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Allen more comfortable with Indiana

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The state of Indiana looks very strong for the class of 2013, and the Indiana Hoosiers have gotten a jump by offering several of the state's top juniors. One with an early Indiana offer is Indianapolis (Ind.) Ben Davis safety Antonio Allen, who attended the Hoosier's junior day on Sunday.
"The junior day went pretty good," Allen said. "I got to learn more about the process and why they were really not that good this year.
"I came out way more comfortable than I went in because they were telling the truth and they weren't lying about the program. They said they have to improve some more and last year was bad coaching."
Allen spent time talking with the majority of Indiana's coaching staff and he also stayed to watch the Hoosiers basketball team put 103 points on Iowa. This was his first junior day of the month, but he is trying to get out to other programs in the near future.
"I am going to try to go to the junior day at Iowa," Allen said. "Not next weekend, but I am trying to make it another time."
Besides Indiana, Allen holds offers from Cincinnati, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky and Purdue and he is hearing from a number of other programs.
"A lot of schools have come in recently: Michigan, Northwestern, Louisville and Michigan State," Allen said. "I am trying to make it to as many as I can make."
This past season, the 5-11, 194-pound Allen tallied 114 tackles and one interception from his free safety spot.
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