One of the most highly touted defensive ends in the nation, Jonathan Allen, has given his verbal commitment to the University of Alabama for 2013.
Allen, who stands 6-foot-3 and tops the scale at 245-pounds, is a product of Ashburn, Virginia, and a four-star prospect per Rivals.com.
Allen’s verbal commitment to the Crimson Tide comes on the heels of a weekend visit to the campus; coupled with the fact Allen had formally named Alabama as his “favorite” during the month of February.
In respect to the “selection pool” process, Allen chose the Tide over the likes of Florida, Ohio State, Oklahoma, and USC.
In what concludes a wonderful three day period for Alabama recruiting, Allen becomes the 14th verbal commitment for the Crimson Tide in respect to the 2013 signing class.
Allen joins defensive tackle Darius Paige, who gave his verbal to ‘Bama on Saturday, May 19.
**Allen interview following the first game of his junior season**