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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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    Speaking fees for Marcus Allen, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Marcus Allen are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and $20,000 - $30,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Marcus Allen, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Marcus Allen speak about?

  • Where does Marcus Allen travel from?

    Marcus Allen generally travels from San Diego, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Marcus Allen’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Marcus Allen for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker 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. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, 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 speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Marcus Allen or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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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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FAQs on booking Marcus Allen

  • How do I book Marcus Allen to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Marcus Allen for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability 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 speaking fee information and check availability for Marcus Allen or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Marcus Allen

    Speaking fees for Marcus Allen, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Marcus Allen are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and $20,000 - $30,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Marcus Allen, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Marcus Allen speak about?

  • Where does Marcus Allen travel from?

    Marcus Allen generally travels from San Diego, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Marcus Allen’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Marcus Allen for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker 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. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, 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 speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Marcus Allen or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

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 Ronnie Lott, Howie Long, Tony Dorsett, Dan Marino and Tom Jackson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Marcus Allen for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Marcus Allen - Keynote Speech at Army All-American Dinner ...
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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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