Varsity Preps

Austin Quillen 2016 DB

Austin Quillen
6’0 180
DB
Jenks, OK (Jenks)
2016

Scouting Report:  Quillen is a fluid and physical DB that gets the job done in coverage and in run support.

High football IQ and has the ability to diagnose plays quickly.

Quillen has the combination of size and physicality to press in man coverage.  Quillen has good hips and is fluid in his backpedal.

Could possibly grow into middle or outside linebacker.

Great tackler, and is able to play sideline to sideline because of his speed and instincts.

Timed at 4.5 in the 40.

Good closing quickness.

Good anticipation.

Plant and drives well.

 

Recruitment, Quotes and Side- Notes

 

Eastbay Youth All-American.

Was named one of the top DB performers at the VTO Top 100 in Dallas

FBU Top Gun Participant.

“It was great completion. I feel like I was the best safety in my class.”

One of the few 2016 Defensive backs selected for the Rivals 250 Underclassmen Challenge.

“I was very surprised by the Rivals invite. They didn’t invite too many 2016 players; I was blessed to have the opportunity.”

Quillen told Varsity Preps that Nebraska is showing him interest.

“Right now I’m interested in Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and TU.”

Jenks is ranked 24th in the USA preseason poll.

Jenks went 12-2 and won its 13th state football title and fourth in the past 10 years

It might be difficult for some people to call a 2016 prospect under the radar, but with there being 117 2016 prospects with FBS offers, one could easily describe Austin Quillen as an under the radar prospect.

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