fayetteville, NC (Terry Sanford HS)  
Years Played: 2008 - 2011

Former Clemson TE Dwayne AllenDwayne Allen
Tight End
#83 6-3, 255
Fayetteville, NC

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talks about his season-ending hip injury during the opening win against the Oakland Raiders.

“We really collaborated together on this thing and it was that communication that helped me confidently pray on the decision and make the decision myself to go ahead and have it fixed,” Allen said of looking at the long-term ramifications.

“I didn’t want to selfishly cling on, cling on, cling on, not knowing when, or if, I was going to touch the field. Then knowing that whenever I did touch the field, I wasn’t going to be the same explosive player, the same game changer that I thought I was.”

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