Blanton schedules two unofficials

Over the weekend, Rivals250 to watch safety Robert Blanton out of Matthews (N.C.) Butler made the trek to Wingate College. The 6-foot-1, 175-pounder had a good experience at the Nike Camp in Charlotte even if the conditions weren't the best.
"I just got back from the Nike combine," he said. "It was a pretty cool experience except for the fact it was raining, windy and cold. I felt like I did alright, but it was tough. The best 40 time was 4.75 there, I did however do well in the shuttle running a 4.0 flat."
Meanwhile, Blanton plans to head to two colleges next weekend for visits.

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"I'm going up to South Carolina and Virginia Tech," he stated. "Both schools will be over the weekend on Saturday and Sunday. I just want to go and get a feel for both of their campuses and talk to the academic counselors to see what they have to offer me as far as a degree."
Currently the junior safety claims there are no favorites.
"No one really stands out at this time," he said. "I'm mostly looking for a school that offers great academics. I want to go into business management or financing. I also want to have a school that has a homey feel to it, a great campus and coaches that are looking out for me."