|No. 95 Washington Redskins|
|Date of birth:||January 16, 1995|
|Place of birth:||Leesburg, Virginia|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||286 lb (130 kg)|
|High school:||Ashburn (VA) Stone Bridge|
|NFL Draft:||2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17|
|Roster status:||Unsigned draft pick|
|Career highlights and awards|
Jonathan Allen (born January 16, 1995) is an American football defensive end for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama, and was drafted by the Redskins in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Allen attended Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, Virginia. As a senior in 2012, he was the Virginia Gatorade Football Player of the Year. During his career he had 308 tackles and 44 sacks. Allen was a five-star recruit and was ranked amongst the top of his class. He committed to play college football for the University of Alabama.
Allen played in 13 games as a true freshman at Alabama in 2013 and had 16 tackles. As a sophomore in 2014, he played in all 14 games and made 12 starts. He was named first team All-SEC after recording 33 tackles and 5.5 sacks. As a junior in 2015, Allen started all 14 games for the Crimson Tide, who won the 2015 national championship.
Projected as a top-five choice in the 2017 NFL Draft, his draft stock fell prior to the draft due to being diagnosed with shoulder tendinitis. He ended up being drafted by the Washington Redskins in the first round (17th overall) of the draft.