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Austin Traylor
Austin  Traylor

RS Senior

Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Walnut Ridge

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 245



Honors and Awards
2012: Academic All-Big Ten, UW Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year

2014 Season: Earned third letter, playing in all 14 games with 10 starts at tight end ... had three catches for 24 yards ... key blocker for school-record rushing performance of 320.1 yards per game, which ranked No. 3 nationally ... Wisconsin averaged 6.91 yards per carry, the fourth-best rushing average in FBS history ... helped UW post the two most prolific rushing performances in the FBS with a school-record 644 yards vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 20) and 581 vs. Nebraska (Nov. 15) ... earned first career start and made first-career reception for 9 yards in season opener vs. LSU on Aug. 30 ... recorded one reception, for a career-best 11 yards, vs. Maryland on Oct. 25 ... caught 4-yard pass vs. Ohio State in Big Ten Football Championship Game on Dec. 6

2013 Season:
Earned second letter, playing in all 13 games ... saw action vs. South Carolina in the Capital One Bowl on Jan. 1, vs. Penn State on Nov. 30, at Minnesota on Nov. 23, vs. Indiana on Nov. 16, vs. BYU on Nov. 9, at Iowa on Nov. 2, at Illinois on Oct. 19, vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12, at Ohio State on Sept. 28, vs. Purdue on Sept. 21, at Arizona State on Sept. 14, vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 and against UMass on Aug. 31

2012 Season: Earned first letter, playing in three games ... saw action at Indiana on Nov. 10, against UTEP on Sept. 22 ... made Badgers debut against Northern Iowa on Sept. 1

2011 Season: Redshirt season

High School: Four-star recruit by Rivals and three-star by ESPN/Scouts Inc. and Scout ... No. 15 tight end in the country according to Rivals, No. 63 athlete according to ESPN/Scouts Inc. and No. 90 defensive end by Scout ... 11th-ranked player in Ohio by Rivals and No. 24 by ESPN/Scouts Inc. ... for his senior season, honored as all-city, all-district, all-metro, all-state, a Super 25 player and a Buckeye blue chip ... totaled 639 receiving yards and four touchdowns, 99 tackles and 10 sacks as a senior ... as a junior, named all-city, all-district, all-state and a Super 25 player after recording 541 total yards (389 receiving, 152 rushing), seven touchdowns (four receiving, two rushing, one passing), 80 tackles and 14 sacks ... made 34 tackles with five sacks and had 289 receiving yards with three touchdowns as a sophomore ... two-time team captain ... lettered three times in football and track and field and four times in basketball ... standout basketball player that was a two-time team captain and winner of the Columbus County Slam Dunk Contest ... member of the school's honor roll ... head coach was Byron Mattox

Personal: Mother is Antonia Traylor ... brother, Alvin Busbee Jr., played football at Urbana University ... volunteered in an after-school program and at his church helping to feed the homeless ... served as a school mentor to underclassmen ... double major in personal finance and retailing


Game-by-Game Receptions
2014 SEASON:
vs. #13 LSU (1-9); Maryland (1-11); vs. #6 Ohio State (1-4)

Career Game Highs
Receptions 1 (3x) MR vs. Ohio State, Dec. 6, 2014
Receiving Yards 11 vs. Maryland, Oct. 25, 2014
Receiving Touchdowns --
Long Reception 11 vs. Maryland, Oct. 25, 2014

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