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Grade
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  • 4.59 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 24 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 41.5 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 120.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 6.79 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 4.06 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 11.46 SEC
    Top Performer
Blue Star  =  Top Performer
  • 6'1" Height
  • 30 3/8" Arm Length
  • 228LBS. Weight
  • 9 5/8" Hands

Overview

Allen has a combination of burst, power and toughness that should be able to gain yardage on the ground in the NFL. Future role could depend on how smoothly he can transition from a triple-option offense to a pro-style attack. Was productive at Louisville before transferring. Gets through the hole quickly, battles for extra yards and protects the football. Not going to break too many big ones, but a guy who can move the chains. Lacks experiencing catching the football and pass blocking but has the makeup and skills to succeed in both areas. Allen currently carries a late-round grade.

Analysis

Strengths

Allen's a back with great height, good bulk, and solid speed for his size. Is a true downhill runner who doesn't waste time dancing in the backfield. Has enough burst through the line of scrimmage and will break tackles with good lean, leg drive and the occasional stiff arm. Is a capable blocker. Exhibits good toughness.

Weaknesses

Only possesses adequate speed and is not a homerun threat. Needs to improve his patience as a runner and doesn't have much opportunity to do so in Georgia Tech's triple-option attack. Must improve his polish in the pro-style passing game (receiving and blocking). Not going to make too many tacklers miss with agility or quickness.
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Grade Title
9.00-10 Once-in-lifetime player
8.00-8.99 Perennial All-Pro
7.50-7.99 Future All-Pro
7.00-7.49 Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.50-6.99 Chance to become Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.00-6.49 Should become instant starter
5.50-5.99 Chance to become NFL starter
5.20-5.49 NFL backup or special teams potential
5.01-5.19 Better-than-average chance to make NFL roster
5.00 50-50 Chance to make NFL roster
4.75-4.99 Should be in an NFL training camp
4.50-4.74 Chance to be in an NFL training camp
No Grade Likely needs time in developmental league.
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