Josh Allen Announces His Decision For Kentucky’s Citrus Bowl

first_imgJosh Allen of Kentucky celebrates against Mississippi State.LEXINGTON, KY – SEPTEMBER 22: Josh Allen #41 of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates during the 28-7 win over the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Commonwealth Stadium on September 22, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)Usually, Kentucky’s basketball team outshines its football program with its abundance of talent and constant winning. However, the Wildcats are equally impressive on the gridiron this year as well, with the defense led by Josh Allen.The senior linebacker was already considered an impact player in the SEC, but he definitely raised his draft stock even further with his production this season. In 12 games for the Wildcats, Allen registered 14.0 sacks and 18.5 tackles for loss.Considering that Allen is projected to be one of the top selections in the 2019 NFL Draft, there was an important decision to be made about the Wildcats’ upcoming trip to the Citrus Bowl.Well, it turns out that Allen will be active for this game and plans on ending this season with a victory against Penn State.He announced his decision in a heartfelt post on Twitter:pic.twitter.com/NvLbziVJxC— Joshua Allen (@JoshAllen41_) December 7, 2018Over the past few seasons, top prospects have declined to play in bowl games in order to avoid injury.This season was truly special for the Wildcats, and Allen was a huge factor in lifting Kentucky’s football program to new heights. It’s only fitting that he’ll represent his team one last time before he prepares for the NFL.last_img