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Allen's Hard Work Is Paying Off

Allen's Hard Work Is Paying Off

When I first met Johnny Allen it was his senior year in high school and he was mending a broken leg as the starting quarterback for Grenada (MS) High School. The break basically ended his chances for a college football scholarship. But Allen also played baseball for Grenada.

And he did it well enough to garner one scholarship offer and attention from several other schools. "Out of high school, I had a scholarship offer from Delta State, Ole Miss sent me a few letters and I talked to them a few times on the phone, and Southern Miss sent a few letters," said the personable Allen. While he could have taken the offer from Delta State, he was looking for the chance to... Recommended Stories

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