Allen earns MSU offer and commits

Dontrel Allen committed to the Bulldogs on Monday. (Photo Courtesy of

Dontrel Allen committed to the Bulldogs on Monday. (Photo Courtesy of

Three-star cornerback Dontrel Allen attended Mississippi State’s camp on Monday and earned a scholarship offer for his efforts.

Allen quickly pounced at the chance and committed to the Bulldogs a few hours later.

The 6-foot, 181-pounder from Reserve, La., chose MSU over offers from Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe, TCU, Troy and Tulane.

As a junior, Allen helped lead East St. John to a 7-6 record and into the second round of the Class 5A State Playoffs. He has been clocked with a 4.35 forty time and a 35-inch vertical along with a 500-pound squat max and 275-pound bench press.

Allen becomes the Bulldogs 10th commitment for the 2016 class which is ranked 22nd nationally according to

Read more about Allen’s commitment from Paul Jones of by clicking the link here.

I have covered Mississippi State in some capacity since 2004 and joined the Daily Journal staff in 2013. I enjoy short walks on the beach, performing concerts in my car and watching professional wrestling.

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