Prospect Primer: OLB Josh Allen

OLB Josh Allen
OLB Josh Allen

Name: Josh Allen

Position: OLB

Ht.-Wt.: 6-5, 262

School: Kentucky

Key stat: Followed up back-to-back seven-sack seasons in 2016-17 with a school-record 17-sack campaign in 2018, pushing his career totals to 31 ½ sacks, 42 tackles for loss and 11 forced fumbles.

Honors: Winner of the Nagurski, Bednarik, Lott and Lambert awards as one of the nation’s top defenders and linebackers. Also a consensus first-team All-American, and first-team All-SEC as well as the league’s defensive player of the year.

More: Never missed a game in four years, starting 35 of 51 total games played. Finished his career first in school history in sacks, second in TFLs, tied for first in forced fumbles, and was Kentucky’s first consensus All-America selection in 16 years.

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