Scouting Report: Robert Blanton is an exceptional defensive back with tremendous closing speed. He plays very well along the line in press coverage, and is a sure tackler. Blanton's fast hips, great awareness, and presence on the field allow him to make quick, accurate decisions. He also shows leadership on the field, and has the ability to come back well from the rare poor play.
Statistics/Personal: During his sophomore season, Blanton picked off seven passes and recorded 147 tackles, four blocked kicks and two TDs. These numbers earned him a spot on both the all-conference and all-county teams as a junior.
College: Committed to Notre Dame