May 17, 2010

Ready to Roar, Part 11: Keenan Allen

He is unstoppable, but soft-spoken. He is as fast as the wind, but as tranquil as a summer breeze. He does all of his talking with his hands, his feet, his legs and all those marvelous fast-twitch muscles that make him so hard to bring down. Complex and quiet, there is more than one key to the concerto that is Keenan Allen.

Everyone knows the numbers. 6-foot-3, 205 pounds of muscle. 53 touchdowns his senior year. 1,263 all-purpose yards, 19 touchdowns and 48 tackles his junior year. Five-star recruit. It's all in the books.

But not many know that his most memorable day on a football field came during this last season.

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