Florida Gators football commit Jake Allen promised good news will be coming soon. What might the four-star quarterback recruit be referring to?
Jake Allen is one of the most coveted recruits whom the Florida Gators football team has secured a commitment from for 2017. The Fort Lauderdale native has pieced together a high school career that’s been equal parts productive and accomplished.
Fresh off of leading Saint Thomas Aquinas to a third consecutive state championship, Allen made an intriguing announcement on his official Twitter account.
Allen is a four-star recruit and the No. 15 quarterback on ESPN ‘s list of 2017 recruits. A pocket passer with prototypical size at 6’4″ and a strong arm, he has the potential to be a high-profile starter in the SEC.
Though he didn’t announce what it is that Gators fans can expect, Allen stated that, “Good news,” will be coming to Gainesville.
Allen followed with a second tweet. @Jakeallen_14 may have to wait a bit for this one, but it will be worth it #bluuuu
— Jake Allen (@Jakeallen_14) December 20, 2016 Many have hypothesized that Allen is alluding to National Signing Day.
National Signing Day, which is schedule for Wednesday, February 1, is causing as much excitement as it is trepidation. The Gators have lost a number of key commits and could be in danger of losing even more after defensive coordinator Geoff Collins left to take the head coaching job at Temple.
One can only hope that Allen’s announcement is that he’ll be bringing additional talent to Gainesville with him. That’s quite the burden to place upon an incoming freshman, but players band together to make their decisions quite often. If Allen received news that he’ll be joined by another dynamic talent, it’s not hard to be at least somewhat intrigued.
Not only is Allen the type of quarterback who could stabilize the Gators’ offense, but he’s been heralded as a leader at Saint Thomas Aquinas.
Allen could become the Gators’ most productive player before he ever plays a down in Gainesville.