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Stallions DB Brian Allen Scores On Pick-Six During Week Two Of USFL Season

Apr 23, 2022, 6:56 PM | Updated: Feb 25, 2023, 6:28 pm

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Brian Allen #29 of Birmingham Stallions celebrates with teammates after getting an interception and running it for a touchdown in the first quarter of the game against the Houston Gamblers at Protective Stadium on April 23, 2022 in Birmingham, Alabama. (Photo by Jamie Squire/USFL/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jamie Squire/USFL/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former Utah Utes and current Birmingham Stallions cornerback Brian Allen returned an interception for a touchdown in week two of the USFL season.

Allen and Stallions played the Houston Gamblers on Saturday, April 23.

With 14:13 remaining in the first quarter, Allen picked off Gamblers quarterback Clayton Thorson and returned the pigskin 48 yards to the house.

Allen’s pick-six gave Birmingham a 7-0 lead.

During the opening week of the USFL season, Allen had four tackles, one tackle for loss, and one pass defended in Birmingham’s 28-24 win over the New Jersey Generals on April 16.

Prior to playing professional football, Allen was a standout player for the University of Utah from 2012-16.

The La Marque, Texas native was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. From 2017-21, Allen played in the NFL for the Steelers, Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals, and Cleveland Browns.

Birmingham’s game against Houston is televised on FS1.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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