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Philadelphia Eagles Make No. 37 Pick: Welcome to Philadelphia, Safety Nate Allen

Article By on 23rd April, 2010

... second round (37th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft by drafting South Florida product safety Nathaniel Allen. 

Many Eagles fans were hoping for Southern Cal's Taylor Mays, but the Eagles went with Allen who was an outstanding safety for the Bulls. At 6'0", 207 pounds, Allen has an excellent combination of size and athleticism.

Nate Allen has good balance, quickness, and foot agility, while displaying good range in pursuit of the ball carrier. With his long arms, Allen has the ability to re-route his receivers and is technically sound in combination man and zone coverages.

He also displays a mental toughness that is needed for an impact safety in the NFL.

Allen does need to work on a few things in training camp lik...

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