Football


Nick Allegretti
Nick Allegretti
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Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Frankfort, Ill.

High School:
Lincoln-Way East

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 305

Position:
OL

Experience:
5-4

High School: 2013 U.S. Army All-American ... Three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports ... Ranked the No. 8 center in the nation by Rivals and Scout, and the No. 11 center in the nation by 247sports ... Ranked the No. 19 player in Illinois by Scout and No. 20 by Rivals ... Consensus first-team All-State and Chicago Sun-Times All-Area in 2013 after anchoring an offense that averaged over 30 points per game and reached the IHSA class 7A quarterfinals ... Had 56 pancake blocks in 2013 and 125 career pancakes ... 3-time All-Southwest Suburban Blue selection ... Did now allow a sack during his entire junior and senior seasons ... Four-year letterwinner in wrestling, finishing with a 45-2 record and placing third in class 3A in 2014.

Personal: Born April 21, 1996 ... Son of Carl and Tammy Allegretti ... Has one brother, Joey, who is a student at Illinois ... Father played football at Butler University and is the Chairman and CEO of Deloitte Tax LLP ... Two uncles also played football at Butler ... Honor roll student ... National Honor Society member ... Two-time academic All-State ... Says he loved watching former Illini QB Juice Williams play while growing up ... Says Lincoln-Way East alum and current Washington Redskins OL Adam Gettis is his favorite athlete ... Enrolled in College of Business.

Updated July 2014

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