2006 All Star East
6’ 180 lbs.
High School Coach: Vernon Brown Jr.
High School: Detroit Cody, A
Allen started playing football at the age of seven for the PAL Westside Steelers as an all-around player. He fell in love with the game when he put on his uncle Dre’s helmet. Allen started at quarterback as a sophomore for Cody and led the team to the city and state playoffs. Allen started at defensive back for the first time as a senior. He was named first team All State, first team All Metro, and first team All Detroit.
Allen thanked the coaching staff of the Westside Steelers and Cody High School. He also thanked, “everybody who came to the games to give their support.” “I thank God and my family. Without their support, I wouldn’t be the person that I am today.”
All City, Detroit Free Press and Detroit News, 03, 04, 05
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All Metro 1st Team 2005
All State 1st Team, 2005