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Blake  Muir

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sutherland, NSW, Australia

High School:
Kirrawee HS

Last College:
Hawaii

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 315

Position:
OL

Experience:
1L

04/27/2016

Football Trio Earns NFF Hampshire Honor Society Membership

Bears put multiple student-athletes on list for fifth-consecutive year.

10/21/2015

Offensive Line Makes Joe Moore Award Honor Roll

BU’s line unit one of 14 honored for play in season’s first six games.

12/10/2014

Football Produces Eight All-Big 12 Honorees

Spencer Drango gives Bears third straight season with Offensive Lineman of the Year choice

11/20/2014

Football Places 17 On Academic All-Big 12 Team

Bears have school-record 13 first-team honorees.

2015 All-Big 12, first team
2014 All-Big 12, honorable mention
2015 ESPN Big 12 All-Bowl team
2015 Academic All-Big 12, first team
2014 Academic All-Big 12, first team
2012 All-Mountain West Academic Team
Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

Two-time All-Big 12 offensive lineman... Helped lead Baylor to most successful three-year span in school history: including two conference championships (2013 & 2014 Big 12 titles), 32 wins (17-2 home mark) and Russell Athletic Bowl win -- in two seasons of play following redshirt year led BU to 21-5 record... Steady, talented guard, started all 25 games played at Baylor (missed one game due to illness)...Totaled 83 knockdowns and averaged 88.8 percent coaches grade in two seasons at BU... Named to ESPN's 2015 Big 12 All-Bowl team... Transferred to BU after starting 12 games at Hawaii in 2012... Native Australian, background in Australian rules football (club league MVP) and swimming (national title medalist)... Broad jump measured at 9-feet, 3.5-inches, vertical jump at 30.4 inches... Timed at 5.16 in 40-yard dash... Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection... Two-time Academic All-Big 12 first teamer and on 2012 All-Mountain West academic team... Younger brother Sean also played O-line at Baylor... Graduated in December 2015 with a degree in Health, Kinesiology and Leisure Studies.

2015 (Senior):Starter in all 13 games as senior, named All-Big 12 first-teamer by ESPN and Bleacher Report... Key cog 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... Averaged 89.2 percent coaches grade (second on squad) and totaled 44 knockdowns on season... Earned 2015 Big 12 All-Bowl honors... Named first team, 2015 Academic All-Big 12... Twice earned team lineman of week honors as senior... Made four knockdowns (graded 87 percent) in season-opening win at SMU... Named lineman of week after leading team with career-best 92 percent grade and five knockdowns in win over Lamar in second game, paved way for 412 yards and five TDs on ground... Earned 92 percent coaches grade with two knockdowns as line accounted for 427 yards and three rushing TDs in win over Rice in third game... Matched career-best with team-high 92 percent grade (three knockdowns) in win vs. Tech in fourth game, line helped rush game to 368 yards and five TDs... Tied career-high 92 percent grade with four knockdowns in win at Kansas in fifth game... Earned lineman of week honors after leading team with 92 percent grade (also two knockdowns) in win vs. West Virginia in sixth game... Made four knockdowns and graded 89 percent in win over Iowa State in seventh game... Graded 90 percent with three knockdowns in win at No. 4 Oklahoma State in 10th game... Credited with four knockdowns and 85 percent grade vs. No. 15 TCU in 11th game... Great effort in collegiate finale, posted career highs of six knockdowns and team-high 92 percent grade in Russell Athletic Bowl win over No. 10 North Carolina... Named to ESPN's 2015 Big 12 All-Bowl team after helping Baylor total 645 yards and seven TDs rushing in bowl win.

2014 (Junior): Starting left guard in 12 of 13 games for 2014 Big 12 champions (missed one game due to illness)... Earned All-Big 12 honorable mention by league coaches (named second-team by 247Sports and Waco Tribune-Herald, third-team by Phil Steele)... Member of Baylor offensive line that powered running game to 215.5 yards per game (second in Big 12) and ranked fourth in league with just 1.85 average sacks allowed... Totaled 39 knockdowns (tied for second-most on team) and averaged 88.4 percent coaches grade on season, twice earned lineman of the week honors... Earned first team Academic All-Big 12 honors and selected to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2014 and spring 2015... Made Baylor debut in start of season-opening win over SMU, made team-high three knockdowns and earned 88 percent grade... Named lineman of week following 90 percent grade and four-knockdown performance in win at Buffalo in third game... Also graded 90 percent in both of next two wins: at Iowa State (three knockdowns) and at Texas (four knockdowns)... Earned lineman of week honors after leading team with season-highs of five knockdowns and 92 percent grade in epic 61-58 comeback win over No. 9 TCU in sixth game... Team-high three knockdowns and team-high 83 percent coaches grade at West Virginia... Led team with four knockdowns and graded 88 percent in win vs. Texas Tech in 11th game... Earned 90 percent grade and made three knockdowns in win over No. 9 Kansas State that clinched share of Big 12 championship and berth in New Year's Six bowl... Did not play in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 7 Michigan State due to illness.

2013 (Sophomore): Joined Baylor program in summer of 2013, from Hawaii, sat out to fulfill NCAA transfer requirements, participated on practice squad... Lost year of eligibility... Selected to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2013 and spring 2014.

2012 (Redshirt Freshman - Hawaii): Started all 12 games at left tackle... Named to All-Mountain West academic team.

2011 (True Freshman - Hawaii): Sat out season, redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: 2008 graduate of Kirrawee High School in Sydney, NSW, Australia... Played football for Sutherland Seahawks Gridiron Club... Played in GNSW Colts and Senior competitions... Named league's Most Valuable Player in 2009... Led team in sacks, tackles and tackles-for-loss... His 58 tackles were sixth-highest single-season total in Colts history and eight sacks tied for fourth highest... Played both sides of ball on line... National title medalist in swimming and is accomplished Australian Rules player.

Personal: Son of Phillip and Jennifer Muir... Full name is Blake Richard Muir... Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia... Brother, Sean, is fellow offensive lineman at Baylor... Graduated in December 2015 with a degree in Health, Kinesiology and Leisure Studies.

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