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Rodney Allen

RS Senior

Dallas, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190



Marshall Football Postgame Quotes

Southern Miss 28, Marshall 27


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 30, WKU 23


MCGILL: TD Passes, Defense Lead Herd to First League Win Over Charlotte

Tyre Brady had six receptions for 88 yards and two touchdowns


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

WKU 60, Marshall 6


Marshall Football Drops Final Road Game at FIU

Cornerback Rodney Allen had two interceptions


New Mexico Bowl: Marshall vs. Colorado State

Photo gallery from the Gildan New Mexico Bowl between Marshall and Colorado State


Marshall at FIU

Photos from Marshall football at FIU on Nov. 19, 2016. Photos taken by Eric Espada.


Marshall at Southern Miss

Photos from Marshall football's game at Southern Miss on Oct. 29, 2016.


Marshall 16, UConn 10

Marshall vs. UConn St. Petersburg Bowl

Named to Athlon’s preseason All-Conference USA football team as a second team selection.

R-JUNIOR SEASON (2016): Played in 11 games (all starts) … Finished third on the team in tackles with 76 … Tied for the team lead in interceptions with two … Recorded a team-high 12 pass breakups … Forced a team-best four fumbles … Intercepted two passes at Florida International – one of which had a return of 24 yards.

R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Emerged at field cornerback spot, sharing time with senior Keith Baxter during the season, with his playing time increasing as the year continued … Made first career start in St. Petersburg Bowl victory … Converted wide receiver played all 13 games, making 30 tackles (18 solos) with two for loss … Played 618 defensive snaps for season … Had three interceptions for 40 yards and 6 pass breakups … Biggest pass breakup came late in the Herd bowl victory, when he got his mitts on long third-and-10 attempt by UConn QB Bryant Shirreffs from the Herd 35, with Marshall leading 13-7. Herd Coach Doc Holliday called it the defensive play of the game … Had interceptions versus Southern Miss, FAU, FIU.

R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Moved from wide receiver to the secondary in August camp … Played all 14 games on special teams and also saw some relief time at cornerback … Played 75 defensive snaps … Made 11 tackles (five solo) … Single-game tackles high was three, on two occasions (Akron, FAU).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Redshirted.

HERD FILE: Born Dec. 3, 1993 … Originally was a Class of 2013 prospect at Lincoln High in Dallas; signed with Navarro College in Texas, but enrolled at Marshall instead … In high school, had offers from Baylor and TCU and contact with Colorado State, New Mexico, Oregon State and USC … Was not rated by Rivals as a senior … Had 36 catches for 386 yards and four touchdowns and 30 carries for 203 yards and two scores for Lincoln (10-2) in 2012 … Was a three-sport athlete at Lincoln (football, basketball and track and field).