Florida top athlete has offer from UT

One of the nation's top defensive backs is busy, busy counting all of his offers that he is currently receiving. Florida athlete and projected safety or corner Travis Blanks has over 20 offers and its still the month of February of his junior season. Go "Inside" to gage his interest in the Volunteers.

One of the nation's top defensive backs is busy, busy counting all of his offers that he is currently receiving.

Florida athlete and projected safety or corner Travis Blanks has over 20 offers and its still the month of February of his junior season.

"I will be honest, I have quit counting, I can't keep up with them all anymore," Blanks told InsideTennessee.com. "Tennessee has offered, I have been overwhelmed by all the offers and interest."

Does Blanks have interest in Tennessee?

"Right now I'm keeping all my options open," Blanks said. "I'm interested in every school that has offered me."

Blanks finished his junior season with 104 tackles and four interceptions. Offensively, he had 35 receptions for 356 yards and eight touchdowns. He also returned two punts for scores. He says he can bench 290-pounds, squat 335 and has a 33-inch vertical jump.

Tennessee is one school that Blanks is interested in learning more about.

"I don't know a lot about them," Blanks said. "All the coaches are trying to get me to come for a visit to their schools, right now I'm not sure where or how many I can visit."

Other schools that have offered and has Blanks intrigued include Georgia, Clemson, Alabama and Auburn.

What makes Blanks such a great athlete?

"I can cover well. I have good cover skills and I'm a great open field tackler. I've got long arms and have pretty good speed. I'm a big corner.

Blanks is listed at 6-foot-1, 200-pounds is rated by Scout.com as a four star prospect.

Blanks does plan on attending several combines and camps this summer.


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