Jan 01, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Northwestern Wildcats mascot Willie celebrates with the team and the cheerleaders after the Gator Bowl against the Mississippi State Bulldogs at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Football Recruiting: Northwestern Offers Marcus Allen


2014 safety Marcus Allen received an offer from the Northwestern Wildcats on February 7th. This brings his total number of offers to eight.

The other teams to have offered at him include: Duke, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Old Dominion, and Vanderbilt.

It is projected that Allen is heavily interested in the Maryland Terrapins and the Pittsburgh Panthers.

Allen is a 6’1″, 180 pound defensive back from Upper Marlboro, Maryland. He is currently a junior at Wise High School.

The Wise Pumas made it into the Class 4A Mayland State Playoffs. The Pumas went all the way to win the championship over Quince Orchard High School, 21-7.

The four-star recruit is currently ranked 15th in the state of Maryland and 36th among safeties of 2014 high school recruits by 247Sports.

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