RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 14 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Listed as the No. 30 “athlete” in the nation and the No. 16 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Rated as the No. 16 dual-threat quarterback in the country and the No. 18 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 208 player in the country and the No. 12 quarterback in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 44 “athlete” in the country, the No. 41 player in his region and the No. 13 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.
THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 4/25/2013 … A first-team 6A all-state selection by VirginiaPreps at quarterback as a senior … The state’s offensive player of the year … A dangerous dual threat quarterback … Completed 97 of 169 passes for 1,472 yards and 17 touchdowns while rushing for 1,537 yards and 20 scores on 166 attempts … Totaled 3,009 yards and 37 touchdowns for his school … An All-Met honorable mention selection by The Washington Post … Recruited by Bud Foster.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 5, 1996, in Woodbridge, VA … Son of Yolanda McMillian-Vaughan and Howard Vaughan … Has three younger sisters and an older brother … His older brother, Charles, played at Shenandoah University last year … Contemplated major is engineering.
WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “I went there and saw them and everything, and then their engineering department was like 24th in the country [15th by U.S. News and World Report]. I’ll be closer to home and my family can watch me play. So that’s why it came down to the decision to choose them [the Hokies].”