Arkansas

Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Brandon Allen

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
ArkansasCOMMITTED (01/13/2010)Offered01/14/2011Garrick McGee, Tim Horton
LSUMediumNone
BaylorNoneNone
UCLANoneNone

Scouting Report on Brandon Allen

by Barry Every - 11/16/2010
  • SizeDivision I Player
  • Arm StrengthDivision I Player
  • AccuracyAs Good As It Gets
  • MobilityDivision I Player
  • Decision MakingBlue Chip
On the Hoof: His most prominent feature is his muscular powerbase and legs. His upper body is still a bit thin. He is not the tallest quarterback, but is taller than 6-1.
Needs Improvement: Add some upper-body strength. He is so accurate that he sometimes tries to force the ball into very tight spaces that most quarterbacks would never try. At the next level the defenders are quicker to react to the ball.
Most Impressive: His accuracy is as good as it gets for a quarterback coming out of high school. Allen has excellent touch and puts enough air under his fades that receivers can always make a play on the ball. He also sees the whole field and does not lock in on just one receiver. He can buy time in the pocket.
Conclusion: All quarterbacks should redshirt as they learn the offense. But I would not be surprised if he gets some looks as the backup quarterback early in his career. He is a very cerebral signal-caller that does all the little things well.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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