Raleigh (NC) Leesville Road linebacker Danny Blakeman has accepted a preferred walk-on offer from NC State.
Blakeman totaled 117 tackles, 24 tackles for a loss, five forced fumbles, and had five sacks as a senior. He also averaged 9.5 yards per carry as a tailback and had one TD.
Honors: First team all-conference selection as a junior and senior.
Personal: Born and raised in Mason, Ohio, moved to NC after his freshman year. Dad, Jeff, was a linebacker at Ohio Univ.(1985-90). Also plays varsity lacrosse. Member of the National Honor Society, has maintained at least a 3.5 GPA. Plans to major in biology with a Pre-PA intent.