2012 - RS Freshman: Member of the UI squad.
2011 - Freshman: Redshirted the 2011 season.
High School: All-State selection at linebacker in 2010 ... All-conference in 2009 and 2010 ... High school team, Highlands, won Kentucky 5A State championship all four years ... Selected for the Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Game ... High school coach was Dale Mueller.
Personal: Full given name is Austin Victor Abner ... Son of Jim and Vicki Abner ... Born on Nov. 30, 1992 ... Lists his father as the most influential person in his athletic career ... Favorite athlete is Ed Reed ... Biggest thrill is being under the lights, playing in a big football game ... Enrolled in general curriculum.