11 Austin Mack

Austin Mack Ohio State
usaUnited States
Fort Wayne, IN
High School
Bishop Luers
Past Teams
Ohio State
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Post-OSU Update: Austin Mack was not selected in the 2020 NFL Draft, but was picked up by the New York Giants post-draft. Mack played 11 games with the Giants in 2020, recording 7 catches for 91 yards. He spent time on injured reserve with the Giants in 2021 and did not make the 49ers in 2022. In January of 2024, Mack signed a futures/reserve contract with the Falcons. (updated: Feb. 2024)

Major: Consumer and Family Financial Services (2019), Undeclared (2017)

Weight: 215 (2016-19)

2019 Media Guide: A well-rounded student-athlete, Austin Mack has made his mark on the field and in the community at Ohio State … a veteran of 34 career games, he is tops among returning wide receivers with 19 career starts … he was having the best statistical season of his career as a true junior in 2018 before a foot injury in late October ended his year … before that, Mack caught 26 passes for 331 yards and one touchdown … he had three or more catches in each of the first six games, including a
five-catch, 69-yard performance in the season-opener against Oregon State … Mack enters his senior season with 52 career receptions for 689 yards and as a leader in the receiver room … Mack’s sophomore campaign in 2017 was highlighted by hauling in 24 passes for 343 yards and two scores, with his touchdowns coming versus Army and Maryland … he had a career-best six-reception-for-90-yards game in the pulsating, 39-38 comeback win over Penn State … he had three receptions in the Cotton Bowl win over USC, for 56 yards.

2017 Media Guide: Austin Mack is a sophomore who lettered last year as a true freshman after playing in all 13 games for the Buckeyes … he was one of six to enroll in classes at Ohio State in January 2016
and he had a productive and impressive spring drills that year, including becoming the first true freshman to have his black stripe removed in spring, signaling he is doing what it takes to be a key member of the team.

2016: Mack played in all 13 games to earn his first Varsity O letter … most extensive playing time came against Nebraska and Maryland with 25 and 31 offensive plays, respectively … had two catches on the season for a total of 15 yards.

2016 Media Guide: Austin Mack is one of six true freshman who enrolled in classes at Ohio State in January and competed in the team’s 2016 spring drills … had a productive and impressive spring drills, including having his black stripe removed – a first for a spring drills true freshman – and signaling he is doing what it takes to be a key member of the team … spent a day in New York City this summer visiting Goldman Sachs as part of the Real Life Wednesdays program.

High School: Mack was a consensus 4-star (Rivals, 247Sports, Scout and ESPN) prospect coming out of high school with could run, catch and return kicks … he scored 49 career touchdowns, including six on kickoff returns, and had 2,672 career receiving yards off 167 receptions with 24 touchdowns … he gained 718 yards rushing as a senior when injuries forced him into action as a back … still caught 41 passes for 805 yards in 2015 and helped the Knights, coached by Kyle Lindsay, to the third round of the Indiana state playoffs … had a breakout junior season when he caught 69 passes for 1,062 yards and 15 touchdowns … is listed among the Top 12 receiver prospects nationally by 247Sports (No. 10) and Scout (No. 12).

Personal: Is the son of Shannon and Ernest Mack.


SeasonTeamGGSRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLost
2016Ohio State1202157.508000
2017Ohio State14112434314.3236000
2018Ohio State882633112.7148000
2019Ohio State1182736113.4338000