Norvell takes in-home with PA DT

Husker coaches have been busy lately to take to time to hit key target's homes and spend some time with them. This past Friday, Coach Jay Norvell, was in Pennsylvania to meet with a defensive tackle who Nebraska has offered.
December 5, 2004

Blanks Sets Official Visit

In Nebraska's quest to fill up the 2004-2005 recruiting class, the Cornhuskers are looking for some help up the middle on defense. One individual who may be able to provide such help is Joe Blanks, a defensive tackle from Erie, PA. Blanks recently set up an official visit to the University of Nebraska and was asked what he was looking forward to.
October 18, 2004

Blanks proving the knee is better, expects offers

The obvious damage from an injury is the pain, possible surgery, time out, and rehab as it relates to the injury. The stuff that people don't think about is the mental game of trusting that body part again in similar situations. Some get it faster than others. Fortunately, Joe Blanks is one of those people.
September 21, 2004

Ready to cause a little damage of his own

At 6'4" and 315 pounds, you don't have to look too far if you are looking for that big butt defensive lineman that can plug holes just by being there. Defensive tackle, Joe Blanks plans on being more than just "there" though. He plans on causing some damage along the way. With a finally healthy knee, Blanks is raring to go for his final year of high school ball in Pennsylvania.
July 6, 2004

Newest Nebraska offers to pair from Pennsylvania!

Nebraska is finding itself in unfamiliar territory and that is offering kids from all over the country. The latest offer, actually two offers, have turned up in Erie, Pa. to a pair of teammates.
April 29, 2004

Erie Prep star with ties to Hollywood

For those people who have watched martial arts movies or in the last couple of years the famous Tae-Bo commercials, they feature Billy Blanks who happens to be from Erie, PA.
February 24, 2004