Josh Augusta was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on May 5, 2017.
- Played in 46 career games and registered 82 tackles, four sacks, three passes defensed and two forced fumbles.
- Also appeared on offense at fullback in short-yardage situations and totaled 15 rushing yards on 10 attempts with two touchdowns.
- Scored his first career touchdown on a one-yard plunge on third-and-goal at Florida (10/15).
- Named First Team 5A All State at tight end and defensive line by the Illinois Football Coaches Association as a senior in 2012.
- Was also a two-time Peoria Journal All-Area honoree.
- Earned letters in track & field as a sophomore and junior.
- Was enrolled in the College of Architecture at Missouri.