I loved the pick when we got him....long arms, and excelled vs the TE.
More importantly, I personally think NFL defenses need to move more towards hybrid LB/safeties to combat the "spread" offenses that are being run, and allen is perfect for that as he played a hybrid spot at SC.
Look at what TCU has done in college defensively playing the 4-2-5 defense....that is where the NFL game is going, and I honestly feel that the moves we have made exemplify a move towards that type of defense. Allen, bell, landry, all can play in the box and also cover. Sapp, Demario and Dowtin are all very fast, can cover, but can also play sideline to sideline and fill vs the run.