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Allen Wallace - 54

  • Fort Worth (Southwest)

  • Defensive End

  • 6'0" 232 - Junior

Hard-charging defensive end who has knack for making big plays...won starting right end job in spring from a rehabing Tony Daniels ...makes up for lack of size with great quickness and speed...hampered in spring by a esophagus disorder...had trouble keeping food down...seems to be following in footsteps of Anthony of team's top pass rushers...good athlete who can run...hurdling background helps him get out of stance quickly...

1995: one of team leaders in quarterback pressures with 10 despite reserve status...backed up Anthony Armour at right end...replaced injured Armour in starting lineup against TCU...involved in one of season's most unusual plays...took a lateral from Dane Johnson on a punt return and raced 10 yards for a touchdown against Arkansas State...Johnson was being tackled after a 66-yard punt return...moved to line of scrimmage from raider in spring ...

1994: earned reputation for kamikaze style of play on special teams...bruised shoulder while taking out three SMU Mustangs from blocking wedge during kickoff...missed next three games...credited with two tackles during season, including one for a loss...

1993: redshirt season...

High School: twice All-District 7-5A linebacker and second team running back...outstanding track athlete...started at linebacker, defensive end, tailback, fullback and punter as senior...state runnerup in 5A high hurdles as senior...ran 14.1 at state meet...state qualifier in hurdles as junior...had best times of 13.77 in 110 hurdles and 37.2 in 300 hurdles...coached by Rudy Mauser...

Personal: son of Bobbie Bircher... born 9-1-75 in Biloxi, Mississippi...majoring in telecommunications.

Year     Gms   UT    AT  Tot   TFL    PBU   FuCa/Re     
1994      7     2    0    2    1(2)   0     0/0
1995     11    13    6   19    4(9)   2     0/1
Totals   18    15    6   21    5(11)  2     0/1

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