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Early Signing Period: Kentucky defensive lineman Tyrese Allen signs with West Virginia

West Virginia adds more depth to the defensive line.

Tyrese Allen | Twitter @TyreseAllen20

Take Me Home ‘18: Tyrese Allen, Defensive Tackle

Positon Height Weight School 247Sports Composite Rank
Positon Height Weight School 247Sports Composite Rank
DT 6'3" 290 Paintsville H.S. (Paintsville, KY) Three-star; No. 86 DT


247Sports (composite): ★★★; Grade: 0.8410; No. 1243 National; No. 86 DT; No. 12 KY

247Sports: ★★★; Grade: 84; No. 1216 National; No. 79 DT; No. 11 KY

ESPN: ★★★; Grade: 74; No. 98 DT; No. 520 Regional; No. 8 KY

Rivals: ★★★; Rating: 5.5; No. 10 KY

Verbally Committed on April 18, 2017

Allen blends the size necessary to hold the point of attack as a nose guard with the athleticism and quickness to play defensive end, giving Tony Gibson a new project to work with in West Virginia’s defense. Allen held offers from Kentucky, Purdue and Cincinnati, among others.

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