Blazers, Cougars meet Saturday at 11 a.m. CT at Robertson Stadium on Fox Sports
Redshirted his first season at UAB in 2010 after just one year of junior college, Autrey saw significant action last season ... listed as starter at offensive guard coming out of 2013 spring practice ... in final season of eligibility remaining.
2012:Made eight starts at center last season ... helped Blazer offensive unit to one of most prolific seasons in school history as UAB tallied 5,029 offensive yards (No. 3 on all-time charts).
2011:Saw limited action last season, playing in three games in reserve role on offensive line ... played in games against Florida, Marshall and Houston.
2010:Redshirted in his first season at UAB.
Junior College: Started at center to trigger East Mississippi's high-powered offensive attack as a freshman ... teamed with fellow UAB signees Quartney Cox, Pat Shed and T.J. Ballou on EMCC's state championship team in 2009 ... chosen to the 2009 MACJC All-North State Second Team.
High School: Selected to the 2008 Class 5A MAC (Mississippi Association of Coaches) All-State First Team as an offensive guard ... also named second-team all-state by The Jackson Clarion-Ledger as a prep senior at Columbus (Miss.) High School.
Personal: Born Sept. 15, 1990 at Amory, Miss. ... son of Julia and Jimmy Autrey ... major is exercise science.