Tavon Austin Quotes

  1. I’d like to be two inches taller, but it just ain’t happening.
  2. I grew up as a Ravens fan, and I liked the Patriots, too.
  3. I’ll do whatever I need to. I’m not selfish.
  4. I understand the plays, the depth, the routes, the splits and everything. I just feel good that I can make some plays. Definitely, the game’s slowed down for me.
  5. Baltimore is a tough place, but I love every bit of it.
  6. I always want to do something to help a person.
  7. A lot of people told me the NFL would never happen, but I didn’t listen to them.
  8. It’s all about patience and I’m sure my time will come. I’m learning what it takes to be successful and I’m doing the things the coaches tell me.
  9. For me, it’s more about the mental game, learning coverages, learning the whole offensive playbook.
  10. Since the first time I touched the football, people always told me I was blessed, that I had something special.
  11. Speed is always good, speed always kills. That’s the type of offenses I’ve been in anyway. That’s a good thing.
  12. It feels good to have your own name on something.
  13. I’m about the wins and any time I get to touch the ball, hopefully I can make something good happen with it.
  14. I kind of approach every game the same. At the end of the day, it’s another game.
  15. I’m not really a ‘me’ guy.
  16. If we’re losing, I probably won’t be talking as much. I’ll probably be more talking to my pads.
  17. I’m just the type of guy who wants the ball in my hands any type of way.
  18. I’m kind of hard on myself.
  19. I’m a true running back at heart, to be honest. That’s what I played my whole life.
  20. It feels good that teams appreciate my versatility and think that I can step in and be that player, making plays all over the field.
  21. A lot of people feed off my energy. I have to keep that up. I can’t just be loud one day and the next day saying nothing.
  22. I kinda motivate myself and keep me on my toes.
  23. Nobody can take too many big hits, not even comparing someone 5-foot-8 ’cause some of the 6-foot-3 guys still get knocked out, too.
  24. I gave my blood, sweat and tears over here – the St. Louis Rams, then coming to the L.A. Rams.
  25. I might not be producing that much with the ball in my hands, but my fakes, my jet sweeps, it’s doing numbers, and that’s the main thing about it.
  26. Defenses know how to take you out of the game. I definitely don’t get discouraged about it.
  27. I’ve never been a captain of a team. But people always listen just because of my work ethic.
  28. One game, you can get 15 touches, and the next game you might not touch the ball.
  29. I am a receiver, I am an athlete, at the end of the day. So, I can play any position that the coaches draw up for me and put me in the best position to make plays.
  30. I’ve seen a couple mock drafts that have me going to the Baltimore Ravens. And if it happens like that, it’ll be a blessing. But I’d like to go anywhere that calls my name.
  31. If you talk to my former coaches, they’ll tell you that I’m really smart on the football field.
  32. You’re always going to feel disrespected because you’re getting traded. Evidently, you ain’t doing something right or you ain’t getting it done or they don’t believe in you.
  33. You’ve always got to have a chip on your shoulder. No. 1, I’m a small player, so I’ve always had that chip on my shoulder my whole life.
  34. I love the Rams to death.
  35. Combine speed is overrated. It might give you a good look to see what you can run in a straight line, but football’s not played in a straight line.
  36. Now I think since I’ve hit the scene and did a little bit more, other teams are saying I’m one of the guys they have to stop.
  37. My whole time at Dunbar, I’ve had great players around me. My teammates, my coaches.
  38. I wanted to go away from home, but not too far from home.
  39. I just hope the coaches give me an opportunity to show who I am deep inside.
  40. I’ve been a little guy my whole life.
  41. I believe that just because of my size people are always saying, ‘You can’t do this, you can’t do that.’
  42. I’m going to keep on going, day in and day out, be the same Tavon Austin.
  43. Teams are not crazy. They definitely know what they’re doing, and they know the guys they want to take out of the game.
  44. My career has been up and down through injuries, through different coaches that I played for.
  45. The Rams believed in me and I believed in them.
  46. At the end of the day, I’m a playmaker. That’s how I describe myself.
  47. I’ve always been passionate about giving back, not just anywhere, but to my city specifically. That’s extremely important to me.
  48. Goals after football would consist of continuing to build my family.
  49. I’ve never really been in a steady place.
  50. I’m cool with it, running back, receiver, punt returner, it really doesn’t make a difference to me.
  51. A lot of people say small guys can’t get it done. But at the end of the day, it depends on how big your heart is.
  52. That’s something I’ve done my whole life. That’s still my first position. It’s all about whatever the coaches need. Running back is still in my heart.
  53. I’m strong. A lot of people don’t think I’m that strong, but I am.
  54. If I’m in the rotation, I’m in the rotation. If I’m not, I still will support the guys like I am in the rotation. But when I do get my turn, I definitely will make the best of it.
  55. One thing I can say is I’m thankful. It’s been a long road for me through my injuries.
  56. Baltimore is definitely still home. It’s always going to be home for me.
  57. I don’t care what I’m being called as long as I’m playing, that’s all that matters. You can call me anything you want as long as I’m playing.
  58. The league is changing. There are a lot more small receivers now. I could see myself maybe in a slot like Wes Welker.
  59. A lot of teams are looking for that type of player to do multiple things on the field, and I think I’m that guy.
  60. At the end of the day, there’s only one ball.
  61. I look at it this way: If the defender gets the chance they’ll lay it on you. So for the most part I just try to go out there and bring it to them like they would try to do to me.
  62. I wasn’t a person to cry or point fingers or find any sympathy.
  63. I can block, I can catch and I can run. It’s about being in the right spot at the right time.
  64. All I can do is come in and work hard and hope my number is called.
  65. I’m the flag man. That’s been happening to me since I’ve been in the league.
  66. I’m the type of person, you know, I don’t throw nobody under the bus for nothing.
  67. Coach Cignetti has got a good scheme, good plan for me, going to try to get the ball in my hands as much as possible.
  68. I definitely will take the role on being in leadership.
  69. I can definitely see myself coaching, I’m not sure what level, but I do love teaching and giving back what I’ve learned on this journey of mine. Yeah, Coach Tay does have a nice ring to it.
  70. I think I’m the all-around best player in the draft.
  71. My mom was pretty young, and she did what she could do.
  72. To me, it’s about being smart, knowing when to go down and if you’re on the sidelines knowing when to go out of bounds, and I think I do a pretty good job of doing that.
  73. I don’t really care where I’m at on the field. I just want the ball and a little bit of space and let me create and I’m going from there.
  74. For a minute, I thought I had a learning disability.
  75. There’s always going to be a chip on my shoulder.
  76. I just come in, do my job, walk off the field, that’s just me.
  77. I just know that whenever my name gets called, I’m happy, and I’m ready to get in there.
  78. The same way I run now, I swear, is the same way I ran when I was 6 years old.
  79. I think it’s real big to be honest just because of how the media say I’m a bust and all of that stuff. I really don’t pay too much attention to it but I know one thing about it is when I’m focused, I’m focused.
  80. I’ve tried to learn what everybody is doing, not just my one position. If you know the whole scheme, it’s easier.
  81. I’m a little guy, but I play big.
  82. Size doesn’t really matter. It’s all about the mental aspect of the game and having the heart. I have a lot of heart and I take a lot of pride in what I do. That’s what got me over the hump.

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