Deuce Vaughn
Deuce Vaughn  RB  Kansas State | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Deuce Vaughn
Kansas State
Home town
Round Rock, TX
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Deuce Vaughn RB Kansas State | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Deuce Vaughn RB Kansas State
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Overall Rank: #308 Position Rank: #25 (RB)
40 time: 4.43 seconds
Height: 5-6 Weight: 176
Date of Birth: 11/02/2001 Age: 21.1
Overall Rating: 77.2 / 100
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DRAFT PROJECTION: UDFA Position rank: #25
College Games: 35 College Snaps: 1635
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (75/100)
247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (84/100 )
Draft Profile: Bio
Deuce Vaughn from Cedar Ridge High High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school, Vaughn joined Kansas State.

In 2020 as a freshman Vaughn saw action in 10 games for the Wildcats as he ran for a decent 642 yards on 121 attempts for an impressive 5.3 yards per carry, with 7 TDs, with no fumbles. As a receiver he made a decent 25 receptions for 434 yards.

As a sophomore in 2021 he played 13 games. and rushed for an elite 1409 yards on 234 carries for an impressive 6.0 ypc, with 18 TDs, with one fumble. In the passing game he pulled in an impressive 49 receptions for 468 yards.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Flashes initial burst and good lateral quickness to sidestep defenders or bounce runs outside with very good foot quickness. Displays very good feel as an inside and outside runner with above average vision to make sharp cuts - good patience· and footwork to pick through defenses.
  • He’s decisive once Vaughn locates a hole and gets through quickly. His ability to accelerate and his good top-end speed allow him to outrun angles, and he has the quickness and lateral agility to make defenders miss in space.
  • His competitiveness and knack for high-pointing the ball allow him to play bigger than his size.
  • Vaughn is elite as a receiver. He runs routes as well as most receivers and has natural hands, snatching the ball away from his body.
  • Has the feet and feel running between the tackles and in the open field. Vaughn has very good vision and patience to pick through defenses.
  • Once he plants his foot, he’s explosive moving upfield, and his 0-to-60 acceleration is enough to catch defenses off-guard.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • He’s limited to cut blocks when it comes to blitz pickups.
  • Vaughn doesn’t offer a ton of wiggle, and in college, Vaughn often sought out contact rather than avoiding it.
  • Size is an obvious issue. he will never be able to do anything between the tackles, and he will likely be limited to a lot of gadget plays like fly sweeps.
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