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Augie  Touris
88  Augie Touris

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Buffalo, N.Y.

High School:
Canisius HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 250

Position:
TE

Experience:
RS

Major:
Communications

2014: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Played tight end and defensive end during senior season for Canisius HS ... 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 (11/21) at Ralph Wilson Stadium (Orchard Park, N.Y.) ... caught two passes for 23 yards during final season, including a seven-yard touchdown in a 41-0 win over Cardinal O'Hara (10/26) ... 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 ...  competed in the New York/New Jersey All-Star game and the 2014 All-WNY All-Star game.

PERSONAL: Son of Lambros and Suzanne ... communications major.