Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored
Spring game is scheduled for next Saturday, April 6 at 1 pm
Blankenship confident in abilities of all four quarterbacks
Blankenship pleased with scrimmage
Tulsa -- Was one of several true freshmen to sit out last year due to red-shirt status . . . a young player who is developing fast . . . has good footwork . . . has good ball speed on his passes . . . has good knowledge and understanding of the game . . . was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll as a true freshman.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Springdale High School . . . threw for 4,718 yards and 42 TDs in his final two seasons at Springdale High School . . . threw for 2,159 yards and 16 TDs, while rushing for 288 yards as a senior . . . was named to the Class 7A all-state team by the Arkansas Activities Association . . . was also named to the all-Northwest Arkansas team by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette . . . was voted team captain as a senior by his teammates . . . completed 195-of-315 passes for 2,559 yards and 26 touchdowns his junior season . . . also rushed for 389 yards and six TDs as a junior . . . earned Class 7A West all-conference team honors his junior season . . . was named the Offensive MVP in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl, as he completed 7-of-10 passes for 195 yards and a 52-yard TD pass . . . high school coach was Shane Patrick.
Personal -- Enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and riding 4-wheelers . . . favorite TV Show is "Swamp People" . . . his favorite NFL team is the Indianapolis Colts and his favorite NFL player is Peyton Manning . . . lists The Dark Knight as his favorite movie . . . his favorite sports movie is Friday Night Lights . . . lists the Boston Red Sow and St. Louis Cardinals as his favorite professional sports teams . . . his favorite sport to watch and play besides football is baseball . . . his biggest sports thrill was when the Indianapolis Colts won the Super Bowl . . . if he could play a role in any movie, it would be that of Spiderman . . . his father, Mark, and uncle, Ron, played football at the University of Arkansas . . . parents are Mark and Jacqui Calcagni . . . majoring in exercise and sports science . . . born July 30, 1992.
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