Colin Zachary Allred (born April 15, 1983) is an American politician, lawyer, and former professional football player. A member of the Democratic Party, he is currently serving as the U.S. Representative from Texas’s 32nd congressional district. The district includes the northeastern corner of Dallas, as well as many of its northeastern suburbs including Garland, Richardson, Sachse, Wylie, the Park Cities, and Rowlett.
Allred is a lawyer and former linebacker who played for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). Allred left football to pursue a degree in law, receiving his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, followed by positions in both the Obama administration and the U.S. Attorney’s office.