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Rookie Spotlight: Tavon Austin

Tavon Austin: WR/KR/RB, West Virginia

St. Louis Rams, #8 Pick Overall

 

Speedster Tavon Austin was a two time All-American at West Virginia, where he caught 29 TDs and scored another 10 on rushes and returns. He and fellow Mountaineer draftee WR Stedman Bailey should infuse the Rams offensive with the type of playmakers not seen since the “greatest show on turf” era.

5 Random Facts

1. He set an Orange Bowl record with 4 touchdown receptions.

2. At the Combine, he was timed at a sizzling 4.3 seconds for the 40-yard dash.

3. He was named college football’s 2012 All-Purpose Performer of the Year.

4. During his senior year in High School, he tallied 2,660 yards rushing on 218 carries and scored 34 touchdowns.

5. He wore jersey number 1 in college and will wear #11 for the Rams.

 


Will Tavon Austin Be a Star?

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  • Cincinnati Bengals

    August 4, 2013

    parkwood24 · rookie

    I actually went to one of his games

  • Cincinnati Bengals

    August 4, 2013

    parkwood24 · rookie

    he might be a rookie but he will play like a pro for sure

  • Washington Redskins

    May 19, 2013

    redskins93 · draftee

    nice

  • Minnesota Vikings

    May 16, 2013

    kalil75 · practice squad

    4.3 seconds!!!!!!!

  • Minnesota Vikings

    May 16, 2013

    kalil75 · practice squad

    rookie of the year for sure!

  • Baltimore Ravens

    May 16, 2013

    mainebanks · draftee

    he seems pretty good for an rookie

  • New York Giants

    May 16, 2013

    tymear1213 · draftee

    sup

  • Green Bay Packers

    May 16, 2013

    awesomenubnub · 2nd string

    He is gonna do good no doubt but he will need a little time to develop.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars

    May 15, 2013

    allprobrady · veteran

    He will win Rookie of the Year

  • Jacksonville Jaguars

    May 15, 2013

    allprobrady · veteran

    hE IS FAST AND SMALL AND HAS GOOD HANDS PERFECT

  • New England Patriots

    May 15, 2013

    brady390 · practice squad

    he's a good player. he will get better each year

  • Atlanta Falcons

    May 15, 2013

    chrisandom1 · draftee

    tavon is small but he 's king of good

  • Indianapolis Colts

    May 15, 2013

    coltsman1812 · draftee

    he is small but he could be good

  • New England Patriots

    May 15, 2013

    irockdemjordans · draftee

    woohoo tavon austin rocks

  • Baltimore Ravens

    May 15, 2013

    rzhelper98 · practice squad

    First comment him and Bradford perfect match