He might not have been the smartest player but Jeff Allen was one of the most talented players in VT history, he also put up numbers that were some of the best in VT history. Right now Raines wasn't close to Allen's level.
Raines has two years left, plenty of time to improve. Jeff Allen clearly had a better career than Raines to this point. We're excited though about Raines' size, because he might fare better inside than Jeff Allen did against taller players on the offensive end.
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