During his time at Penn State Saeed Blacknall was a frustrating player. At times he flashed the ability to be a top notch wide receiver. He was also maddeningly inconsistent.
Injuries and off the field issues derailed Blacknall’s career in Happy Valley and prevented him from reaching his full potential, as well as from playing in the Rose Bowl. And at 6-foot-3, 212 pounds, good speed, and great ball skills he has a ton of potential.
Lack of production was also an issue for Blacknall in college. He caught just 50 passes in his four-year career. But, it is tough to produce if you’re not on the field and he simply was not on the field enough in college.
To reach this potential, or anywhere close to it, though, Blacknall must become much more productive and stay on the field.
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If Blacknall can find the ability to stay healthy and consistent, he has all the tools needed to be a threat at wide receiver in the NFL. Blacknall has the size, athleticism, and ball skills needed to have a good NFL career. However, he has never shown the ability to stay healthy and on the field. These two things, obviously, are important.
Blacknall is also a player that, while wildly inconsistent, did a good job of showing up in games when his team needed him most. Just ask the Wisconsin Badgers.
Then go ahead and ask the Badgers again.