2001 Fall: Did not compete ... Is expected to be redshirted.
Faulkinberry State: Lettered one year at FSCC.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Etowah ... All-district, all-region, all-area in 1998 ... Placed fourth in TSSAA State Tournament and won the Robert Towns Prep Tournament ... Also a three-time all-district performer in baseball.
Personal: Blake is majoring in biology . . . born Feb. 28, 1981 . . . the son of Jerry Bivens and Carol Rudolph ... Uncle is former Lady Raider basketball coach Lewis Bivens.