May 19, 2006

Augustin already trying to help NC State

The courtship of defensive end Audi Augustin began not much more than a year ago, when defensive line coach Todd Stroud was making the rounds in South Florida and made a stop at Northeast High in Oakland Park, Fla.

There Stroud noticed Augustin and was so excited he phoned head coach Chuck Amato, also in South Florida, and told him he needed to get to Northeast High as quickly as possible. Amato made the one-hour trip in 45 minutes.

NC State would have to wait, but its heavy recruitment paid off when on signing day Augustin announced he was going to NC State over Pittsburgh.

Augustin had his last day of classes in high school May 17, and he will soon be making his way up to NC State.

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