Honors & Awards
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012)
Austin Epperson redshirted in his first season at Nebraska after undergoing surgery on his wrist. He worked on rehabilitating after surgery and focused on making the adjustment to collegiate gymnastics.
Epperson trained with Elite Champion Gymnastics under the coaching of his father, Mike Epperson. Austin attended the Junior Olympic Nationals and 2011 Visa Championship Qualifiers. He previously trained at the World Olympic Gymnastics Academy, the most decorated gymnastics club in the nation.
He graduated from Allen High School in Allen, Texas in 2012.
Born on Nov. 22, 1993, Austin is the son of Mike and Lisa (McCrady) Epperson, both of whom are former gymnasts for Nebraska. Austin has a sister, Abbie. Austin has not declared a major at Nebraska.
He started his college education at Nebraska early by taking summer classes in 2012.
Austin chose Nebraska over Oklahoma, Minnesota and Illinois.