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Ravens bolster backfield by taking USC's Javorius Allen in fourth round
Ravens bolster backfield by taking USC's Javorius Allen in fourth round

The Ravens have been wanting to bolster their backfield for months. They believe they accomplished that goal Saturday when they drafted Southern California running back Javorius "Buck" Allen in the fourth round. Allen will work in tandem with veteran runner Justin Forsett. Allen is a 6-foot, 221-pounder with 4.53 speed in the 40-yard dash. He has a 35 1/2 inch vertical leap. "He's big, he's got good speed, he's physical," Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta said. "He's a guy who can run a zone scheme, he has excellent hands. He's a very versatile guy. Again, we get good information out of there, we feel very good about the...

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