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Marcus Allen Surprises Mom With New Car For Christmas

This Christmas, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker and former Penn State football star Marcus Allen surprised his mother with a brand-new car. Her reaction? Priceless.

Although Allen couldn’t physically be with his family this holiday, he called her to share the news and see her reaction.

“I’ve been wanting to do that my whole life,” Allen said over the phone. “I love you, mom.”

Allen is far from the first NFL-bound Nittany Lion to show some love for his mom. Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders gifted his mother a car last year, following a tradition many young and newly signed NFL stars have taken part in.

The Steelers drafted Allen as a safety in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Since moving to linebacker this season, he’s totaled 23 tackles and started in Pittsburgh’s most recent two games.

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Sasha is a junior majoring in Public Relations and Labor Employment Relations. She is from New York City. She is very passionate about Penn State and will shout We Are... at you if you see her walking backwards on campus. She is also a huge fan of dogs and has two Yorkies and a Pomsky. If you would like to see her dogs or have any questions send an email to [email protected] or follow her on Twitter @sashakalika1.

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