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Pro: Standout special teams performer and experienced defensive back with versatility to
contribute at either safety position… Played in 76 career regular season games with 24
starts… Also saw action in two playoff games… Totaled 163 career tackles, four
interceptions, two fumble recoveries, including one for a touchdown, and seven passes
defensed… Also totaled 62 career tackles, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries
on special teams… Contributed two tackles and two special teams stops in playoffs…
Ranked second on the team with a career-high 21 special teams tackles in 2008…
Originally entered the league as Tampa Bay’s fourth-round selection (111th overall) in
the 2004 NFL Draft.

2008: Appeared in all 16 contests on the season… Named a special teams captain…
Ranked second on the team with a career-high 21 special teams tackles… Totaled 11
tackles on defense, including one TFL, one fumble recovery and a second-best 21 special
teams tackles… Had one special teams stop in season opener at New Orleans (9/7)…
Appeared on special teams vs. Atlanta (9/14)… Had one special teams stop at Chicago
(9/21)… Notched two special teams tackles vs. Green Bay (9/28)… Posted one tackle
and two special teams stops at Denver (10/5)… Tallied two tackles and one special teams
stop vs. Carolina (10/12)… Tied for the team lead with three special teams tackles vs.
Seattle (10/19)… Saw action at Dallas (10/26)… Posted one tackle and two special teams
stops at Kansas City (11/2)… Finished with three tackles, including one TFL, and one
forced fumble on special teams vs. Minnesota (11/16)… Tallied one tackle, one fumble
recovery and two special teams tackles at Detroit (11/23)… Led team with three special
teams tackles vs. New Orleans (11/30)… Posted two special teams stops at Carolina
(12/8)… Tallied three tackles and two special teams stops vs. Oakland (12/28).

2007: Appeared in 15 contests and inactive for one other (vs. St. Louis)… Also appeared
in lone playoff contest… Finished the season with 14 tackles… Also added 15 special
teams stops and two fumble recoveries on special teams… Posted one tackle and one
special teams stop at Seattle (9/9)… Had one tackle vs. New Orleans (9/16)… Notched
two tackles in a reserve role at Carolina (9/30)… Had one special teams tackle at
Indianapolis (10/7)… Posted two special teams tackles vs. Tennessee (10/14)…
Registered one special teams tackle at Detroit (10/21) and vs. Jacksonville (10/28)…
Totaled two tackles and two special teams stops at Atlanta (11/18)… Recovered one
fumble on special teams vs. Washington (11/25)… Had two tackles and two special
teams stops at New Orleans (12/2)… Tied for the team lead with three special teams
stops vs. Atlanta (12/16)… Posted two special teams stops while also seeing significant
action in the secondary at San Francisco (12/23)… Tallied six tackles and one special
teams fumble recovery vs. Carolina (12/30)… Posted two tackles and one special teams
stop in NFC Wild Card game vs. N.Y. Giants (1/6).

2006: Started all 16 contests… Ranked sixth on the team with a career-high 83 tackles…
Finished campaign with 83 tackles, two passes defensed and four special teams tackles…
Posted six tackles in season opener vs. Baltimore (9/10)… Had six tackles and one
special teams tackle at Atlanta (9/17)… Finished contest against Carolina (9/24) with five
tackles, one pass defensed and one special teams stop… Totaled five tackles, including
one TFL, and one special teams stop at New Orleans (10/8)… Notched four tackles vs.
Cincinnati (10/15)… Registered seven tackles vs. Philadelphia (10/22)… Had a then
season-high eight tackles at N.Y. Giants (10/29)… Had four stops at Carolina (11/13)…
Notched a season-high nine tackles at Dallas (11/23)… Recorded four tackles at
Pittsburgh (12/3)… Matched his season-high with nine tackles and one special teams
tackle at Chicago (12/17)… Recorded three tackles and one pass defensed at Cleveland
(12/24)… Had eight tackles, including one TFL, vs. Seattle (12/31).

2005: Played in 13 contests (all but at Atlanta, vs. Chicago and at New Orleans) with
eight starts (five at free safety: vs. Buffalo, vs. Detroit, at San Francisco, vs. Carolina and
vs. Washington; and three at strong safety: at N.Y. Jets, vs. Miami and vs. New
Orleans)… Also appeared in playoff contest vs. Washington… Totaled 51 tackles, three
interceptions, three passes defensed, two tackles for loss, and one fumble recovery…
Ranked 10th on the team with a then career-high 51 tackles despite missing three contests
because of injury… Ranked third on the team with three interceptions… Ranked eighth
on the team with 14 special teams tackles… Scored first career touchdown vs. Miami
(10/16), returning a QB Gus Frerotte fumble 33 yards for a score… Recorded first career
multi-interception game with two interceptions of QB Brett Favre at Green Bay (9/25)…
Led team with a career-high four special teams tackles at Minnesota (9/11)… Also saw
significant action at free safety against the Vikings… Totaled one tackle in first career
start at free safety vs. Buffalo (9/18)… Part of a defensive effort that limited the Bills
offense to 147 total yards, eight first downs and one field goal… Added one special
teams stop against the Bills… Saw significant action at free safety because of injury to
starter S Dexter Jackson at Green Bay (9/25)… Recorded first career multi-interception
game against the Packers, picking off QB Brett Favre twice in the fourth quarter…
Finished contest with four tackles, two passes defensed and two special teams tackles…
Registered seven tackles in start at free safety vs. Detroit (10/2)… Started at strong safety
at N.Y. Jets (10/9) because of injury to S Jermaine Phillips… Finished contest against the
Jets with five tackles, including one TFL… Made second consecutive start at strong
safety vs. Miami (10/16)… Scored first career touchdown against the Dolphins, returning
a third quarter QB Gus Frerotte fumble 33 yards for a touchdown… Added three tackles
and two special teams stops against Miami… Totaled a career-high 11 tackles in start at
free safety at San Francisco (10/30)… Part of a defense that limited the 49ers to 50
passing yards… Added two special teams tackles against the 49ers… Started at free
safety vs. Carolina (11/6), registering five tackles… Totaled five tackles in start vs.
Washington (11/13) before leaving the game in the second half because of a knee
sprain… Inactive at Atlanta (11/20), vs. Chicago (11/27) and at New Orleans (12/4)
because of injury… Returned to action at Carolina (12/11), seeing significant time in the
secondary and on special teams, posting one tackle and one special teams tackle… Posted
third interception of the year in start at strong safety vs. New Orleans (1/1), picking off a
QB Todd Bouman pass in the first quarter… Finished regular season finale against the
Saints with eight tackles, one pass defensed and one special teams tackle… Saw action at
safety and on special teams in first career playoff game vs. Washington (1/7) in NFC
Wild Card contest… Totaled one special teams tackle against the Redskins.
2004: Played in all 16 games… Totaled four tackles, one interception and two passes
defensed on the season… Ranked seventh on the team with eight special teams tackles,
adding one forced fumble on special teams… Saw significant action on special teams in
first NFL contest at Washington (9/12)… Contributed two special teams tackles at
Oakland (9/26)… Added one forced fumble on special teams against the Raiders…
Recorded one special teams tackle at New Orleans (10/10) and at St. Louis (10/18)…
Saw first career action at strong safety against Kansas City (11/7)… Totaled two special
teams tackles against the Chiefs… Posted one special teams tackle and one pass defensed
vs. Atlanta (12/5)… Saw significant action on defense because of injury to starter S John
Howell at San Diego (12/12)… Recorded first career interception against the Chargers
off QB Drew Brees… Totaled one special teams tackle vs. New Orleans (12/19)…
Added two tackles and one pass defensed against the Saints… Matched his season high
with two tackles from his safety position at Arizona (1/2).

College: Played in 50 career games with 14 starts... Finished his tenure at Ohio State with
136 career tackles, two sacks, 6.5 stops for losses of 39 yards, two fumble recoveries, two
forced fumbles, nine pass deflections and five interceptions... All-American First-Team
selection by The NFL Draft Report and the Football Writers Association in 2003...
Earned 2003 All-Big Ten Conference First-Team honors... Started all 13 games at strong
safety as a senior, ranking second on the team with a career-high 83 tackles (42 solos)...
Totaled two interceptions, six passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble
recovery in his final campaign at OSU… Played in all 13 games, starting one game at
nickel back in 2002... Finished with 32 tackles (22 solos) and one sack... Intercepted two
passes and deflected two others... Also recovered one fumble… Played in all 12 games,
mostly on special teams in 2001... Recorded 14 tackles (13 solos), one sack, one
interception and one pass deflection… Played in all 12 games on special teams as a
freshman... Totaled seven solo tackles on the season… Majored in communications.

Personal: Personal: In the spring of 2006, developed "Quest for Real Life Success”… Quest is
an after school program designed to prepare students for life after high school… Formulated the
Will Allen Foundation in May 2008, which performs charitable work in Tampa and in his
hometown of Dayton, Ohio… Served as a celebrity escort and model in the Fashion Funds the
Cure show to benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation in 2008 and 2009… Took part in three-day
seminars at both the Harvard Business School and the Kellogg School of Management at
Northwestern University as part of the NFL’s Business Management and Entrepreneurial
Program in February and March 2008… Spoke to students at Turkey Creek Middle School in
Plant City about the importance of physical activity and sound nutrition during a Buccaneers and
American Heart Association “What Moves U” fitness rally in January 2008… During the
“Buccaneers Day of Giving” in December 2007 and December 2008, joined other players by
surprising 30 local needy families with Christmas gifts, and then joined them on a shopping spree
to a local department store… Escorted cancer survivors during the SAKS Fifth Avenue “Key to
the Cure” Fashion Show to benefit the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in
October 2007… Celebrated the start of the 2007 season at the Official Season Kickoff Party
presented by Miller Lite… In 2006, was on hand with several teammates to help collect toys for
the Metropolitan Ministries annual toy drive by signing autographs at the Metropolitan Ministries
Holiday Tent in exchange for the donation of a new, unwrapped toy… Visited children in the
University Community Hospital Pediatric Care Center to sign Buccaneers pennants for them for
the holidays in 2005… In October 2005, teamed up with several teammates, the Home Depot and
the United Way of Tampa Bay to landscape the front of Potter Elementary School in Tampa as
part of the NFL/United Way Hometown Huddle in an effort to inspire volunteerism throughout the
community… Joined several teammates at the North Shore Retirement Home in 2004 to sing
holiday tunes and pass out Buccaneer pennants… As part of Thanksgiving 2004, stuffed and
distributed food baskets at Metropolitan Ministries Holiday Food Tent… Made an appearance at
the North Tampa Boys & Girls Club with other members of the Buccaneers Rookie Club to run
the Gatorade Youth Football Clinic during the 2004 season… Has two younger brothers playing
college football; Steve for Army and Chris for Ball State… Attended Wayne (Huber Heights, OH)
High School, earning Associated Press Division I All-Ohio, Super Prep All-Midwest and
Rivals.com Top 100 honors... Also played baseball and ran track... Son of Keith and Monica
Allen... Born Will Allen on June 17, 1982 in Dayton, Ohio.


ALLEN’S CAREER STATISTICS
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                                       TACKLES                      INTERCEPTIONS                       TACKLES
Year   Team            GP      GS    Tot Solo Asst    Sk    Yds     No Yds Lg TD    PD   FF     FR   Yds T S
2004   Tampa Bay       16      0     4    2    2      0.0   0.0     1  0   0   0    2    0      0    0   8 6
2005   Tampa Bay       13      8     51   30   21     0.0   0.0     3  26 26 0      3    0      1    33 14 12
2006   Tampa Bay       16      16    83   56   27     0.0   0.0     0  0   0   0    2    0      0    0   4 4
2007   Tampa Bay       15      0     14   8    6      0.0   0.0     0  0   0   0    0    0      0    0   15 9
2008   Tampa Bay       16      0     11   8    3      0.0   0.0     0  0   0   0    0    0      1    0   21 16
       NFL Totals      76      24    163 104 59       0.0   0.0     4  26 26 0      7    0      2    33 62 47


PLAYOFFS
                                                                                                           ST
                                       TACKLES                      INTERCEPTIONS                       TACKLES
Year   Team            GP      GS    Tot Solo Asst    Sk    Yds     No Yds Lg TD    PD   FF     FR   Yds T S
2005   Tampa Bay       1       0     0    0    0      0.0   0.0     0  0   0   0    0    0      0    0   1 1
2007   Tampa Bay       1       0     2    0    2      0.0   0.0     0  0   0   0    0    0      0    0   1 0
       Postseason      2       0     2    0    2      0.0   0.0     0  0   0   0    0    0      0    0   2 1


SINGLE-GAME HIGHS
Tackles: 11, at San Francisco, 10/30/05
Interceptions: 2, at Green Bay, 9/25/05
Defensive TDs: 1, vs. Miami, 10/16/05

ADDITIONAL STATS
Blocked PAT: 1 in 2007
Special Teams Forced Fumbles: 2 – 1 in 2004, 1 in 2008
Special Teams Fumble Recoveries: 2 in 2007
Career Touchdowns: 1, 33-yard fumble recovery vs. Miami, 10/16/05

				
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