Vinny Cerrato: GM Scouting Report – WR Tavon Austin

Tavon Austin; #1 SR WR WV 1D

30” arm 9 1/8 hand

2009) 15 151 1 TD

 Tavon Austin of West Virginia (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Tavon Austin of West Virginia (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

2010) 58 787 8 TD

2011) 101 1186yd 8TD 15 rush159 yds 1 TD PR 8.1avg KOR 26.0 avg

2012) 114 1289yd 12 TD 72rush 643 yds 3 TD PR 11.0avg KOR 24.6 avg

Strength: Speed. Quickness. Agility. Balance. Will catch ball in hands. Can adjust to ball. Has 2nd gear to go to deep ball- can catch high low and behind. Tough. Will go over middle- good on coverage. routes can make people miss-explosive off LOS – great acceleration can find holes in zone-can get in and out of breaks.

Weakness: Size-run strength- won’t break tackles. Will go to ground

Summary: Tavon is smart and plays light but is explosive, quick and fast. He has excellent body control. He can catch high low or behind. He has 2nd gear to go get drop ball. He shows good hands. Not afraid to go over middle. This kid you put in the slot & he can read the zone & can win. Can make plays after catch. Good route runner quick in and out of cut. You want the ball in his hands.

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