75 Spencer Blackburn
75 Spencer Blackburn
Height: 6-3
Weight: 260
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Bellingham, Wash.
High School: Meridian HS '14
Position: OL
Experience: HS

HS: Graduated from Meridian HS in 2014. He was selected to the Associated Press 1A All-State team as a first team offensive lineman and a second team defensive lineman. Was named to the All-Whatcom County All-Area team as selected by the Bellingham Herald. Was a unanimous selection on both sides of the ball in earning All-Northwest Conference 1A honors as a first team offensive lineman and first team defensive lineman. Blackburn was instrumental in helping running back Letrez Jones rush for a conference-high 1,960 yards and 30 TDs on 199 attempts (9.8 average) in 2013. He was one of just two linemen in coach Bob Ames' 40 years at Meridian to start all four years on the offensive line. Meridian finished 6-6 his senior season and advanced to the first round of the State 1A Playoffs. As a junior in 2012, Blackburn was a second team selection as a defensive lineman on the Associated Press 1A All-State team. He was also a first team All-Northwest Conference selection as both an offensive and defensive lineman. As a sophomore in 2011, he was also a first team All-NWC selection on both sides of the ball. He helped the Trojans pile up 4,587 yards of offense and score 54 touchdowns on the season. He was also part of a defense that held opponents to an average of three yards per rushing attempt. Earned a total of four letters in football, and also lettered in basketball and track and field. As a sophomore in 2012, he placed seventh in the javelin at the State 2A Championships at EWU with a throw of 165-8. Earlier in the season he had a season and career best throw of 175-3. He also competed in the sprints and the shot put and discus.

Personal: Born 4/17/96 in Bellingham, Wash. Full name is Spencer Jordan Blackburn. His parents are Jordan and Michelle Blackburn. Considering majoring in mechanical engineering.

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