Sid Blanks

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Sid Blanks
No. 42, 33
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1940-04-29) April 29, 1940 (age 76)
Place of birth: Del Rio, Texas, US
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: San Felipe High School
College: Texas A&M–Kingsville
AFL draft: 1964 / Round: 5 / Pick: 3
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Sid Blanks (born April 29, 1940) is a retired American college and professional football player. A halfback, he played college football at Texas A&I University, and played professionally in the American Football League for the Houston Oilers from 1964 through 1968. He also played for the Boston Patriots on the AFL in 1969, and the Patriots of the NFL in 1970. He was an AFL All-Star in 1964.

Blanks' son, Lance, is a former professional basketball player, former assistant general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and former general manager of the Phoenix Suns of the NBA.[1]

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