Jamal Austin

HS Grad 2008
Age 26 and 10 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 17 and 9 mos
Position(s) OF  
Ht/Wt 5-8, 150 lb
B/T R/R
School  Harrison
Hometown  Powder Springs, GA USA
Summer Team  East Cobb Astros 15U
Fall Team  East Cobb Astros 16U
MLB Draft 
Round 13 by Mariners  in 2011
Round 50 by Astros  in 2008
National Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
289
Position - OF
NA
smaller OF, can run, nice easy swing, running game, played well in Ft Myers and WWBA
GA State Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Overall
NA
Position - OF
NA
GPA
2.5
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
UAB 

College(s) interested in
Clemson 
Florida State 
Georgia Tech 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
8.5
12/28/2006
Latest Showcase Report
2006 National Underclass Showcase   Dec 28, 2006
PG Grade: 8.5
Jamal Austin is a 2008 OF with a 5'8'', 150 lb. frame from Powder Springs GA, who attends Harrison HS. He has a short, live body with fair present strength. Austin is a speed player with a quick first step and good top end speed. He ran the 60 in 6.61 and was 4.17 to 4.23 down to first base every time from the right side. Austin has a short, quick swing that puts the ball on a line or on the ground and lets him use his speed. He has little weight transfer in his swing, which enables him to stay back on off speed stuff but which also keeps him from having much bat speed to drive the ball to the alleys. Austin uses his speed well in the outfield and has excellent range. He needs work on his throwing technique to use his arm strength better. Austin was named to the showcase Top Prospect Team.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 6.61 sec
12/28/2006
99.55% Rank
best 6.53  avg 7.51
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 6.17  avg 7.44
 (2008 class)
OF 79 mph
12/28/2006
40.62% Rank
best 94  avg 79
 (2008 class in 2006)

best 101  avg 80
 (2008 class)
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