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Chad Allen
Chad Allen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Coldspring, Texas

High School:
Coldspring HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
DB

Experience:
4L

2013: Played in 12 games, earning 10 starts ... Finished the season with 67 tackles, including 1.5 for losses ... Also picked off a pass and broke up two other pass attempts ... Recorded a season-high 11 tackles, including nine solos, against Northwestern State ... Had a 10-tackle effort in the season finale against McNeese State ... His lone interception of the season came in the season opener against Oklahoma Panhandle State ... Recorded seven tackles four times.

2012: Named honorable mention All-Southland Conference ... Played in all 12 games with 10 starts ... Was second on the team with 79 total tackles and his 6.6 tackles per game ranked 18th among all defensive players in the Southland Conference ... Registered 55 solo tackles and had 3.5 tackles for loss ... Posted a career-high 17 tackles at Stephen F. Austin (11/3) for the second-best single-game total by any Southland player in 2012 ... Finished with 11 tackles, including two for loss, in 31-0 win over Prairie View A&M (9/8) ... Had nine tackles and a fumble recovery at Louisiana-Lafayette (9/1) and had nine tackles and a forced fumble at Northwestern State (10/6) ... Was team's leading tackler four times ... Broke up three passes on the year.

2011: Started in seven of the 10 games he played in ... Was fifth on the team with 41 total tackles, including 24 solo tackles ... Tied for second on the team with a pair of interceptions ... Recorded a season-high nine tackles at Texas State (10/15), including seven solos ... Finished with eight tackles at South Alabama (9/10), adding a pass breakup ... Returned an interception 20 yards against Stephen F. Austin (11/5) ... Recorded his other pick against McNeese State (11/19) in the season finale ... Had six tackles in Lamar's 48-38 win at Southeastern Louisiana (10/1) and at Sam Houston State (10/29).

2010: Played in all 11 games as a true freshman, finishing 10th on the team with 30 total tackles ... Had a season-high 10 tackles, including six solos, in LU's 24-20 win over South Dakota (11/13) ... Finished the year with five tackles in 44-6 win over Oklahoma Panhandle State ... Forced and recovered a fumble at North Dakota (10/30).

High School: Set Coldspring High School record for career passing yards with 2,495 while throwing 30 touchdown passes for coach Bryan Barbay ... As a senior, passed for 1,336 yards and 16 TDs, and rushed for 850 yards and 13 TDs ... Voted Offensive MVP in District 22-3A and was first-team all-district at quarterback in 2008 ... Honored as Coldspring's Most Valuable Athlete for the 2008-09 school year ... Earned MVP honors on the Trojans' basketball team ... Was a two-year regional qualifier in track and field in the long jump and the 400-meter and 800-meter relays.

Personal: Chad Allen was born on July 20, 1991 ... Parents are Mervin Allen and Pamela Harrison ... Major is general studies.

11/26/2013

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11/23/2013

Upset Bid Falls Short

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09/05/2013

Lamar Set to Face Louisiana Tech

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08/19/2013

Football releases initial depth chart

Berry's strong scrimmage helps him grab top QB spot

07/17/2013

Five Cardinals named Preseason All-Southland

Lamar lands one on the first-team and four on the second-team

11/23/2013

HIGHLIGHTS: MCNEESE @ LAMAR

HIGHLIGHTS FROM MCNEESE STATE @ LAMAR (BEAUMONT, TX)

11/22/2013

PREVIEW: MCNEESE @ LAMAR

PREVIEW OF THIS WEEKENDS GAME BETWEEN MCNEESE STATE & LAMAR. (BEAUMONT, TX)

11/14/2013

PREVIEW: SFA @ LAMAR

Jordan Washington takes you in depth for this weekends matchup between SFA/LAMAR. (Provost-Umphrey Stadium - Beaumont, TX)

11/09/2013

HIGHLIGHTS: LAMAR @ NORTHWESTERN ST

HIGHLIGHTS FROM LAMAR @ NORTHWESTERN STATE - NATCHITOCHES, LA

11/03/2013

HIGHLIGHTS: NICHOLLS vs. LAMAR

Beaumont, TX

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