Currently alive, at 96 years of age.
1924 – Born on the 11th of December in Bishopville, South Carolina.
1942 – Blanchard enlisted in the United States Army.
1944 – Received an appointment to the United States Military Academy on 2nd of July.
1945 – Won the Heisman, Maxwell Award, and James E. Sullivan Award.
1947 – Graduated from the United States Military Academy.
– He teamed with fellow Heisman winner Glenn Davis.
– Scored 38 touchdowns and earning the nickname "Mr. Inside".