Josh Blancato
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Josh Blancato

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Year RS Freshman
Height 5-10
Weight 175
Hometown Marietta, Ga.
Last School Kell
Josh Blancato

Biography

2017 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Three-time all-region honoree as a wide receiver at Kell H.S. (coach Derek Cook) … Also earned all-Cobb County recognition three times (first team as a sophomore, honorable mention as a junior and senior) … Helped lead team to three region championships (2013, 2014 and 2016) and a pair of state semifinal appearances (2013 and 2016) … Also played strong safety and returned kicks … Had 99- and 95-yard kickoff returns for touchdowns … Three-year captain … Lists most memorable athletic achievement as racking up 122 receiving yards, including a 70-yard touchdown, and breaking up a pass to clinch regional title as a sophomore … Team co-captain … Also earned four letters and was a three-year captain in baseball as a second baseman and outfielder … Ranked ninth in class with a 4.35 grade point average … Member of principal’s honor roll and National Honor Society.

Personal: Full name is Joshua Frank Blancato … Born April 6, 1999 … Son of Frank and Chelle Blancato … Has one sibling … Cousin, Zack Bowers, played college baseball at Georgia and is now a member of the San Francisco Giants organization … Majoring in mechanical engineering … Aspires to be an engine developer for a car manufacturer.