Corbett A Name to Watch

Plano East is home to two of the top linebacker prospects in the country with 2015 prospect Landis Durham and 2017 prospect Anthony Hines. Austin Corbett is proving quickly that he belongs in the same category.

Plano (TX) West held their spring game last Thursday and while most eyes were focused on 2015 prospect Landis Durham and 2017 prospect Anthony Hines, it was another under the radar prospect who stole the show; Austin Corbett.

The 6-foot-4, 220-pound outside linebacker recorded 4 sacks on the night and double-digit tackles. Needless to say, Corbett made quite the impression.

Surprisingly, Corbett, a 2015 prospect, holds just three FBS offers to date. That's sure to change once more programs see him at various camps this summer and through the first few games in the 2014 season.

"I have five offers so far; Air Force is the most recent, Harvard, Cornell, UTSA and SMU," he said. "Stanford, Michigan, Ole Miss and Mississippi State have all come by to look at me."

While SMU has offered Corbett, he says he hasn't had much luck reaching the other program in the DFW area; TCU. Corbett plans to attend a TCU satellite camp this Friday and hopes to make a good enough impression to land on the Frogs' radar.

"Not yet, I know TCU has been talking with Landis a lot and I've been trying to get in contact with them but it hasn't been successful yet," he said.

Although he has a big frame, Corbett moves well enough to stay at linebacker. However, with room to grow, teams are still recruiting him as a defensive end and linebacker.

"Some schools want me as a defensive end and others want me as an outside linebacker," he said. "I prefer outside linebacker but as long as I'm playing I'm fine."

In addition to the TCU camp, Corbett has plans to visit a few campuses this summer.

"I already have Stanford planned, Vanderbilt and Michigan," he said. "Stanford wants me to play on both sides of the ball."

What is he looking for in a program?

"I'm just looking if the coaches get along with the players and if the school has my major then I'm all for it," he said.


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