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Austin Whipple

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Wexford, Pa.

High School:
Pine-Richland HS

Last College:
Penn State

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 203

Position:
QB


11/28/2014

UMass Football Drops Season Finale To Buffalo, 41-21

Bulls ground game too much for Minutemen to overcome on Senior Day.

09/19/2014

VIDEO: For Kenney & Whipple, Saturday Will Be More Than Just A Game

The two current Minutemen will face their former teammates when UMass takes on Penn State.

09/15/2014

Mark Whipple Quotes From MAC Weekly Teleconference (Sept. 15)

08/26/2014

UMass Football 2014 Season Preview

A look at the squad ahead of the season-opener versus Boston College on Saturday

11/28/2014

FB VS. BUFFALO

FB VS. BUFFALO Photos by Thom Kendall '93

11/12/2014

FB VS. BALL STATE

FB VS. BALL STATE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

10/18/2014

FB vs. EASTERN MICHIGAN

FB vs. EASTERN MICHIGAN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/06/2014

FB vs. COLORADO

FB vs. COLORADO Photos by Thom Kendall '93

08/30/2014

FB vs. BC

FB vs. BC Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As A Redshirt Freshman In 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in six games and made two starts at quarterback ... Was 25-of-48 for 325 yards passing with three touchdowns ... Made his first appearance during the season-opener against Boston College (8/30) but did not record statistics ... Also went into the game at Kent State (10/11) ... Took snaps during the fourth quarter of UMass' 36-14 victory over Eastern Michigan (10/18) ... Replaced an injured Blake Frohnapfel during the win over Ball State (11/12) ... Started in place of the sidelined Blake Frohnapfel at Akron (11/18) and was 12-of-20 for 157 yards and a touchdown with three interceptions ... Was 13-of-28 for 168 yards and two touchdowns without an interception in the season finale against Buffalo (11/30).

As A Freshman In 2013: Redshirted the year as a member of the Penn State football team.

Before UMass: Joins UMass after spending the 2013 season at Penn State as a walk-on quarterback ... Played at the Salisbury School in Connecticut where he threw for 1,215 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2012 en route to the New England Prep School Class A Championship ... Was an All-Erickson League All-Star pick ... Graduated from Pine-Richland High School in Pennsylvania in 2011, where he threw for 1,526 yards and had 16 touchdowns as a senior ... Also played for St. Thomas Aquinas High School in 2009-10 when his father, UMass head coach Mark Whipple, was the offensive coordinator for the University of Miami ... His brother, Spencer, is currently the UMass tight ends coach.

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