February National Signing Period for football, soccer, field hockey and track
After recovering from an injury during his first year at MSU, Blanar established himself as the Bears' starter at right tackle this spring.
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 (shot put) in high school.
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.