Mack set for visit to East Lansing

Fort Wayne (Ind.) Bishop Luers sophomore wide receiver will visit MSU coming off record-setting game. He talks his season, recruitment and visits he has made.

It was a good weekend for Fort Wayne Bishop Luers and its sophomore wide receiver Austin Mack.

Mack set the single-game receiving yards record and Luers recorded its first win of the season and it came in the playoffs.

"I had 203 yards on eight receptions," Mack said. "It was alright. It wasn't like Megatron (Detroit's Calvin Johnson) or anything."

Mack had a 72-yard touchdown in the 41-3 to help Luers advance to the next round of the playoffs after a tough regular season against a challenging schedule.

"There were so many chances where we had to win, but that's the great thing about playing all these harder schools," Mack said. "We have experience now to face whoever and when we go down for the playoffs to our class we are expecting the best."

The 6-foot-2, 200-pound receiver already holds offers from Cincinnati and Indiana, both of which came before he started his sophomore season.

He said recruiting has been going well and letters have been coming in from all around the country.

"I've been get letters every week from a lot of schools," he said. "I'm looking forward to this summer and everything to see what I can do there (with AWP) and get my highlights out."

He said a few letters from Oregon had him "super geeked" and was excited about Florida State sending mail, too.

As for visits. Mack is set to see Michigan State this weekend for the Spartans' game against Michigan with his teammate and quarterback Noah Wezensky.

"People have been talking about that game down in Indiana," he said. "I'm excited to see the atmosphere, the campus and the energy in the stadium, the coaches, just everything."

He already has taken two visit to Notre Dame to see the Irish take on Oklahoma and USC.

"It was awesome, especially when Jaylon (Smith) got that pick (against USC)," he said. "That was nuts. At the USC game, they had so many recruits that were seniors and juniors. They had multiple sections for recruits at that game there were so many.

"It wasn't as big when we went to Oklahoma. We were able to sit right in the front because there weren't as many recruits. Notre Dame is definitely one of the top colleges I'm interested in."

The only other visit for Mack this fall was to Indiana when Missouri came to Bloomington.

"It's not as intense as Notre Dame or as wild like there in a night game, but it's still really nice," he said. "IU they were the No. 1 team in passing attempts at that game, so that's something I recognize. They might not be the best in the Big Ten, but the pass the ball and that really helps."

Cincinnati also is trying to get Mack back for a visit before the end of the season.

"They want me to come back on campus but that's a good four or five-hour drive and it's hard for me to get down there with my mom and dad working full-time," he said.

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