Bears have had at least eight honorees every year since 2004.
2016 (Sophomore): Started 12 of 13 games for the Bears ... Made 10 starts at right guard and two starts at left guard ... Graded out at 86.1 percent for the season with 45 total knockdowns - total ranked third on the team ... Had 85 percent coaches grade and three knockdowns vs. Boise State ... Totaled 83 percent coaches grade and three knockdowns at No. 13 West Virginia ... Had 81 percent coaches grade with three knockdowns vs. Texas Tech ... Tallied 84 percent coaches grade and four knockdowns vs. Kansas State ... Notched 86 percent coaches grade and three knockdowns at Oklahoma ... Had 87 percent coaches grade with team-high five knockdowns vs. TCU ... Registered 88 percent coaches grade and career-high six knockdowns at Texas ... Posted 88 percent coaches grade and three knockdowns vs. Kansas ... Had 88 percent coaches grade and team-high five knockdowns at Iowa State ... Notched career-high 89 percent coaches grade and three knockdowns vs. OSU ... Tallied 83 percent coaches grade with two knockdowns at Rice ... Had career-high 89 percent coaches grade and four knockdowns vs. SMU ... Posted 88 percent coaches grade and one knockdown vs. Northwestern State ... Graded out at 85 percent in bowl win over Boise State with three knockdowns ... Part of offensive line unit in 2016 that paved the way for Big 12's top rushing offense (241.77 ypg) ... Helped Baylor boast the Big 12's No. 3 offense overall (522.7 ypg) in 2016 ... Selected to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in spring 2017.
2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Played all 13 games as reserve lineman and on special teams, started one game at right tackle ... Earned first collegiate letter ... Backup on offensive line that paved way for nation's No. 2-ranked rushing offense (326.7 ypg) and led Big 12 with 1.15 average sacks allowed ... Totaled 13 knockdowns and averaged 86.6 percent coaches grade in eight games in which played on line ... Played from scrimmage in season's first six games, played only special teams for middle four games, and again as reserve lineman in final three (including start vs. UT) ... Made collegiate debut as reserve o-lineman in season-opening win at SMU, credited with one knockdown and graded 85 percent ... Earned 88 percent coaches grade and made one knockdown in win over Rice in third game ... Totaled three knockdowns and averaged 85.6 percent grade through first four games at OL, over final four games graded, earned 87.5 percent and totaled 10 knockdowns ... Earned season-high 89 percent grade and made three knockdowns in win at Kansas in fifth game ... Graded at 87 percent in each of final three games with grades, including win vs. West Virginia in sixth game ... Made first career start, at right tackle, vs. Texas in 12th game, made three knockdowns ... Made season-high four knockdowns and graded 87 percent in win over No. 10 North Carolina in Russell Athletic Bowl.
2014 (Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad ... Redshirted to retain eligibility ... Dressed for five of 13 games, but did not see any game action ... Named to fall 2014 Dean's List ... Selected to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2014 and spring 2015.
High School: Imposing offensive lineman from Houston's Clear Lake High School ... Played in 2014 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl all-star game ... Two-time first-team all-district honoree at CLHS under head coach Sam Smith ... Four-year starter with experience playing all positions on line ... Rated state's No. 47 prospect by Scout and among Top 100 in Texas by VYPE/Rivals (one of 16 offensive linemen) and Lone Star (No. 94, ninth rated o-lineman) ... Rated No. 21 OG nationally by Scout and No. 51 by 247Sports ... Named 2013 first-team All-District 24-5A after leading Clear Lake to 6-4 record as senior ... Totaled 53 pancake blocks and 29 knockdowns in 2013 ... Named 2013 second-team All-Greater Houston by Houston Chronicle ... Earned 2012 first-team All-District 24-5A honors as junior, split time at LT and C ... Named CLHS Outstanding Offensive Lineman in 2012 and 2013 ... Started at LT as sophomore, earned 2011 All-District 24-5A second-team honors ... Named to 2011 U.S. Air Force Sophomore All-America second team by Max Preps ... Entered starting lineup as freshman during 2010 season ... Also lettered in basketball and track and field (shot put and discus) ... Finished eighth in discus at 2013 Class 5A state meet as junior, threw 151-08 (qualified with 167-06 at Region III-5A meet) ... Earned CLHS 2013 "Top Gun" team award for senior with highest GPA.
Personal: Son of Bruce and Heather Blackmar ... Majoring in supply chain management and management information systems ... Father, Bruce, lettered as offensive lineman at Texas.