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3-star DL D.J. Allen commits to Rutgers

Rutgers football received the thirteenth verbal commitment for its 2022 recruiting class on Sunday when D.J. Allen announced he was joining the program following a official visit this past weekend.

The 3-star defensive end from Leo, Indiana is ranked the 15th best recruit in the Hoosier state per the 247 Sports composite rankings. The 6’7”, 225 pound prospect has a 4.0 GPA and has gained more than 30 pounds since last fall per Todderick Hunt of NJ Advance Media in this article. He also plays basketball and competes in multiple track and field events in high school in addition to football.