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Augie Touris
88  Augie Touris

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Buffalo, N.Y.

High School:
Canisius HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 235

Position:
DL

Experience:
HS

PRIOR TO UTEP:Played tight end and defensive end during his senior season for Canisius ... tallied three tackles (two tackles for loss) during the Crusaders' 41-7 victory over St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute in 2013 Monsignor Martin championship game ... caught two passes for 23 yards during his final season, including a seven-yard touchdown in a 41-0 win over Cardinal O'Hara ... blocked two punts during the 2013 season ... guided the team to a fourth-place finish at State in 2013 with a 9-2 overall record .... a two-star recruit on Rivals.com ... first team All-Catholic selection and All-WNY league All-Star first team defense honoree ... in 2012 led the team to a 11-0 finish, tying for the State title ... will compete in the New York/New Jersey All-Star game and was selected to play in the 2014 All-WNY All-Star game.

PERSONAL: Full name is August Edmond Touris ... son of Lambros Touris and Suzanne Gicewicz ... born in Buffalo, N.Y.