Four-star LB Stone Blanton (6-2 220) of Madison, MS is a two-sport standout. He committed to Mississippi State for baseball only in 2019, but now he’s looking at options to play both sports somewhere, including Mississippi State. He’s ranked the #32 LB nationally and the #7 prospect in Mississippi in the 247Sport Composite. Last season he made 121 tackles with 17 tackles for loss and 6 sacks.
Blanton’s offer list also includes Louisville, Stanford, Arkansas, Texas A&M, Oregon, Ole Miss, Georgia Tech, Baylor and Duke.
Blanton had this to say about USC Sunday afternoon following the conclusion of his official visit:
On his conversations with defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Clayton White:
On meeting with Gamecocks baseball coach Mark Kingston:
On where the Gamecocks fit in with him at this point after the visit:
What’s the status of the commitment with Mississippi State?
Blanton said he will be taking visits to Auburn, Louisville, Southern Miss, Oregon and Stanford. Oregon and Stanford will be official visits, and he’ll take two more official visits in the fall.
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