Damian Allen
Damian Allen

Player Profile

Ontario, CA

High School:
Damien HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160


1999 - At the Pac-10, Allen, a former Bruin cornerback on the football team, placed third in the 100m (10.32, personal legal-best, No. 48 in the U. S.) and ran the third leg on UCLA's 4 X 100m that also placed third (40.01, season-best) . .. Ran a season-best 20.97 in the 200m.

1998 - Earned NCAA All-America honors twice, indoors in the 200m (seventh, 21.06) and outdoors, running the third leg on UCLA's 4x100m relay that placed fourth (38.96, No. 2 in school history) ... Helped the Bruins win the Pac-10 meet by placing second in the 100m (10.35, season-best), third in the 200m (20.87, personal best) and running the third leg on UCLA's winning 4x100m relay (39.52).

1997 - As a true frosh at the Pac-10 meet, Allen placed fourth (46.96) in the 400m and ran on both of UCLA's relays that recorded season best times and placed second (4x100m, third leg, 40.26; 4x400m, second leg, 3:05.44) ... Ran season- bests of 10.59 and 21.35 and a season best of 46.88 in the 400m ... On UCLA's Cotton Bowl winning football team as a redshirt frosh, Allen was a cornerback and special teams player ... He had one interception, returning it 40 yards for a touchdown vs. Texas, and returned five kickoffs for an 18.8 average ... Recorded 19 total stops.

1996 - A redshirt defensive back on the UCLA football team.

High School - Competed in all the sprints and relays at Damien High, Allen's personal prep bests were 10.68, 21.62 and 46.97 ... He ran his 10.68 as a senior to win the Mt. SAC 100m before injuries ended his season ... Ran 21.62 and 46.97 as a junior before an injury shortened his season ... In football, as a cornerback and wide receiver, Allen was a SuperPrep All-American and rated among the nation's top six prep defensive backs ... Football team captain as a senior ... In 1995 on offense, caught 30 passes for 400 yards and 10 touchdowns and on defense, made 60 tackles with six interceptions, returning three for scores.

Personal - History major ... Born Jan. 1, 1978 in Jamaica.

Allen's Best Marks

100m    10.30w, 10.32
200m    20.87
400m    46.70

Two-time All-American

1998-outdoor, 4x100m relay; indoor, 200m

Pac-10 Champion

1998-4x100m relay