Kaytron Allen’s recruitment began when he was nonetheless a pupil at Virginia Seaside (Va.) Norview however groups did not begin to take him critically as a prospect till he arrived at IMG Academy for his sophomore 12 months. Since then, Allen has been amassing provides from a lot of the prime packages within the nation.
Like a lot of the different recruits, Allen took some visits in June however solely Florida, Georgia, Michigan State, and Penn State bought official visits from the precedence operating again. After studying sufficient about every of his contenders throughout his visits final month, Allen introduced his dedication to Penn State.
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Allen has a thick construct that ought to be capable to stand as much as the faculty recreation. He has good imaginative and prescient operating between the tackles and may discover the operating lanes to get to the second and third ranges. Allen’s toughness is clear when watching the sport movie and he appears to be a pure as a go blocker. He might help within the passing recreation on quick and intermediate routes. Allen has superb quick space quickness however would not possess elite lengthy pace. He’ll break off chunks of yards however might have a tough time scoring on lengthy runs on the subsequent stage. So long as he is wholesome, Allen will not take very long time discover his method onto the sector.
Penn State simply reloaded their backfield in a significant method. James Franklin and his employees simply bought a dedication from Rivals250 operating again Nick Singleton final week and Allen provides them a second in as many weeks. Penn State has been clicking on all cylinders on the recruiting path and so they’ve put a little bit distance between themselves at No. 3 and LSU at No. 4. They’ve just a few huge targets left on the board that might push them even greater within the group rankings too.