MotSaG Chat with Austin Clark

4star_recruit_iconosuHelmetAustin Clark is a top Offensive Tackle coming out of the 2015 class. He is 6’6 and weighs around 296. Clark is from Lexington, Virginia in Rockbridge County. Austin is a very highly rated Offensive Tackle in his class. 247 Sports has him has a four star and a top ten player coming out of Virginia. He has many offers from schools such as Tennessee, South Carolina, Ohio State, Penn State, Virginia, Clemson and Virginia Tech.

Austin plans on committing June 12th and plans to narrow his list down before his commitment. There is high interest with South Carolina and Tennessee but the Buckeyes are still in the hunt. Keep reading below to learn about Austin.


Andrew: How has the recruiting process been?

Austin: It’s been going great. I’m going to be making my decision on June 12th.

Andrew: What schools are showing interest?

Austin: All the schools in my top 7 are showing interest. Including Ohio State. I’m planning on narrowing it down to a top 4 the weekend before the 12th.

Andrew: What schools are recruiting you the hardest?

Austin: Right now I’d say Ohio State, Tennessee and South Carolina are recruiting me the hardest.

Andrew: How was your Ohio State visit?

Austin: It was great. I’d been up for camp and a game before but it was my first time getting to see the facilities and sit down with the coaches face to face. I was very impressed.

Andrew: What did the coaches tell you?

Austin: Coach Meyer and Coach Warriner’s message to me was that they love how I play and they want me to be a buckeye.

Andrew: Any upcoming visits?

Austin: Right now the only visit I really have planned is South Carolina on the 31st of May.

Andrew: How would you describe your game?

Austin: I’m a physical run blocking type. But I can also be physical in pass protection. One thing I’m not satisfied unless I get a pancake every play haha.

Andrew: Is there anything you want to improve on?

Austin: The thing I’ve been working to improve is stopping the speed rush in pass protection. I’m pretty good but you can always be better.

Andrew: What are your max outs?

Austin: My squat is 550. My power clean is 315 and my bench is 310.

Andrew: Is there anything you want people to know?

Austin: I’ll be graduating early and wherever I go I’m going to work my butt off to be the best I can be.

Follow Austin on twitter: @AustinClark76

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