Tavon Austin: Everybody’s Expecting Money From Me

Source: Gregg Rosenthal / NFL.com

Tavon Austin has encountered a few new things since being drafted No. 8 overall by the St. Louis Rams. He’s playing in an offense that actually huddles. The terminology is different.

Oh, and Austin’s family is expanding rapidly.

“I’ve got a lot of cousins now,” Austin told the Rams‘ team website when asked about adjustments to the NFL. “The whole (city of) Baltimore is my cousin now. We’re going to just try to keep focused and let my mother and all of them handle it.”

This is a challenge that many top rookies face, yet we rarely hear much about it. Folks are starting to come out of the woodwork looking for help from Austin.

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