NFL Hall of Fame Running Back
Career Highlights: Hall of Famer Marcus Allen is considered one of the greatest goal line and short-yard running backs in NFL history. In an impressive 16-year career with the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs, Allen rushed for 145 touchdowns and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2003. A six-time Pro Bowler, he was the MVP of Super Bowl XVIII when the Raiders beat the Washington Redskins 38-9. Third on the NFL’s all-time rushing touchdown list, he carried the ball 3,022 times for 12,243 yards, and also had 5,411 yards receiving. His accolades include being named 1982 NFL Rookie of the Year, 1985 NFL Most Valuable Player, 1982 and 1985, First-Team All-Pro and the 1993 NFL Comeback Player of the Year. Allen won the 1981 Heisman Trophy as a senior at the University of Southern California, when he set an all-time single-season rushing record with 2,342 yards. He was a consensus All-America, named College Player of the Year by Football News, won the Maxwell Award, Walter Camp Award and was Pac-10 Player of the Year. Allen was also inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000.