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Junior 'backer says yes to Baylor

2/17/2012

Class of 2013 outside linebacker Travon Blanchard (Orange, Texas/West Orange Stark) committed to Baylor Thursday, multiple sources report. The Bears are his first scholarship offer.

Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Texas, TCU and Texas Tech among others also showed interest in the 6-foot-2, 185-pound junior.

With the addition of Blanchard, the Bears now have three commitments for 2013. ESPNU 150 Watch List quarterback Chris Johnson (Bryan, Texas) gave his pledge prior to signing day and defensive end K.J. Smith (Frisco, Texas/Centennial) verballed earlier this month.