Focus 2004

<b>Austin Joseph </b>has a big interest in Florida State, and he went to the Nike Camp in Gainesville to prove himself against Florida's best athletes. Joseph was a standout at the camp, and will be a player to watch for this fall. Click here for all the details on this talented cornerback/soccer player. "I really like Florida State," Joseph said.

Austin Joseph has a big interest in Florida State, and he went to the Nike Camp in Gainesville to prove himself against Florida's best athletes. Joseph was a standout at the camp, and will be a player to watch for this fall.

At 6-1 and 180 pounds, Joseph has great size at the cornerback position. With and amazing 340 pound bench press, he is extremely physical at the line of scrimmage, and he runs well with a 4.5 forty. Because of his size and quickness, he could make the transition to safety on the next level, or stay a physical cover corner.

"I grew up playing wide receiver," said Joseph, who attends Collins Hill High School in Suwanee,Ga.

"My secondary coach moved me over to corner last year, and I really liked it. I'll play both ways this year."

When asked about his favorite schools, Florida State was said quickly.

"I really like Florida State. I also like Tennessee and Texas, and I'm looking at teams like Georgia Tech, Miami, and Stanford too. Southern Miss has offered me a scholarship already."

Joseph is an excellent student, and he excels on a different field as well. Joseph plays striker for the seventh-ranked Collins Hill Soccer Team, and they will be running the gauntlet over the next week as they take on No. 2 Brookwood and top-ranked Parkview.


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