DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -Lou Allen, a star tackle at Duke in the 1940s who played two seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers, has died. He was 83.
He died Thursday in his hometown of Greensboro.
Allen played for the Blue Devils from 1947-49 under coach Wallace Wade and was captain and MVP in his final season. He was one of three players in school history to earn all-Southern Conference honors three straight seasons.
The Steelers selected him in the fifth round of the 1950 NFL draft.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

Advertisement
Advertisement

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Army vs. Navy Pick As tradition in college football, the final regular season game will be played between Army and Navy this Saturday. Will the game be high-scoring?
Thumbnail CFB Bowl Game Las Vegas Odds The College Football Bowl Season is upon us. Here is a look at what Las Vegas thinks of this year’s games.
Thumbnail Heisman Trophy Odds   Another Heisman Trophy winner will be announced on Saturday. Here is a look at the odds to take home the trophy.
Thumbnail College Football Bowl Game Odds With the entire 2016-17 Bowl Schedule set, here is a look at the opening odds for each of the postseason games.
Thumbnail Updated Playoff Championship Odds Which of the four teams will emerge as the winner of the College Football Playoffs? Here is a look at the latest odds.

NCAAF Team Pages