Kenny Allen 91
Kenny  Allen

RS Senior

Fenton, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 222



5th Sr.


Kornacki: Why Allen is One of Michigan's All-Time Best

Kornacki: Why Allen is One of Football's All-Time Best


Peppers, Lewis Lead All 11 Defenders Honored by B1G

Peppers, Lewis Lead All 11 Defenders Honored by B1G


Kornacki: Placekicker Allen Lets Passion be His Guide

Kornacki: Football's Allen Lets Passion be His Guide




Punts: 7 - Wisconsin, 2016
Yards: 326 - Wisconsin, 2016
Average: 46.6 - Wisconsin, 2016
Long: 56 - Wisconsin, 2016
I20: 4 - Wisconsin, 2016

Field Goals

Points: 14 - UCF, 2016
FG Att: 3 (4x), last vs. UCF, 2016
FG Made: 3 (3x), last vs. UCF, 2016
PATs: 8 - Maryland, 2016
Long FG: 51 - Iowa, 2016

At Michigan
• Graduated from the College of Literature, Science and the Arts with a degree in general studies
• Three-year letterman
• Has appeared in 37 games
• Two-year All-Big Ten; 2016 second team punter (coaches and media), honorable mention placekicker (coaches and media); 2015 third team (media), honorable mention (coaches)
• 2016 Academic All-Big Ten
• Converted all 99 point-after-attempts during his career
• Hit 37-of-45 (82.2%) field goals which is second in all-time school history
• Had back-to-back 100-point seasons in 2015 and 2016

Fifth-Year Senior (2016)
• All-Big Ten second team - Punter (coaches and media)
• All-Big Ten honorable mention - Place Kicker (coaches and media)
• Was the team's Special Teams Player of the Game after games against Michigan State and Maryland
• Has played in all 13 games
• Converted five PATs and knocked 3-of-6 kickoffs into the end zone for touchbacks vs. Hawaii (Sept. 3)
• Hit three field goals and five PATs vs. UCF (Sept. 10), connecting on kicks of 24, 36, and 37 yards
• Totaled 14 points against the Knights and punted three times for a 45.7-yard average vs. UCF (Sept. 10)
• Kicked off eight times with four touchbacks and added nine points against Colorado (Sept. 17)
• Totaled eight points through the first two weeks of conference play, all on PATs - 7 vs. Penn State (Sept. 24) and 1 against Wisconsin (Oct. 1)
• Matched a career high with seven punts of a 46.6-yard average against the Badgers, with four of his punts downed inside the 20-yard line
• Punted four times for a 42.2-yard average and angled a punt out at the one-yard line at Rutgers (Oct. 8)
• Hit all four PATs and a pair of field goals against Illinois (Oct. 22)
• Hit three field-goals, one for 45 yards and three PATs at Michigan State (Oct. 29) and was named Special Teams Player of the Game and Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week
• Tallied eight extra points and one field goal for 11 points against Maryland (Nov. 5) and was named Special Teams Player of the Game
• Drilled a career-long 51-yard field goal amidst seven points at Iowa (Nov. 12)
• Hit two field goals and had all five kickoffs go for touchbacks against Indiana (Nov. 19), earning Special Teams Player of the Game honors
• Knocked five of seven punts inside Ohio State's 20-yard line (8, 5, 4, 15, 18), averaging 47.4 yards on seven punts with a 67-yard career long punt against the Buckeyes
• Hit field goals from 28 and 37 yards against OSU, matching his career high 100 points (52 PATs and 16 field goals)
• Converted field goals from 19, 28, and 37 yards and dropped four punts inside the Florida State 20-yard line in the Orange Bowl (Dec. 30)
• Punted a career-high eight times for 379 yards(47.4 avg) against the Seminoles, with a 61-yard boot and punts downed at the 1, 13, 8, and 14-yard lines

Senior (2015)
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in 13 games
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Hit one of two field goals at 29 yards and both PATs; kicked off four times for 209 total yards, averaging 52.2 yards per kickoff with three touchbacks
• Oregon State (Sept. 12): Hit two of two field goals at 40 and 29 yards, as well as three extra points; kicked off seven times for 417 total yards, averaging 59.6 yards per kickoff with three touchbacks
• UNLV (Sept. 19): connected on four PATs; kicked off five times for 325 total yards, averaging 65 yards per kickoff with three touchbacks
• BYU (Sept. 26): Made a 40-yard field goal, as well as four extra points; kicked off six times for 377 total yards, averaging 62.8 yards per kickoff with two touchbacks
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Made field goals of 30 and 32 yards along with four extra points; kicked off six times for 345 yards, averaging 57.5 yards with one touchback
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Kicked off seven times for 432 yards, averaging 61.7 yards per kickoff; Made a career-long field goal of 47 yards
• Michigan State (Oct. 17): Made three field goals, one of 28 yards and two of 38 yards; Kicked off six times for 380 fans and four touchbacks
• at Minnesota (Oct. 31): Kicked off five times for 320 yards and 3 touchbacks, averaging 64.0 yards per kickoff
• Rutgers (Nov. 7): Made 2-of-3 field goals with a long of 34 yards; Kicked off nine times for 556 yards and four touchbacks
• at Indiana (Nov. 14): Connected on 2-of-3 field goal attempts; Kicked off six times for 350 yards and three touchbacks, averaging 58.3 yards per kickoff
• at Penn State (Nov. 21): Kicked off 5 times for 307 yards; Made all four extra point attempts
• Ohio State (Nov. 28): Hit 2-of-2 field goals, one from 25 yards and one from 27 yards; Kicked off four times for 260 yards, including three touchbacks
• at Florida (Jan.1): Connected on two field goals and kicked off eight times for 513 yards, averaging 64.1 yards per kick

Junior (2014)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in 11 games, handling kickoff duties

Sophomore (2013)
• Appeared in one game at punter
• Registered first career punt for 51 yards

Freshman (2012)
• Did not see game action
• Redshirted

• Attended Fenton High School (2012) coached by Jeff Setzke
• Two-year varsity letterman in football
• Honors and Rankings
• First team all-district punter senior year
• Also participated in basketball and soccer

• Kenneth Arthur Allen was born July 8, 1994


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