February National Signing Period for football, soccer, field hockey and track
Missed spring 2014 drills after recovering from shoulder surgery ... Should be ready to return to his starting post at right tackle this fall.
2013: Started all 12 games at right tackle as a junior ... Was part of a Bears offensive line starting five that never missed a start in 2013 and helped MSU compile 343.4 yards per game while allowing just 1.33 sacks per game -- which ranked 26th in the nation ... In league games, the Bears gave up league-best 1.12 sacks per game ... Turned in a 98% assignment grade for the season and a 77% technique and performance grade ... Was credited with his first career tackle in season finale at UNI (11/16/13) ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters.
2012: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State after suffering a concussion.
Scottsdale CC: Two-year starter for Coach Doug Madowski at Scottsdale (Ariz.) Community College ... Started 21 straight games on the Artichokes' offensive line ... Led squad to a 7-4 mark and runner-up finish in the WSFL as a sophomore in 2011 and 13-8 overall mark in his two seasons.
High School: Was a two-year starter and three-time letterman for coach Larry Fetkenheir at Cactus High in Glendale, Ariz. ... Helped the Cobras to a 13-1 record and 2009 Arizona state title his senior season while earning all-state, all-region and Arizona Top 25 distinction ... Was also part of a regional championship team as a sophomore and earned all-region first team honors in 2008 and 2009 ... Team was 30-7 in his three seasons on varsity ... Also participated in baseball and track and field in high school, finishing second in the state shot put.
Personal: Patrick Stephen Blanar was born 10/21/92 in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Son of Ed and Tammy Blanar of El Mirage, Ariz. ... Sister, Nicole ... Majoring in Communication Studies.