• Dolphins’ Options in First Round: Tavon Austin

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Apr 17, 2013
    The Detroit Lions hosted the top receiver prospect in the 2013 draft, West Virginia's receiver Tavon Austin , on a visit Wednesday . West Virginia’s Tavon Austin has become a fan favorite to land in South Beach next Thursday night with the 12th overall selection. Some fans covet Austin because they are the ball watching type that call for the Dolphins to draft a quarterback, running back, or receiver in the first round every April. Austin’s been a busy man of late, lining up visits with just about every team picking in the top half of the first round. Austin spoke to Tim Twentyman of the Lions’ website about why he thinks teams are so interested in his services “Pretty much all skill positions on offense you can play, as well as returning punts and kicks. I consider this position to have division-wide relevance, given the Lions' clear desire to add an outside receiver opposite Calvin Johnson , the Vikings' depth issues following the trade of Percy Harvin , the Bears' continued push to fortify their passing game, and the Packers' history of relative routine drafting at the position.
    • Breaking down WRs after Tavon Austin

      The Detroit Lions hosted the top receiver prospect in the 2013 draft, West Virginia's receiver Tavon Austin, on a visit Wednesday. But barring some draft-day maneuvering -- a trade down by the Lions or a move up from another NFC North team -- it seems u…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • West Virginia big-play receiver Tavon Austin visits Lions today

      West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin, a consensus top-20 pick who ran a 4.34 40-yard dash at the NFL combine, is in Allen Park Wednesday.
      Source: detnews.com
    • Tavon Austin visits Lions, compares himself to Reggie Bush

      The Lions had a hard time finding a strong complement to Calvin Johnson at wide receiver last season, which explains why they’re meeting with one of the top draft prospects at the position on Wednesday. West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin is in Det

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