The wide receiver from West Virginia is believed to be the top wide receiver in the 2013 draft due to his great effort at the NFL combine and could be the dynamic play maker on offense that the Jets are looking for. Austin is expected to visit the team on Monday.
In case you are unfamiliar here is some information on Tavon Austin:
Weight: 174 lbs.
40-yard dash: 4.34
20-yard shuttle: 4.01
Vert jump: 32 inches
Broad jump: 120 inches
Strengths: Great acceleration, excellent vision, not frail, can catch the under-thrown passes, good balance on the sidelines, good breakaway speed, and can block.
Weaknesses: Limited to the slot, decent hands not great, must prove that he can keep the ball after getting hit, indecisiveness on kickoff and punt returns, can be tripped up easily, and doesn’t have elite straight line speed.
NFL Comparison: Randall Cobb
Here’s some video of him from ESPN:
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