Elite Baton Rouge linebacker Christopher Allen commits to Alabama over LSU
The rich get richer Sunday as Alabama adds to its top-ranked 2017 recruiting class by landing the commitment of four-star linebacker Christopher Allen out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The 6-foot-4, 234-pound Allen committed to the Tide over LSU. In total, Allen has 19 scholarship offers from the likes of Arkansas, Auburn, Georgia, Ole Miss, Texas A&M, Florida State and Michigan among others.
Allen, a 2017 Under Armour All-American selection, is ranked as Louisiana’s No. 4 overall prospect, the No. 7 outside linebacker in the nation as well as the No. 110 overall recruit in the 2017 recruiting class, according to 247Sports.
Check out Allen’s high school highlight reel to get an idea of the type of player the Tide could be getting from the Baton Rouge native.
With Allen’s pledge, Alabama’s No. 1 overall rated 2017 recruiting class now contains 23 verbal commitments.