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#7 Derrik Allen / Safety

  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 215
  • Hometown: Marietta, GA
  • School: Lassiter
  • Composite Ranking:
  • National Ranking: 106
  • Positional Ranking: 9

Former Notre Dame S Derrik Allen Transferring to Georgia Tech

Just three days ago Notre Dame safety Derrik Allen announced he would be leaving Notre Dame immediately while seeking a transfer.  The redshirt freshman today announced he would be going back to his home state with the Georgia Tech winning ...
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10 Notre Dame Football Backups to Watch in Fall Camp

With Notre Dame starting fall camp on Sunday, everyone’s eyes are one some predictable areas like linebacker, field corner, and running back.  It makes sense. All of those positions have playing time and starting roles are up for grabs.  Fall ...
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Defensive Overreactions from the Notre Dame Blue Gold Game

Sunday we ran through all of the immediate overreactions on the offensive side of the ball from the 2019 Notre Dame Blue – Gold game.  Today we’re moving over to defense where things are starting to settle, but some pretty ...

7 Crucial Backups to Watch: 2019 Notre Dame Blue-Gold Game

We all know the top line storylines to watch during Saturday’s Notre Dame Blue – Gold Game and the major position battles to watch such as linebacker.  Notre Dame’s annual intrasquad scrimmage, however, is also a great opportunity to get ...

Hamilton And Ajavon Cap An Incredible Two Year Haul At Safety For Notre Dame

Once a liability in recruiting, the safety position has exploded for the Irish in the last two cycles, giving the Irish three players in the top 110, four in the top 250, and a local product who has already contributed ...

Notre Dame Football Signing Day 2018: Instant Impact

Let’s face it, sleepers are fun, but everyone wants to know when we are going to see the new toys in action. New recruits are like draft picks; no one wants to see the first and second round picks sit ...

Notre Dame 2018 Under Armour & Army All American Bowl Preview

The college bowl season has wrapped up, which can only mean it’s time to dive head first into the high school all-star game portion of the offseason. Fortunately, Irish fans have ample reason to pay attention this year, as seven ...

Skill Positions, Early Enrollees Highlight Early Signing Day For Notre Dame

The first year of the early signing period for college football has gone off without a hitch for Brian Kelly and his coaching staff. Notre Dame entered the day with 20 verbal commitments and all 20 made it official at ...

Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Recapping The Opening

The premier high school summer football camp wrapped up over the 4th of July weekend, and there were some fireworks (bada bing). About 160 of the best high school football players descended into Nike headquarters and we previewed the event ...

Notre Dame Recruiting: Derrik Allen Just Keeps Making Plays

If you are not yet excited about Notre Dame commitment Derrik Allen, it’s about time you become excited about the young man.  Allen has been in Oregon at Nike’s annual finals for The Opening this weekend and the young man ...

Notre Dame Commit Derrik Allen Makes Ridiculous INT

We’ve known for a while that Derrik Allen is a really good football player.  The Georgia safety is considered by some the best safety to commit to Notre Dame since Harrison Smith over 10 years ago.  This weekend at Nike’s ...

Notre Dame Recruiting Machine Spitting Pure Fire

The Notre Dame recruiting office has been upping their game on the graphics front for a while now, but this week they outdid themselves.  Numerous Notre Dame recruiting targets tweeted out pictures on Tuesday of mocked up football cards with ...
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Early Returns on Mike Elko’s Recruiting Are VERY Promising for Notre Dame

There were many on the field reasons that the dismissal of Brian Vangorder in September was long overdo, but his lack of effort on the recruiting trail was just as – if not bigger – a reason that VanGorder simply ...

Notre Dame Football Recruiting 2018: Off To A Flying Start

Things are happening, folks. Things. Are. Happening. The plan for the UHND staff following the February 1st signing day for the 2017 class was to put recruiting on the back burner and focus on upcoming spring practice, winter conditioning, and ...

Notre Dame Recruiting Keeps Rolling: 4-Star S Derrik Allen Commits!

Monday was quite the productive day on the recruiting trail for Notre Dame – especially for the second week of February.  After picking up a commitment from 4-star CB Kalon Gervin this morning, Notre Dame’s class of 2018 picked up ...