UTAH STATE: Has all the tools and instincts to be a very good college linebacker... Will be expected to play a role on special teams and add depth to the linebackers group... Originally signed with USU in 2010.
2011 (FR): Played in four games, tallying one tackle against Weber State and one against Wyoming.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time second-team all-Region 2 honoree by the Deseret News... Guided Alta (Utah) High School to 10-3 mark, losing in 5A state championship game... Registered 65 tackles (26 solo, 39 assists), including leading team with 7.5 sacks, seven pass break-ups and two fumble recoveries, one of which he ran back 35 yards for a touchdown... Had three and a half sacks in game against Timpview... Was team captain... As a junior, totaled 76 tackles (22 solo, 54 assists) with four sacks, two pass break-ups and two fumble recoveries, helping Hawks to second-straight 5A state championship with a 13-1 mark... Had nine tackles in title game... Also played fullback as a junior, scoring four touchdowns on the season.
PERSONAL: Born May 4, 1992... Son of Kim and John Hausknecht... Majoring in business administration... Chose USU because of the campus and community environment, the coaching staff and USU's positive academic reputation... Last name is pronounced House-connect.
Defense G/GS UT AT Total TFL FF FR 2011 (Fr.) 4/0 0 2 2 0 0