All-American Spotlight: Dwayne Allen

ORLANDO, Fla. --- Dwayne Allen is enjoying the extra perks of being selected to the Under Armour All-American Game.

"Under Armour is treating us like kings," Allen said regarding the week leading up to the game. "Disney Resorts, food – they're treating us like gods."

Allen, a 6-foot-4, 230-pounder from Fayetteville (N.C.) Sanford, will play tight end for Team Click-Clack in Saturday's game. He expects to be a major part of the passing attack.

"Today they put in some block passes where the tight end stays in as a blocker, but I doubt we're going to use it," Allen said. "I'll be used as a receiver a lot. They split me out [at wide out]. They don't take me out of the game whenever we go four wide [receivers]. The tight end doesn't leave [the field]."

Wednesday night during the Burger King Skills Challenge, Allen proved his ability as a receiving option by winning the Under Armour Hands Competition.

"These suction cups," Allen said with a laugh as he looked down at his hands. "It was fun man. I was like ‘Man, there isn't any way I can win this going with the wide receivers and the DBs.' But I just went after it and competed."

Shortly after returning home from Orlando, Allen will hit the home streak of his recruitment, which includes several official visits. He's currently scheduled to visit Florida State on January 11th and North Carolina on January 18th. He is also planning a trip to Virginia Tech.

Despite the visits to other schools, Allen insists his verbal commitment to Georgia is firm.

"I'm committed," Allen said. "I'm not really looking around."

Allen says that John Blake is his primary recruiting contact for UNC, but that the communication from the Tar Heels has "faded" recently – before the Dead Period.

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