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99  Austin MacGinnis
Austin MacGinnis

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Wedowee, Ala.

High School:
Prattville

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 168

Position:
Kicker

Experience:
RS


Handled the starting placekicker role in spring practice ... Made a 40-yard field goal in the Blue/White Spring Game ... The presence of senior kicker Joe Mansour enabled him to redshirt his first season.

2013 (Freshman): Redshirt season.
High School: One of the nation's top three kicker prospects according to Rivals.com and 247Sports.com ... Played his senior season at Prattville (Ala.) High School under Coach Chad Anderson ... Handled punts, field goals and kickoffs for the Lions, making seven of 10 field goals, including a 50-yarder ... 76 percent of kickoffs went for touchbacks ... Named to the all-area team ... Participated for the winning National team in the Offense-Defense All-America Bowl in Houston following his senior campaign ... Played at Randolph County High School before moving to Prattville his senior season ... Converted six of nine field goals and made all of his extra points as a junior, with 81 percent touchbacks on kickoffs ... Participated in the National Underclassmen Challenge and performed well ... According to ChrisSailerKicking.com, MacGinnis "is a tremendous kicker. He has a huge leg ... kickoffs are Division-I ready right now. A great competitor that kicks well under pressure." ... Spent time with One-on-One Kicking.
Personal: Born in Sacramento, Calif. ... Son of Kevin and Becky MacGinnis ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Austin Says ... I wear uniform number 99 because: it is the definition of kicker swag ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: professional soccer ... My favorite part of game day is: arriving at the stadium ... My hidden talent is: wakeboarding.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium