UND Roster

2019-20 Football Roster

#8 Donte Vaughn

Cornerback


Height 6'3''
Weight 210 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Memphis, TN
High School Whitehaven
Bio

JUNIOR SEASON (2018)

  • Appeared in 10 games this season with a start against Pitt
  • Has 11 total tackles, including four against Pitt

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)

  • Appeared in nine games
  • Registered six tackles, including four solo stops
  • Collected a season-high three tackles at Michigan State (Sept. 23)

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)

  • Appeared in 10 games for the Irish and started four (Syracuse, Stanford, Navy and Army)
  • One of 10 true freshmen (Julian Love, Troy Pride Jr., Devin Studstill, Jalen Elliott, Julian Okwara, Daelin Hayes, Kevin Stepherson, Chase Claypool and Jamir Jones) who played in at least eight games
  • One of eight true freshmen (Julian Love, Troy Pride Jr., Devin Studstill, Jalen Elliott, Julian Okwara, Daelin Hayes and Jamir Jones) on defense who played in at least eight games
  • One of seven true freshmen (Julian Love, Troy Pride Jr., Devin Studstill, Jalen Elliott, Daelin Hayes and Chase Claypool) to register at least 11 tackles
  • One of four true freshmen (Julian Love, Troy Pride Jr. and Devin Studstill) to start on defense
  • One of five freshmen defensive backs (Jalen Elliott, Julian Love, Troy Pride Jr. and Devin Studstill) that not only played significant snaps but totaled 131 tackles — the most in Irish single-season history by a rookie class in the secondary
  • Registered 22 tackles, including 13 solo stops
  • Recorded a career-high seven tackles against against Navy (Nov. 5)
  • Registered six PBUs, including a team-best three against Miami, Fla. (Oct. 29)
  • Recorded an interception against Duke (Sept. 24)

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA

  • A defensive back prospect from Memphis
  • Helped Whitehaven High School to a No. 19 final ranking in the State of Tennessee by MaxPreps
  • Part of a Whitehaven squad that finished 12-2 and reached the 2015 Tennessee High School Association Class 6A semifinals
  • 2015 American Family Insurance All-USA Tennessee Football First Team
  • 2015 Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class 6A All-State First Team
  • Selected to participate in the 2015 AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game and was named Most Valuable Player
  • No. 245-ranked player nationally and No. 15-ranked safety on Scout.com 300 list
  • No. 299-ranked player nationally and No. 19-ranked safety on ESPN 300 list
  • No. 307-ranked player in the nation and No. 31-ranked cornerback on 247Sports.com Top 247
  • No. 20-ranked safety on Rivals.com 250 list
  • No. 331-ranked player on the PrepStar Top 350 Dream Team
  • No. 201-ranked player on the Tom Lemming Prep Football Report
  • Tennessee’s No. 6-ranked player by 247Sports, No. 6-ranked player by Scout, No. 4-ranked player by ESPN and No. 7-ranked player by Rivals
  • Ninth Notre Dame monogram winner from Memphis
  • Played for coach Rodney Saulsberry at Whitehaven High School.
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in sociology with a minor in collaborative innovation