Jeané Coakley, SNY Jets Reporter:
This will be Austin Howard’s fourth year in the league and his second as the Jets starting right tackle on the offensive line. Let’s find out more from Howard in today’s Coakley’s Corner…
Jeane Coakley: What’s it been like for you coming into this season, compared to last year?
Austin Howard: It’s a different team this year. We have two new guards in there, but a lot of the same basic concepts. Both guys are veteran guards, been around the game a long time, so they know how to win games. So it’s good.
Coakley: What is your mindset like?
Howard: Same as it has always been: Just getting better every day, focusing on the little things. You have to want to continually get better.
Ten get to know Austin Howard questions…
What size shoe do you wear?
Howard: It depends what shoe it is – 16 or 17.
What size is your cleat?
Howard: Choosing between a Ford F150 or a Toyota Tundra.
Last book you read?
Howard: My playbook. Haven’t read much since graduating college. I spend my free time studying and getting my body right to play the game and with my family.
If there was a movie to be made about you, who would play you?
Howard: Wow. Well, Brick already took Denzel. How about Will Smith?
Howard: A lot of things, my mom’s Thanksgiving dinner, cornbread stuffing, my fianace’s desserts, fried chicken, pizza.
If you were a super hero who would you be?
If you could have a superpower what would it be?
Howard: Super human strength.
Funniest guy on the O-line?
Howard: Willie Colon.
What can Jet fans expect from you?
Howard: What our offensive line believes in, we give 110 percent every game.
Jeané is SNY’s Jets reporter. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.