Joshua Allen is a professional football player who plays as a quarterback for the Buffalo Bills of the NFL. Before transferring to the University of Wyoming, he played one season at Reedley College. He led the Cowboys to a title at the Mountain West Conference and two Bowl games.
Allen was drafted in the 2018 NFL Draft by the Bills to become the highest-drafted NFL player from Wyoming. He began his professional football career as a backup quarterback with the Bills but was immediately included in the starting position, replacing Nathan Peterman. In his second season, Allen led the club to a 10-win season and to a second playoff appearance.
On 29th December 2020, the Bills saw a 38-9 victory against the New England Patriots, as Allen threw four touchdown passes. He reached his 34th touchdown pass, surpassing Jim Kelly’s franchise record of 33 touchdown passes.
What Is Josh Allen’s Net Worth?
According to TrendCelebsNow, Josh Allen has a net worth between $1 million – $5 million.
He signed a 4-year, $21.1 million deal with the Bills. Allen has also promoted brands like Microsoft Surface, Hyundai, and Tommy Armour Golf and has endorsed the New Era and Nike. Sportac reported that his net worth would increase by around $5.86 million at the end of the 2020 season.
According to NFL.com, Allen was featured in 28 regular-season games, with a 56.34% rate completion with 440 passes completed from 781 attempts. He has passed for 5,163 yards and 30 touchdowns.
Josh Allen’s Journey In Football
Allen played college football for the Wyoming Cowboys. In his first college game, Allen suffered a season-ending injury but claimed a spot as a starter in the following season and threw 28 touchdowns in 14 games.
After a successful college career, Allen was of interest by many NFL teams prior to the 2018 NFL Draft. During the Draft, the Bills made Allen their top draft pick of the night, becoming the 7th overall and 3rd quarterback.
At the NFL, Allen started as a backup to Nathan Peterman but replaced him following Peterman’s poor performance. Allen became the Bills’ first choice as a quarterback.
Pro-Football-Reference reported that Allen completed 24 passes and attempted 46 for a 52.2% completion in his first career playoff game. Furthermore, the quarterback passed for 264 yards and threw no touchdown passes, and rushed for 92 yards
The Football Player Is Also Involved In Charity Work
Allen is involved with charitable activities with the Oishei Children’s Hospital and prior to his sophomore NFL season, he pledged to donate $200 for every touchdown he scored. According to the Democrat and Chronicle, Allen donated $25,000 to the Western New York COVID-19 Community Relief Fund to help combat COVID-19 in New York. Allen is also committed to match Kaleida Health’s donation of $10,000 for their COVID-19 response fund.
According to NYup.com, Allen also participated in the Wrangler Celebrity Charity Shootout on behalf of The Leukaemia and Lymphoma Society. The Society offered the highest donor a chance to go toe-to-toe against Allen in a video game of their choosing.