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Jeff Blanchard
Jeff Blanchard

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Delray Beach, FL

High School:
Olympic Heights

Last College:
Garden City CC

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 195

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
12/18/1986

Major:
Interdisciplinary Studies & Arts and Letters


Jeff Blanchard Photo Gallery

2009: Sat out recovering from a knee injury...received a second medical redshirt.

2008: Had a strong off-season, especially in the spring returning from an injury...had two carries for a total of two yards at Texas...also handled kick return duties...had one return for 12 yards at Minnesota along with three carries for six yards...had three rushing attempts for nine yards against Troy...saw action against WKU to rest Pierre and Edgecomb in the third quarter...had three carries for six yards...had his first collegiate reception, 11 yards, at WKU...returned one kick at ULM for 23 yards...scored his first FAU TD in the UNT game...had two carries for two yards and one kick return for 32 yards versus ULL...grabbed a mishandled kick return to gain 10 yards versus FIU...earned the "Bone Award" for his hard hitting against FIU...played in 12 games and averaged 2.8 yards per carry and 19.5 per kick return.

2007: Played in four games before he broke his ankle...redshirted the season...recorded eight carries versus Oklahoma State for a total of 12 yards, his longest was seven yards.

2005-2006: Played for J.J. Eckard at Garden City Community College, where he rushed for 1,266 yards and nine TDs his second season...member of the All-Jayhawk Conference Team, a league he led in rushing as a freshman...was 9th in the nation in rushing...did not play his first year in Kansas.

High School: Played for Mathew Bennett at Olympic Heights...the local product rushed for 1,298 yards as a senior and tallied 14 TDs...for his efforts, he was named second-team All-State, first-team All-County and was a Palm Beach Post Player of the Week...participated in the 2004 Outback Bowl...two-sport athlete (football and track).

Graduated with a degree in interdisciplinary studies/social science arts & letters major...son of Janie and Jessey Blanchard...born Dec. 18, 1986, in Delray Beach, FL...relative of Cedrick Williams, who plays for the Houston Texans.

FAU Career Rushing Stats
YearGMSATTYDsAvgLGTD
200748121.507
20081220573.4430
Total1628692.5437

FAU Career Kick Return Stats
YearGMSATTYDsAvgLGTD
2007412121.0021
2008121733119.5034
Total161835219.6034
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