Cassius Vaughn

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Cassius Vaughn
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Vaughn with the San Diego Chargers
No. 3 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Position: defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-11-03) November 3, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: Memphis, Tennessee
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school: Memphis (TN) East
College: Mississippi
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015
Tackles: 143
Pass deflections: 25
Interceptions: 7
Touchdowns: 2
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at CFL.ca

Cassius M. Vaughn (born November 3, 1987) is an American football defensive back who is currently playing in the CFL with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He was signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Ole Miss.

Vaughn has also played for the Indianapolis Colts and Detroit Lions.

Professional career[edit]

NFL career[edit]

Vaughn with the Denver Broncos in 2010.

Denver Broncos[edit]

As a rookie in 2010 for the Broncos, Vaughn did not start in any games as a defensive back but did play in thirteen games as a special teams player, where he recorded seven tackles, recovered a muffed punt, and returned two kickoffs for 125 yards and one touchdown.

On October 9, 2011 in a 29–24 loss to the San Diego Chargers, Vaughn intercepted Philip Rivers' pass and returned it 55 yards for a touchdown.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On May 23, 2012, Vaughn was traded to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for FB Chris Gronkowski.[1] On November 9, 2012, Vaughn was fined $7,875 for a late hit on Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush in Week 9.[2]

Detroit Lions[edit]

On April 7, 2014, Vaughn signed a one-year contract with the Detroit Lions.[3]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

On May 28, 2015, Vaughn signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens.[4] On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Ravens.[5] He re-signed with the Ravens on November 17.[6] He was released on December 8, 2015.

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Vaughn signed with the San Diego Chargers on December 30, 2015.[7]

CFL career[edit]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

On August 17, 2016, it was announced that Vaughn signed as a free agent with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Broncos trade Cassius Vaughn to Colts for fullback Chris Gronkowski". The Washington Post. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Fines roundup: Michael Vick of Eagles docked for low block". National Football League. 2012-11-09. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 
  3. ^ David Smith, Michael. "Lions sign Cassius Vaughn". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  4. ^ Mink, Ryan. "Ravens Sign Cornerback Cassius Vaughn". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved 2 June 2015. 
  5. ^ Downing, Garrett (September 5, 2015). "Ravens Trim 2015 Roster To 53 Players". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved September 13, 2015. 
  6. ^ Hensley, Jamison (November 17, 2015). "Ravens place rookie WR Breshad Perriman on injured reserve". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 24, 2015. 
  7. ^ Henne, Ricky (December 30, 2015). "Bolts Sign Pair of Veteran Defensive Backs". Chargers.com. Retrieved April 3, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Tiger-Cats Sign International Defensive back Vaughn". 

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