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Allen Bonshaca Lamont Rossum (born October 22, 1975 in Dallas, Texas) is an American football cornerback and return specialist for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.

A Pro Bowl selection in 2004, Rossum has also played for the Green Bay Packers, Atlanta Falcons and Pittsburgh Steelers.

Rossum attended Skyline High School in Dallas, Texas, where he played option quarterback, receiver and tailback in addition to returning kicks and playing defensive back. He recorded 580 tackles and 13 interceptions. He also rushed for 1,634 yards and had 12 touchdown receptions as a senior. Rossum was an accomplished track star as well, captaining his high school team all four years and setting the 1993 HS record in the 100m with a 10.02.

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