Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Victor Blackwell

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
USCCOMMITTED (05/17/2010)OfferedNoneEd Orgeron
Arizona St.NoneNone
Florida St.NoneOfferedNone
Miami (FL)NoneNone
Notre DameNoneOfferedNone
Oregon St.NoneOfferedNoneReggie Davis
South CarolinaNoneOfferedNoneG.A. Mangus

Scouting Report on Victor Blackwell

by Barry Every - 06/03/2010
  • SpeedBlue Chip
  • SizeDivision I Player
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityDivision I Player
  • Ball SkillsBlue Chip
On the Hoof: Blackwell has very long arms and his legs look like those of a high jumper. He will remind fans physically of 2009 Texas signee Greg Timmons.
Needs Improvement: Blackwell has to get stronger in order to become a more physical run-blocker. More size and strength will also help him win battles for jump balls. Blackwell needs to be more consistent catching the ball away from his body.
Most Impressive: He is very smooth off the line of scrimmage and can sidestep tight man coverage. Blackwell has very good speed and is a real deep threat, which will help stretch the defense. As a potential kick returner he just has to hit the seam and he could be off to the races.
Conclusion: Don't be surprised if this talented athlete redshirts while he adds size and strength. He still looks fairly frail for someone who will eventually have to run routes over the middle of the field. The talent is there; he just needs to be a little tougher and meaner.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

Latest News

Blackwell graduated and rehabilitated05/28/2011

Santa Ana (Calif.) four-star Army All-American receiver Victor Blackwell is turning in his decorated prep career for life as a true freshman at USC next month. All of the accolades and pats on the back will be replaced by a raised standard of performance. Blackwell says he's ready, but there's one catch.

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