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Chip Vaughn
Chip Vaughn

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Fairfax, VA

High School:
Robinson Secondary

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
Safety

Experience:
3VL

12/02/2006

Football - ACC Championship

ACC Football Championship - Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech

2007 (Junior):
Wake Forest's leading tackler in 2007 with 100 tackles (61 solo, 39 assists) ... Earned honorable mention All-ACC ... Ranks eighth in the ACC in tackles per game at 8.3 ... Team leader with 14 pass breakups ... Returned a fumble 38 yards for a touchdown in the season-opener at Boston College ... His first career interception could not have come at a better time, stopping a Florida State rally in the fourth quarter of Wake's 24-21 win ... Is second in the ACC behind Alphonso Smith with 15 passes defended ... Is fourth in school history in pass breakups in a season with 14 ... Posted four games of 10 or more tackles including a season and career-high 16 vs. Navy ... Recorded 12 stops vs. Clemson (Nov. 10) and Maryland (Sept. 22) and had 11 tackles vs. Army (Sept. 8).

2006 (Sophomore):
 Played in all 14 games and started the Florida State contest for the injured Josh Gattis ... Made arguably the most important play of the season, blocking Duke's last second field goal to preserve an early-season 14-13 victory ... Had 41 tackles on the year, including one for loss ... Had a season-high five at NC State ... Had at least two tackles in 12 of 14 games. ... Broke up two passes.

2005 (Redshirt Freshman):
Played in all 11 games and started against East Carolina ... Filled the role of nickel and dime back ... Made 25 tackles with 16 solo stops, a half tackle for loss and a forced fumble ... Had three tackles in his career debut against Vanderbilt ... Recorded two tackles, including a half tackle for loss at Nebraska ... Had a season-high five tackles against East Carolina ... Made one tackle in the Maryland, Clemson, NC State and Georgia Tech games ... Recorded three tackles against Florida State ... Forced a fumble at Boston College and made two stops ... Had three tackles against Duke and Miami.

2004 (True Freshman):
Redshirted the season ... Came to Wake Forest as a receiver and moved to safety.

Background:
Listed as the country's No. 56 wide receiver by TheInsiders.com ... Also ranked No. 67 on the "Atlantic Hot 100" by the same publication ... Had 96 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, six PBU and two interceptions, including one for a TD ... Also caught 12 passes for 180 yards and a touchdown ... Named first-team all-district, all-region and all-state as a defensive back ... An All-Met selection ... Named to VirginiaPreps.com's "Top 66" ... The 10th-ranked player in the state of Virginia ... Ran a 4.4 40-yard ... Coached by Mark Bendorf.

Personal:
A sociology and religion major ... Full name is Clarence B. Vaughn ... Born in Goldsboro, N.C. ... Son of Oscar and Sharifah Vaughn ... Birthday is October 26, 1985.

 

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