Dustin Vaughan

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Dustin Vaughan
No. 10 – San Antonio Commanders
Personal information
Born: (1991-01-27) January 27, 1991 (age 28)
Corpus Christi, Texas
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:234 lb (106 kg)
Career information
High school:Corpus Christi (TX) Calallen
College:West Texas A&M
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Dustin Vaughan (born January 27, 1991) is an American football quarterback for the San Antonio Commanders of the Alliance of American Football (AAF). He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He played college football at West Texas A&M.

Early years[edit]

Vaughan attended Calallen High School. He played college football at West Texas A&M University, where he was a three-year starter at quarterback, finishing his career with a school record 10,525 passing yards and 123 touchdowns.

Professional career[edit]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Vaughan was signed by the Dallas Cowboys after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft.[1][2] He surprised observers by making the team as the third-string quarterback.

On September 5, 2015, he was waived after the team decided to carry just two quarterbacks on the regular season roster.[3] The Cowboys opted not to add him to the practice squad, choosing instead to sign quarterback Kellen Moore, who had previous experience with the team's offensive coordinator Scott Linehan.

Buffalo Bills[edit]

On September 23, 2015, he was signed to the Buffalo Bills' practice squad.[4] On October 19, he was released by the Bills to make room for wide receiver Titus Davis.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On January 22, 2016, Vaughan signed a futures contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers.[5] On August 28, he was waived-injured by the Steelers after suffering a thumb fracture in a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles[6] and on September 2, he was released from injured reserve after reaching an injury settlement.[7]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

On December 27, 2016, Vaughan was signed to the Ravens' practice squad.[8] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Ravens on January 2, 2017.[9] On August 14, 2017, the Ravens waived Vaughn.[10]

San Antonio Commanders[edit]

On September 5, 2018, Vaughn signed with the San Antonio Commanders of the Alliance of American Football.[11] On November 27, he was selected third-overall by the team in the inaugural AAF Draft.[12]


  1. ^ "Undrafted rookie QB Dustin Vaughan has Dallas Cowboys' attention".
  2. ^ "Dustin Vaughan could force the Cowboys to keep three quarterbacks". star-telegram.
  3. ^ Helman, David (September 5, 2015). "Vaughan, Showers Among Notable Cuts As Cowboys Meet 53-Man Roster Limit". DallasCowboys.com. Retrieved September 29, 2015.
  4. ^ Brown, Chris (September 23, 2015). "Jonathan Meeks added to 53-man roster". BuffaloBills.com. Retrieved September 29, 2015.
  5. ^ "Pittsburgh Steelers sign QB, WR to futures contracts". PennLive.com. Retrieved 2016-01-23.
  6. ^ Bryan, Dave (28 August 2016). "Steelers Begin Roster Cuts; Place Rookie T Jerald Hawkins On IR". Steelers Depot.
  7. ^ Kaboly, Mark (2 September 2016). "Steelers have waived QB Dustin Vaughan after agreeing on injury settlement. Was on reserved/injured list with broken thumb".
  8. ^ "Ravens Sign QB Dustin Vaughan To Practice Squad". NFLTradeRumors.com. December 27, 2016.
  9. ^ Downing, Garrett (January 2, 2017). "Ravens Sign Six Players to Reserve/Future Contracts". BaltimoreRavens.com. Archived from the original on November 12, 2017.
  10. ^ Mink, Ryan (August 14, 2017). "Ravens Sign Quarterback Thaddeus Lewis, Waive Dustin Vaughan". BaltimoreRavens.com.
  11. ^ Martinez, Quinton (September 7, 2018). "Calallen grad Dustin Vaughan signs with San Antonio team of Alliance of American Football". Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
  12. ^ Wilson, Ryan (November 27, 2018). "Alliance of American Football QB Draft: Aaron Murray, Christian Hackenberg highlight QBs taken". CBSSports.com. Retrieved November 27, 2018.

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