|Former Duke football star dies|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 18 April 2008 15:21|
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.