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Austin Mack
Austin  Mack

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Bishop Luers

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
WR

08/31/2017

No. 2 Ohio State at Indiana

The Buckeyes open up the 2017 campaign in Bloomington with a Big Ten clash with the Hoosiers.

Ohio State Overview: Austin Mack is a sophomore who lettered last year as a true freshman after playing in all 13 games for the Buckeyes ... he was one of six to enroll in classes at Ohio State in January 2016 and he had a productive and impressive spring drills that year, including becoming the first true freshman to have his black stripe removed in spring, signaling he is doing what it takes to be a key member of the team ... he is exploring majors.

2016 Season (Freshman): Mack played in all 13 games to earn his first Varsity O letter ... most extensive playing time came against Nebraska and Maryland with 25 and 31 offensive plays, respectively ... had two catches on the season for a total of 15 yards.

More on Austin: Mack was a consensus 4-star (Rivals, 247Sports, Scout and ESPN) prospect coming out of high school ... he scored 49 career touchdowns, including six on kickoff returns, and had 2,672 career receiving yards off 167 receptions with 24 touchdowns ... he gained 718 yards rushing as a senior when injuries forced him into action as a back ... still caught 41 passes for 805 yards in 2015 and helped the Knights, coached by Kyle Lindsay, to the third round of the Indiana state playoffs ... had a breakout junior season when he caught 69 passes for 1,062 yards and 15 touchdowns ... was listed among the Top 12 receiver prospects nationally by 247Sports (No. 10) and Scout (No. 12) ... is the son of Shannon and Ernest Mack.