Kendall Blanton11

Class
SO
Hometown
Blue Springs, Mo.
High School
South
Height / Weight
6-6/230
Position
Tight End

Bio

2015 OUTLOOK 
Smooth, athletic tight end who boasts a great blend of speed and size and has the chance to develop into a big-time playmaker … Was fourth on the depth chart at tight end during the spring and should push for playing time in 2015.

2014 SEASON 
Redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL
A smooth athlete who the Mizzou coaching staff believes possesses a great frame for the tight end position … hauled in 15 catches for 216 yards and two scores as a senior in 2013 in a predominantly run-oriented offense at Blue Springs South High School for head coach Greg Oder … Second Team All-Big Six Conference selection in his final high school season … grabbed two touchdown catches as a junior in 2012 … rated as the 12th-best tight end prospect in the class of 2014 by ESPN.com … played center for the Blue Springs South basketball squad, leading the team in blocked shots as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL
Parents – Jerry Blanton and Deanna Thompson … chose Mizzou over interest from Kentucky, Louisville and Tulsa … Father, Jerry, was a standout linebacker at Kentucky and played seven seasons in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs.

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