Mr. Allen is the most decorated football player in history. In over 150 years of college football and 100 years of the NFL, Mr. Allen is the only player to win a Highschool State Championship, College National Championship, Super Bowl, Maxwell Award, Doak Walker Award, Heisman Trophy, Rookie of the Year, Team MVP, NFL MVP, Super Bowl MVP, and Comeback Player of the Year, as well be inducted into both the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame. He was the tenth player selected in the 1982 National Football League Draft and played 16 seasons between the Los Angeles Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs. During that time, he gained 12,243 yards rushing, 5,411 yards receiving, and scored 145 touchdowns. Considered one of the game’s best goal line and short-yardage runners, Marcus began his pro career as the NFL Rookie of the Year and ended as the game’s all-time rushing touchdown leader.
Mr. Allen joined the CBS broadcasting team for the NFL Today Show in 1998 and later went on to cover College Football for Fox Sports. Mr. Allen is a keynote speaker, actor and writer. He helped write an autobiography with Carlton Stowers and is known for his role in producing the movie “Searching for Angela Shelton.” Allen serves on the board of directors for the Lott Impact Trophy and is also a member of the Laureus World Sports Academy.