|Travis Blanks might redshirt this season
FL (North Florida Christian HS)
Years Played: 2012 - 2015
Dabo Swinney said after Friday's practice that safety Travis BlanksTravis Blanks
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Swinney said: "Again that is 100 percent coming from him. It isn't even anything we've thought about. We need him and we were getting him ready to go play. He is just a kid that thinks that way. Instead of getting him ready and going into it and us playing him and then trying to make a decision there and losing a year, we want him to feel a hundred percent."
Also, Swinney said that the coaching staff has had discussions on who will or won't redshirt but they are not ready to make any final decisions just yet.