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A Former 5-Star QB Went Undrafted At The NFL Draft After Declaring Early

A photo of the stage at the NFL Draft.

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: A view of the NFL Draft theater prior to the start of the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The 2018 NFL Draft wrapped up this weekend. Several former college and recruiting standouts were not selected.

Among those players: Kyle Allen. The former five-star quarterback recruit was not selected during the seven-round NFL Draft.

Allen was a five-star recruit coming out of high school. He ended up committing to Texas A&M. The former top recruit later transferred out of the program.

The five-star QB transferred to Houston. He failed to play much for the Cougars. Despite having more eligibility, Allen opted to declare for the NFL Draft early.

Allen was not picked in the draft. He did, though, get with a team as an undrafted free agent.

The quarterback has agreed to a deal with the Carolina Panthers. Allen will attempt to make the roster behind Cam Newton.

Allen said coming out of Houston that he thought he made a great decision declaring for the NFL Draft early.

"I think it was a great decision, the right decision for me at that time," Allen said before the draft. "It wasn't like it was a drop-of-a-hat decision. There was a lot of thought. All options were put on the table and weighed out, risk-reward."

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