Watch ex-Purdue CB Ricardo Allen seal MNF win with interception

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Watch ex-Purdue CB Ricardo Allen seal MNF win with interception

Here’s a safe guess: Ricardo Allen won’t soon forget his first NFL interception.

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The former Purdue cornerback notched the game-sealing interception to send the Atlanta Falcons past the Philadelphia Eagles, 26-24, in the teams’ season opener Monday night.

Allen made the pick off a deflected pass while falling to the ground, and the cornerback-turned-safety who returned a Purdue record four interceptions for touchdowns thought about returning it before thinking better of it.

A fifth-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, Allen recorded 13 interceptions at Purdue, second only to Stuart Schweigert in program history.

Allen was excited:

So was Purdue:

 

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