Most occasions, sixth-round draft picks don’t get a lot response in a staff’s draft room.
On Saturday, the Dallas Cowboys’ sixth-round choice created a particular second for a member of the staff’s personnel division.
Dallas used the No. 212 total choose on Kansas State operating again Deuce Vaughn, son of Cowboys assistant director of school scouting Chris Vaughn.
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Working again Deuce Vaughn of the Kansas State Wildcats reacts after scoring a landing in the course of the second half in opposition to the Kansas Jayhawks at Invoice Snyder Household Soccer Stadium Nov. 26, 2022, in Manhattan, Kan. (Peter G. Aiken/Getty Pictures)
Chris was within the Cowboys’ draft room when the staff picked his son, which led to a reasonably cool second. Shortly after the staff made the choice, Chris grew to become emotional and was seen crying.
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He then went across the room and hugged a number of members of the Cowboys entrance workplace and the staff’s longtime proprietor Jerry Jones.
At one level, Chris even had the chance to talk to Deuce on the telephone, presumably to interrupt the information that he could be the most recent member of the franchise.
Regardless of being listed at 5-foot-6, Vaughn had a productive school profession.
Vaughn was a flexible participant at Kanasas State and didn’t hesitate if the coaches known as on him to run in between the tackles.
“I at all times knew he was fearless and never afraid to run inside,” Kansas State head coach Chris Klieman instructed CBS Sports activities.
The Cowboys shared a throwback photograph of the daddy and son, exhibiting a younger Deuce carrying a Cowboys T-shirt.
Klieman additionally lauded Vaughn for his capability to maintain his ft and acquire additional yards.
“We began to make use of him as a pure operating again because the [first] season went on. I’ve been saying ever since he received right here: He’s a really underrated operating again between the tackles. A few of his finest performs have 3- to 4-yard positive aspects that might have been 5- to 6-yard losses. You’ll be able to’t get clear photographs at him.”
Vaughn ran for 1,558 yards and 9 touchdowns for the Wildcats in the course of the 2022 season. He additionally caught 42 passes for 378 yards.
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Vaughn shined throughout his sophomore season, when he had over 1,800 mixed speeding and receiving yards. He additionally scored 22 touchdowns that yr.