Picking the top safety in the 2012 class of prospect in the state of Florida is not an easy task. The top four players could be selected as No. 1 and it wouldn't necessarily be wrong. The safety position is the most difficult, by far, of all positions to rank in the Class of 2012.
Travis Blanks Travis Blanks
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the nod not because of an athletic advantage over the others. Athletic ability is a given at this level in this state. Blanks, however, possesses a keen eye and cerebral approach to the game of receiver coverage.
Blanks rarely gets juked, keeps his pad level low in the back-pedal and can turn on a dime, yet knows exactly when to make that turn. Good QBs read a DB's hips. Turn too early and you're toast. Blanks doesn't get burnt often.