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14  J.T. Blasingame
J.T. Blasingame

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Mays

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175

Position:
CB

Experience:
1L


03/19/2014

Thurmond on the 2014 Rice Defense

Chris Thurmond takes a look at the Owls defense

12/04/2012

Owls Figure Prominently In 2012 NFF Ceremonies

Kramer inducted into College Hall of Fame, Lyons receives Scholar Athlete honor

11/17/2012

One For All

36-14 win over SMU sends Owls to El Paso lookking for bowl berth

10/27/2012

Owls Rebound with Resounding Win

Down Southern Miss 44-17

10/11/2012

Rice Freshman Wins National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award

Alex Lyons one of five winners to be honored in New York in December

11/08/2014

Rice Football vs UTSA

Photos from the Rice Owls' 17-7 C-USA victory over UTSA on Nov. 8, 2014.

08/05/2014

2014 Fall Camp Day One

Rice opened its 2014 Football training camp on August 4.

03/24/2014

First Spring Scrimmage

First Scrimmage of 2014 Spring Football

09/19/2013

Rice 23, Kansas 14

Rice defeated Kansas 23-14 at Rice Stadium on September 14.

08/06/2013

2013 Training Camp Day Two

Rice held its second practice of 2013 Training Camp on Tuesday morning.

Rice
Talented corner who returned to action in 2014 after a redshirt year in 2013.

2014
Has battled some nagging injuries but has appeared in six games and credited with tackles vs. North Texas and Marshall.

2013
Redshirted but was twice named Scout Team Player of the Week.

2012
One of eight true freshmen to play for the Owls... Saw action in 12 of 13 games... Early action was primarily on special teams, but stepped into the cornerback rotation when injuries created playing opportunities and also chipped in on kickoff returns late in the year... Had a pair of tackles at corner and added a third on punt coverage... Picked up both his tackles at corner vs. SMU... In addition to a punt coverage tackle at Memphis, recovered a Tulane fumble on a kickoff return to set up a Rice touchdown... Gave the Owls an early spark vs. Southern Miss with a 40-yard return on opening kickoff and then answered a Golden Eagle field goal with a 46-yard return to give Rice a short field that resulted in a touchdown... Named a finalist in the Southern Region for a National High School Scholar Athlete Award from the National Football Foundation... Teammate Alex Lyons was the region's winner.

Mays High School
Two-time, All-Metro and All-Region 6 AAAA selection for coach Dominic Calloway at Benjamin E. Mays High School in Atlanta... Three-year starter for the Raiders... Credited with 174 tackles, eight interceptions and 35 pass breakups in his career... Team captain as a senior... Named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution "Georgia's Top 125"... Elected "Mr. Mays" as part of Homecoming as a senior... Play it Smart Student-Athlete of the Month for September, 2011... Runs track and led his 4x100 relay to a 4th place finish at the state championship ... Member of 1500+ SAT Club at Mays... Also active in his community... Helped organize and ship textbooks for children in Africa; distributed items to the homeless at Christmas; donated supplies to after-school programs; volunteered at soup kitchens; conducted arts and crafts activities with the Atlanta Union Mission; and donated and wrapped gifts for children in transitional housing... Named a finalist in the South region for the National Football Foundation High School Scholar-Athlete Award, along with fellow Owl Alex Lyons.

Personal
Full Name: John Thomas Blasingame IV ... Born: July 27, 1993 at Atlanta, Ga. ... Parents: Dr. John Thomas and Katrina Blasingame (one brother; two sisters)... Rice college: Brown... Rice major: Kinesiology.

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