FSU Visit Draws Raves from Allen

Orchard Lake (MI) St. Mary's cornerback has long wondered what it would be like to step on the campus of Florida State University. He finally got that opportunity earlier this week when he, his dad, and brother, and teammate Taurian Washington made the 14-hour drive to Tallahassee. According to Allen, the trip was everything he thought it would be and more.

"It was pretty good, man," an excited Dionte Allen said while on his way home from the Sunshine State. "It was exciting down there, just like I thought it was going to be! It was real nice. We had good time. Their camp was out there, but they didn't want me to work out. They said I didn't have to. I just looked at the camp and I looked at their players. Actually, their whole team was out there practicing at about 6:30. We were with Lorenzo Booker and Myron Rolle. We met a lot of NFL players up there too. Ernie Sims was up there kickin' it. Everybody was up there."

With Allen's joy during the visit joy obvious, did the Seminoles bring up the topic of committing?

"Yeah they did," he said. "I didn't commit though. But they did a good job. My momma didn't come down here. They moved up, though. No doubt."

Florida State's already firm footing in Allen's recruitment might suggest to some that their moving up would put them atop the his list. Allen, however, wasn't ready to go that far.

"I wouldn't say all that," Allen rebutted. "I've still got to keep it open. I probably will still try to wait it out just a little bit."

For the time being, talented youngster will likely put his recruitment on hold and focus on getting ready for his upcoming season.

"I don't think I'll be going anywhere else," Allen said regarding further summer visits. "I don't think I'll go back up to Michigan unless I go up there for a practice or something. I'm going to take some official visits (in the fall). I'll probably go back down to Florida State. They're probably going to try to get me down to the Florida game."

GoBlueWolverine will have more on Allen in the coming weeks.


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