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Josh Augusta
Josh Augusta

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Peoria, Ill.

High School:
Peoria

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 300

Position:
Defensive Lineman


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 OUTLOOK
Powerful run stuffer who was one of two players from the 2013 recruiting class to play as a true freshman last season ... With his proven experience, he'll be expected to be a significant part of the rotation, and he'll start spring camp as the No. 2 man on the depth at tackle, behind senior starter Matt Hoch.

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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