• Tavon Austin: I’m the best player in the draft

    Summary of 22 articles · Updated Feb 26, 2013
    But West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin is different. It's easy to think the Chargers shouldn't draft Tavon Austinuntil you watch Tavon Austin. And so we have a minor disagreement on Tavon Austin, the West Virginia speedster. Austin is a sprite. West Virginia's Tavon Austin might be the most talented player at the NFL Scouting Combine, a multipurpose threat who can run the ball, catch the ball and return kicks with great productivity. Despite speculation that wide receiver Miles Austin’s contract may be too expensive for Dallas to keep him, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says Austin will stay with his team. The combine isn't everything, but there is now more potential for teams ahead of New England to get enamored with Austin. Austin is certainly a playmaker: In his senior season at West Virginia he caught 114 passes for 1,289 yards and 12 touchdowns, ran the ball 72 times for 643 yards and three touchdowns, returned 15 punts for 165 yards and one touchdown, and returned 33 kickoffs for 813 yards and one touchdown.
    • NFL Scouting Combine: WVU's Tavon Austin could fill many roles

      With the expected departure of Mike Wallace, the Steelers will have a big need for a speedy wide receiver.
    • Tavon Austin would give Chargers a wow factor

      It's easy to say the Chargers shouldn't draft Tavon Austin -- until you watch him.
    • Matt Vensel: Tavon Austin and other random NFL combine thoughts

      The NFL’s annual pre-draft meat market wraps up Tuesday, but one of the players generating the most buzz at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis was former Dunbar star Tavon Austin. His 4.34 in the 40-yard dash Sunday validated the gigabytes of elec
    • Tavon Austin's stock too high for Patriots?

      With both slot receivers Wes Welker and Julian Edelman pending free agents, West Virginia’s Tavon Austin was a natural fit for the New England Patriots at No. 29 overall. The miniature Austin is the type of slot receiver New England likes in its offense
      Source: ESPN.com
    • 2013 NFL combine -- Tavon Austin, other WRs on fast track

      Fast receivers such as Tavon Austin stole spotlight from an unexceptional quarterback crop at Sunday's combine, writes John Clayton.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Miles Austin is still in the Cowboys’ plans, Jerry Jones says

      Despite speculation that wide receiver Miles Austin’s contract may be too expensive for Dallas to keep him, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says Austin will stay with his team. “I think Miles is certainly very much in our plans,” Jones said. Jones also al
    • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says Austin, Ratliff won’t be salary cap casualties

      INDIANAPOLIS — A day after Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said he “absolutely” expects defensive tackle Jay Ratliff to be on the 2013 team, owner Jerry Jones stated he anticipates receiver Miles Austin to be right there alongside him. “I think M
    • Garrett says health, not effort, the issue with Cowboys WR Miles Austin

      INDIANAPOLIS - Multiple times last season, Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett pointed out that receiver Miles Austin could have been more aggressive attacking the football on plays that ultimately led to interceptions. Garrett seemed to imply Austin could
    • Tavon Austin impresses NFL teams with multi-dimensional skills

      Former Dunbar standout is projected to be drafted in the first round of NFL draftWest Virginia star wide receiver Tavon Austin once embarrassed a proud Oklahoma defense with his unique brand of elusiveness.
  • Rams will have plenty of draft options at WR

    For those who think the Rams’ offense could use more pop, we present West Virginia’s Tavon Austin.
    Source: stltoday.com
  • Officially, Goodwin beats Austin

    We wish that the Underwear Olympics would look more like the real Olympics, where people race against each other and not against the clock. If that’s the way the Scouting Combine were set up, Tavon Austin and Marquise Goodwin would have put on a show to
    • Sunday NFL Combine update

      By Michael Whitmer, Globe Staff INDIANAPOLIS -- There won't be any single anticipated event on Sunday that can match Saturday's press conference by Manti Te'o, but the on-field workouts are sure to produce some drama as the NFL Scouting Combine...
      Source: boston.com
    • Goodwin’s speed shines light on talent/production debate

      With the wide receiver 40-yard dashes in the books, we have established that Marquise Goodwin and Tavon Austin were fast, Goodwin slightly more so. Then again, we already knew most of that, and that one of them looked like a football player during the r…
    • Tavon Austin, Marquise Goodwin: sub-4.3s

      INDIANAPOLIS -- It's fair to assume the Minnesota Vikings will draft a wide receiver this year. Sunday, we learned at least one important fact about the pool they'll have to choose from: It has some elite speedsters. Two receivers -- West Virginia's Tav…
      Source: ESPN.com

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