Toronto Argonauts

OL Dejon Allen and RB Deonta McMahon Earn Extensions

February 15, 2024 - Canadian Football League (CFL)
Toronto Argonauts News Release

TORONTO - The Toronto Argonauts Football Club announced today they have extended the contracts of OL Dejon Allen and RB Deonta McMahon.

Allen, 29, won the CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman award in 2023 after starting 16 of 18 games at right tackle. The University of Hawaii alum helped anchor an offensive line that allowed a league-low 19 sacks, 14 clear of the second-place team while opening holes for a 1,000-yard rusher and protecting 4,000-yard passer Chad Kelly. Allen was a CFL All-Star in 2023 and is a two-time East Division All-Star. The California native has played in 46 games over three seasons for the Boatmen.

McMahon, 24, played seven games for the Argos last season with 38 carries for 134 yards and three touchdowns, adding 10 receptions for 64 yards. The 5'9, 185lb tailback played three seasons at McNeese State (2020-2022) and over the course of 27 games rushed for 2,155 yards and 21 touchdowns while catching 57 passes for 519 yards and another two majors. The Florida native was First-Team All-Conference in 2022, Offensive Player of the Year, and a nominee for the Walter Payton Award, after rushing for a career-high 1,408 yards and 12 touchdowns. The running back was Second-Team All-Conference in 2021. Started his collegiate career at Butte College where he was an All-American after rushing for 1,214 yards and 15 touchdowns as a freshman.

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