Linebacker David Blair from McClintock HS (Tempe, AZ) had a lot of college coaches stop by during spring evaluation. Three have emerged as early favorites.
Linebacker David Blair from McClintock High School plays with fire and passion.
He has a nose for the football and a knack for making big hits. It is no
surprise that Blair estimates that four coaches a day for three weeks stopped by
Tempe to evaluate the 6-1 220 pound hitter.
Army, UNLV and San Diego State extended early offers and the Aztecs
and the Rebels are Blair's current leaders.
Blair took time off of his
training to have some fun in Disney
Land last weekend and really liked the
atmosphere. He says, "Nice weather and nice environment. All I hear is good
things (about SDSU). The more I talk to people, the more excited I
Blair recently camped in Las Vegas and came away
impressed. About the Rebels he says, "It's a nice place. It is ten degrees
cooler the Phoenix. It has a lot of excitement and a lot
to do…it's Vegas." Last Sunday he attended a big man competition and was able to
tour the facilities beforehand and during the camp was able to work with the
Army was the first school to offer
and Blair says they are still in the running but the military experience is a
concern. He comments, "Army is right in there but it is a big commitment because
you have to serve after."
Blair says that SDSU and UNLV will
be places that he visits officially. He also says that Arizona State
State are two other schools
that have expressed early interest. The Beavers are potentially interested in
him as an outside linebacker and ASU's level of interest has declined recently.
Neither have offered and Blair doesn't think that they
Don't expect a commitment from
Blair anytime soon. "I want to wait and see how the season goes and take some
visits" he states.
David describes himself as "a big
hitter. I am always flying around the ball. I have the instincts to know where
the ball is."
Blair reports a 3.5 cumulative GPA
before last semester's grades and has taken the ACT but has not received his
score back yet.
Here are clips of Blair from his
junior season. He makes a lot of big hits and is also a punishing fullback. He