Troy Aikman Posts Heartfelt Tribute to Larry Allen After Passing

Former Dallas Cowboys QB Troy Aikman has issued a tribute to the late Larry Allen.
Sep 13, 1998; Denver, CO, USA; FILE PHOTO:  Dallas Cowboys tackle Larry Allen (73) blocks for quarterback Troy Aikman (8) against the Denver Broncos at Mile High Stadium. Mandatory Credit: James D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 13, 1998; Denver, CO, USA; FILE PHOTO: Dallas Cowboys tackle Larry Allen (73) blocks for quarterback Troy Aikman (8) against the Denver Broncos at Mile High Stadium. Mandatory Credit: James D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports / James D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports
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The Dallas Cowboys announced some terrible news Monday regarding one of their former great players. The Cowboys' official X page revealed that Dallas legend Larry Allen passed away at the age of 52 on June 1.

Allen suited up for the Cowboys from 1994-2005, winning Super Bowl XXX with the team. The California native was known for his brute strength and being an anchor along the offensive line. The news of his passing is felt around the organization, the state of Texas, and across the entire NFL world.

Former Cowboys great and teammate Troy Aikman paid tribute to the late Allen on X.

Cowboys News: Troy Aikman Gave Larry Allen A Tribute Online

Aikman and Allen played together in Dallas from 1994-2000, where they won Super Bowl XXX 27-17 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Aikman went on X and issued a tribute to his former teammate.

"Just received the heartbreaking news of the passing of our beloved teammate Larry Allen. He was a HOF offensive lineman that dominated opponents regardless of the position played. Off the field, he was a gentle giant that loved his family. Rest in Peace LA"

Troy Aikman

Allen was inducted as a first-ballot Hall of Famer in 2013. He was also a member of the All-Decade team in the 1990s and the 2000s. A second-round pick in the 1994 NFL Draft is one of three Cowboy players in team history with double-digit Pro Bowl selections.

Allen consistently dominated opposing players on the field but was a calm presence off the field. He will truly be missed.

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