Barnstormers Re-Sign Linebacker

Barnstormers Re-Sign Linebacker

DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers have re-signed linebacker Zach Allen to the 2018 roster, Head Coach Dixie Wooten announced today.

Allen (6'2, 240, Wake Forest) returns to the Iowa Barnstormers for his second season with the team. In 2017, Allen joined the Barnstormers roster for his rookie season in the Indoor Football League. Allen appeared in 14 games where he saw action at linebacker and defensive end. Allen completed the season with 35 total tackles, seven tackles for loss, and two forced fumbles.

Collegiately, Allen spent four years at Wake Forest University appearing in 24 games. Allen made his first career start in 2012 where he collected five tackles, including four solo stops. Allen closed out the season ranked fourth on the team with six special teams tackles.

"Zach was big for us last season," said Coach Wooten. "He made a lot of great plays and I want him to build on that in training camp. He brings speed and can rush the passer. He'll come back to the team bigger, faster, and stronger."

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