Sophomore tight end... Transferred from Riverside City College, three years of eligibility remaining... Mid-year signee enrolled at Baylor in January 2013, participated in 2013 spring drills... Listed as third TE on post-spring depth chart... Ranked 25th overall juco recruit on ESPN Junior College 100, No. 3 tight end listed.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman - Riverside CC): Played redshirt freshman season at Riverside City College in Riverside, Calif... Played under head coach Tom Craft at RCC... Totaled 31 receptions for 425 yards (13.7 average) and three touchdowns in 10 games... Ranked 25th overall juco recruit on ESPN Junior College 100, No. 3 tight end listed... Transferred to Riverside from Grand Rapids CC after football program disbanded.
2011 (True Freshman - Grand Rapids CC): Spent 2011 season redshirting at hometown Grand Rapids (Mich.) Community College... School shut down football program following 2011 season.
High School: Prepped at Jenison (Mich.) High School... Played two varsity seasons, primarily at linebacker and tight end.
Personal: Son of Jim and Lynn Penning... Full name is Augustus James Penning... Born Nov. 17, 1992 in Grand Rapids, Mich... Majoring in general studies.