Five WVU Freshmen To Watch: No. 1, WR/RB Tavon Austin

Posted by Frank Ahrens on September-9-2009 Add Comments

It's probably safe to say that Tavon Austin, a former Poet of Dunbar High in Baltimore, is West Virginia's most-decorated recruit since Noel Devine.

Devine-sized and Devine-quick, Austin was the two-time Maryland offensive player of the year as a running back.

Austin got into WVU's first game last Saturday against Liberty to little effect. He rushed one time for four yards on a reverse, caught one pass for four yards and returned one kickoff for 14 yards, after muffing the catch. Coach Stewart likes to say, we assumed hyperbolically, that freshmen "don't know which way to run." That was not hyperbole for Austin, but the truth

No matter, though. Once you see his high school video below, you'll see what he's capable of...

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