Good article. Really makes me feel better about Allen if he is the starter.
Kyle Allen lays out Houston’s way forward after Tom Herman
BF: Even though you still have two seasons of eligibility remaining, I think for a lot of people it probably feels like a long time since you were that five-star recruit headed to A&M and then became the starter. What’s been the biggest change you’ve made since those days?
KA: Just from a mental and a maturity standpoint has been the biggest thing. I was thrown in there really early as a freshman at A&M. I didn’t know what it really took to be a successful college quarterback. In just the past year and a half, to sit back and really observe [former Houston quarterback Greg Ward] especially, and observe college football in general, I realized what it took. I don’t think I had a good enough view on that being thrown in there right away.
I didn’t really have someone at A&M who I could mirror my habits off of. When I got there, it was me and Kenny [Hill] battling for the spot. I was doing what I think is right. Now, I get to come here and I see Greg. He is one of the hardest workers I’ve ever been around. It was good to see someone who had those habits, and Coach Applewhite helped me build those habits too.