"Missouri for Josh," Peoria Central head coach Tim Thornton reported to Scout.
As a senior, Augusta recorded 16 tackles for loss and six sacks. He also played tight end in high school and is also a member of the school's varsity basketball team.
Following a previous visit to Mizzou, Augusta said, "I like their academics and their coaches a lot."
Augusta is the first commit from the state of Illinois for the Tigers in this class.