Austin Ledbetter - Football - Arkansas Razorbacks

#19 Austin Ledbetter

QB | R-Fr | 6-1 | 210 | Bryant, Ark. | Bryant HS

A member of Arkansas’ nationally-ranked baseball team during his first two years on campus, making 22 appearances – two starts – and going 0-1 with a 5.45 ERA across 39.2 innings … Joined the football team in the spring of 2024 … Was a two-time state champion QB as the starter at Bryant HS in Bryant, Ark. throwing for 6,052 yards with 82 touchdowns and 13 interceptions while going a perfect 26-0.

2023 (Sophomore): Made 15 appearances on the mound … Went 0-1 with a 7.09 ERA and one save in 33.0 innings of work … Recorded 23 strikeouts on the year … Struck out a season-high five against UNLV (March 14) … Locked down his lone save of the season against UCA (April 18), spinning a scoreless inning of work with one strikeout … Longest outing of the season came against Lipscomb (May 2) in North Little Rock, Ark. at Dickey-Stephens Park, tossing four shutout frames.

2022 (Freshman): Made seven appearances with two starts on the mound as a true freshman … Posted a 2.84 ERA in 12.2 innings … Recorded 12 strikeouts and limited opposing hitters to .227 batting average … Allowed four runs on 10 hits and one walk … Made his collegiate debut in a relief outing against Southeastern, twirling 2.2 scoreless innings with a season-high five strikeouts … Earned his first collegiate start in the second game of a doubleheader against UIC (March 10) and racked up three strikeouts over a season-long three innings of one-run ball … Made his second career start against Grambling (March 16), allowing three runs on five hits and a walk while punching out one … In the NCAA Tournament, tossed 2.2 scoreless relief innings with two strikeouts … Both postseason appearances on the mound came in the College World Series … Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings with a pair of strikeouts vs. Ole Miss (June 20) … Threw a scoreless frame vs. No. 25 Auburn (June 21) … Member of a Razorback pitching staff that set a new school record with 674 strikeouts in 2022.

High School: Attended Bryant High School in Bryant, Ark. … Ranked by Perfect Game as a top-500 overall prospect and the No. 45 third baseman in the class of 2021 … Top third baseman and No. 6 overall prospect in the state of Arkansas by Perfect Game … Ranked by Prep Baseball Report as the No. 63 right-handed pitcher and the No. 191 overall prospect in the country … Top right-hander in Arkansas and No. 2 overall prospect in the state by Prep Baseball Report … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American – Southeast All-Region Second Team … 2020 Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American – Southeast Region High Honorable Mention … 2019 Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American – High Honorable Mention … Also played football, suiting up at quarterback for the Arkansas state champion Bryant football team.