- Offensive Lineman
- 6' 2
- 302 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Mechanicsville, Va.
Updated: March 23, 2017
2016-17: Spent the season redshirting.
Prep School: Spent one semester playing for Coach John Shuman at Fork Union Military … Earned a letter playing the center position.
High School: Played for coach Roscoe Johnson at Atlee High … Was a three-year starter and letter winner at left guard for the Raiders … Senior year was named first team all-state and first team All-Metro, while also receiving first team all-conference accolades as both a junior and senior … Also competed on the track team for coach Jim Triemilar in the shot put and discus events … Won three state titles – 2014 discus, 2015 indoor shot put and 2015 outdoor shot put … Was a four-time all-state performer, a seven-time conference champion and holds the school record in the shot put for both indoor and outdoor.
Personal: Austin Jacob Cannon … Born May 19, 1996 in Mechanicsville, Va. … Son of Mike and Debbie Cannon … Has two older brothers, James and Dolan, and an older sister, Elizabeth … Majoring in history.