2017 NFL Draft

Akeem Auguste, CB

School: South Carolina  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Hollywood, FL
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 186 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2010 Season
Moved to free safety after playing cornerback in 2009... played in all 14 games making 10 starts at the free safety spot... finished sixth on the team with 58 tackles... credited with 4.0 tackles for loss... equaled a career-high with eight tackles in season-opener against Southern Miss... logged six tackles vs. Georgia... posted seven tackles versus Arkansas, including his first career sack... made six tackles and forced one of four Tiger fumbles in win over Clemson... had six tackles in SEC Championship Game vs. Auburn... had seven stops in the bowl game against Florida State.
2009 Season
Started nine games at cornerback... logged 38 tackles in 10 games, including 28 solo stops... had a pair of tackles for loss, three pass breakups and forced two fumbles... made his first collegiate start in the season opener at NC State... forced a fumble at Georgia... tied for the team-lead with a career-high eight tackles against FAU including a tackle for loss... forced another fumble in the win over Clemson.
2008 Season
One of five players involved in campus fracas with non-football players, no one was charged. True freshman defensive back who played in 11 contests... saw action at both cornerback and safety... logged 18 tackles, including 16 solo stops... recorded four pass break ups... forced a fumble against Tennessee... credited with a career-high six tackles against Arkansas and notched five stops against Kentucky... injured a hamstring late in the season... did not play against Florida, saw action on only two plays against Clemson and did not play in the bowl game against Iowa due to the injury... enrolled at Carolina in the spring... earned the Big Play Award for the defense during spring drills after making several spectacular interceptions.
High School
Credited with 114 tackles and 10 interceptions in his final two seasons at Chaminade-Madonna High School in Hollywood, Fla., playing for Coach Mark Guandolo... as a senior in 2006, he logged 54 tackles and three interceptions, returning two for touchdowns on his way to first team all-state accolades... was credited with 60 tackles and seven picks along with four touchdowns in the return game as a junior... was ranked as the 28th-best player in the state of Florida and the 14th-best cornerback in the country by Rivals.com while earning a four-star rating out of high school... was considered a four-star recruit and the 31st-best cornerback in the nation by Scout.com and was rated as the 41st-best player in Florida by SuperPrep... originally signed with South Carolina in the Class of 2007.

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