Allen Back at Iowa

Trevor Allen has been to Iowa enough times to get a good feel for Iowa. The Waukee running back returned to town on Saturday to take part in the Hawkeyes junior day and learn from more about the program.

Iowa has shown interest in Trevor Allen for some time. Saturday, the Waukee running back saw the company he keeps.

Allen joined other prospects in Iowa City for a junior day. He'd been to the school on many occasions before but this was the biggest collection of peers with whom he walked with there.

"I thought it was pretty cool to see everyone that Iowa is looking at," the junior said.

Allen took particular interest in a session where current Iowa athletes shared their experiences within the program and at the FBS level.

"The players said that it's not like high school," Allen recalled. "Everyone is an athlete and the game is even faster."

Allen, an accomplished baseball player as well, hung out with Waukee teammate, Anthony Nelson, and Dowling Catholic quarterback Ryan Boyle during the event. He sat in on a position meeting with running backs coach Chris White.

"He talked about how he prefers his running backs to hold the ball and what he looks for in a running back," Allen said. "He also talked about how to run the inside zone. I'm not a big fan of zone blocking, but it's hard to say how I fit in that scheme because they have some good linemen there."

Allen said the Iowa coaches didn't indicate how they view him as a player.

"They didn't really say much to me, they just asked me how everything was going and that recruiting was going to pick up a little more," he said. "I didn't get an idea where I stand with them."

Allen said he likes Iowa.

"It's a good school with good facilities and a good fan base," he said.

Allen does not have any more visits currently set up.

In addition to Iowa, Allen said he is hearing from Iowa State, Florida State, Auburn, Kansas State and Missouri.


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