Thursday, December 15, 2011
Why Dwayne Allen is valuable now to NFL
By ESPN.com staff
I know, I know. Clemson fans don't want to see him go, but the truth is Dwayne Allen is looking like the top tight end in this year's NFL draft. Whether or not he decides to leave school early to take advantage of that is his decision, but Steve Muench of Scouts Inc. broke down the attributes that make the top five tight ends in this year's draft so valuable to the NFL and ranked them in several categories. Allen was listed as the best blocking tight end and the one with the most competitiveness. He was No. 3 in big-play capabilities and No. 2 in ball skills.