Blackman still looking for an opportunity

Current L.A. Harbor QB Dominique Blackman (6-5, 250) signed with Washington out of high school, but was a late-qualfier. He was released from his letter-of-intent after meeting with new Husky head coach Steve Sarkisian and now he's looking for a home...

"I came to Harbor because when I was in high school, we only threw it like 20 or 25 times a game," Blackman told JCFootball.com at the So Cal combine held at Orange Coast College. "At Harbor you get to throw it like 50 or 60 times a game and it really shows off what you have as a quarterback and they lost a lot of guys after last season to graduation, so it's going to be all on me if I'm there."

Blackman said meeting with Sarkisian was a bit frustrating for him because they had a disagreement with where he should play.

"I signed with Washington as a quarterack, but they wanted me at tight end," Blackman said. "I was frustrated because I worked really hard to get in there and do what I needed to do, but with the coaches there (getting fired) things just didn't work out with them so I had to start looking around.

"I don't think anyone knows I'm available and that I'm here at Harbor right now, so I'm just trying to get my name out there and let people know I can leave and get to their school this summer."

Blackman tested well at the combine, posting a 4.8 forty time and he had a good session during the one-on-one drills.

"I feel like I owned it," Blackman said confidently. "I feel like I dominated which is what I came out here to do.

"There are some great players out here and it allowed me to show off what I can do. I just hope someone wants to give me a chance this year, but if not I'll play this fall at Harbor and then hopefully move on after I show people I can play QB at a high level."

We'll continue to track Blackman's progress this spring and summer and update news as it happens.

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