Huskers latest to offer Augusta

The nation's No. 12 tight end Josh Augusta, from Peoria (IL) High has picked up an offer from Nebraska.

Josh Augusta, a tight end from Peoria (IL) High has picked up an offer from Nebraska. The junior confirmed to Big Red Report on Wednesday.

"I don't much about them at this point," said Augusta.

The nation's No. 12 tight end, Augusta has offers from Illinois, Iowa, Memphis, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, and ULM to go along with his newest.

"I'm looking for the academics," Augusta told Scout.com last month. "I want to go into business management. I also want to get along with the coaches and the players really well. I want my teammates and the coaches to be like family."

Augusta stands at 6-foot-5 and 265 pounds. He's also a defensive end and could be a target of the Huskers on the defensive side of the football.

Josh Harvey has covered college football and recruiting for Fox Sports & Scout.com since 2008. He is now the Publisher of Big Red Report, covering Nebraska athletics.
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