Austin Steege, son of Adam and Michelle Steege, is a sophomore wide receiver for the M State Spartans.
Austin Steege, son of Adam and Michelle Steege, is a sophomore wide receiver for the M State Spartans.

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Quality Toyota Sports Spotlight: Austin Steege

Published 10:27am Tuesday, October 22, 2013

M State’s Austin Steege, a sophomore wide receiver for the Spartans, is a leader on the field and in the classroom.

The Hancock native looks to continue playing football after his time at M State and will pursue a bachelor’s degree in science education.

Q: What is your favorite subject

A: Science. It’s the subject that really interests me.

Q: Any specific science?

A: I like Biology the best.

Q: What do you like best about going to M State?

A: It’s smaller so you get to know everyone on campus, its just like back home.

Q: What are your plans for next year?

A: I plan to play football at the University of Minnesota — Morris and major herein science education, but that will probably change about four times (laughs).

Q: What is something most people don’t know about you?

A: I have a titanium plate in my cheek.

Q: How did that happen?

A: In eighth grade, I was playing baseball and playing catch. I turned my head and when I turned back the ball hit me in the face.

Q: If you could have any job, what would it be and why?

A: I think being a hunting guide would be pretty sweet. I love being outside and hunting.

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