|National Football League Draft Profile - Austen Lane |
|Selection||22 (153 overall)|
|School||Murray State |
|High School||Iola-Scandinavia (Iola, Wisconsin)|
|Named a 2009 Second-Team All-American by The Sports Network...Lane finished sixth in the voting for the Buck Buchanan Award, given annually to the top defensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision by The Sports Network...Became second straight Racer to earn Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2009 as he logged 64 tackles, 19.5 stops behind the line of scrimmage and 11 sacks...Recorded at least one TFL in all 11 games and 15 in a row dating back to the 2008 campaign...Established Murray State single-season mark with 12 sacks as a junior when he was First-Team All-OVC and Third-Team All-American...Played both sides of the ball as a senior in high school in Wisconsin, posting not only 14.5 sacks on defense but also 13 touchdowns as a receiver on offense...Worked hard against double teams much of 2009 and still put up great numbers, but there are still plenty of technical areas in which he could use some improvement.|
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