• position Quarterback
  • height 6-2
  • Weight 207
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Lexington, Ky.
  • High school Lexington Catholic

2021 – r-Freshman

  • Played in three games (ULM, New Mexico State and Louisville) and completed 8 of 12 passes for 92 yards
  • Entered in the fourth quarter vs. New Mexico State and completed 3 of 4 passes for 40 yards … Also had a three-yard scramble for his first collegiate rushing touchdown
  • Got a career-long 23-yard rush at Louisville

2020 – Freshman

  • Redshirt season
  • Mid-year enrollee
  • Saw action in two games (Vanderbilt and at Alabama)
  • Completed 3-of-7 passes for 40 yards
  • Saw his first collegiate action vs. Vanderbilt on Nov. 14 and completed 3 of 5 passes for 40 yards

High School

  • Four-star recruit by Rivals as the No. 13 pro-style quarterback
  • Rated a top 500 player in the class by 247Sports and the No. 19 pro-style quarterback
  • Named the Paul Hornung Award winner given to the top high school player in Kentucky
  • Four-year starter who compiled 11,439 career passing yards and 127 touchdowns, numbers that put him in the top five all-time
  • Coached by Nigel Smith
  • Candidate for Kentucky’s Mr. Football award
  • Completed 248 of 366 passes for 3,682 yards and 38 touchdowns and rushed for a team-high 478 yards and 12 scores
  • Three-time first-team All-State
  • Named to the 2019 Class of the Commonwealth by the Lexington Herald-Leader
  • Also was a two-year basketball letter winner
  • Academic All-State
  • Member of the Beta Club and was named Academic All-State
  • Picked Kentucky over Georgia, Washington State, West Virginia, Duke and others

Community Cats

  • Volunteered at LexCity Church (2020)
  • Participated in the Fellowship of Christian Athlete’s Men’s Conference at Southland Christian (2020)


  • Born in Carmel, Indiana
  • Son of Bill and Ingrid Allen
  • Dad, Bill, also played quarterback at Kentucky from 1984-88
  • Majoring in pre-finance

Beau Says

  • His nickname is “Beau” – his birth name is William
  • He chose Kentucky because of the coaches and the relationships he made with team
  • Other than play in the NFL, his dream job is to coach
  • One word to describe him on the field is “calm”
  • His sports hero is Tom Brady because he wins
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