Marvin Vaughan

Marvin  Vaughan


Canton, Miss.

High School:
Velma Jackson

Last College:
Holmes CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 205




2004: Saw action in all 11 games ... Rushed six times for 28 yards ... Recorded three tackles (two solo) on special teams ... Earned his second letter ... at Wyoming (9/25): Recorded his first career punt block ... vs. Auburn (10/30): Credited with one solo tackle on punt coverage ... at Arkansas (11/13): Carried four times for 19 yards, with a long of seven ... at LSU (11/20): Recorded one assisted tackle on kickoff coverage ... vs. Mississippi State (11/27): Rushed twice for nine yards ... Registered one solo tackle on kickoff coverage.

2003: Played in 11-of-13 games ... Did not play in the Alabama (10/18) and Arkansas (10/25) contests due to a hamstring injury ... Earned his first letter ... Rushed five times for 23 yards, with a long of 36 ... Tallied 10 stops (eight solo) ... at Vanderbilt (8/30): Saw his first career action ... Tallied one assisted tackle on special teams ... at Florida (10/4): Had two solo tackles on special teams ... vs. Arkansas State (10/11): Rushed five times for 23 yards and was credited with three tackles (two solo) on special teams ... Had a 36-yard run on his first career carry in the fourth quarter ... vs. LSU (11/22): Recorded one solo tackle on special teams ... at Mississippi State (11/27): Named Quarterback Club Special Teams Player of the Week.

2002: Non-scholarship player who transferred to Ole Miss from Holmes Community College ... Did not see any action and was redshirted.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: After signing with Mississippi State in 2000, enrolled at Holmes Community College, where he earned two letters while playing for Coach Hugh Shurden ... Rated JUCO All-Star honors ... As a sophomore in 2001, saw action in eight games ... Ran the ball 89 times for 335 yards and three TDs ... Ranked No. 15 in the state in rushing ... During his freshman year in 2000, played in 10 games and had 449 yards on 113 carries with 6 TDs ... Ranked No. 17 in the state in rushing.

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior in 1999, became the state of Mississippi¹s all-time leading career rusher, shattering a record that had stood for 19 years ... Gained 7,416 yards during his prep career, becoming only the second back in the state¹s high school history to exceed 6,000 yards and the first to top 7,000 ... Had 83 career TDs ... Named honorable mention All-America by USA Today, one of just 13 players from the state of Mississippi to gain such recognition in 1999 ... Selected the fifth-best back in the country during preseason by Phil Grosz in his G&W Recruiting Report and named first-team All-Southeast by that publication ... Ranked No. 44 among the nation's top running backs, one of the top 11 running backs in the western half of the southeast region (Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas), by Bobby Burton in his Rivals100.com preseason recruiting magazine ... Regarded among the top 20 running backs in the South in Max Emfinger's Super Dixie Bluechips postseason newsletter ... Ranked among the top 23 running backs in the South in PrepStar's postseason recruiting magazine ... Listed No. 26 on the Pigskin Preps' postseason list of the South's top rushers ... Ranked as the No. 6 prospect in the state by Mississippi recruiting analyst Kevin Henderson, the top running back on the list ... Ranked among the top 22 players in the state in Jeff Whitaker's Deep South Football Recruiting Guide and was called the "best running back in Mississippi" by that publication ... Selected to The Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen during preseason ... Was named the Offensive Player of the Year in Class 3A by the Mississippi Association of Coaches during senior season as well as first team All-State at running back ... Named first-team All-State and All-Metro Jackson following his senior season as a running back ... Chosen to The Clarion-Ledger list of the state's Top 40 football prospects ... Selected to play in the Mississippi/Alabama High School All-Star game ... Named Best Offensive Back in Class 3A, Division 5 ... Gained 2,325 yards on just 229 carries (10.2-yard average) and scored 27 touchdowns during a standout senior season at Velma Jackson High, while also catching 23 passes for another 300 yards ... Was second leading scorer in Class 3A with 182 points, including 10 two-point conversions ... Rushed for a state-record 2,936 yards on 336 carries (an 8.7-yard average) and 35 touchdowns during a breakout junior season ... Named second-team All-State by The Clarion-Ledger following that junior campaign ... Gained 1,680 yards as a sophomore ... Coached in high school by Willie Young ... Beta Club ... Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: Son of Gloria Vaughan and Marvin Luckett ... Full name is Marvin Marquis Vaughan ... Born: February 27, 1981 ... Majoring in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice.


Year G-S Att Yds TD Lg Avg.
2003 11-0 5 23 0 36 4.6
2004 11-0 6 28 0 7 4.7
Totals 22-0 11 51 0 36 4.6


Year G Ret Yds TD Lg Avg.


2003 11 8 2 100
2004 11 2 1 31
Totals 22 10 3 131

RUSHING ATTEMPTS: 5, vs. Arkansas State (10/11/2003)
RUSHING YARDS: 23, vs. Arkansas State (10/11/2003)
LONG RUSH: 36, vs. Arkansas State (10/11/2003)
TACKLES: 3, vs. Arkansas State (10/11/2003)
SOLO TACKLES: 2, twice, at Florida (10/4/2003) and vs. Arkansas State (10/11/2003)




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