ESPN 150 DE Allen picks Alabama 

May, 21, 2012
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Four-star and ESPN 150 defensive end Jonathan Allen (Ashburn, Va./Stone Bridge) verbally committed to Alabama on Monday morning. The 6-foot-3, 225-pounder chose Alabama over offers from Florida, Michigan, Penn State, Oklahoma and Virginia Tech.

The No. 82-ranked player in the country recently named Florida and Alabama his co-leaders after visiting Florida for its spring game, but after a weekend trip to Tuscaloosa, Allen decided to pull the trigger for the Crimson Tide.

"At the end of the day I thought Alabama was the best fit for me," Allen said. "They give me the best opportunity to showcase my talents.
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