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Romie Blaylock 2

Romie  Blaylock


Cedar Hill, Texas

High School:
Cedar Hill HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175



Vocal fourth-year senior cornerback... Former receiver.

2010 (Junior): Played seven of 13 games, missed five due to injury... Started one game at cornerback, reserve in four others and exclusively special teams in two... Totaled nine tackles and two pass breakups, recorded tackle in all seven games played... Tied career-best with two tackles and had assisted tackle-for-loss and breakup in win over Buffalo in second game... Made two tackles at Rice in third game... Earned first career start at Rice, credited with one assisted tackle in first half before sitting out second half with injured hamstring... Missed following four games recovering from injury... Returned and played special teams in ninth and 10th games at Texas and at No. 19 Oklahoma State... Saw action at cornerback in regular-season finale vs. No. 16 Oklahoma.

2009 (Sophomore): Played in nine games as sophomore in 2009 as reserve defensive back and on special teams to earn second letter... Totaled six tackles, all assisted, and one PBU on the season... Made season-high two tackles in third game vs. Northwestern State and matched that total in seventh game vs. Oklahoma State... Saw action from scrimmage in five games (NSU, Kent State, at No. 19 Oklahoma, No. 14 OSU and No. 2 Texas) and played only special teams in four additional games (Nebraska, at Missouri, at Texas A&M and vs. Texas Tech)... Moved to defensive backfield in spring drills.

2008 (True Freshman): Played in eight of 12 games at inside receiver during true freshman season to earn first letter... One of six true freshmen to play for Baylor in 2008... Totaled two receptions for negative six yards on season, added one rush for seven yards... Made first catch in first career game played in opener vs. No. 23 Wake Forest, for four yards... Credited with one carry for seven yards in win over Iowa State.

High School:  Cedar Hill High School, Cedar Hill, Texas... Ranked 43rd on Dallas Morning News' Area Top 100 list... 2006 Texas Football Texas Top 300 member... 3-star ranking... Helped Longhorns to 2006 Class 5A Division II state title with 16-0 record... Totaled 34 receptions for 629 yards and seven touchdowns as senior to earn second-team all-district honors... Also played cornerback and registered pair of interceptions, four tackles and one pass breakup... As junior, caught 13 passes for 177 yards and one touchdown en route to second-team all-district honors for 7-4, Division II bi-district finalists... Helped 2005 Longhorns to first district title in some 25 years... Caught 33 passes for 500 yards en route to 2004 District 7-5A Sophomore of Year honors... Anchored Cedar Hill's silver-medal winning 4x400-meter relay at 2007 state meet... Placed third in 2006 Class 5A 400-meter dash in personal-best 47.39... 2006 Dallas Morning News all-area track and field team selection... Placed third in 2005 Junior Olympics 400... B Honor Roll student... FCA member volunteered for duty at food pantry and clothing store... Received 2005-06 Achievement Academy Award and 2005-06 Who's Who American High School Award... Coached by Joey McGuire at District 7-5A school.

Personal:  Son of Romie S. Blaylock Sr. and Niki Blaylock, Romie S. Blaylock Jr. was born Aug. 23, 1989, in Dallas, Texas... Enjoys dancing, singing, dominos and shooting pool... Cousin of former BU and current Carolina Panther cornerback C.J. Wilson... Majoring in general studies.

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