Cassius
Vaughn
#26 Defensive Back
Cassius
Vaughn
#26 Defensive Back
Height 5'11
Weight 195 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1987-11-03 (31)
Born Memphis, TN
School Mississippi
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 24
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

CFL: 4

Argos: 3

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on May 17, 2017.

2018: Played in eight games, started all eight for the Argos. Suffered season-ending injury on August 24th in Montreal. His first seven starts were at strongside linebacker, the eighth was at boundary halfback. Finished with 24 tackles and one forced fumble.

2017: Played 16 games, started all 16. Had 32 tackles, five interceptions, four pass knockdowns and a tackle for a loss. Led CFL in interception return yards with 209. Returned a pick 115 yards at Calgary, tying Eric Harris’ team record for the longest by an Argo set in 1977. Named an East All-Star for the first time. Playoffs: Started in win over Saskatchewan. Had an interception and two tackles. 105th Grey Cup: Started in win over Calgary. Made one of the biggest plays in Grey Cup history, a 109-yard TD on a fourth quarter fumble recovery. It was the longest defensive touchdown scored in the game’s history.

2016:  Signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on August 17. Played nine games, started all nine. Had 26 tackles and five knockdowns. Also used as a kick returner. Made his CFL debut against the Argos in the Labour Day Classic.

2015: Played one game for the Baltimore Ravens. Released December 9…Signed by San Diego Chargers December 30. Played one game, Recording one tackle, one pass defended and one kickoff return.

2014: Signed with Detroit Lions April 7. Played 13 games, started five. Had a pair of interceptions, five passes defended and 18 tackles. Playoffs: Played in NFL Wild Card game against Dallas and had two tackles.

2013: Signed with Indianapolis Colts March 8. Played 16 games, started four. Had three interceptions, one forced fumble, six passed defended and 30 tackles. Returned five kickoffs for 142 yards. Playoffs: Played in AFC Divisional Playoff loss to New England.

2012: Acquired by Indianapolis in a trade with Denver Broncos May 23. Played in 16 games, started 11. Had 66 tackles and nine passes defended. Returned an interception for a TD. Had a 10-tackle game against Houston. Playoffs: Started in AFC Wild Card Game loss to Baltimore. Had four tackles.

2011: Played nine games, started one for Denver. Returned an interception 55 yards for a touchdown against San Diego. Recorded 20 tackles and four passes defended. Returned seven kickoffs for 210 yards.

2010: Signed with Denver as an undrafted free agent April 28. Played 13 games, had seven tackles. Returned two kickoffs, including one for a 97-yard touchdown against San Diego.

College: Played 50 games, started 24 at Ole Miss. Finished with 152 tackles, eight tackles for a loss, five interceptions, 1.5 sacks, 20 passes defended, two forced fumbles and a blocked punt. As a senior he led the Rebels with 11 pass breakups and tied for the team lead with two interceptions.

Personal: Attended East High School in Memphis, Tennessee. In his junior and senior seasons combined he rushed for over 3,200 yards and 44 TDs. Also ran track and played basketball.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2016
HAM 9 26 1 0 0 0 0
2017
TOR 16 32 0 0 5 1 0
2018
TOR 8 24 0 0 0 0 1
Total
33 82 1 0 5 1 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-15
1 SSK 2 0 0 0 0 0
06-23
2 CGY 4 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
4 EDM 3 0 0 0 0 1
07-13
5 EDM 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-27
7 WPG 1 0 0 0 0 0
08-02
8 OTT 5 0 0 0 0 0
08-18
10 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-24
11 MTL 4 0 0 0 0 0
Total
24 0 0 0 0 1