Position: DL Ht.: 5-11 Wt.: 230
Hometown: Oakboro, N.C.
Previous School: West Stanly HS
Eligibility: Jr. Major:
2012 Season (Sophomore): Played in all 11 games for Tornados...Amassed 37 total tackles (18 solo, 19 assisted)...Recorded a sack for a loss of nine yards...Finished with four tackles for loss for -19 yards...Broke up a pass.
Personal: Allen joins the Tornados from Oakboro, N.C., where he played under Coach Mark Little at West Stanly High School...A three-year letterman with the varsity football team and was an All-County and All-Conference selection...Team Captain for the Colts, Allen won the Defensive MVP and the Team Player of the Year award....A four-year letterman on the Track & Field team, being selected to the All-Conference team...Tabbed as Field MVP, a Regional and State qualifier and was a member of the 1,000 pound club...Off the field, Allen was on the Honor Roll and a member of the National Honor Society, as well as receiving the Civics and Economics Honors Award and the Physical Development Award...Son of Larry and Donna Allen.