Football


Austin Schmidt
Austin Schmidt
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Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Galena, Ohio

High School:
Olentangy

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 295

Position:
OL

Experience:
4-3

10/27/2013

Freshmen Contribute Immediately for Young Illini

10 true freshmen have seen playing time for Illinois this season.

04/11/2013

Orange and Blue Spring Game Notes & Links

Illini to Scrimmage Under the Lights Friday Night on BTN

11/23/2013

Illinois vs. Purdue Nov. 23, 2013

Illinois vs. Purdue Nov. 23, 2013

11/16/2013

Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013

Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013

2013: Enrolled at Illinois in January and participated in 2013 spring practices.

High School: Three-star recruit by Scout and ESPN ... Earned first-team All-Ohio Capital Conference, first-team All-District, first-team All-Metro and special mention All-State honors in 2012 ... Named to the Super 25 Team by Olentangy News in Ohio ... Helped Olentangy to second round of state playoffs with 10-2 record in 2012 ... Earned two letters playing football in high school.

Personal: Son of Glen and Dawn Schmidt ... Born Feb. 8, 1995 ... Majoring in technical systems management ... Father played football at Towson State ... Brother, Garrett, played football at Dartmouth ... Biggest thrill in sports is the "feeling of game day" ... Julio Jones is his favorite athlete ... Earned Scholar-Athlete Award as a junior and senior ... Says his father and brother, Garrett, played biggest role in his athletic career, as he always wanted to follow in their footsteps.

Updated July 2013

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