Dionte Allen
Dionte  Allen


Detroit, Mich.

High School:
St. Mary's

Last College:
Florida State

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185



11 Buckeyes Graduate; 34 Named Academic All-Big Ten

Ohio State will suit up 14 college graduates for the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

Buckeye Bits: experienced corner who will be a strong addition to the Buckeye secondary ... sat out last season after transferring from Florida State ... scout team workhorse: Ohio, Eastern Michigan, Minnesota

Florida State: played in 9 games as a sophomore in 2009, registering 15 tackles ... forced a fumble against Florida ... missed four games with a broken thumb ... played in 5 games as a redshirt freshman, making 2 tackles in the Champs Sports Bowl win over Wisconsin ... redshirted in 2007

High School: all-state defensive back at Detroit's St. Mary's High ... first two-time captain for Coach George Porritt ... three-sport standout who played basketball and was on a state championship 4x200 sprint relay team in track

Personal: son of Monica Jordan and Brian Allen ... cousin Aaron Gant was a former Buckeye defensive back ... a criminology major at Ohio State