January 9, 2007

N.C. safety has early offers

Matthews (N.C.) Butler safety Robert Blanton could be one of the top prospects at his position in Mid-Atlantic region for the Class of 2008. He holds scholarship offers from multiple programs and currently four stand out.

"(I have offers from) Louisville, N.C. State, North Carolina, South Carolina, Clemson, Duke, and Virginia Tech," Blanton said. "I like Virginia Tech, Michigan, Louisville and South Carolina right now."

The 6-foot-1, 195-pounder recently competed at the U.S. Army All-American junior combine in San Antonio, Texas, and came away feeling good about his performance.

"I just came from that combine last week," he said. "I did great."

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