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Hall of Famer Larry Allen, Cowboys legend, dies at 52 | SWX Spokane

Hall of Famer and Dallas Cowboys legend Larry Allen died Sunday while vacationing with his family in Mexico. He was 52 years old. Allen made 11 Pro Bowls and six first-team All-Pro selections over 14 seasons as an offensive lineman for the Cowboys (1994-2005) and San Francisco 49ers (2006-07). He was a member of the Hall of Fame’s All-Decade teams for the 1990s and 2000s and was inducted into Canton in 2013. “Larry, known for his great athleticism and incredible strength, was one of the most respected linebackers offense that ever played. in the NFL,” the Cowboys said in a statement released Monday. “His versatility and reliability were also signature parts of his career. In doing so, he continued to serve as an inspiration to many other players, defining what it means to be a great teammate, competitor and winner.” Allen is survived by his wife, Janelle, and three children. Arrangements for the memorial service will be announced in the near future, the team said. “The Jones family and the Cowboys extend our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers to the Allen family and grieve with the many other friends and teammates of the Cowboys who also loved Larry,” the team said. Drafted by the Cowboys in the second round in 1994 out of Sonoma State, Allen won Super Bowl XXX with Dallas in his second NFL season. Played in 203 regular season games (197 starts) and eight playoff games (all starts). –Field level average