Former Wolfpack linebacker Freddie Aughtry-Lindsay is in his first season as the defensive graduate assistant for his alma mater. He spent the 2008 season as a recruiting intern for Wolfpack football, and was the video graduate assistant for defense in 2009.
Aughtry-Lindsay spent the 2007 season as the defensive coordinator at his alma mater, High Point Andrews High School, before returning to NC State.
Aughtry-Lindsay started in 19 games in his four-year career (2001-04), notching a career-best 105 tackles in 2003 as a junior. He was a member of the top-ranked defense in the nation in 2004. He finished his career with 266 tackles, 22.5 tackles-for-loss and 6.5 sacks.
Aughtry-Lindsay also turned in one of the top Wolfpack defensive performances in a home win against UCONN in 2003, scoring twice - on a 48-yard fumble recovery and a game-winning 56-yard interception return with five seconds left. He was named ACC and national defensive player of the week following the UCONN game, and won the team's Al Michaels award at the end of the season.
Originally from High Point, N.C., Aughtry-Lindsay and his wife, Amber, have a son, Colton.