Honors: 2012 – Named Third Team All-SBC by CollegeSportsMadness.com … 2010 – Earned the most improved strength training award for linebackers following spring drills.
2013: Voted as a permanent team captain … Attempted to come back and play but in September decided his career was over … Served as a game captain for the Marshall contest and dressed for Senior Day.
2012: Started all 11 games he played … Led the team in tackles with a career-best 82 (15th in SBC), including two TFLs, a sack, two pass breakups, and a fumble recovery … Registered three double digit tackle games … Led all linebackers with 706 snaps played and had 70 or more four times … Had five stops and a TFL in win over FAU … Turned in 10 tackles and a fumble recovery in win over Georgia Tech … Collected a personal-best 15 tackles against ULM, including nine solos … Led the Blue Raiders with 10 tackles and a sack in win over FIU … Had seven tackles in win over North Texas and had six unassisted stops and a pass breakup at WKU … Credited with eight tackles in win at USA … Had seven tackles against Troy and left game late in fourth quarter with a neck injury and did not play in season finale at ASU.
2011: Played in nine games and had five starts … Had 392 snaps … Was seventh on the team with 53 tackles to go with 2.5 TFLs, two hurries, a sack, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble … Earned three winning grades from the coaches … Turned in nine tackles in first collegiate start at Purdue to go along with a sack … Had three stops vs GT … Led the Blue Raiders with 10 tackles at Troy and paced the team again vs Memphis with 10 solo stops and a TFL … Collected eight tackles, a fumble recovery, and a hurry against WKU … Missed the FAU, ULL, Tennessee, and ULM games due to a shoulder injury … Returned against ASU and was credited with a forced fumble … Had five stops vs FIU and six against North Texas.
2010: Played in all 13 games and earned 14 winning grades from the coaches ... ... Saw action in 309 total plays, including a season-high 45 against North Texas ... Ranked 13th on the team with 32 stops, including 27 solos (6 tackles came on special teams) ... Also had two sacks and a pass breakup ... Had four tackles in his first collegiate game against Minnesota, then had three solo stops in win over APSU in just 20 plays ... Turned in four solo tackles, a sack, and TFL in win over Louisiana ... Collected three tackles and a sack against North Texas ... Had five unassisted tackles and a pass breakup at WKU, then followed that with five stops against FAU.
2009: Took a redshirt year.
High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named all-state and first team Region 5-AAAA ... Had 96 tackles, 12 sacks, and eight receptions his senior year as team went 8-3 (team went 12-1 his junior year)... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Was third in the state his junior year in the triple jump ... Played for Coach Rob Cleveland ... Runs a 4.5 40.
Full Name: Craig Devon Allen ... Parents: Archie and Danielle Allen ... Born: 11/30/91 ... Major: Undecided.