Notre Dame

Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Armando Allen

Rivals Rating4 stars

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All-purpose back
Hialeah, Florida
Miami Lakes
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College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
Notre DameCOMMITTED (12/01/2006)Offered10/06/2006Rob Ianello, Bernie Parmalee
DukeNoneOffered11/24/2006Scottie Montgomery
FloridaNoneOffered11/10/2006Doc Holliday
GeorgiaNoneOfferedNoneWillie Martinez
Georgia TechNoneOfferedNone
Miami (FL)NoneOfferedNone
TennesseeNoneOffered11/04/2006

Scouting Report on Armando Allen

by Mike Farrell - 06/19/2006
Allen plays bigger than his size, has blazing straight-ahead speed and good vision. He hits the hole hard and keeps a low center of gravity allowing him to bounce off tackles. Allen has the speed to score from anywhere on the field and has a good up field burst after a few strides. He reaches top speed quickly and has deceptive strength for his size. Allen has strong leg drive and can gain extra yardage after contact. His low center of gravity and good pad level allows him to deliver a blow when he lowers his head and avoid taking big shots. Allen doesn’t look as fast as others due to the high level of competition he plays, but he has homerun speed. He’s very good at keeping his feet moving and his instincts allow him to find cutback lanes easily. Allen needs to get a bit lower, dance less at the line of scrimmage and finish his runs more consistently. He is likely a change-of-pace back early in college but has the strength and work ethic to be an every-down back eventually. Allen could also slot out with his soft hands and good speed. He has good hand-eye coordination in the passing game and shows some downfield receiving skills.

Mike Farrell is a recruiting analyst for Rivals.com.

Latest News

Rivals5: Top five stories in Florida02/05/2007 Rivals.com Football Recruiting

The state of Florida has hundreds of Division I-A prospects. Along with top talent, the Sunshine State always produces its share of interesting storylines during a given recruiting season. Here's a look at what we think are the five top storylines in Florida recruiting this year, including the interesting story of Noel Devine.

Davis tops final Florida 10001/27/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Neon Deion brightens East's day01/03/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Allen talks Irish pledge12/04/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Video Feature: Irish pick up speedster12/01/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Early enrollment seals deal for Allen12/01/2006IrishIllustrated.com
Allen and VanDyke set to make the call11/30/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Allen set to announce on Friday11/27/2006VolQuest.com
Video feature: What's next for the U?11/27/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals100 Allen announcement set11/14/2006InsidetheGators.com
Allen enjoyed trip to Rocky Top11/07/2006VolQuest.com
Allen down to two10/30/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Stars travel to see Irish this weekend09/14/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Recruiting Race09/14/2006StudentSportsFootball.com
Allen will focus on the next level09/13/2006UGASports.com
Allen does his homework09/06/2006IrishIllustrated.com
AMP: Gators recruiting update08/11/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals100 RB preparing to trim list08/07/2006UGASports.com
Nation’s No. 1 all-purpose back has some surprises07/31/2006InsidetheGators.com
Are the Vols in the Armando Allen race?07/25/2006VolQuest.com
Friday Night Lights07/21/2006InsidetheGators.com
Sleepers dot Florida rankings07/06/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Allen is thinking things over06/22/2006UGASports.com
Local four-star RB waiting on UM06/12/2006CaneSport.com
Which state is the top Rivals100 talent producer?06/09/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals100 back talks about camping at Florida06/08/2006InsidetheGators.com
New Rivals100 goes against traditional trends06/06/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
QB Clausen leads new Rivals10006/05/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
AMP: 5 star near misses06/05/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Allen looks forward to summer06/05/2006IrishIllustrated.com
What can Brown do for you?06/01/2006FlaVarsity.com
Allen’s turning his attention to recruiting05/16/2006UGASports.com
Allen clears hurdle, ready for another05/11/2006IrishIllustrated.com
Armando Allen may need to make early decision05/04/2006CaneSport.com
Video: Allen flys by04/20/2006Rivals.com
UGASports: A look back at recruiting04/16/2006UGASports.com
Miami: Day three in rewind04/14/2006UGASports.com
Miami: Day two in Rewind04/13/2006UGASports.com
UGASports Extra: Up close with Allen04/13/2006UGASports.com
Miami: NIKE Camp Photo Feature04/11/2006UGASports.com
The Miami Heat04/09/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Georgia targets perform well in Miami04/09/2006UGASports.com
First stop: Miami04/08/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
NIKE Camps kick off in talent rich Miami04/08/2006StudentSportsFootball.com
South Beach RB remaining patient04/03/2006UGASports.com
AMP: The great Florida RB debate03/09/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Leadership pushes Allen03/08/2006FlaVarsity.com
Noles in the running for another elite Florida RB03/04/2006Warchant.com
Allen taking his time02/14/2006IrishIllustrated.com
Armando Allen: Stud RB has box full of mail02/13/2006CaneSport.com
Rivals100 RB one to watch02/13/2006Devils Illustrated
FlaVarsity.com's top 100 juniors01/19/2006FlaVarsity.com
Speed carries top junior running back01/11/2006FlaVarsity.com
Lewis phone ringing off the hook09/13/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Video: Quick-footed Allen is tough to stop08/23/2005Rivals.com
Head of the class08/22/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Class of 2007: 50 prospect to watch08/21/2005StudentSportsFootball.com
Miami NIKE Camp: Top offensive prospects04/14/2005StudentSportsFootball.com
Miami NIKE Camp results: Top 40-yard dash times04/12/2005StudentSportsFootball.com
Top players & prospects from the Miami Nike Camp04/12/2005StudentSportsFootball.com
Skill rules at NIKE04/12/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
AMP: Big performers on display in Miami04/11/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting

Stats

Rushing
Year AttYdsTD
2006 (Sr.)00-
2005 (Jr.)1131,12713