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Thread: No way Tavon Austin is 5'8"!

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    No way Tavon Austin is 5'8"!

    During the season, I work at Rentschler field ( Uconn's stadium). I was on the field with some co-workers back in 2010 when we played West Virginia.

    I remember us all noticing the "short kid" on WV's squad. He really stood out. I'm 5'8" and he was shorter than me.. He MAY be 5'6"..


    I hope we stay away!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctjetfan View Post
    During the season, I work at Rentschler field ( Uconn's stadium). I was on the field with some co-workers back in 2010 when we played West Virginia.

    I remember us all noticing the "short kid" on WV's squad. He really stood out. I'm 5'8" and he was shorter than me.. He MAY be 5'6"..


    I hope we stay away!!!
    Maybe he grew in three years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SyracuseJet View Post
    Maybe he grew in three years.
    LOL, Could be!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctjetfan View Post
    During the season, I work at Rentschler field ( Uconn's stadium). I was on the field with some co-workers back in 2010 when we played West Virginia.

    I remember us all noticing the "short kid" on WV's squad. He really stood out. I'm 5'8" and he was shorter than me.. He MAY be 5'6"..


    I hope we stay away!!!
    Oh look, another thread questioning the combine measurements....

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctjetfan View Post
    During the season, I work at Rentschler field ( Uconn's stadium). I was on the field with some co-workers back in 2010 when we played West Virginia.

    I remember us all noticing the "short kid" on WV's squad. He really stood out. I'm 5'8" and he was shorter than me.. He MAY be 5'6"..


    I hope we stay away!!!
    Maybe you aren't as short as you think are. Tavon measured out at 5'8" at the combine. He was listed at 5'9' before that. The combine numbers don't lie.


    Either way, i would kill for Wes Welker, Darren Sproles and Barry Sanders. All of them are midgets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by revischrist View Post
    Maybe you aren't as short as you think are. Tavon measured out at 5'8" at the combine. He was listed at 5'9' before that. The combine numbers don't lie.


    Either way, i would kill for Wes Welker, Darren Sproles and Barry Sanders. All of them are midgets.
    or russell wilson. i'd take him too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JB1089 View Post
    Oh look, another thread questioning the combine measurements....
    lol, every year people question the Combine and the measurements. They aren't lying... There is no bias towards certain players.

    Austin measured in exactly at 5'8 and a half which means you'll see 5'9 on every website when he's in the NFL.

    There's no debate, no conspiracy. He's 5'8 and a half.

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    Another one of these threads... I'm sure you saying "I'm 5'8 and hes shorter than me" is more accurate than the official measurement at the NFL combine...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctjetfan View Post
    During the season, I work at Rentschler field ( Uconn's stadium). I was on the field with some co-workers back in 2010 when we played West Virginia.

    I remember us all noticing the "short kid" on WV's squad. He really stood out. I'm 5'8" and he was shorter than me.. He MAY be 5'6"..


    I hope we stay away!!!
    Tavons official combine height is probably more accurate than what you think your height is lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jet Life View Post
    Tavons official combine height is probably more accurate than what you think your height is lol
    LOL, whatever, I know the dude is short..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctjetfan View Post
    LOL, whatever, I know the dude is short..
    Btw I was at that game too.. great game and win for Uconn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctjetfan View Post
    LOL, whatever, I know the dude is short..
    Did you go back to back with the dude? I don't doubt he looked short, but that was probably when he was amongst a bunch of huge football players. Pretty sure all 5'8 of you would look short in that company as well. Don't know if you can accurately assess whether he was taller/shorter than you in that context.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jet Life View Post
    Btw I was at that game too.. great game and win for Uconn.
    Yes, great win in OT for Uconn

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctjetfan View Post
    During the season, I work at Rentschler field ( Uconn's stadium). I was on the field with some co-workers back in 2010 when we played West Virginia.

    I remember us all noticing the "short kid" on WV's squad. He really stood out. I'm 5'8" and he was shorter than me.. He MAY be 5'6"..


    I hope we stay away!!!
    Maybe take your high heels off next time your on the field

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    Quote Originally Posted by SyracuseJet View Post
    Maybe he grew in three years.
    he was wearing platform spikes

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    Means nothing.....5'7,5'8,5'9, we know Austin is a short guy

    If he's so tiny, what's the excuse for all of the defenses that he absolutely torched?

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    Barry Sanders was 5'8"

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