Former Dunbar star Tavon Austin is being recognized as an All-American by two major websites.

CBSsports.com has Austin as a first-team "all purpose" player on special teams.

Yahoo! has the West Virginia junior on its second team as a punt returner.

Austin has returned 19 punts for 268 yards (14.1 per return) this season.


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He also also handled kick returns, averaging 26 yards per return and taking two back for touchdowns.

Austin also has 89 catches for 1,063 receiving yards and 4 TDs, and he ranks second in the country in all-purpose yards.

West Virginia (9-3) faces Clemson (10-3) in the Orange Bowl Jan. 4 in Miami.