Blankenship feels that in the mean time he still has to keep his options open. "Even though I'm still committed I'm going to check out what my options are," he said. "I've already heard from Kansas, Tulsa, and Air Force."
The key for Beau will be him getting a chance to speak with the new coach at Iowa State. "I'm definitely going to wait and talk with the new coach," said Blankenship. "It really just depends on how I connect with him and the new running backs coach. I also want to know what kind of opportunity that I will have and what type of offense that they will run."