Blake King was just Northwestern's second verbal commitment, and didn't make his decision until May 1st. After his decision was made, the Wildcats' 2013 recruiting class took great shape. King was a key part of its formation, building relationships along the way.
Patrick Ward, a departing senior, leaves Northwestern with big shoes to fill at the important blindside tackle position. That vacancy has the attention of the Wildcats' two incoming tackles, Sam Coverdale and Blake King, who are vying to win the job.
Northwestern commits Blake King and Tyler Lancaster will battle with each other on Friday night when Minooka High School travels to Plainfield East for Southwest Prairie Conference action. The two are good friends off the field but aren't showing much love this week.
A longtime assistant at Minooka (Ill.) High School, Paul Forsythe is preparing for his first season as head coach of the program. Forsythe discusses one of his offensive linemen, Blake King, a Northwestern verbal commitment.
Northwestern verbal commit Blake King was tabbed a three-star prospect by the experts at Scout.com, part of the network's updated recruiting rankings.
Minooka (IL) High School junior offensive lineman Blake King gave his verbal commitment to Northwestern, just one day after receiving the scholarship offer.
Minooka (IL) High School junior offensive lineman Blake King received his first Big Ten scholarship offer, coming from Northwestern, on Monday. He is getting close to a verbal commitment. King discusses the offer in this PurpleWildcats.com recruiting update.
The Fighting Illini football team recently hosted a large number of promising prospects for a Junior Day. Among them was an offensive lineman from Minooka. Blake King shared thoughts on the visit and his recruitment.
The Astros outrighted three players off their 40-man roster on Wednesday: left-handed pitcher Xavier Cedeno and right-handed pitchers Blake King and Lance Pendleton. The team's 40-man roster now stands at 37.