Tyrese Allen

Tyrese Allen
  • Position Defensive Lineman
  • Height 6'3"
  • Weight 292
  • Hometown Hegerhill, Ky.
  • High School Paintsville HS
  • High School Coach Joe Chirico



  • Played for coach Joe Chirico at Paintsville High
  • 2017 all-area player of the year
  • Two-time all-area … finished with 155 total tackles, including 88 solos
  • Also ran for 1,468 yards and scored 26 total touchdowns as a senior
  • Led Tigers to an 11-2 record and trip to the semifinals of the 2017 Kentucky Class 1A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl playoffs
  • Selected to play in the Best of the Bluegrass All-Star football game
  • Named to 2017 Kentucky Mr. Football Watch List … registered 65 tackles as a junior
  • Played the first two seasons of his high school career for coach Jim Matney at Johnson Central High
  • Rated a three-star prospect by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports
  • No. 10 overall player in Kentucky by rivals
  • No. 8 overall in Kentucky by ESPN
  • No. 12 overall in Kentucky by 247Sports
  • Also offered by Cincinnati, Memphis, Purdue, Western Kentucky

Other Offers

West Virginia




Western Kentucky


Recruiting Timeline

  • Signs NLI


    Allen signs National Letter of Intent.

  • Official Visit


    Allen officially visits West Virginia.

  • Verbal Commit


    Allen verbally commits to West Virginia.