Zach Allen - Football (2022)

2018 Football Roster

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Tackles: 14 vs. No. 16 Virginia Tech, 10/7/17
Tackles for loss: 4.0 vs. Temple, 9/29/18
Sacks: 2.0 (2x) last vs. Temple, 9/29/18
Fumbles Forced: 1 vs. Temple, 9/29/18
Fumbles Recovered: 1 (4x) last at Virginia Tech, 11/3/18
Interceptions: 1 (2x) last at NC State, 10/6/18

2018 (SENIOR):All-ACC Second Team... Pro Football Focus Second Team All-America selection… New England Football Writers All-New England Team... FBS recipient of the 73rdannual Nils V. "Swede" Nelson Award from the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston... All-ACC Academic Football Team selection … Walter Camp Football Foundation Connecticut Player of the Year… Preseason All-America selection by Phil Steele’s and Athlon Sports... semifinalist for the Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Wuerffel Trophy and Ted Hendricks Award Watch Lists... picked up a sack and three tackles vs. UMass (9/1/18)... registered five tackles and 0.5 TFL at Wake Forest (9/13/18)...grabbed five tackles, a half sack and recovered a fumble at Purdue (9/22/18)... posted 4.0 TFLs, 2.0 sacks on eight tackles with a forced fumble, two pass breakups and a quarterback hurry against Temple (9/29/18)...picked up his second career interception and added six tackles and 0.5 TFL at No. 23 NC State (10/6/18)... earned ACC Defensive Player of the Week with seven tackles, including three TFLs for 10 yards and a sack vs. Louisville (10/13/18) and added a blocked extra-point... totaled six tackled with a sack and 1.5 TFLs against No. 25 Miami (10/26/18)... recovered a fumble, totaled four tackles, two pass breakups and two quarterback hurries at Virginia Tech (11/3/18)...made four tackles, including a 12-yard TFL on a ball batted back to the QB, while also being credited wit a pass breakup and two QB hurries against No. 2 Clemson (11/10/18)... blocked a field goal, broke up a pass, was credited with a QB hurry, made six tackles and a sack at Florida State (11/17/18) and was named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week... grabbed five tackles with 0.5 TFLs vs. No. 19 Syracuse (11/24/18).

2017 (JUNIOR): Started 13 games at defensive end … one of two defensive linemen with 100+ tackles nationally … recipient of the 79thannual George "Bulger" Lowe Award, "New England's Heisman Trophy" and one of America's oldest college football accolades ... All-ACC honorable mention selection … ranked second nationally among all defensive linemen with 100 tackles … led BC with six sacks and tied for 10th in BC single-season history with 15.5 tackles-for-loss … named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week for the first time in his career after career-best 14 tackles and three tackles for loss against No. 16 Virginia Tech (10/7/17) … started season opener at Northern Illinois (9/1/17) and totaled nine tackles … eight tackles, including two behind the line of scrimmage against Wake Forest (9/9/17) … equaled a then career high with nine tackles, including one sack against Notre Dame (9/16/17) … productive game at No. 2 Clemson with eight tackles (9/23/17) … seven tackles, first career interception, two tackles for loss and a sack in the win against Central Michigan (9/30/17) … one of the best performances by a defensive lineman in school history against No. 16 Virginia Tech (10/7/17), finishing with a career-high 14 tackles … totaled three TFLs, one sack and one QB hurry as well against the Hokies … six tackles, including 0.5 TFLs in the 41-10 win at Virginia (10/21/17) … led BC with nine tackles, two pass breakups and a quarterback hurry against No. 23 NC State (11/11/17) … team-high 11 tackles and 1.5 TFLs in the 39-16 victory over UConn at Fenway Park (11/18/17) … four tackles, including three behind the line of scrimmage, in the 42-14 victory at Syracuse (11/25/17) … seven tackles and a sack against Iowa in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl (12/27/17) … CoSIDA Academic all-district selection.

2016 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 13 games, making one start against Georgia Tech (Sept. 3) in Dublin … recorded 36 tackles on the season, including 19 solo stops … fifth on the Eagles with 10 tackles for a loss of 52 yards … third on the team with six sacks for a loss of 42 yards … added four pass breakups, three quarterback hurries and two fumble recoveries … part of the defense that ranked in the top 10 in the country in eight categories, including ninth in total defense (314.2 yards/game), second in sacks (3.62 sacks/game) sixth in tackles-for-loss (8.2 TFL/game) and seventh in rushing defense (108.5 yards/game) ... BC defense tied the school record with eight sacks twice, at Massachusetts (Sept. 10) and vs. Maryland (Dec. 26), and recorded at least 10 tackles for a loss four times … BC’s 47 sacks on the season tied the school record set in 1994 … recorded first career tackle for a loss against the Yellow Jackets …set career highs in tackles (6) and tackles for loss (2.5), and tallied first career sack and fumble recovery at UMass … tied career high in tackles with six at Virginia Tech (Sept. 17) ... recorded second fumble recovery while registering three tackles at NC State (Oct. 29) ... tallied four tackles in the win at Wake Forest (Nov. 26) … set a career high with two sacks for a loss of 15 yards in the Quick Lane Bowl victory over Maryland (Dec. 26) ... part of the defensive line that was named the bowl MVP.

2015 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 games, primarily as a member of the special teams unit … participated in 66 plays on special teams and 46 plays at defensive end … in the first game of his collegiate career, registered an assisted tackle in the season opener vs. Maine (Sept. 5) … recorded one solo tackle against Howard (Sept. 12) … was in a season-high 15 special teams plays vs. Virginia Tech (Oct. 31) … earned the Athletic Director’s Award for Academic Achievement.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named the 2014 Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year ... earned the NFF National High School Scholar-Athlete Award for the Northeast Region … a three-year starter for the Rams, winning two state titles in 2013 and 2014 ... named a captain as a senior ... played for head coach Lou Marinelli … set the school record for career sacks with 33, the single-season record with 13.5 in 2014 and tied the single-game record with four on Thanksgiving day in 2014 ... named New Haven Register’s Player of the Year, CHSCA Player of the Year and MSG Connecticut Varsity Player of the Year … member of the Walter Camp All-Connecticut High School Team and was a finalist for Player of the Year … member of the USA Today All-USA Connecticut team …garnered All-Tri-State accolades, along with All-FCIAC and First-Team MSG All-Metro honors in 2014 ... racked up 102 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, two interceptions, seven forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, 12 pass breakups and scored one defensive touchdown in his senior season ... also scored three touchdowns as a tight end with seven receptions for 75 yards … also played basketball, earning All-FCIAC honorable mention … a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete, member of the National Honor Society and four-year high honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Zachary William-Jacob Allen … enrolled as a finance major in the Carroll School of Management … recipient of the Cecilia B. and Richard J. Canning Athletic Scholarship Fund ... Zach is one of Irene and Michael Allen’s two children.




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(Video) Football: Zach Allen Drafted 65th (Apr. 26, 2019)

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