REPORT: Tavon Austin, 49ers Nearing Deal

Schuyler Callihan

Former West Virginia star wide receiver Tavon Austin is closing in on a deal with the San Francisco 49ers pending a physical, per Adam Schefter of ESPN.

According to Sports Illustrated's 49ers beat writer Grant Cohn, the team had been in search of another speedy receiver with Deebo Samuel's health in question.

In his seven year NFL career, Austin has recorded 215 receptions for 2,006 yards and 15 touchdowns and also has 196 carries, 1,340 yards, and 10 touchdowns to his ledger. 

The terms of the deal have not been released.

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Comments (7)
No. 1-5
Madelyne
Madelyne

Hopefully they can actually make use of this greAt talent instead of letting it waste like Dallas did

LisaHarden
LisaHarden

GOOD LUCK TAVON!!! You got 1.8 million BEHIND YOU!!!

RockinCowboy22
RockinCowboy22

Solid college player but hasn’t done anything in the NFL hopefully that changes

Brian_34
Brian_34

I was hopin the Steelers would get em. Oh well

PrincessP
PrincessP

Let's see iffn the Niners can figure out how to use Tavon in their offense, something the rams & boys couldn't seem to do.


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