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Arkansas Recruiting Update: Josh Allen Commits To The Razorbacks

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Offensive Lineman (Guard) 6'3" 305 lbs. Jacksonville, FL

Just another big 'ole offensive lineman for Sam Pittman and Bret Bielema to get to play with.

Josh Allen is coming to Arkansas in an unorthodox way. He originally signed with North Carolina in February, but was released when the UNC admissions department wouldn't let him enroll (you might remember all the academic issues the Tar Heels have been embroiled in recently, so ain't no one getting cut any slack there right now). The Tar Heels' loss is Arkansas' gain, as he has finally been accepted by the University of Arkansas and can enroll in January.

Allen is considered a high 3* prospect who held over 20 scholarship offers from the likes of Florida State, Georgia, Nebraska, Miami, Missouri, Mississippi State and several others.

When he signed with North Carolina, the UNC recruiting reporter at 247 said, "Allen brings great size, an angry style of play, quick feet and a terrific work ethic to Chapel Hill." That angry style of play will be heading to Fayetteville here in a few months.

Allen is the 15th commitment in the class of 2015 for the Hogs, and the third offensive lineman along with Zach Rogers and Colton Jackson.