#44 Austin Cantrell

TE | Jr | 6-3 | 263 | Roland, Okla. | Roland HS

2018 (JUNIOR): Played in all 12 games during his junior season with the Razorbacks, starting nine at the tight end slot … Appeared in 309 snaps over the course of the year according to Pro Football Focus … Hauled in eight catches for 119 yards, averaging 14.9 per reception, with one touchdown … Began the season with two catches for 53 yards, finding the endzone on a season-long reception of 42 yards in the fourth quarter to propel the Hogs to a 55-20 win over Eastern Illinois … Followed it up with one catch for 10 yards on the road at Colorado State (Sept. 8) … After one reception for six yards at Auburn (Sept. 22), tallied two catches for 21 yards against Alabama on Oct. 6 … Wrapped up his eight receptions with one against Tulsa (23 yards) and Vanderbilt (six yards) … Helped the Razorbacks be one of four SEC teams to complete passes to four different tight ends in 2018 … Posted offensive grades over 85 (PFF) in the first game of the year and against Tulsa, putting up marks of 85.3 and 85.2, respectively … Notched his season-best run blocking grade against the Golden Hurricane on Oct. 20 with a mark of 73.2 … Part of a receiving corps that put up 2,307 yards through the air and 17 touchdowns.

2017 (SOPHOMORE): Started a career-high 10 games … Grabbed 13 passes for 85 yards in 12 games … Had at least one reception in eight games … Longest catch was 31 yards … Five receptions resulted in a first down … Rushed four times for 15 yards and a score … vs. Texas A&M (Sept. 23): Recorded a career-high 39 receiving yards on two catches, including a career-long 31-yard grab on the first play of a fourth-quarter touchdown drive … vs. Coastal Carolina (Nov. 4): Scored his first career rushing touchdown on a 5-yard run.

2016 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Made five starts over the 13-game season … Totaled 13 receptions for 120 yards and two touchdowns … Recorded a catch in 10 games with a season-best two grabs on three occasions … Scored a touchdown in the last two regular season games … at Mississippi State (Nov. 19): Turned in the longest pass play of the season by an Arkansas tight end with a 32-yard gain in the third quarter before capping the drive with a one-yard touchdown grab from running back Rawleigh Williams III … at Missouri (Nov. 25): Caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from Austin Allen to become the fifth different Razorback of the season with a touchdown catch in consecutive games.

2015 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted during initial year with the program.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-star recruit by 247Sports …  Ranked the No. 7 tight end prospect in the nation and the No. 4 prospect in Oklahoma … ESPN gave him a grade of 79, the ninth-best tight end in the nation and No. 7 player in the state … Rivals rated him as a three-star recruit and the ninth-best prospect in Oklahoma … A three-star prospect by Scout … Ranked the No. 26 tight end in the nation … Ranked the No. 7 player in Oklahoma and No. 17 tight end in the nation by 247Sports Composite, a combined index of national recruiting rankings … Earned Southwest Times Record All-Area Oklahoma MVP honors as a senior … Named Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State at defensive end in 2014 … Played tight end and H-back in high school and rushed 95 times for 600 yards (6.3 avg.) and nine rushing touchdowns as a senior … Also caught 14 passes for 270 yards (19.3 avg.) and one touchdown … Helped Roland win the 3A-8 district title and advance to the quarterfinals of the 2014 Oklahoma Class 3A state playoffs with an 11-2 record in 2014 … Posted 41 carries for 334 yards (8.1 avg.) and nine rushing touchdowns during his junior season … Tallied nine receptions for 268 yards (29.8 avg.) and two touchdowns in 2013 … Also played defensive end and totaled 141 tackles, including 51.0 for loss and 31.0 sacks during his junior and senior campaigns … Helped Roland win its first playoff game in 34 years as a sophomore … Finished his career as Roland High School’s all-time leader in sacks … Checked in at No. 8 on The Oklahoman’s Super 30 list of the state’s top recruits prior to his senior season … Coached by Jeff Streun … Also participated in basketball and track and field … Two-time state champion in the shot put as a sophomore and junior … Chose Arkansas over Oklahoma and others.

PERSONAL: Born on Dec. 9, 1995 … Son of Kevin and LaDonna Cantrell … Criminal justice major.