March 5, 2012

Augusta a three-sport star

Peoria (Ill.) three-sport star Josh Augusta never has an off-season. The 6-5, 275-pound prospect goes straight from football to basketball to track and field, and excels in all three sports. He is also versatile on the football field, where he plays both ways for the Lions.

This past fall, Augusta reported that he finished with 153 tackles and ten sacks on defense. He also had 25 receptions for 282 yards and four touchdowns on offense as a tight end. That versatility led to early offers from Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana-Monroe and Memphis.

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