January 21, 2008

Does New TE Coach help with Allen?

One prospect on the UGA commitment list that fans worry about losing is four-star tight end Dwayne Allen. Allen has said numerous times that John Lilly is his favorite recruiting coach and Lilly looks to be leaving Florida State and heading for Athens.

Allen visited FSU a week ago, he visited UNC this past weekend and has two more visits set before signing day. What does Allen think about his commitment now?

"I had talked to Coach [Mark] Richt about their coaching situation and he mentioned Coach [John] Lilly as a possibility," said a somewhat surprised Allen. "I did not know it was released or official yet though."

Coach David Johnson left Georgia last week to become the offensive line coach at his alma mater West Virginia and he was the coach recruiting Allen for the Dawgs.

A school right on the tail of Georgia for the highly thought of tight end was FSU and Coach Lilly had developed an excellent relationship with the soft Georgia commitment. Many thought if any school could snatch Allen away from UGA, then it was FSU because of his bond with Lilly.

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