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Congratulations to Senior Captain Austin Bunz!

Congratulations to Sr TE Austin Bunz of Dysart who signed a National Letter of Intent with Winona St. Winona St is an NCAA DII member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and located in Winona, MN. Austin is the son of Julie Schmitz and Kenny Bunz and was an all state performer for the Knights. Good luck Austin!

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The following article was submitted by Luke Feddersen
IowaPreps.com Editor

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Union tight end Austin Bunz may have been under the radar for this site but there is little doubt that he can play. This standout had a tough decision to make but signed with Winona State. Find out why he picked them as we caught up with Bunz in this article now!


Austin Bunz
Have you made your college decision?
"I gave my verbal to Winona State last Friday."

Why did you pick Winona State?
"I visited up there and I really loved it. I like the environment, the campus, and that the town has a big feel about it. I had visited BV earlier and it didn't seem like a big enough stage. I was really looking to walk on at UNI but this seemed like a great opportunity at Winona with a scholarship. I'd rather go to a stage like that which has guaranteed playing time."

What other schools were you considering?
"It was Winona State, Buena Vista, UNI, and Wartburg."

How hard was it turning down UNI?
"It was very tough because it has been a place I dreamt of. My dad played there. It was always somewhere I could see myself going but it didn't pan out for me."

How do you feel about the coaches at Winona State?
"It is a great coaching staff. The guy that recruited me is from around here and he is down to Earth. They told me straight up what position I'd play and the things I can do to help the offense. It was exactly what I wanted to hear."

Do you know what you will major in?
"English."