Don Allard
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Personal information
Born:(1936-04-21)April 21, 1936
Died:May 4, 2002(2002-05-04) (aged 66)
Winchester, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school:Somerville (MA)
College:Boston College
NFL draft:1959 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Second-team All-Eastern (1957, 1958)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at · PFR

Donald J. Allard (April 21, 1936 – May 4, 2002[1]) was an American college and professional football quarterback selected by the Washington Redskins in the first round of the 1959 NFL Draft.

He played college football at Boston College, and played professionally in the American Football League for the New York Titans in 1961 and the Boston Patriots in 1962, in the Canadian Football League for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1959 to 1960 and the Montreal Alouettes from 1961 to 1962,[2] and in the Atlantic Coast Football League with the Boston/New Bedford Sweepers from 1964 to 1965. He was the highest-drafted Boston College Eagles football player in school history until Matt Ryan in 2008.

See also


  1. ^ Some sources indicate Allard's date of death as April 4, 2002, but social security death records verified by the family list it as May 4, 2002 "Don Allard". The Encyclopedia of CFL History. Retrieved 2019-02-27.
  2. ^ Maher, Tod; Gill, Bob (2013). The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia: Every Player, Coach and Game, 1946–2012. Maher Sports Media. p. 143. ISBN 978-0983513667.