Safety most famous for his years as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Pittsburgh Steelers. He made three consecutive Pro Bowls from 2008 to 2010 and made a Super Bowl appearance with the Steelers in 2010.
He attended Wayne High School in Huber Heights, Ohio, where his #4 jersey was officially retired. He was later a First-Team All-Big Ten selection with the Ohio State Buckeyes.
In May 2008 he founded The Will Allen Foundation, which aims to help young students and their families in Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania.
He married Nakeyia Worley. His parents are Keith and Monica Allen.
He famously blew out the left knee of Miami Hurricane running back Willis McGahee, forcing McGahee to miss his entire rookie NFL season.