No. 8 pick WR Tavon Austin took some snaps at running back in Rams OTAs Friday.
Coach Jeff Fisher confirmed he envisions a big role for Tavon Austin right away.
According to SI's Peter King, more than one team was "afraid" of No. 8 pick Tavon Austin heading into the draft.
New Rams WR Tavon Austin expects to get snaps out of the backfield this season in addition to playing slot receiver and returning kicks.
New Rams WR Tavon Austin believes he can stay healthy in the NFL despite his 5-foot-8, 174-pound frame.
According to the New York Daily News, the Jets "would have selected" Tavon Austin with the No. 9 pick had he not come off the board one selection earlier.
Rams traded up to select West Virginia WR Tavon Austin with the No. 8 overall pick, sending the Nos. 16, 46, 78 and 222 picks to the Bills.
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah reports the Rams are "smitten" with West Virginia WR Tavin Austin and could be willing to trade up to No. 6 to pick him.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the Rams are discussing a trade with the Bills, targeting West Virginia's Tavon Austin.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday evening that West Virginia WR Tavon Austin is a lock to be drafted in the top-ten picks.
CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports the Rams could trade up from No. 16 to No. 13 if the Jets pass on West Virginia WR Tavon Austin at No. 9.
ESPN's Todd McShay stated on SportsCenter Thursday he's hearing "a lot of buzz" about the Rams trading up for Tavon Austin.
The New York Daily News "hears" the No. 9 overall pick may be too early for the Jets to select West Virginia WR Tavon Austin.
ESPN New York's Rich Cimini reports the Jets "love" West Virginia WR Tavon Austin.