“First of all I want to thank God, I want to thank the coaches for taking the the time to recruit me,” Allen said. “I want to thank my family and friends. It’s been a long process. I’m just ready to get it over with. For the next four years I will be attending Louisiana State University.”
Allen, an Under Armour All–American, joins Donavaughn Campbell and Jakori Savage in LSU’s 2016 offensive line class.
According to Scout.com, Allen is the 15th-best offensive tackle in the class of 2016. He is also Louisiana’s top player at the position.
The River Ridge, La., native chose LSU over Auburn, TCU and Ole Miss.
National Signing Day is Feb. 3.