2006: One of three fifth-year senior starters along the Baylor offensive line, All-Big 12 candidate Will Blaylock moved from center to right guard during the final week of spring ball and will begin the 2006 campaign No. 1 at his new position.
2005: Tulane transfer played and started in eight games for the Bears to earn his first Baylor letter and honorable mention All-Big 12 from the league's coaches ... Started first four games of BU career and played every snap, including a career-high 88 plays at SMU ... Injured left knee in first quarter at Texas A&M and missed three games (Iowa State, Nebraska and Oklahoma) but returned against No. 16 Texas Tech to play every offensive snap (80) and record four knockdowns ... Finished season with 36 knockdowns on 520 snaps; ranked No. 2 on squad in knockdowns and No. 5 in snaps among BU offensive linemen ... Had season-high seven knockdowns vs. Samford and registered six vs. both No. 2 Texas and Oklahoma State ... Had five knockdowns in a team-high 85 snaps at Missouri ... The Baylor offensive averaged 334.6 yards in his eight starts compared to 273.3 yards in the three games he missed due to injury ... Played 522 total snaps for season, including two on special teams. 2004: Blaylock practiced with the Bears while sitting out the season as a redshirt transfer from Tulane.
2003: Appeared in eight games as a sophomore for the 2003 Green Wave with one start (Northwestern State) to his credit ... Earned second Tulane letter.
2002: As a true freshman, he was Tulane's No. 2 center and saw action in five games to earn his first varsity letter.
High School: John Tyler High School, Tyler, Texas ... First-team all-state center by the Texas Sports Writers Association and The Associated Press ... Also selected to SuperPrep's Texas Top 112 ... Named to the 2001 Old Spice Red Zone Lone Star All-Star squad ... Earned first-team All-District 12-5A and first-team All-East Texas honors in final prep season ... 2001 Texas Football Super Team selection was also a Texas Top 300 member ... Did not allow a sack and was credited with 80 pancake blocks in final prep campaign ... As a junior, was a first-team All-East Texas and third-team all-state honoree along with earning second-team all-district honors ... Totaled 170 pancake blocks in three seasons as a starter ... Allowed just one sack over final two seasons ... Helped Lions to the Class 5A Division II state title game and a 12-4 record as a junior ... Also threw the shot put for the track team ... A three-year student council member, he was selected Prom King as a senior ... Coached by Allen Wilson at the District 12-5A school.
Personal: The son of Theresa Blaylock, William Ryan Andrew Blaylock was born Nov. 29, 1983, in Tyler, Texas ... General studies major