June 20, 2010

Illinois OL excited about Iowa offer

Illinois offensive lineman Jack Allen has had a good run this spring, picking up scholarship offers from the likes of Michigan State, Indiana, Wyoming, and Toledo, among others, in recent weeks. On Friday, the 6-foot-2, 270-pound Allen added another one to the list as the Iowa Hawkeyes extended an offer during a visit to campus.

Allen attended Iowa's camp earlier this month where he lined up at center and worked extensively with the coaching staff. The 2011 prospect is still learning more about the Hawkeyes, but likes what he hears so far.

In all, Allen's list of scholarship offers is approaching double digits, but it is the Big Ten offers from Iowa, Indiana, and Michigan State that have really caught his eye early on.

Currently, Allen hopes to make his college decision before the start of his senior season.

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