Four-star offensive lineman Allen Carroll (6-4, 285) from Oakland (Calif.) McClymonds is considered among the very best in the west because he is very athletic for a big man and has the versatility to play any offensive line position.
Another thing D-I schools likes about Carroll is he's far from the finished product and hasn't even come close to fulfilling his massive potential.
Whoever lands Carroll will be getting a player who will see his best days as a football player ahead of him.
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Carroll also has received high praise from his former coach Alonzo Carter, now coach at Berkeley High School, also known as the "Real Coach Carter.
"Allen is a franchise player and could be the best lineman I've ever had," Carter said. "I nicknamed Allen the franchise for a reason. He's that good.
Carroll currently has offers on the table from Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, Washington, Washington State, San Jose State, Utah, Nebraska and more.
The talented behemoth took in two camps this summer working on his skills at the Cal and San Jose State camps. He also took an unofficial visit to UCLA this summer.
Recruiting has taken a backseat as Carroll has been working hard with his teammates as they get ready for the season.
"I have been doing a lot of working out, lifting and running," Carroll said. "My main goal is to win another championship and hopefully compete for the state championship.
"I haven't set any visits and I and I haven't talked to any schools about visits lately," Carroll said. "My top three at this time are UCLA, Arizona and Washington, but I am pretty open.
"I don't have a time limit for setting my visits," Carroll said. "I hope to start doing that this coming weekend.
Carroll didn't attend any college football games this past weekend.
Carroll earned first-team all-league and first-team all-city for his junior season performance and was selected to the Rivals.com California Top 100 landing as the Golden State's No. 12 player at any position.
Rivals.com rates Carroll as the nation's No. 17 offensive guard prospect for the class of 2008.