Say Aloha to one of the new Syracuse offensive linemen
Name: Austyn Kauhi
Position: Offensive Line
Weight: 280 pounds
Hometown: Nanakuli, HI
High School: Kamehameha High School
2020 stats: Team captain and Polynesian Bowl selection during his senior year at Kamehameha.
2021 projections: With the players in front of him on the depth chart, expect Austyn to redshirt this season as the focus will continue to be on strength and conditioning as he adjusts to the college game.
How’d he get here?: Chose the Syracuse Orange over offers from a number of schools including San Diego St, UCF, Hawaii and Navy.
What’d recruiting sites say?: Two stars from Rivals but three-stars from Scout. Rated the top offensive tackle in the Aloha State.
Money Quote: After he committed Austyn was excited about the opportunity telling Hawaii news channel KHON
“It meant a lot, because there are a lot of talented people here in Hawai’i, but a lot of them don’t get recognized. I’m grateful that what I can do has been recognized by the college coaches. I’m blessed to have the opportunity to play off island and at a big school,”
Twitter feed: @avstyyn
Tweet O’Wonder: Why yes Syracuse always looks like this in December
What movie would Dino recommend for him?: Austyn Johnson is one of the Barnum daughters in “The Greatest Showman” so Dino’s going to use this movie to try and get his team to dream big and bold.
Interesting nugget o’interest: Austyn’s brother Anystyn is committed to play football at Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois.
Let’s get a look at ya: Here’s Austyn’s signing day video