April 5, 2007

Blanton considers himself wide open

Defensive back Robert Blanton from Butler High in Matthews, N.C., may have been the main attraction coming into the Shrine Bowl combine last Saturday held at his high school.

Blanton had already owned an impressive offer list by the time signing day had arrived for the 2007 class. Among the schools to have tendered included Louisville, Michigan, North Carolina, NC State, Notre Dame, South Carolina and Virginia Tech.

"No sir, I wasn't expecting this much," Blanton said. "It kind of snuck up on me to be honest."

When the recruiting process first started for Blanton, he was listing a top four of Louisville, Virginia Tech, South Carolina and Michigan. He quickly backed off that however, and he told The Wolfpacker Saturday that he is still considering all schools.

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