Allen Gives UCLA Visit a 10

The four-star wide receiver prospect from Arizona, Devon Allen, officially visited UCLA last weekend and talked glowingly about the trip...

UCLA headed into last weekend as the leader for four-star wide receiver prospect Devon Allen, and after his official visit, nothing has changed.

The Phoenix (Ariz.) Brophy Prep star said, "I give the visit a 10."

While this was Allen's first official visit, he has gone on numerous unofficial visits. This one, though, seemed to leave a lasting impression, with the UCLA coaching staff having a particular impact with Allen and his father, who went on the visit with him.

"My favorite part of the visit was getting to sit with all of the coaches at breakfast," Allen said. "Coach Mora is young and just a regular guy. He is very easy to talk to and not intimidating at all. He has a ton of football knowledge."

Allen, the 16th-ranked wide receiver in the country, was hosted by Jerry Neuheisel, whose father had some experience in being an Arizona high school player coming to UCLA, and UCLA track athlete R.J. Frasier, since Allen is being recruited by UCLA for both football and track.

Allen says he has planned official visits to Stanford and Oregon (track offer).

But one thing is certain, the Bruins are currently leading. "The area is very nice, the campus is awesome and they have great football and track programs," Allen said.

The Bruins have had plenty of success in the Grand Canyon State, this year alone getting commitments from top prospects Kenny Lacy and Jalen Ortiz.

Allen is widely regarded as one of the top athletes on the entire West Coast. The 6-1, 190-pound athlete was named all-state last year in football and turned in one of the top track performances of all time, breaking the state records in the 110 and 300 hurdles. His success has carried over into 2012, currently with 30 receptions for 477 yards and 6 touchdowns. Brophy is currently 6-2.


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