May 15, 2021

Barron Impresses at Nike Football Opening Regionals

Austin Barron

Austin Barron (Photo:

(Buford, GA) — Heard County Brave running back Austin Barron competed with some of the top athletes in the Southeast at the Nike Football Opening Regionals held at Buford High School last Sunday.

The recruiting Class of 2016 prospect finished with a Nike Football Rating in the top 10 out of almost 400 prospects who participated.

Barron’s rating was the eighth best at the combine which features an electronically timed 40-yard dash, a 20-yard pro agility shuttle, a kneeling powerball toss, and the vertical jump.

The upcoming senior Brave running back had one of the top 40 times at 4.60.

Another Brave junior Matt Brown also competed a the event and finished in the top 150.

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