The football team led the way with 12 graduates.
Marquese Wheaton was named a Fourth Team All-American by the publication.
Southern Miss 49, Houston 28
Southern Miss 44, Memphis 7
2010 (Jr.): Played in all 12 games, starting in the first six contests of the season ... Collected 22 total tackles (nine solo) ... Had season-high five against UAB (10/30) ... Had three stops in three other games ... Posted 6.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks ... Tallied two pass breakups ... 2009 New Orleans Bowl: Recorded two solo tackles ... 2009 (So.): Started in all 13 games, registering at least one tackle in every game ... Recorded 26 total tackles (11 solos and 15 assisted) ... Notched 2.5 tackles for loss for 13 yards and one total sack, tallying a half sack against both Virginia (9/19) and Marshall (11/14) ... Had season-high four tackles in four different contests ... 2008 (Fr.): Honored by the league's coach as part of the All-Conference USA Freshman Team ... Saw action in all 13 games, including lone start against Boise State (10/11) ...Recorded 14 tackles (eight solo and six assisted) ... Tallied three tackles for loss (two solo and one unassisted) ... Got season-high three tackle games against Auburn (9/6) and Memphis (10/25) ... Recovered lone fumble in season opener against UL Lafayette (8/30) ... Broke up one pass at SMU (11/29) ... Prep: Notched 58 tackles, including 15 for loss to go along with eight sacks and two forced fumbles en route to being named first team All-State by both the Clarion-Ledger and Mississippi coaches ...Named All-Region in 5A ... Played on a four-time 5A state championship team which has won a state-record 75-straight games ... Coach is Lance Pogue ... Played in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Classic in December and recorded a pair of hurries ... A two-star product by both Rivals.com and Scout.com and was rated the No. 110 ranked defensive end in the country by Scout ... Personal: Son of Julian Vaughn and Natasha Pope ... Majoring in general studies.
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