Nov 10, 2012; Stillwater OK, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers wide receiver Tavon Austin (1) before the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Boone Pickens Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Rowe-USA TODAY Sports

Tavon Austin Finalist for Hornung Award

Tavon Austin continues to garner accolades from the national media.

This week, Austin was named one of four finalists for the Paul Hornung Award. Austin will be competing for the honor with fellow finalists Antonio Andrews of Western Kentucky, Dri Archer of Kent State, and Marqise Lee of USC.

The Hornung Award is given annually to the top all-purpose player in the nation by the Louisville Sports Commission.

Anybody who has watched a single West Virginia game knows that Tavon Austin is arguably the most talented player in the country. Austin has scored touchdowns in the receiving game, running game, kick returning, and punt returning. He has also tacked on a total of 2,760 all-purpose yards.

The award is voted on by a panel of media, coaches, and sport personalities. One of the votes for the Paul Hornung Award is cast by the fans.

Fans wishing to see their favorite player win the award can cast their vote on www.votepaulhornung.comIt should go without saying that West Virginia fans should turn out to vote for Tavon Austin.

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