North Attleboro, Mass.
true junior who aims to maintain his starting spot at free safety after
making seven interceptions in 2007.
played in 20 career games with 14 starts … Recorded 73 tackles,
including one tackle for a loss, and seven interceptions.
Played in all 13 games, starting each of the first 11 at safety and also
the Meineke Car Care Bowl … Made 56 tackles on the year with seven
interceptions and four more breakups … Made a season-high nine tackles
in the Meineke Car Care Bowl against Wake Forest (Dec. 29), with an
interception, a pass breakup and his first career tackle for loss … Made
eight tackles against Syracuse (Nov. 17) while intercepting a pass and
breaking up another … Added five tackles to the victory over Rutgers
(Nov. 3) and six tackles to the win over USF (Oct. 27) … Had an
interception in four straight games from Sept. 15-Oct. 13 and five of
UConn’s first six games overall … Added five tackles on top of his
interception against Temple (Sept. 15) while adding an additional pass
2006: Played in each of the final seven games of the season both
on special teams and at safety … ≠Started two games, Rutgers (Oct. 29)
and Pittsburgh (Nov. 11) while M.J. Estep was out with an injury … Made
17 tackles on the year, eight of which came against West Virginia (Oct.
20) after Estep was hurt … Combined to make seven tackles in his two
starts, four against the Scarlet Knights and three against the Panthers
… Prior to cracking the lineup, was named the Scout Team Player of the
Week on defense prior to the USF game (Oct. 7).
Gained 860 yards on the ground as a senior with 11 rushing touchdowns
and an 11.3 yards per carry average … Also caught nine passes last year,
good for 222 yards and three scores … Recorded 24 tackles, including 2.5
sacks, and one interception on defense … Returned two punts and one
kickoff for touchdowns … Helped North Attleboro to a 9-1 record as a
senior and a share of the conference championship … Named League MVP …
Was the Defensive MVP of the Massachusetts Shriners’ Game, returning
both an interception and a kickoff for a touchdown … A Boston Globe
All-Scholastic pick in both football and track while earning
All-Scholastic honors on the gridiron from the Boston Herald … Named to
the Attleboro Sun Chronicle’s All-Star teams in both football and track
… Won the state championship in both the 110 high hurdles and the long
jump … Also lettered in basketball for three years.
Personal Profile: Robert Anthony Vaughn … Born on January 12,
1988 … A pre-kinesiology major.
9 vs. Wake Forest, 12/29/07
Most TFL: 1, vs. Wake Forest, 12/29//07
Most INT: 1, 7x, last vs. Wake Forest, 12/29/07
Return: 24, at Duke, 9/1/07