Written by Will Spencer on August 6, 2010
When Marvin Austin decided to stay for his senior season, I, for one, was glad to see it. I thought that it’s refreshing to see a kid finish school and polish their craft while many are leaving school early to get a large pay check. Many suspected that Austin could have been a first round draft pick had he declared, but instead, he opted to stay.
After an NCAA investigation, it’s now looking like Austin will be suspended for his senior season and will miss out on the opportunity to further develop his game. It’s a bit depressing because at times, Austin flashes supreme talent at the defensive tackle position and some very high potential. While he certainly has flaws in his game, the talent is certainly there.
I had the chance to take a look at three Austin clips from the 2009 season, thanks to our scout (read more…)