Transfer from Northeast Oklahoma A&M Junior College who is pressuring Nick Hill for the starting quarterback spot...Tough player...Coming off a severe leg injury, but played at nearly full speed in the spring...Picked up the offense quickly...One of the fastest players on the team...Versatile athlete.
2006: Moved to wide reciever, where he caugt nine passes for 124 yards in 13 games...Averaged 13.8 yards per catch and made a spectacular 33-yard, over-the-shoulder grab on a 3rd-and-long to set up SIU's decisive score against Indiana...Had a career-high 36-yard reception at Youngstown State...Rushed for 87 yards on 12 carries and ranked eigth on the team with 211 all-purpose yards.
Prior to SIU: In seven games in 2005 prior to injury, he led NEO to a 5-2 record and passed for 915 yards, eight TDs and seven INTs...Named honorable mention Southwest Junior College Football Conference...Set school record for fastest 40 time by a quarterback (4.41).
High School: All-state, all-conference and district player-of-the-year as a senior at Glenpool High School in 2003...As a two-year starter, led his team to a 19-1 combined record, including a 4A state championship in 2002...Passed for 1,697 yards and 21 TDs, while rushing for 1,004 yards and 10 TDs as a senior.
Worth Knowing: Born March 20, 1986 in Tulsa, Okla....Son of Bryan and Jeannie Allen...Father is self-employed, mother is a teacher...Undecided on his major.
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