Josh Allen
#17 Quarterback

Josh Allen

Height / Weight
6'5" / 237 lbs
Born
May 21, 1996 (24)
College
Wyoming
NFL Draft
2018: Rd. 1, No. 7 (BUF)
NFL Career
3rd Season
Nationality
American
Net Worth
$17 million
SEASON STATS
2020
CMP%
69.2
+10.4
TD/INT
37/10
YDS/G
284.0
+90.9
RTG
107.2
+21.8
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Joshua Patrick Allen
Nickname: Hollywood
Place of Birth: Firebaugh, California
Education: Wyoming
Parents: Joel Allen, Lavonne Allen

Josh Allen Stats, Bio, Age, Net Worth, & Career

Joshua Allen is a quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. He played college football at Wyoming, where he led the Cowboys to a Mountain West Conference division title and two bowl games.

He was drafted 7th overall by the Bills in the 2018 NFL Draft, which made him the highest-drafted player from the University of Wyoming and the highest-drafted quarterback in Bills' history.

Like most rookie QB's, Allen started his professional career as Buffalo's backup quarterback, but he quickly won the starting position.

In his second year as a starter, he led the Bills to a 10-win season and their second playoff appearance since 1999.

Josh Allen High School Career (Firebaugh High School)

Allen received no scholarship offers from any NCAA Division I program. 

Despite his impressive frame at 6-foot-3 and 180 pounds, he hadn't attended the elite quarterback camps and wasn't a widely known prospect. His high school team didn't participate in many 7-on-7 camps because Allen was a multi-sport athlete in high. school. He was the leading scorer on his basketball team and also pitched on the baseball team, reaching 90 mph with his fastball.

Allen finished his high school career with 5,269 passing yards and 59 touchdown passes.

Josh Allen College Career (Reedley College, University of Wyoming Cowboys)

In his lone season with Reedley College, Allen quarterbacked an offense that averaged 452.2 yards per game, which ranked 9th among all California junior-college teams in total offense. Allen passed for 26 touchdown passes, which tied him for No. 7 among all California junior-college quarterbacks in 2014. He also ranked 20th among California JUCO quarterbacks in passing yards as a freshman, and ranked 42nd in the state in rushing, averaging 66.0 yards per game.

After transferring to Wyoming and throwing for over 3,200 yards and 28 touchdowns in 2016, he almost declared for the 2017 NFL draft, initially telling his family, girlfriend, and a few friends that he would turn pro. Right before the draft declaration deadline, Allen changed course, and stayed at Wyoming. He threw for 1,812 yards, 16 touchdowns, and six interceptions in 2017.

Josh Allen NFL Career

After the Bills drafted him 7th overall in the 2018 draft, Allen signed a four-year, fully guaranteed $21 million contract. Despite a strong preseason, Allen started the season as the backup to Nathan Peterman after A.J. McCarron was traded to the Oakland Raiders.

Allen entered 2019 fully entrenched the Bills' opening day starter, and was named a team captain. In the first game of the year, Allen led the Bills to a thrilling comeback win over the New York Jets that included 17 unanswered points. He finished the game with 254 passing yards on 24 completions, both career highs. He also had one passing touchdown, one rushing touchdown, and two interceptions.

Allen has taken his game to the next level in 2020. 

Josh Allen Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Josh Allen has appeared in promotions for brands such as Microsoft Surface, Hyundai, and Tommy Armour golf and has endorsement deals with brands like headwear company New Era and Nike.

Allen signed a four-year, $21 million deal with the Bills after being drafted with the 7th pick in 2018.

Josh Allen Personal Life

Allen is in a relationship with former Fresno State Bulldogs cheerleader and current Pilates instructor, Brittany Williams. The two grew up together in Firebaugh, California.

Allen graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in social science.

Allen is friends with New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold and Washington Football Team quarterback Kyle Allen (no relation). They train together in the offseason.

Awards & Achievements

Josh Allen Quotes

  • “Stats are for losers, and the one thing I'd like to point out, while at Wyoming, we won games, and I definitely think that's how quarterbacks are judged in the NFL.”
  • “If you didn't want to believe in me, that's OK, because I'll make a believer out of you.”
  • “I'm not going to bow down to anybody, not going to back away from anybody.”
  • “That preconceived notion of me be

Josh Allen Fun Facts

  • Allen is a spokesperson for the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo
  • He grew up on a farm
  • He’s close friends with Sam Darnold and Kyle Allen
  • He broke the Bills record for rushing yards in a game (135)
  • First QB in NFL history to run for 95 yards 3 weeks in a row
Career stats
2020
BUF
2019
BUF
2018
BUF
Season Team FPTS SNP% CMP ATT CMP% YDS AVG TD INT LNG RTG
2020
405.56 95.13 396 572 69.2 4,544 7.9 37 10 55 107.2
2019
297.56 92.62 271 461 58.8 3,089 6.7 20 9 53 85.3
2018
220.06 71.68 169 320 52.8 2,074 6.5 10 12 75 67.9
Recent Games
Sun 1/3
Mon 12/28
Sat 12/19
Sun 12/13
Mon 12/7
Sun 11/29
Sun 11/15
Sun 11/8
Sun 11/1
Sun 10/25
Date Opp RESULT FPTS SNP% CMP ATT CMP% YDS AVG TD INT LNG RTG
1/3
W 26-56
20.26 54.69 18 25 72.0 224 9.0 3 1 32 122.3
12/28
W 38-9
32.30 79.17 27 36 75.0 320 8.9 4 0 50 138.7
12/19
W 48-19
37.66 98.63 28 40 70.0 359 9.0 2 0 55 114.5
12/13
W 15-26
19.32 100.00 24 43 55.8 238 5.5 2 1 23 77.5
12/7
W 34-24
30.10 100.00 32 40 80.0 375 9.4 4 0 35 139.1
11/29
W 17-27
16.48 98.39 18 24 75.0 157 6.5 1 1 44 88.4
11/15
L 30-32
28.86 100.00 32 49 65.3 284 5.8 2 2 31 77.2
11/8
W 34-44
36.00 100.00 31 38 81.6 415 10.9 3 0 39 138.5
11/1
W 21-24
13.46 100.00 11 18 61.1 154 8.6 0 1 41 65.5
10/25
W 18-10
16.38 100.00 30 43 69.8 307 7.1 0 0 38 90.0