Olson on Allen

Stan Olson charlotteobserver.com on Keenan Allen from Northern Guilford:

Tide, Nittany Lions salivating at Keenan Allen’s opening show

When official stats aren’t easily available, sometimes an eyewitness account works even better.

On Aug. 21, Northern Guilford opened its season with a 43-36 victory over Western Guilford, and Nighthawks WR/S Keenan Allen showed why he is one of the most sought-after recruits in the country.

An Alabama fan watched the game and focused on Allen, later posting his observations on a Crimson Tide message board. An abbreviated version follows:

“I had the pleasure of watching Keenan Allen play in person Friday night.

Here is what Keenan accomplished:
*3 TD Receptions (21yd, 65yd, 7yd)
*3 Two Point Conversion Receptions*1 TD Pass (78yd)
*1 Caused Fumble Returned by Teammate for Score*1 Interception returned approx 20yd
*1 Punt Kicked 55yd downed inside 5yd line
*Kicked all Kickoffs consistantly inside of 10yd line.
*Caused two broken passes on tremendous hits.
*Had approx 6-8 tackles
*Rushed for approx 60yds

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