On Tuesday, Liberty picked up a commitment from 3-star wide receiver Kylen Austin, he announced on twitter.
— Kylen Austin (@kylenforsix) September 15, 2020
Austin is a 6’1″, 170 pound receiver from Baltimore, Maryland where he attends St. Paul’s School. According to 247Sports, Austin is now the highest rated prospect in the class of 2021 and the 6th highest in school history.
He had a number of offers including Virginia Tech, East Carolina, Army, Kent State, Marshall, Virginia, Navy, and several others. In 8 games as a junior last season, he recorded 33 receptions for 563 yards and 9 touchdowns. He also had a punt return touchdown and 1,231 total all-purpose yards.
Austin is the 18th commitment in the class of 2021 and the 4th wide receiver, joining Corey Barnes, Gamarion Carter, and Bobby Ezzard.