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  1. Young skill players to make impact for WVURead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weirton Daily Times

    ... The names listed at wide receiver for the 2015 campaign do not carry the weight of past Mountaineers like Tavon Austin, Stedman Bailey, Mario Alford or Kevin White (in fact, only three have actually started a game), but receivers coach Lonnie ...

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  2. West Virginia Recruiting Update: The Class As It StandsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | The Smoking Musket

    ... without a doubt Steven Smothers. If you haven't heard of him before, you definitely have heard about his cousin Tavon Austin . Standing 5'10", 152 lbs., Smothers is a 4 star wide receiver and chose West Virginia over Ohio State, Florida State, ...

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  3. West Virginia Receivers Comfortable With Skyler HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Smoking Musket

    ... Louis Post-Dispatch For those hoping new Rams offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti can bring out the best in Tavon Austin, play No. 2 in Friday's preseason opener against Oakland was a tantalizing tease. Chicago Tribune losing wide receiver Kevin ...

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  4. Syracuse Football: The Ervin Philips-Tavon Austin ComparisonRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

    In an interview with Nate Mink of Syracuse.Com, Erv Philips shared that his role would be similar to the role played by former West Virginia standout, Tavon Austin. What could this mean for SU's starting Hybrid, let's take a look? "Tavon is one of my favorite players," Philips said following Tuesday's practice.

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  5. West Virginia receivers look to replace White, AlfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Post-gazette.com

    ... a scenario in which the program is well-versed. Two years ago, West Virginia lost standouts Stedman Bailey and Tavon Austin to the NFL, and with them all but 94 of the team's 3,902 receiving yards. That group of receivers responded in 2013, as the ...

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  6. Is This Tavon's Year?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Turf Show Times

    Since 2013, The Rams have been yearning for Tavon Austin to perform at an elite level and mystify defenses the way he did in college. Though his first two years were lackluster, could we see a breakout in 2015? Lets delve into the matter a little bit.

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  7. Cincinnati Bengals: Mario Alford vs. Trading for Tavon AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | StripeHype

    Jun 16, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Mario Alford during minicamp at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports Dec 11, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin during warmups before the game between the St. Louis Rams and the Arizona Cardinals at the Edward Jones Dome.

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  8. Syracuse football hybrid Erv Philips compares his role this year to Tavon AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Post-Standard

    Forgive Steve Ishmael and Erv Philips for wanting to emulate a tandem from one of Syracuse's former Big East foes, but few will complain if the rising young stars on the Orange offense become the next Stedman Bailey and Tavon Austin. The roommates have a running joke of referring to each other as the former West Virginia stars, and Philips watches video highlights of Austin, studying meticulous details in his technique as he prepares for an expanded role in the offense this season.

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  9. Smothers to WVURead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Rivals.com

    ... tough for any school to overcome the Mountaineers. The explosive athlete has a connection to the school through Tavon Austin and also developed a close bond with the coaching staff, which had recruited him since the start of the process. Wide ...

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  10. Franklin All-Metro receiver Steven Smothers commits to West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... at prep school and should be at West Virginia when Smothers gets there. He is also close to former Mountaineer Tavon Austin, a Dunbar graduate now playing with the St. Louis Rams. Smothers said Austin offered guidance but never pressure. "Tavon ...

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  11. Steven Smothers to West Virginia: Mountaineers Land 4-Star WR ProspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | BleacherReport

    ... and he gets into and out of breaks well." Of course, West Virginia is no stranger to smallish wide receivers. Tavon Austin, Stedman Bailey and Mario Alford have all excelled in Morgantown and been NFL draftees despite being 5'10" or below. West ...

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  12. WVU football nearingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... will emerge as the teams goto receivers after the departures of Kevin White and Mario Alford to the NFL?" From Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey to Kevin White and Mario Alford, the 'Eers have displayed an exceptional ability to identify premium ...

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  13. Inside The Locker Room: Switzer's SteadfastnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | University of North Carolina

    ... and the few people that believed I could continues to push me." Growing up in West Virginia, he became close to Tavon Austin and Bruce Irvin, two Mountaineers who were drafted eighth and 15th, respectively, in the NFL Draft. As a result, seeing both ...

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  14. West Virginia primed to win with defense in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | ESPN

    ... playing as freshmen. Three years later, these kids know it's their time." From Major Harris and Pat White to Tavon Austin and Kevin White, West Virginia has cultivated a reputation over the years for winning behind high-flying offenses. Karl Joseph ...

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  15. Transcript: Dana Holgorsen discusses his West Virginia team at Big 12 media daysRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... the fastest player I've ever coached," pretty lofty praise coming from a guy who has coached the likes of Tavon Austin. ** With his ability as a running back and pass-catcher, Wendell Smallwood is "potentially the most versatile guy I've ever been ...

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  16. Dana Holgorsen has high hopes for West Virginia's defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | ESPN

    ... who have a bunch of experience. When we came into this league three years ago, everyone remembers Geno Smith , Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey , but I doubt you could name another person, especially on defense." That should change this season with ...

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  17. '10 for 10' No. 10: Pat White goes out a winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... 27 (Dec. 1, 2011) : A closer-than-expected game against a Bulls team fighting for bowl eligibility included a Tavon Austin 90-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, a 52-yard interception return from Pat Miller and, most importantly, a Tyler Bitancurt ...

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  18. Versatile players Jack, Cooper, Jackson, Fournette top Hornung watch listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Sporting News

    ... Washington LB/RB Shaq Thompson won it. Previously, LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr., West Virginia WR/kick returner Tavon Austin, Georgia DB/KR Brandon Boykin and Stanford's LB/FB Owen Marecic, received the award. Here's a look at five players on the list ...

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  19. Pair Of Tar Heels On Hornung Award Watch ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | University of North Carolina

    ... in 2010; Brandon Boykin of Georgia won the award in 2011 after excelling on defense, offense and special teams; Tavon Austin of West Virginia won the award in 2012 as one of two players in the nation with more than 500 yards in three different ...

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  20. Landry-Walker's 'shifty' Tevin Bush receiving interest from Arizona, MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... snag an offer from is West Virginia because "they fit me perfect and I have a favorite player that went there, Tavon Austin." Bush said he's also received interest from Arizona, Miami, Florida, Duke and North Carolina, but as it stands, Texas Tech ...

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