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WR Ashanti (Devon) Blackmon


WIDE RECEIVER | 6’1″ 185 lbs | Fontana, CA | 3-star – 85.85 rating
STATUS: Signed with BYU

Wide receiver Ashanti Blackmon has received a great deal of late attention leading up to Signing Day. Sandwiched between a visit to Fresno State and a mid-week visit to Boise State, Blackmon was hosted by former Summit High School teammate Jamaal Williams on his official visit to BYU two weeks ago. Blackmon signed with Oregon out of high school, but transferred to Riverside City College after his redshirt freshman season. Ashanti will have two years to play two at BYU.

Blackmon’s relationship with Williams, as well as his former hurdles coach, Jamaal’s mother Nicolle, turned out to be the deciding factor in choosing BYU. Blackmon, a talented track athlete in high school, also holding offers from Boise State, Fresno State, Arkansas, California, Washington, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas State, Illinois, and Utah.