Elijiah Blades is a 4-star defensive back

Oregon has offered defensive back Elijah Blades, 6-2, 175, Muir HS, Pasadena, Calif. and on Thursday, eDuck.com spoke with Blades. Here is a transcript of that conversation.

Elijah Blades

 

When did you get the offer? Which Coach did you talk with?

 

EB: Today, Coach Heyward.

 

Did you set an official visit? If so, when?

 

EB: Not yet.

 

How interested in Oregon are you? Do you have a top 3-5 list of schools?

 

EB: I don't have a top list.

 

What is your current height and weight? What position will do you want to play at the college level?

 

EB: 6-2, 175 and defensive back.

 

That is big for a CB, Coach Clark and Leavitt used tall and rangy CB at Colorado pretty effectively, did Coach Heyward mention anything in regards to what they like specifically about your game?

 

EB: They like that I’m long, physical, fast, and can cover.

 

Your last name is a pretty famous football name; do you have any relationship with Miami greats Bennie and Brian Blades?

 

EB: No, I’m not relationed to them.

 

Are you excited about the Duck offer?


EB: I've been waiting on this offer.

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