Originally posted on The Duck Stops Here  |  Last updated 2/1/12

Early this morning Chance Allen faxed his letter of intent to Oregon Athletic Department, joining the 2012 recruiting class for the Ducks.

Allen is a 6-3, 190-lb. burner from Missouri City, Texas. Along with childhood friend Bralon Addison, he gives the Ducks two fast, physical playmakers to add to their young receiver rotation. They wrested him the three-star prospect from Texas A&M and Oklahoma State.

Allen has good hands, runs good routes and has been timed in 40 at 4.5. Against Addison's Hightower squad he caught 14 passes for 187 yards and 3 touchdowns, leading his district in pass receptions for the season.

Photo right: A tough receiver with a strong, athletic body, Allen has great concentration in traffic (houstonnews.com photo).

 

One encouraging sign: Allen's highlight video starts with blocking, meaning he could be a great fit for the physical possession receiver role filled by Garren Strong, Drew Davis and Lavasier Tuinei over the last few years.

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