- United States
- OG, OT
- Monaca, PA
- High School
- Center Area
- Past Teams
- Ohio State
- 2007, 2008, 2009
Major: Management and Industry (2009), Elementary Education (2008)
Weight: 290 (2008-09), 300 (2007)
2009 Media Guide: Offensive lineman who is in the mix to replace three graduated seniors … could contribute equally anywhere along the offensive line … worked this spring at right guard … billiards champion and bowling runner up in team spring competitions.
2008: Limited action for the Big Ten co-champions.
2008 Media Guide: Offensive tackle who will be in the mix this season along with Bryant Browning to replace All-American Kirk Barton at right tackle … has the skills to play anywhere along the offensive line.
2007: Did not see varsity action for the Big Ten champions … was redshirted and worked with the scout team.
High School: Named to the Harrisburg Patriot-News “Platinum 33” team as a senior … rated the No.
18 prospect in Pennsylvania … first team all-conference … bench presses 340 pounds and squats 500 owns a grade point average of 3.0 … plans on becoming a business major aggressive interior lineman … three-year varsity starter … also played basketball and ran track in high school … expected to play guard or center for the Buckeyes … helped lead Center Area H.S. to the second round of the Class AA playoffs … committed to Ohio State in July 2006.
Personal: Son of Paula Blankenship … has a sister, Abby … talented vocalist who represented football in the OSU-SAAB talent show … dream vacation is Australia … favorite old-school TV show is Saved By the Bell.