St. Louis Rams rookie Tavon Austin hasn’t quite lived up to the lofty expectations that were placed on him coming into the season after the Rams took him eighth overall in the 2013 draft. But Sunday against the Colts, he looked like the explosive playmaker everyone projected him to be on this 98-yard punt return:
The punt return put St. Louis up a shocking 21 points in the 2nd quarter over the 6-2 Colts.
Austin then followed it up with this 57-yard touchdown catch:
Finally, Austin wrapped up his big game with this 81-yard grab, run and celebration for his third TD of over 50 yards on the day:
Austin’s spectacular day helped seal St. Louis’ unbelieveable 38-8 win over Indianapolis. The Rams will need Austin to expand on this performance in their offense to salvage their season.
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