00 Alex Blanton
Alex Blanton


Nashville, Tenn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180




2011 (Redshirt): Did not see game aciton.

Prior to SMU: Played club soccer for Brentwood Premier 93... Helped his team to be 2010 State Champs, and 2010 and 2011 Region III Premier League Champs... Was a member of the Tennessee 92 ODP team and the Region III 92 team... Has played in England with his club team and Mexico with the ODP squad... Captained his high school team his junior and senior seasons... Named 2011 District 11-AAA Defensive Player of the Year, recording 16 shutouts... Was an All-District and All-State selection in 2010 and 2011... Had 12 shutouts and converted two free kicks during his junior year... Helped his team to the 2008 state title and were 2009 state runners-up... Named 2010 and 2011 Brentwood Player of the Year.

Personal: Anticipated business major... Chose SMU for the location, the Cox School of Business and the strong soccer program... Is a National merit Commended Scholar and a National AP Scholar... Enjoys rapping, music production and working as a DJ... Lists Iker Casillas as his favorite athlete... Parents are Don and Jane Blanton.