02.05.2017 From foster care to first round, Alabama’s Jonathan Allen plows forward
His job is to move forward, to keep pushing others back, and turns out, Jonathan Allen is pretty good at it. When he was younger, concerned parents pulled their children off the football field, sparing them the wrath of the bruising, hard-hitting grade-schooler. In high school, Allen’s coaches at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn couldn’t use him on the scout team because the offense struggled to run its plays. And at the University of Alabama, Allen has emerged as perhaps the best player on the best team in the country. To read more on this story by Rick Maese Click Here.