• POSITION Offensive Line
  • HEIGHT 6-5
  • WEIGHT 301
  • CLASS Redshirt Sophomore
  • HOMETOWN Powder Springs, Ga.
  • HIGH SCHOOL Harrison HS

  • Saw action in seven games during first season of play
  • Was a reserve on Mercer's offensive line as a redshirt freshman
  • Helped Mercer rank fourth nationally in red zone offense (92.1 percent)
  • Played a key role in Bears averaging 30.6 points per game while passing for 231.0 YPG & rushing for 146.7 YPG

  • Redshirted during first year on campus

Before Mercer
Bobby Lamb on Eric Allen

"Eric has the size and physicality you look for in an offensive lineman. Tackle is a very difficult position to recruit and we're excited to land a talented player like Eric."

High School
  • Graduated from Harrison High School in 2017
  • A two-star lineman rated by 247Sports.com
  • Received Second Team All-State honors his senior year
  • First Team All-Region and All-Cobb County honoree his senior year
  • Was the No. 1 junior OL at the Oregon camp
  • Named a Top 5 MVP in camp in 2015

  • Eric Maxwell Allen
  • Son of David and Lisa
  • Born on May 1, 1998
  • Chose Mercer over Georgia State, Buffalo, Charleston Southern, Eastern Kentucky, Elon, Tennessee Tech, Austin Peay and Air Force