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Texas DB coach Chris Vaughn enticing recruits with drawings posted to Twitter

Posted October 1st, 2015


Technically speaking, college coaches aren’t supposed to name potential recruits until they sign a National Letter of Intent or financial aid agreement.

Technically speaking, Texas defensive backs coach Chris Vaughn hasn’t named names, but it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out who he is talking about in recent Tweets.

Could that be a nod to Dontavious Jackson, No. 5 linebacker for Houston’s Alief Elsik High School Rams? A second follow up Tweet reinforces our hunch. (Notice the underlined letters).

What a coincidence: Texas prospect and Aldine Davis linebacker Jeffrey McCulloch also goes by “The Shark.”

Now to figure out who “W. Enee Dyou” is. Hmm…

This isn’t the first time Vaughn’s artsy side has come to light. Last year, coach Vaughn talked to Statesman’s Kirk Bohls about using colored pencils to paint football portraits and action shots. “I like to think I’m pretty good,” he said.

His style was also recently praised by defensive coordinator Vance Bedford:

[h/t SB Nation]

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