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Playing at Alabama was the “hardest thing” Jonathan Allen has ever done

Jonathan Allen is one of the best defensive players in the Nick Saban era for Alabama football.

He led the Crimson Tide in sacks for 2015 (12) and 2016 (10.5) while anchoring the fiercest defense in the collegiate game in 2016.

Allen finished his career second to Derrick Thomas (52) in sacks with 28 at Alabama. He won two Southeastern Conference Championships (2014-15) and one College Football Playoff National Championship (2015) with a host of other individual accolades. Allen swept the awards in 2016, collecting the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Chuck Bednarik Award, Rotary Lombardi Award, SEC Defensive Player of the Year, and Unanimous All-American.