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Christopher Allen shares message to Tide teammates for Mercer game

Christopher Allen performing pass rush drills at Alabama fall camp
Photo by Kent Gidley of Alabama Athletics

Christopher Allen (foot) is out for the rest of the season, but he is supporting his teammates in Alabama’s home opener against Mercer.

The redshirt senior at outside linebacker wished his brothers well on Twitter.

Allen, a native of Baton Rouge, La., had a dominant season in 2020. He led the Crimson Tide in tackles for loss (13) and totaled six sacks. He started the matchup against Miami strong, but sustained a foot injury in the first half and did not return. Drew Sanders, a sophomore, will start in his place. Alabama is getting reps for Chris Braswell and Dallas Turner (freshman) too.

Hopefully, Allen will return next season. 

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “watch” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

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