81 Colin Allen
81 Colin Allen
Birth Date: Feb. 14, 1988
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cordova, Tenn.
High School: Cordova
Position: WR
Major: Business

A highly capable receiver, Colin is a three-year veteran and looks to wrap up his career with his best numbers...gives the Golden Eagles a one-two punch of veterans at the outside receiver position along with Tim Benford...capable of lining up at any of the receiver positions...has worked hard to improve his routes and footwork and has become a complete receiver...could be an outstanding contributor to the offense...will have plenty of opportunities to be a playmaker for the Golden Eagles...effective blocker...excellent hands...has solid physical skills...becoming a more mature player...has worked extremely hard in the off-season...has a good knowledge of the system..his arsenal includes great acceleration and outstanding leaping ability...has made 38 catches in his career for 653 yards and four touchdowns.

AT TECH - (In 2009): Colin caught 15 passes for 268 yards as a junior and ranked second on the team in both categories...tied for first on the team with three touchdown catches...best game included six catches for 80 yards and a touchdown in contest at Eastern Illinois...started in the games against Georgia and Murray State...grabbed a 48-yard TD toss at UT Martin, his longest reception of the year...had a 28-yard scoring catch against Tennessee State...finished with three catches for 42 yards against Murray State.

(In 2008):
Colin was a regular in the Golden Eagle offense, starting all 11 games at one of the receiver spots...caught 21 passes for 347 yards and one touchdown...caught at least one pass in eight of the first nine games...had seven catches for 89 yards, both career-high numbers, in nationally televised contest at Southeast Missouri...had a 44-yard grab at Louisville...season-long was a 55-yard catch against Central Methodist for a touchdown...made five catches for 66 yards at Austin Peay.

(In 2007): Saw action in all 11 games in his first season on the active roster...caught two passes, each going 19 yards, for a total of 38 yards.

(In 2006): Colin was a member of the team who spent the season as a redshirt.

High School: Allen was a three-year letterman under coach Lynard Crutchfield at Cordova High School...named his team's MVP, he was also voted first-team all-region...helped his team capture the 2005 district championship and reach the state playoffs three consecutive years...had 25 receptions for 560 yards and six touchdowns.

PERSONAL: The son of Richard and Carol Allen...born February 14, 1988 in Cordova, Tenn....full name is Colin Richard Allen...enrolled in business.