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NCAA.com | August 18, 2014

Pride in perseverance

Travis Blanks was a star at Clemson before he even took the field.  Top-15 recruit, second-team freshman All-American and thrust into a starting safety role by his sophomore season.  But Blanks time at Clemson has been hindered since he suffered a torn ACL in a game against The Citadel this past November.  

Since then, both Blanks and the Tiger faithful have been clammering for his return. But a meeting Blanks had with head coach Dabo Swinney last week to discuss his return to the program put a hold on his time on the field.

Blanks decided to redshirt his third year of eligibility and now the once anxious Clemson fans are proud of his choice.

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