That’s Mr. Blanton to you


Notre Dame recruit Robert Blanton wasted little time setting the tone for his senior campaign. Here are some short snippets from game one:

If anyone in the stadium didn’t know of Butler’s All-State defensive back and Notre Dame signee Robert Blanton, they did after the first half. With a kickoff return for a touchdown, an interception, a couple tackles on punt coverage and a catch where he smoothly bounced off a defender, Blanton’s name was about every other word out of the speakers.

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Senior defensive back Robert Blanton, however, set the tone. After Charest threw an interception deep in Butler territory on the first series, North Meck would score two plays later on a 9-yard Xavier Joplin run. Blanton needed about 10 seconds to erase that deficit, when he took the ensuing kickoff 96 yards for the touchdown.

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