Joshua Allen
Joshua  Allen

Charlotte, N. Car.

High School:
Victory Christian

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Defensive Back

2017: Started in all 12 games … ended the year with 53 tackles, three interceptions and one blocked kick … had a career-high eight tackles against Cincinnati … recorded six tackles and one interception against Eastern Michigan … returned an interception for a touchdown in a win at Ball State.

Finished season with 39 tackles, one forced fumble and three pass breakups … played in all 13 games, making seven starts … had a season-high six tackles in a win over Kent State … had five tackles and a pass breakup in a win at Eastern Michigan.

Appeared in 11 games as a true freshman ... finished with 13 tackles, recording a season-high four tackles Northern Illinois.

High School: Victory Christian High School ... team captain ... coached by Dee Brown ... helped lead his team to a pair of state championships, including a 10-2 season as a senior ... is a two-time first-team all-state honoree ... combined for 3,592 yards and 47 touchdowns as a junior and senior ... ran for 411 yards and six touchdowns (12 carries) in the D-III state semifinal contest, which was a Mecklenberg County record.

Personal: Full name -- Joshua Marcus Allen ... born November 8, 1996 ... son of Shannon and Marcus Allen ... majoring in Media & Culture.

Career Highs:
Tackles: 8 vs. Cincinnati (9/16/17)
Solo: 5, Twice
Assists: 4 at Ohio (10/31/17)
Interceptions: 1 at Marshall (9/2/17)
PBU: 1 vs. NIU (10/17/15)
Sacks: 1 vs. Buffalo (10/21/17)