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Austin Rosenberry

April 15, 2013
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Austin Rosenberry

High school: Altoona

Hometown: Altoona

Sport: Football

Position: Defensive line

College choice: Shippensburg

Other colleges considered: Maryland, Fordham, Bucknell, Slippery Rock, Cal, Pa., IUP

Why I picked Shippensburg: "The coaches seemed legit, and they have a great program up there. Having my brother play there for four years, I was very familiar with the program.''

Greatest high school achievement: "Taking our team to the playoffs this past year for the first time since 2007.''

Coach John Franco's quote: "He was our best all-around linemen, and he has a chance to be an outstanding college player.''

How I got my start playing football: "My parents signed me up for flag football in fourth grade, and I loved it ever since then.''

Favorite college growing up: Penn State

Other interests: Fishing, four-wheeling and hanging out with my friends.

What getting to play in college means to me: "It will be a great experience, and I get to continue to play the game I love.''

Probable college major: Exercise science

Parents: Chris and Kim Rosenberry

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