Found August 29, 2012 on NFL Draft Zone:

When Indianapolis drafted Andrew Luck with the first overall pick, the Front Office knew that they were going to have to give him as many weapons they could to make him succeed. In the second round the Colts added Luck’s best friend in college with Coby Fleener, who was considered as the best tight end in the draft by many, but I wasn’t a big fan of his.  While I understand Fleener is a very rare talent, I didn’t see him as the best tight end, I saw him as more of a WR/TE tweener like Aaron Hernandez, but no where as good.

Fleener has soft hands and can run extremely well for a big man, but he is not good at blocking, and lacks power.  Well the Colts third pick, was a guy that I thought was the best tight end in the draft, because he was the best all around player. Dwight Allen was sitting on the board at the top of the third round, and the Colts Front Office struck gold.  The former Clemson Tiger to me was considered one of the best draft picks in the draft.  Dwayne was named the 2011 recipient of the John Mackey Award on December 8, 2011 at the Home Depot College Football Awards Red Carpet Show.

He was given the award because of his great junior year where he caught 48 balls for 577 yards and scored 8 times. In his 3 year college career, Allen hauled in 91 balls for 1058 yards and a total 12 touchdowns. He was Tahj Boyd’s check down receiver, who saved Boyd a lot of the time last year.  While everyone thinks Fleener is going to have a huge year in Indy, don’t sleep on the other rookie, I think he will become the check down guy of Andrew Luck.  He will be in more on running plays as well, because he can block better than Fleener.

I compare Allen to Shannon Sharpe, because of his blocking abilities.  Keep an eye on Allen this year, and if you play a deep IDP fantasy league, this guy could be a huge steal later in the draft.  He is definitely worth drafting, because mid-season he will be the guy everyone wishes they had.

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