"Coach Jeff (Curtis) called me into his office and told me they wanted to offer," he said. "I called Coach (Fred) Jackson and he said I'm very athletic and that they can use me. He wants me to come up there and to build a relationship with me.
"He told me to keep working. If Michigan feels like home, then I'll be interested. If I'm not happy somewhere in college then what's the point of being there? As long as my family can get there to see me play I have no problem with going away for school."
What does Allen know about the Wolverines?
"I've seen them play on TV," he said. "I hear they're 10th in the nation with academics, which would place them near Harvard."
The big lineman sat out his freshman year on the football field after transferring to Curtis. He helped the Patriots to a state championship in December.