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West Virginia Football: 5 key newcomers at wide reciever

Kevin White (Andrew Cousins/MetroNews) How will West Virginia replace NFL Draft choices Tavon Austin, Stedman Bailey, and J.D. Woods on the offensive side of the ball? Here’s a look at 5 new arrivals that could step into some  important roles at the wide receiver position this fall. 1. Kevin White- A 6-foot-3 junior college transfer out of Scranton (Pa.) Lackawanna Community...
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

To Tavon or Not to Tavon: That is the Austin

The time has finally come for the 2013 NFL Draft to get underway. One of the biggest events Jets fans are looking forward to, due to the lackluster attempt of a season this past year. In order for the 2013 offense (and future ones) to succeed this coming season, the Jets needs to draft a play-maker. I see a potential play-maker in wide receiver out of West Virginia University...
Via One Jet At A Time
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Combine Live: Tavon Austin, Marquise Goodwin Run 4.25 Second 40-Yard Dashes in First Attempts

9:22 a.m.: Now that I’ve had time to actually wrap my head around Tavon Austin running a 4.25 unofficial 40, there’s no way he makes it to No. 29 in the draft to New England. Despite weighing just 174 pounds and standing 5-foot-8, he’ll be a top 15 pick. Austin is a special player. Josh Boyce helped himself out with a 4.40. Corey Fuller ran a 4.38 and Marcus Davis ran 4.40...
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tavon Austin: ‘I’m the all-around best player in the draft’

Welcome to the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine. May you also have the pleasure to meet Tavon Austin, of West Virginia. His mouth is already NFL-ready, and he is ready to show everyone just how good he is over the next few days. Just ask him. “If we all lined up and raced I think I’d come out on top but I’m not really a 40 type of guy. I’m a game type of guy,” Austin says. ...
Via The Victory Formation
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Tavon Austin named All-Purpose Performer of Year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – West Virginia University’s Tavon Austin has earned the 2012 All-Purpose Performer of the Year Trophy, announced today by College Football Performance Awards. Austin will receive the award at the Mountaineers’ home men’s basketball game vs. Oakland on Dec. 19. Austin, the Mountaineers’ leader in receptions, contributed 2,764 all-purpose yards this season...
Via EersAuthority
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Terrance Williams, Tavon Austin named first team All-Americans

The Associated Press released their All-American teams on Tuesday and the Big 12 landed nine players overall on the three teams. Terrance Williams and Tavon Austin were the conferences two first team players.  Williams led the Big 12 in receiving with 147 yards per game while Austin led the conference in all-purpose yards averaging 230 yards per game. Kansas State's Collin Klein...
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

#1 Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia

  HT:     5-8         WT:     170 YR:     Sr          Pos:    WR       Notables: 2012: 106 rec, 1149 yds, 12TDs / 49rush, 521yds, 2TDs / 2011: Led the nation in all-purpose yardage, averaging 198.0 ypg 101 rec (WVU single-season record) Pros Very shifty and quick makes the first man miss Great vision, exceptional ability to see the field and run...
Via Beyond the Combine
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Wearing the Jersey: Tavon Austin

Senior wide receiver Tavon Austin may be one of the most electrifying Mountaineers to ever wear the jersey. MSN sat down with him to talk about some of his favorite plays and how he has changed over the years.   Video via
Via EersAuthority
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

West Virginia WR has TD celebration fail

Check out the video. West Virginia’s Tavon Austin fell flat on his face when he tried to celebrate his 45-yard touchdown run in the third quarter of the high-scoring West Virginia vs. Baylor game. Austin scored. He tossed the ball. He walked slowly and pointed at the crowd. But he mistimed his chest bump with a teammate. The result was a little embarrassing.
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

West Virginia's Tavon Austin gets knocked to the ground during touchdown celebration (Video)

West Virginia Mountaineers wide receiver Tavon Austin capped a 45-yard touchdown reception with a spectacular celebration fail by getting knocked to the ground by teammate Ivan McCartney during Saturday's college football game against Baylor. After Austin scored his third quarter touchdown, he ran to the back of the end zone and leaped into the air, expecting to bump McCartney...
Via Holdout Sports
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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