Owls pulled on full pads for the first time on Wednesday.
Walk-on safety who looks to build on the momentum of gaining his first playing as a sophomore.
Walk-on who made a memorable debut, picking off a pass at New Mexico State on his first snap... also saw action vs. UTEP... Credited with his first career tackle vs. Louisiana Tech.
Redshirted in his first season.
McKinney High School
2011 graduate of McKinney High School... First-team All-District 10-4A selection for coach Mike Fecci as both a junior and senior as both a safety and punter... Totaled 99 career tackles, broke up 24 passes and had four interceptions... Had the game-winning interception as a senior against cross-town rivals McKinney as a senior... First team Academic All-State... Member of the National Honor Society and active in FCA... Served on the Athletic Advisory Council.
Full name: Austin Todd Laudenslager... Born Nov. 3, 1992 at Nashville, Tenn. ... Son of Andy and Sheryl Laudenslager (two brothers)... Father played football at Willamette University... Grandfather (Gayle Laudenslager, 1962-64) and great uncle (Don Laudenslager, 1956-60) played football at Oregon... Civil Engineering major with a minor in Energy and Water Sustainability... Rice College: Hanszen.