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 Gus Penning 15
Gus Penning
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jenison, Michigan

High School:
Jenison HS

Last College:
Grand Rapids CC, Riverside CC

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 250

Position:
TE

Experience:
1L

08/24/2013

Football 2013 Season Outlook

Baylor returns 15 starters and 47 letterman from last season's Holiday Bowl champion team.

08/23/2013

Football Holds Final Scrimmage of #CampBU

Antwan Goodley posts team-high four catches for 75 yards.

08/10/2013

Football Completes Meet the Bears Scrimmage

The Bears went through a 45-minute scrimmage, prior to Meet the Bears event.

03/28/2013

Football Goes Through Third Spring Scrimmage

Bears wrap pre-Easter work with 95-play scrimmage.

03/23/2013

Defense Shines In Spring Football Scrimmage

Redshirt sophomore Shawn Oakman had two of team's eight sacks.

Junior in second season at Baylor... Battling for starting spot at tight end... Made no catches in injury-shortened sophomore season in 2013... Former transfer from Riverside City (Calif.) College joined BU in January 2013.

2013 (Sophomore): Played in two of 13 games as reserve tight end in first season at Baylor... Earned first letter... Had zero stats in two games played... Suffered foot injury in second game and missed following six games recovering... Sat out final five games due to coach's decision... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over Wofford, had no receptions... Also played in second game but injured foot during win over Buffalo.

2012 (Redshirt Freshman - Riverside CC): Played redshirt freshman season at Riverside City College in Riverside, Calif.... Played under head coach Tom Craft at RCC... Totaled 31 receptions for 425 yards (13.7 average) and three touchdowns in 10 games... Ranked 25th overall juco recruit on ESPN Junior College 100, No. 3 tight end listed... Transferred to Riverside from Grand Rapids (Mich.) CC after football program disbanded.

2011 (True Freshman - Grand Rapids CC): Spent 2011 season redshirting at hometown Grand Rapids (Mich.) Community College... School shut down football program following 2011 season.

High School: Prepped at Jenison (Mich.) High School... Played two varsity seasons, primarily at linebacker and tight end.

Personal: Son of Jim and Lynn Penning... Full name is Augustus James Penning... Born Nov. 17, 1992, in Grand Rapids, Mich... Majoring in health, human performance and recreation studies.

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