The Washington Redskins selected Jonathan Allen with the 17th pick overall in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
He signed a four-year, $11.59 million rookie deal on May 11, 2017. Week 3 saw Allen record his first career sack against the Oakland Raiders. In Week 6’s matchup with the San Francisco 49ers, he suffered a Lisfranc injury.
He underwent surgery on October 19, 2017, and was then placed on injured reserve. Allen returned for the 2018 season and started each of the 16 contests. He ended with 61 total tackles, 15 quarterback hits, and 8 sacks.
On April 27, 2020, the team chose to execute the fifth year of his contract. His first three seasons as a professional were spent as a defensive end.
After the team’s new defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio devised a 4-3 defensive plan, Allen moved to defensive tackle. Allen agreed to a four-year contract extension for $72 million on July 27, 2021.
Jonathan Allen, a defensive tackle for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League, was born on January 16, 1995.
He played collegiate football for Alabama, where he earned the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship as well as multiple defensive player of the year honours. Washington selected Allen in the opening round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Jonathan Allen Age: How Old Is Jonathan Allen?
He was born on January 16, 1995- which means he is 27 years old.