Dallas Cowboys legend Larry Allen passes away at 52

Dallas Cowboys legend Larry Allen passes away at 52

DALLAS (KLTV) – Former All-Pro offensive lineman Larry Allen passed away on Sunday while on vacation with his family in Mexico.

Allen was inducted into the NFL hall of fame in 2013 and a member of the All-Decade team both in the 1990s and 2000s. According to the Dallas Cowboys website, Allen is one of three Cowboys in team history with double-digit Pro Bowl selections. He had 10 Pro Bowls and seven All-Pro selections with the Cowboys. Allen finished his career with the 49ers and earned his 11th Pro Bowl in 2006.

On Monday morning, the Cowboys released a statement on Allen’s death:

The Dallas Cowboys are very saddened to share that Cowboys legend, Super Bowl Champion, Cowboys Ring of Honor member, and Pro Football Hall of Famer Larry Allen passed away suddenly while on vacation in Mexico with his family on Sunday. Larry, known for his great athleticism and incredible strength, was one of the most respected, accomplished offensive linemen to ever play in the NFL. His versatility and dependability were also signature parts of his career. Through that, he continued to serve as inspiration for many other players defining what it meant to be a great teammate, competitor and winner.

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