Posted On: 06/17/17 8:15 PM

St. Paul Highland Park junior Josh Aune was going to be playing college football somewhere in two years. He had secured a pair of FCS offers, but when the right offer was made last week, it was the junior's dream come true.

"The recruiting process was incredibly fun," Aune said. "I had coaches coming into the school to say ‘hi' to my coach. I was going on official visits and game day visits. I was living my dream. It was an incredible experience."

During the offseason, Aune was offered by North Dakota State and South Dakota State. He also drew interest from Montana State and South Dakota, but the offer he was waiting for came in the last couple of weeks.

"When Claeys' staff was in there they talked to me a lot and invited me to camp," Aune said. "I went on game day visits last year. It was going well. When the new staff came in, they picked up right where the old staff left off. They were connected with me. They invited me to junior days and asked me to be to be around campus as much as I

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