#11 TJ Austin | Quarterback
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Angleton, Texas
Previous School: Angleton HS
Major: Elementary Ed, Behavioral Science and Psychology
2014: Redshirt Freshman
Austin saw his first varsity action in 2014 after redshirting in 2013 ... compiled 608 total yards (440 passing, 168 rushing) while starting one game and playing in three others ... in his first career start, Austin threw for 180 yards and a touchdown and ran for 41 in a loss at No. 1 Morningside on Nov. 1, 2014 ... ran for 76 yards in a 27-19 win over No. 24 Dakota Wesleyan on Nov. 8.
Lettered all four years and started for three years at quarterback at Angleton High School under head coach Ryan Roark ... served as team captain for two years ... received first team all-county and first team all-district honors as both a junior and senior ... named District Offensive MVP as a senior ... led the Wildcats to a 41-10 record over four years, including district, bi district and area championships three times, two appearances in regional semifinals and one regional final trip ... earned academic all-state ... received the Texas Scholastic Award three times.
Son of Gerry and Sharon Austin ... born March 30, 1995, in Austin, Texas ... has three older brothers and an older sister ... enjoys watching movies, helping kids and getting involved in church activities.