March 11, 2012

Film analysis: Devon Allen

One of the top receiver in the West for the class of 2013 is Prophy Prep star Devon Allen. Rated as a four-star prospect and the No. 110 player overall in the country, Allen is getting the recruiting attention commensurate with a player of that caliber.

Allen holds a host of BCS-level offers including much of the Pac-12 and other top football and academic programs. The Oregon Ducks have yet to offer but there is mutual interest between the two parties.

Duck Sports Authority took a look at the junior film clips of Devon Allen and made these notes and observations.

Hands: Good receiver hands. He shows that extra bit of athleticism some receivers show by on some occasions waiting until the last moment to snatch the ball, giving the defender who isn't watching the quarterback minimal time to react. Also shows in a couple clips the ability to get his hands into the defenders shoulder pads when called upon to block.

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