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2014: Played in all 13 games in a reserve role ... Recorded 30 tackles on the year, including 19 solo stops, to go along with three pass breakups and an interception ... Led the team in special teams tackles (12) and in tackles on the kickoff unit (12) ... Came off the bench in the opener vs. Northern Arizona, making one solo tackle ... Made three tackles (one solo) at No. 21/23 North Carolina ... Had two tackles (one solo) at Oregon State ... Had a solid outing off the bench against UNLV, making three stops (one solo), a career-high three pass breakups and his first career interception ... Came up with a solo tackle at Fresno State ... Made one solo stop at New Mexico ... Had a careerhigh four tackles (two solos) in a reserve role against Hawai`i ... Finished with two stops (one solo) at Nevada off the bench ... Made two tackles (both solo) against Idaho ... Recorded three stops (one solo) as a backup cornerback and on special teams at Boise State ... Came up with another three tackles against Air Force ... Made a solo tackle vs. San José State ... Tied a career high with four tackles (three solo) vs. Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl.
2013: Played in the opener as a true freshman ... Had two tackles and blocked a PAT vs. Eastern Illinois, becoming the only true frosh to log time on defense and one of only two overall to play (also Donnel Pumphrey) ... Missed the rest of the season with an injury.
High School: A cornerback who attended Dorsey High School under coaches Paul Knox, Ernest King and Billy Vaughn, Sr. (position coach) (special thanks to Kelvin Moore), the same school as former linebacker Vaness Harris ... First-team all-league honors his final two years ... Also an all-city and all-state nominee ... Was a Semper Fidelis All-America nominee and a captain as a senior ... A three-star recruit by ESPN, and a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com ... Received a scout grade of 79 by ESPN, and was ranked as the 42nd-best cornerback in the nation and 59th-best recruit overall in California ... Was ranked No. 151 in the country at cornerback by Scout ... Got a grade of 78 by 247Sports and was ranked No. 156 of all cornerbacks ... Took first place in the 200 and 400 meters and 4x100 and 4x400-meter relays at the Western League Championships ... The 4x400 team was second at the City Section Championships and finished as first-team All-America picks, while running the second-fastest time (3:12.01) in the country and ranking second in the nation ... Was a three-time California state meet qualifier ... Also won the Los Angeles City championship and league championship in the 400, 4x100 and 4x400 ... Captained the track & field team, while setting personal-best times of 10.64 in the 100, 21.35 in the 200 and 47.15 in the 400 ... Earned track scholarships from UCLA, Syracuse, Miami (Fla.), Brigham Young, Ole Miss, Auburn, Indiana, New Mexico, Jackson State and Alabama A&M ... Ran for Billy Vaughn, Sr., Ralf Tilly and assistant Mr. James.
Personal: Born Feb. 14, 1995, in Augusta, Ga. ... Son of Billy Vaughn, Sr. and Paris Watts ... Picked the Aztecs over Alabama A&M, Hawai'i, Jackson State, Nevada, New Mexico, San Jose State, Syracuse, UCLA and West Virginia ... Also drew interest from Boise State, Ohio State and Oklahoma State ... Has a brother, Jaris ... Is related to former NFL players Brandon Johnson and Nate Clements, current NFL player Cassius Vaughn, and former MLB player Mo Vaughn ... Is majoring in business administration with a concentration in management.