Ke'Shawn VaughnTeam: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Ke’Shawn Vaughn is an American professional football player who plays as running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of NFL. He played college football at Vanderbilt and was drafted by the Buccaneers in the third round of 2020 NFL Draft.
Vaughn attended Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School in Nashville, Tennessee where he became a four-star recruit.His senior year team advanced to state semifinals due to his stellar performance that included rushing for 1,246 yards on 152 carries with 24 touchdowns en route to earning All-State honors as well as being named Mr. Football Back of the Year in Division IIAA. After high school, Ke’Shawn chose to stay close his hometown and attend Vanderbilt University over other offers from Auburn, Mississippi State, Louisville among others schools recruiting him.
At Vandy he started all 12 games during his freshman year and led Commodores with 907 yards rushing on 182 attempts (5 YPC) plus added five TDs while also adding 10 receptions for 95 yards out of backfield; averaging 4 kick returns per game (26 total) with long one going 33 yards which earned him multiple awards such as Freshman All-American First Team by USA Today/247Sports along with Second Team All Southeastern Conference honors by league coaches making him become one of team’s prominent leaders early on. During sophomore season Vaughn had 20 receptions (second most amongst RBs) for 123 yards but unfortunately suffered leg injury midway into campaign limiting him just 5 starts causing overall numbers be lower than previous year; finishing season with 642 rush attempts (4 YPC), 3 TDs plus MVP honor in Music City Bowl win versus NC State after posting 119 rushing yards including 87 yard TD run late fourth quarter sealing victory was enough recognition to get him First Team All SEC nod from Associated Press again proving young man’s talent coupled leadership qualities were very valuable assets both Vikings squad & Commodore Nation .
In 2019 , junior year , Ke’Shawn set career highs across board : 269 Rushes 1423 Rushing Yards (5YPR) 8TD / 20 Receptions 190 Receiving Yards . Posted 7 100 Yard Rushing Games including single game best 161 vs Missouri Tigers . Started all 12 games leading squad offensively despite injuries throughout entire roster ; concluded season winning Ernest Bryson Trophy awarded annually Tennessee Sports Hall Fame votes top male college athlete based off academic excellence athletic achievement community service & citizenship . Earned first since accolades from AP Honorable Mention All -SEC selection capping amazing 3 years collegiate career before getting selected 73rd overall pick Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2020 NFL draft joining former teammate Joejuan Williams
Since he got drafted , continues strive excellence becoming important part offense while helping Bucs reach playoffs first time since 2007 ultimately advancing Super Bowl LV against Kansas City Chiefs where they came up short yet play inspired football showcasing Vaughn’s athleticism throughout campaign doing whatever takes contribute team efforts especially when needed most often times delivering right when moment requires it thus proving why franchise made right decision drafting this emerging star whose bright future ahead awaiting explore even further
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