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Asher Allen Scouting Report

Position: CB
Conference: SEC
School: Georgia Bulldogs
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #2
Height & Weight: 5'10 - 198 lbs.
Drafted 3.22 in 2009 by MIN

2009 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Asher Allen, CB, Georgia

Allen was one of few Georgia Bulldogs who stayed healthy throughout the 2008 season, and it paid off in the form of a solid junior year. He was a named a semifinalist for the Lott Trophy (defensive impact player of the year) and the Jim Thorpe Award (best cornerback). The junior also has a propensity for coming up big in clutch situations, having been all over the place in UGA's past two bowl games. Allen had two interceptions in last season's Sugar Bowl victory over Hawaii and he allowed nothing through the air against Michigan State in the Bulldogs' recent Capital One Bowl triumph. A dynamic athlete, Allen is also a force on special teams. He can run in the low 4.4s in the 40-yard dash and he returned a kickoff 82 yards for a touchdown against Kentucky in 2007. Allen is just a bit undersized (5'10') but at 198 pounds he is a physical cornerback, unafraid to mix it up with bigger receivers inside the five-yard area. Georgia has a lot of underclassmen who have NFL decisions to make in the upcoming days, and Allen is one of them. If he returns to school, he would probably emerge as a sure-thing first-rounder in 2010. Even now he could be off the board in the second round.

Last Updated Jan-06-2009 by Ricky Dimon

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