Following the Wisconsin’s Badgers win against the Nebraska’s Cornhuskers this weekend, some fans are curious to know more about the Badgers’ running back, Braelon Allen.
We take a look at the player’s life away from the playing field as some have wondered about freshmen Braelon Allen’s age.
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Who is Braelon Allen?
Allen initially committed to the University of Wisconsin in July 2020 to be a member of the starting class of 2022, however, he later reclassified as a senior to enrol early, and joined his Badgers teamates in July.
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How old is Braelon Allen?
As he plays with the Badgers this season some are curious to know Braelon Allen’s age. The player is currently 17 years old and celebrated his latest birthday in January with the University of Wisconsin football team taking to Twitter to wish him a happy birthday:
The Badgers player also mentioned his age to his 10,000 followers on Twitter as he lifted 405 lb in weights in July:
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Badgers player’s family life explored
Braelon Allen is seen to prefer to keep his family private as he does not seem to have not posted of them on his social media.
However, he has opened up on how they have supported him in his footballing career. Allen mentioned his loved ones in an interview with NBC26 while talking of his decision to reclassify as a senior to enrol at the University of Wisconsin.
He said: “I just talked it over with my family, and we thought it was the best decision for me and my future, and I just thought it was best to get there as early as possible and try and make an impact.”