One of the most coveted members of Marshall’s 2011 recruiting class ended the drama early this morning and sent in his letter of intent. Davonte Allen, a 6’1, 180 pound wide receiver from Glades Central High School (FL) has faxed his letter of intent to Marshall. It had been reported that Allen was deciding between Marshall and WVU today.
Allen, a three star prospect according to Rivals.com, accumulated 602 receiving yards with 9 touchdowns during his senior year. Besides offers from Marshall and WVU, Allen was also being pursued by Central Florida, Rutgers, and Kansas.
For more on Allen follow the links below:
Rivals.com profile: http://rivals.yahoo.com/footballrecruiting/football/recruiting/player-Davonte-Allen-99970
Palm Beach Post profile: http://pbgametime.com/student/davonte-allen/
Scout.com profile: http://recruiting.scout.com/a.z?s=73&p=8&c=1&nid=4580521
ESPN.com profile: http://insider.espn.go.com/college-football/recruiting/player?id=101363&_slug_=davonte-allen&action=login&appRedirect=http%3a%2f%2finsider.espn.go.com%2fcollege-football%2frecruiting%2fplayer%3fid%3d101363%26_slug_%3ddavonte-allen
YouTube.com video (1): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-yRb6BQMXM
YouTube.com video (2): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEXZqyF2wkQ