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Rams Continue to Strike Gold in the 5th Round as Davis Allen Scores His First NFL TD

Published 12/10/2023, 3:13 PM EST

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Davis Allen is now officially an NFL star! Backing up the team’s decision to draft a 5th-round pick, the Los Angeles Rams’ rookie tight end just scored the first touchdown of his NFL career against the Baltimore Ravens. This was just two weeks after he caught his first pass against the Cardinals.

While at Clemson University, in four seasons, Allen hauled in 88 receptions for 951 yards and 12 touchdowns. He had his best year in 2022, coming down with 39 catches for 443 yards and five scores. And reigniting that mojo in the big leagues, Allen displayed his football prowess and how!

The Rams hit the jackpot with Davis Allen!

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Davis Allen has a lot to celebrate today, irrespective of how the game goes! The Los Angeles Rams took to social media platform ‘X’ to drop the update that Davis Allen scored his first TD during the second quarter of their epic showdown against Lamar Jackson & Co.

The post read, “DAVIS ALLEN IN THERE FOR HIS FIRST TOUCHDOWN!” Allen’s TD gave way to a field goal by Lucas Harvick, giving the Rams an additional 3 points.

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By the end of the first half, the Rams were leading by 3 points. Though, at the moment, the score remains tied at 20-20.

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Davis Allen’s Journey from Fifth Round to End Zone

Davis Allen, in his NFL rookie debut, hit the end zone for the first time, unleashing his Clemson magic on a second-quarter screenplay. QB Matthew Stafford delivered a precision 7-yard pass, and just like that, Allen’s in the books! After a four-year stint at Clemson, he got the call from Los Angeles in the fifth round of the 2023 NFL draft.

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Before Sunday’s showdown with Baltimore, Allen’s stat line read a modest one catch for six yards this season. Fast forward to overtime, and Allen’s on fire with four catches for 50 yards, not to mention that sweet touchdown. With tight end Tyler Higbee nursing a neck injury, Allen’s stepping up, turning heads, and leaving defenders in his wake. Keep those spikes hot, Allen!

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