Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 11/17/14
St. Louis Rams rookie receiver Tavon Austin was hands down one of the most disappointing prospects from the 2013 NFL Draft through the first half of the season, posting 31 receptions for just 207 yards and two touchdowns in nine games (two starts). The first round pick (No. 8 overall) out of West Virginia also chalked up 123 yards on 26 punt returns (4.7 YPR) and 185 yards on eight kick returns (23.1 YPR), but it’s nowhere near the amount of production many expected from the 5-8, 176-pound speedster. Well, Austin, 22, has finally found his niche—to say the least—in Week 10′s test against the Indianapolis Colts. Tavon Austin!!!! Going off against the Colts…314 All-Pupose yards and 3 TD early in the 3rd quarter (NFL Record is 404 Yards) — Joel Klatt (@joelklatt) November 10, 2013 After finding the end zone for his first career touchdown from a special teams play on a 98-yard punt return TD in the second quarter, Austin followed it up with a 57-yard touchdown reception from QB Kellen ...
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