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#8 Austin Flynn
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Deer Park, Texas
High School: Deer Park
Experience: 3 Letters
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Austin Flynn
Courtesy: Iowa State University
Release: 07/07/2006

Flynn at ISU: Awards and Honors ... ISU Academic Achievement Award (2003) ... co-winner, Ennis Haywood Award (2005/For players who demonstrate effort in games, practice and off-field endeavors on behalf of ISU football) ... 2005 ... Switched successfully to wide receiver in spring drills ... led all ISU receivers with 56 catches, ranking seventh all-time on the ISU single-season chart ...  caught five or more passes in seven games, with a career-high eight receptions at Nebraska ... had two 100-receiving yard games (100 at Nebraska, 120 at Kansas) ... sure hands and a willingness to take the big hit make him a favorite in key possession situations ... brought quarterback insight to the position with ability to read defenses and coverages prior to the snap ... 2004 ... A talented quarterback, Flynn was the backup to Bret Meyer in the second half of the year after splitting time with Meyer in the early part of the season ... played in eight games ... led ISU’s comeback against Northern Illinois, running for a touchdown, completing the two-point conversion and throwing for another score to give ISU the lead for good ... threw for 70 yards and a TD at Iowa, including a 40-yard toss to Todd Blythe ... came off the bench against UNI, completing 2-of-3 passes for 37 yards and a touchdown ... first pass of the season was a 23-yard touchdown toss to Blythe ... 2003 ... Averaged 148.5 total yards per game ... came off the bench to start and play the second half against Texas, rallying the team for three scoring drives ... tallied 166 yards of total offense, threw a TD pass and rushed for a pair of successful two-point conversions against the Longhorns all in the second half ... had 211 yards of total offense at Northern Illinois (182 pass, 29 rush) ... tallied 330 yards of total offense against Ohio ... threw for 252 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another 78 yards against the Bobcats ... hit on a career-high 24 passes in a career-high 41 attempts for 239 yards and a TD with an interception against Iowa and was team’s leading rusher, including a 25-yard TD dash ... had strong collegiate debut against Northern Iowa ... hit on 9-of-18 passes for 158 yards and a 13-yard TD pass to Jack Whitver ... netted 67 yards rushing on 13 carries, including a 3-yard TD run that was the difference-maker in a 17-10 win ... threw one interception off a tipped pass ... 2002 ... Redshirted initial collegiate season.


High School: Named one of the top 60 high school players in Texas by The Dallas Morning News ... ranked among the top 75 players in the Southwest region by SuperPrep magazine ... named to Prep Star’s all-Midlands team ... rated No. 40 all-Southwest prospect by Tom Lemming’s Prep Football Report ... selected to all-district team his junior and senior years ... as a senior, completed 107-of-180 passes for 1,633 yards and 15 touchdowns ... also ran for 420 yards, averaging 8.6 yards per carry ... ended career with 2,683 yards passing with 27 TDs ... played in All-American Bowl in San Antonio following senior campaign ... three-year letterwinner in baseball ... coached by David Elmore ... member of National Honor Society.


Personal: Born Jan. 18, 1984, in Houston, Texas ... son of Harold and Rita Flynn ... sport management major.

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