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Tavon The Great Bound for West Virginia

Dunbar-Baltimore superstar running back Tavon Austin today committed to play for West Virginia.

Jim Laise of wvsports.com was kind enough to pass along his dispatch:

The running back-athlete who has been at the top of lead recruiter Lonnie Galloway's "Wish List" since Galloway arrived at West Virginia a year ago is on board.

Tavon Austin, the all-time leading rusher in the history of state of Maryland school-boy football, committed Monday night to WVU head coach Bill Stewart for 2009. Austin confirmed his commitment this afternoon to WVSports.com.

Austin is the third running back to commit to the Mountaineers, but he also is a supreme pass receiver and kick returner.

He led Baltimore Dunbar to an unprecedented three straight Maryland 1A championships. Dunbar Coach Lawrence Smith told WVSports.com earlier in the day that he and his staff will hold a press conference for several Poets who are headed to Division I football. .

By Josh Barr  | January 6, 2009; 6:12 PM ET
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Comments

I am glad Tavon Austin did not choose UNC!

Posted by: sammo1 | January 6, 2009 10:17 PM | Report abuse

I am extremely happy that Tavon Austin chose West Virginia.

Maryland will finish with a 2-10 record in 2009.

Jelani Jenkins will look great in a Florida Gator uniform.

Go Tar Heels !

Posted by: hclark1 | January 8, 2009 5:31 PM | Report abuse

@Josh Barr

I advise that you remove any postings from "hclark1." His childish rants are detrimental to your blog.

Regards,

Posted by: Terptwin | January 8, 2009 7:29 PM | Report abuse

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