Vincent big play waiting to happen

Dallas – He might not always get the ball, but when he does, he's a threat to do something with it. HI's Josh Harvey caught up with Austin Vincent on Monday night to recap last week and to talk about his team's big game on Labor Day in Cowboys Stadium.

Dallas – He might not always get the ball, but when he does, he's a threat to do something with it.

Iowa commitment and DeSoto wide receiver Austin Vincent turned in a two catch performance last Friday in an Eagles 56-35 win Leander.

While most wouldn't consider the number of catches earth shattering, it's probably what fans should expect to see this year. Vincent is DeSoto's deep threat. On a team loaded with wide receivers (five-future D1 guys) he's needed for one purpose, to stretch the field.

He did that in the 4th quarter.

Vincent caught a 45-yard touchdown strike down-field to put DeSoto in control on Friday night. It's the problem teams will have with the senior this season. Just when you start to forget about him, he's in the end zone .

"It felt really good. We worked hard all summer and to see it come out on the field was pretty nice. We knew we would be ready to roll and we were," said Vincent to on Monday.

On Labor Day, Vincent will take his talents to Cowboys Stadium for the Kirk Herbstreit Classic. While playing in the Big Ten some day will give him opportunities to play in front of huge crowds, there is no place like "JerryWorld" in Arlington, Texas.

"It's going to be a once in a lifetime thing. I have to take advantage of it while I'm there and play my hardest. You never know when I will get to play in something like that again," said Vincent. "I don't get nervous. It makes me want to play even harder. I'm not a nervous person."

A Labor Day game should give him plenty of time to relax on Friday and Saturday. Something he is looking forward to. There is a college game on Saturday after all.

"I'm going to watch it at home. They going to be good. Really good!"

Josh Harvey started with in 2008 and covers recruiting for SMU, Iowa, and Texas. You can also see his work on the Big 12 at
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