Khari Blasingame 23
Khari  Blasingame
Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
New Market, Ala.

High School:
Buckhorn

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 235

Position:
RB

Experience:
1L

 

11/26/2016

Vanderbilt outlasts Tennessee 45-34

Commodores gain bowl eligibility behind a career-high 416 passing yards from Kyle Shurmur

11/26/2016

Vanderbilt-Tennessee Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 45, Tennessee 34

11/25/2016

Commodore Keys: Tennessee

Vols venture to West End for 'Dores' regular-season finale

11/18/2016

Commodore Keys: Ole Miss

Vanderbilt defense prepping for visiting Rebels

11/12/2016

Early deficit too much for VU at Mizzou

Commodores unable to overcome 19-point Tigers' lead

11/26/2016

Vanderbilt Football vs. Tennessee. Russell (11/26/16)

Vanderbilt football vs. Tennessee. Photos by John Russell (11/26/16)

11/19/2016

Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss (Russell)

Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss on Nov. 19, 2016.

11/12/2016

Missouri 26, Vanderbilt 17

Photos from Vanderbilt @ Missouri on November 12, 2016.

11/12/2016

Vanderbilt at Missouri

Vanderbilt traveled to Missouri to take on the Tigers on Saturday.

10/22/2016

Tennessee State (Howell)

Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee State (10-22-16)

Honors
• 2015 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

2016
As a first-year contributor on offense, Blasingame played a key role in diversifying the Commodore attack... After moving from linebacker to running back in spring drills, Blasingame played in every game at running back and on special team return units... His presence gave the 'Dore backfield a inside-the-tackles power back to go with three-year standout Ralph Webb... Blasingame finished the regular season second behind Webb with 447 rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns... He also contributed four receptions... Blasingame impressed in the opener, rushing for 68 yards and a score against South Carolina... Later in the year, he produced career highs with 100 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns vs. Tennessee State... Notched two rushing scores in victory over MTSU, and added scores in SEC games against Georgia, Tennessee and Missouri... Blasingame also contributed at least five rush attempts in 11 of 12 games, including a high of 15 carries against South Carolina... A workout warrior, Blasingame also received the coaches' postseason Lifter of the Year Award.

2015   
Blasingame played in 11 games, contributing at inside linebacker and on special teams... Missed the victory over Kentucky with minor injury... Earned first career start at Ole Miss... Finished the year with 13 total tackles, including eight solo stops... Posted career high with three tackles in win over Austin Peay... Registered  tackles in six straight midseason games.

2014
Blasingame did not see action as a true freshman... Impressed as a scout team safety during fall practices and continued to add strength in the weight room.

High School
Two-year captain and two-way starter... As senior, posted 64 solo tackles and pair of INTs as safety for 6-5 Bucks' squad that advanced to 6A state playoffs... Also rushed for 966 yards and 10 TDs... Earned Second Team All-State DB and All-Tennessee Valley DB honors.. Started at cornerback during junior and sophomore seasons... Also lettered as sprinter-jumper in track & field and on baseball squad... Served as school ambassador and member of National Honor Society.

Personal
Khari Thomas Blasingame... Undeclared Major... Born July 1, 1996... Son of Stanley and Tara Blasingame... Has an older sister, Camara... Dad is an engineer; mom is a podiatric surgeon... Mom is related to U.S. gold medal sprinter Evelyn Ashford... Plays the saxophone.

Career Highs
Rushing Yards: 100, vs. Tennessee State, 10/22/2016
Rush Attempts: 15, vs. South Carolina, 9/1/2016
Rushing Touchdowns: 3, vs. Tennessee State, 10/22/2016


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