Jack Allen Discusses Iowa Visit, Decision

Jack Allen has trimmed his list of schools to three - Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan State. On Sunday, the center from Hinsdale (Ill.) Central took his last visit, an unofficial to Iowa City. Hawkeye Insider caught up with the multi-sport star to find out about the trip and when a decision might be coming. Get the latest right here.

The visits are done. All that's left is the decision.

Jack Allen traveled to Iowa City on Sunday to get one last look at the Iowa program.

"I had pretty much seen everything (on an earlier visit when the Hawkeyes offered a scholarship)," the 6-foot-2, 275-pound center from Hinsdale, Ill. Central High said. "We got a tour of the facilities and everything. I got to sit in on a meeting with the offensive line.

"I enjoyed it. I got to see what it would like to be an offensive lineman there."

Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan State are Allen's Final Three.

"I'm done with visits," Allen said. "I'll probably have a decision in the next couple of weeks."

Allen has done the "pros and cons" list for each of his favorites.

"I'll sit down with my parents and we'll do it again," he said.

Allen said his parents enjoyed the Iowa visit on Sunday.

"They really liked it and got along well with the coaches," Allen said. "Coach (Kirk ) Ferentz is a great guy. He's humble. He's really nice. He seems like a great coach to play for."

Allen said relationships with the players and coaches are the most important thing for him in picking a school. He said a bond with the strength and conditioning coach might be at the top of the list.

"You're going to be spending a whole lot of time with him," Allen said. "I like Coach (Chris) Doyle a lot."


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