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Josh Augusta
Josh  Augusta

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Peoria, Ill.

High School:
Peoria

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 335

Position:
Defensive Lineman


10/06/2014

Mizzou Football Media Day Quotes - Oct. 6

Head Coach Gary Pinkel addresses the media prior to Saturday's game vs. Georgia

09/15/2014

Mizzou Football Media Day Quotes - Sept. 15

Head Coach Gary Pinkel addresses the media prior to Saturday's game vs. Indiana

08/07/2014

Football Training Camp Report: Day Four

Tigers Move Indoors on Last Day Without Full Pads

11/23/2013

Josey, Tigers Move to 10-1 With 24-10 Win Over #24 Ole Miss

Mizzou earns fourth 10-win season in seven years

12/07/2013

Missouri vs. Auburn - USATSI Gallery 1

Missouri vs. Auburn - USATSI Gallery 1 - SEC Championship

09/28/2013

Missouri Football v Arkansas State - September 28, 2013

Missouri vs Arkansas State

2014 SEASON
Appeared in all 14 games as a sophomore and tallied 23 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, one sack, an interception and three quarterback hurries ... Had a career-high four tackles, one sack and a forced fumble at Tennessee (Nov. 22) ... Had a pair of tackles (one solo, one assist) at Texas A&M (Nov. 15) ... Had a then career-high three tackles vs. Vanderbilt (Oct. 25) ... Intercepted a deflected UCF pass to make one of the plays of the college football weekend in 3Q action of the 38-10 win (Sept. 13), also making 3 stops and forcing a fumble that was returned 60 yards by Duron Singleton for the final score of the game ... Two tackles, including 0.5 tackle-for-loss, in the season-opening, 38-18, win vs. South Dakota State (Aug. 30).

2013 SEASON
Appeared in all 14 games this season as a true freshman ... tallied his second sack of the year at home against Arkansas State (Sept. 28) ... recorded personal single-game bests of three total tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack in Mizzou's opening game against Murray State (Aug. 31).

HIGH SCHOOL
Highly-touted lineman who also showed his skills at tight end for Peoria High School and head coach Tim Thornton ... rated No. 161 in ESPN.com's "ESPN300" list of top recruits in the nation and was ranked the seventh-best recruit in Illinois' class of 2013 by the website ... rated as the No. 9 recuit in Illinois' class of 2013 by Rivals.com ... selected to the 2013 Semper Fidelis All-American Game ... named First Team Class 5A All-State at tight end and defensive line by the Illinois Coaches Association in 2012 ... two-time Peoria Journal-Star All-Area honoree ... recorded six sacks in his final season ... considered the No. 16 tackle in the country by ESPN.com and No. 29 by Rivals.com ... earned two letters in track & field for the Lions, claiming the 2012 Class 2A shot put championship with a throw of 61-05.75.

PERSONAL
Chose Mizzou over several prominent programs, including Michigan, Michigan State, Ole Miss, California, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Notre Dame and Oklahoma ... plans to enroll in the College of Architecture at Mizzou ... cited the Tigers coaching staff and the university's academic reputation as reasons for coming to Columbia.

AUGUSTA'S CAREER STATS

Year GP-GS Tackles UA-A TFL-Yds. Sacks-Yds.
2013 14-0 9 5-4 3.0-8 2.0-6
Career 14-0 9 5-4 3.0-8 2.0-6
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