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Heisman Trophy Winner; Set 12 NCAA records at USC

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Marcus Allen is a former running back in the National Football League and football analyst for CBS.

Allen began his football career at the University of Southern California, where he won the 1981 Heisman Trophy, was a consensus All-America choice and was named College Player of the Year by Football News. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003.

In 1982, he was drafted by the Oakland Raiders and was named Rookie of the Year. In 1984 Marcus won the Super Bowl XVIII MVP award. He joined the Chiefs as a free agent in 1993.

As a professional, Allen ran for 12,243 yards and caught 587 passes for 5,412 yards during his career for both the Los Angeles Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs from 1982 to 1997. He scored 145 touchdowns, including a then-league-record 123 rushing touchdowns, and was elected to six Pro Bowls over the course of his career. Allen was the first NFL player to gain more than 10,000 rushing yards and 5,000 receiving yards during his career.

Allen, third all-time in career touchdowns with 145, is also second on the NFL's all-time rushing touchdown list with 123. He is the NFL's all-time running-back leader in games played (222) and third in pass receptions (587), as well as seventh on the all-time list with 12,243 career rushing yards. A six-time Pro Bowler, Allen was the MVP of Super Bowl XVIII when the Raiders upended the Washington Redskins, 38-9. He held the NFL record for most consecutive games with 100 or more rushing yards with 11 (10/28/85-9/14/86), but his record was eclipsed by Barry Sanders' 14 games in 1997. Allen also possesses the third-highest NFL single-season mark for most rushing and receiving yards combined (2,314 in 1985). Allen was inducted Allen was also inducted into the San Diego Hall of Champions Breitbard Hall of Fame in 1999, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2003.

Allen joined CBS Sports in 1998 as a studio analyst on the CBS Television Network's NFL broadcast team. Allen, a 16-year NFL veteran who played for the Chiefs and Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, is teamed with Jim Nantz, Craig James, Randy Cross, Jerry Glanville and Mike Ditka on THE NFL TODAY. He was a feature reporter for the network until 2004.

In 2008, Allen joined as a spokesman for the sports website OPENSports.com, the brainchild of Mike Levy, founder and former CEO of CBS Sportsline.com. Allen wrote a blog and occasionally answered member questions for the company during this time.

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Marcus Allen

Heisman Trophy Winner; Set 12 NCAA records at USC

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Marcus Allen Biography

Marcus Allen is a former running back in the National Football League and football analyst for CBS.

Allen began his football career at the University of Southern California, where he won the 1981 Heisman Trophy, was a consensus All-America choice and was named College Player of the Year by Football News. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003.

In 1982, he was drafted by the Oakland Raiders and was named Rookie of the Year. In 1984 Marcus won the Super Bowl XVIII MVP award. He joined the Chiefs as a free agent in 1993.

As a professional, Allen ran for 12,243 yards and caught 587 passes for 5,412 yards during his career for both the Los Angeles Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs from 1982 to 1997. He scored 145 touchdowns, including a then-league-record 123 rushing touchdowns, and was elected to six Pro Bowls over the course of his career. Allen was the first NFL player to gain more than 10,000 rushing yards and 5,000 receiving yards during his career.

Allen, third all-time in career touchdowns with 145, is also second on the NFL's all-time rushing touchdown list with 123. He is the NFL's all-time running-back leader in games played (222) and third in pass receptions (587), as well as seventh on the all-time list with 12,243 career rushing yards. A six-time Pro Bowler, Allen was the MVP of Super Bowl XVIII when the Raiders upended the Washington Redskins, 38-9. He held the NFL record for most consecutive games with 100 or more rushing yards with 11 (10/28/85-9/14/86), but his record was eclipsed by Barry Sanders' 14 games in 1997. Allen also possesses the third-highest NFL single-season mark for most rushing and receiving yards combined (2,314 in 1985). Allen was inducted Allen was also inducted into the San Diego Hall of Champions Breitbard Hall of Fame in 1999, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2003.

Allen joined CBS Sports in 1998 as a studio analyst on the CBS Television Network's NFL broadcast team. Allen, a 16-year NFL veteran who played for the Chiefs and Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, is teamed with Jim Nantz, Craig James, Randy Cross, Jerry Glanville and Mike Ditka on THE NFL TODAY. He was a feature reporter for the network until 2004.

In 2008, Allen joined as a spokesman for the sports website OPENSports.com, the brainchild of Mike Levy, founder and former CEO of CBS Sportsline.com. Allen wrote a blog and occasionally answered member questions for the company during this time.

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  • Marcus Allen - Keynote Speech at Army All-American Dinner ...
    Apr 11, 2013 ... To book Marcus Allen please call Jamie Fritz at (310) 877-8915.

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  • How to book Marcus Allen?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Marcus Allen for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Marcus Allen, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Marcus Allen or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Marcus Allen?

    Booking fees for Marcus Allen, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Marcus Allen, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Marcus Allen?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Marcus Allen for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Marcus Allen for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Marcus Allen or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Marcus Allen or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Marcus Allen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Marcus Allen for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Marcus Allen generally travels from San Diego, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tony Dorsett, Herschel Walker, Ronnie Lott, Tom Jackson and Matt Millen. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Marcus Allen for an upcoming event.

Marcus Allen Speaker Videos

  • Marcus Allen - Keynote Speech at Army All-American Dinner ...
    Apr 11, 2013 ... To book Marcus Allen please call Jamie Fritz at (310) 877-8915.

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