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John Vaughn
John Vaughn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brentwood, TN

High School:
Brentwood Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
K

Birthdate:
06/15/1984

Experience:
3L

CAREER:
Tied for seventh in Auburn history with a .667 field goal percentage (30-for-45) ... First with 129 PATs attempted and 128 PATs made and third with a .992 PAT percentage ... Fourth among kickers with 218 points ... Eighth with 30 field goals made and seventh with 45 field goals attempted.

2005:
Lou Groza Award Preseason Watch List ... Preseason All-SEC First-Team ... Coaches' Preseason All-SEC First-Team ... Lindy's Preseason Second-Team All-SEC ... Athlon Sports Preseason First-Team All-SEC ... Made 12-of-20 field goals and all 50 extra points attempted ... Kicked a 19-yard field goal in the third quarter against Wisconsin in the Capital One Bowl ... Second in the SEC in scoring with 7.5 points per game ... Kicked a 20-yard field goal with six seconds left to give Auburn a 31-30 victory over Georgia ... Was good on four extra points against the Bulldogs and also punted once on a fake field goal (touchback) ... Was 2-for-2 against Ole Miss, connecting on field goals of 35 and 39 yards, respectively ... Was 1-of-6 on field goals against LSU ... Lone make against the Tigers was a 26-yarder in the second quarter ... Connected on field goals from 22 and 38 yards, respectively, against Arkansas ... Made all four extra points attempted against the Razorbacks ... Attempted three field goals against South Carolina, connecting on distances of 36 and 39 yards ... 46-yard attempt against the Gamecocks sailed wide left ... Also connected on six PATs against the Gamecocks ... Named the Coaches' Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts against Western Kentucky ... Tied a personal best with three field goals against Western Kentucky ... Field goals were first of the season and came at distances of 28, 20 and 32 yards, respectively ... Made nine extra points against Ball State and did not attempt a field goal ... Connected on four extra points against Mississippi State ... Did not attempt a field goal against Georgia Tech ... Was perfect on two PATs.

2005 SPRING:
Named the A-Day Special Teams MVP after connecting on three field goals, including two from 46 yards.

2004:
Successful on 12-of-15 field goal attempts ... Connected on three first-half field goals (23, 19, 24) to put Tigers up, 9-0, against Virginia Tech in the Nokia Sugar Bowl ... The mark tied an Auburn bowl record, last accomplished by Jaret Holmes in the 1998 Peach Bowl ... Connected on a 22-yarder in the fourth quarter against Tennessee in the SEC Championship game ... Made 32-yard field goal, his first attempt in three games against Georgia ... Connected on both field goal attempts from 24 and 29 yards against Tennessee ... Made a 29-yard field goal and the extra-point that was the difference in a 10- 9 win over #5 LSU ... Nailed a career-long 43-yard field goal against Louisiana-Monroe ... First on the team in scoring with 87 points ... Has made 10 of his last 11 field goals. Made a 28-yard field goal in the A-Day game.

2003:
Made all 27 extra-point attempts and was 6-of-10 on field goals during the season ... Connected on field goals from 22 and 32 yards against Alabama ... Made a 34-yard field goal against Arkansas ... Connected on a 22-yard field goal against Western Kentucky ... Made a 21-yard field goal and all six extra-point attempts against Vanderbilt ... Connected on his first attempt, a 22-yarder against Georgia Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Connected on 39-of-44 field goals and 137-of-142 point after attempts in his career... Made seven-of-nine field goals as a senior ...Made 39-of-41 field goals inside the 50 and never missed inside 39 yards ... Ranked fourth nationally in career field goals with 39 ... Broke Tennessee record for career field goals with 39... Helped lead Brentwood to a 9-3 record and a berth in the Division II, class 3A championship game as a senior ... A four-year starter ... Two-time Tennessee Sports Writers first-team Division II all-state selection... Named to the Associated Press all-state second-team for all divisions... ...Selected to The Tennessean all-midstate team as a junior and senior ...One of the top five kickers in Tennessee according to the Knoxville News Sentinel ...A five-year starter on the soccer team ...

PERSONAL:
Son of Julia and Mark Vaughn ... Three siblings, Will, 18, Eliza, 17, and Bryant, 13 ... Born June 15, 1984 ... Played at the same high school as Jake Slaughter, King Dunlap and Kody Bliss ... Majoring in exercise science.

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