Allison Continues to Make Transition

As Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey linebacker Jeremiah Allison continues the transition from defensive end to linebacker, more schools are picking up their interest in him...

Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey linebacker Jeremiah Allison (6-0, 210), has done a number of camps this spring, continuing to work on the transition from defensive end, which he plays for the Dons, to linebacker, which he'll play in college.

Allison was one of the better linebackers at the Stanford Nike Camp last weekend and he enjoyed his time in Palo Alto.

"The camp is always phenomenal and I was able to see new faces, compete at a new level. Every time you work with the coaches you learn new things," said Allison.

Allison also took in an unofficial visit on Saturday for Junior Day.

"That was a real good experience," said Allison. "I was able to learn thing about college that I didn't know in general. I got a chance to meet Condoleeza Rice and that was a great experience too."

Allison said that the Stanford coaches gave him an idea of what it would take for an offer.

"They said I can definitely play but that I just need to score a little higher on the SAT and then the offer is there," said Allison. "I took the SAT one time in November so I'll be taking it again."

Allison has offers from Boise State, Colorado State, SMU and UCLA.

"UCLA has been by the school with Coach (Mike) Johnson and I like UCLA a lot," said Allison. "They were my first offer and that meant a lot."

In addition, Allison said that Cal, Oregon and Oregon State are also showing a lot of interest, having been by the school.

As far as the positional transition has gone, Allison said he's getting more and more comfortable there.

"It's been a real easy transition for me, just due to the fact I felt comfortable there right away," said Allison. "I've been playing defensive end since I was seven, but I think I'm playing outside linebacker better."


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