How tall is Marcus Allen

Marcus Allen's Height

6ft 1 ⅞ (187.6 cm)

American former Running Back who played for the Los Angeles Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs. In an April 1982 article about the top NFL draft players, he was described 6ft 1 ⅞ and 206 pounds.

How tall is Marcus Allen
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Average Guess (7 Votes)
6ft 1.95in (187.8cm)
viper said on 8/Apr/19
Are you going to put that down for his height. I figure that's his low
Editor Rob
I wouldn't have guessed him that low, I could see 6ft 1 7/8ths as more likely, though 6ft 1 3/8th could have been from college.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Apr/19
Rob, then why is he listed this low?
Editor Rob
the 7/8ths matches up with 6ft 2, but 6ft 1 3/8th?
I would be surprised at that mark.
viper said on 8/Apr/19
Rob, I found a 6-1 3/8 measurement of Allen. Click Here
Editor Rob
That would be a surprising measurement, because generally this guy looks taller than a weak 6ft 2!
wishbone said on 10/Oct/18
When people look back at the Los Angeles Raiders 38-9 clubbing in Super Bowl XVIII over the Washington Redskins,what naturally sticks out is 6'1" Marcus Allen's blistering 218 yard game and 4th quarter 78 yard TD run what narrator William Woodson called "the knockout blow,and Washington was NOT saved by the bell!" True,but look beyond Allen and you see other telling factors Woodson described in the Raiders win. 1) The defensive backs stifled the Redskins' "Smurfs" receivers. 2) NT Reggie Kinlaw quashed the Redskins running game by smothering C Jeff Bostic and thwarting Redskins RB John Riggins from getting open to make big runs. 3) It was a windy night in Tampa and Redskins QB Joe Theismann was not very mobile and gambled just before halftime to throw an 87 yard bomb on the basis earlier that season he fired a 71 yard TD pass to "Scatback" Joe Washington only to have LB Jack Squirek steal a TD when he picked it off. 4) The Washington secondary gave up too many big plays because one DB held out,another missed much of 1983 with a dislocated shoulder,one DB retired,and S Tony Peters was kicked out of the NFL following a cocaine selling conviction. 5) Their star kicker had a 47 yard FG attempt blocked. 6) On one of Allen's 2 TD runs,a Redskins LB was butchered with a 51 yard pass interference foul. And Allen deserved his MVP for the game.
viper said on 2/Sep/18
Looks a bit shorter than 6-2ish Eddie George in that TV series Rookie commercial.
Canson said on 28/Feb/18
I think his peak he was easily 6’2” or at least 6’1 5/8 maybe.Looked close in height to Michael Irvin
viper said on 28/Feb/18
What's impressive is he wears converse shoes a lot, and still can look taller than this
The Shredder said on 26/Feb/18
Rob , this is worst for Will Smith as Alfonso always looked shorter next to him.
Editor Rob
True, this guy can look over 6ft 2 regularly in fact, which is suprising if he measured the same range as Andy Murray.

I suppose they are height twins, in the sense they can look taller than their listings, while Will Smith can look shorter than his.

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