Kendrick Blackshire is one of the hottest names on defense for the 2021 recruiting cycle. The 6-2/250 prospect from Duncanville, Texas (Duncanville High School) is ranked as the #8 inside linebacker prospect by 247Sports.
Earning scholarship offers from teams across the Power Five conferences, he has trimmed his 29 offers down to six final contenders.
Blackshire missed out on his junior season of high school ball due to an ACL injury but registered 180 total tackles through his freshman and sophomore seasons. His size and speed give him the ability to not only become an immediate contributor at the collegiate level, but to also have the potential to become an immediate star.
Oklahoma hosted Blackshire on February 1st and while the Sooners are still very much in the mix he appears to be a slight lean towards Alabama at the moment.
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