Dwayne Allen named Colt's Secret Superstar


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Pos: TE   Height: 6-3   Weight: 255   Hometown: Fayetteville, NC (Terry Sanford HS)  
Years Played: 2008 - 2011

ProFootballFocus.com has named former Clemson tight end Dwayne AllenDwayne Allen
Tight End
#83 6-3, 255
Fayetteville, NC

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a "Secret Superstar" for the Indianapolis Colts.

Immediately after that 2012 draft, the talk in Indy was about a certain quarterback-tight end combination. At the time, third-round selection Dwayne Allen was an afterthought. A superfluous pick considering the Colts supposed tight end of the future, Coby Fleener, had just been selected a round earlier. That narrative ran all the way through the start of the season, but by Week 3 the tides had changed. Allen started receiving the bulk of the snaps for the first time that week and didn’t look back. For the year he played 493 more snaps, had 240 more receiving yards, and had an overall grade 22.5 points better than Fleener. Allen was PFF’s second-highest graded tight end in the NFL last season, and for that he is the Colts’ Secret Superstar.

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