There is no better time than the present to anoint another Independence Bank player of the week. Independence Bank is proud to sponsor a weekly article highlighting players in the areas where Independence Bank flourishes who embody the same type of revolutionary service to their respective football teams which has made Independence Bank unique and special in the banking industry. Independence Bank has a goal of achieving everyday excellence, and this week we are focusing on a player whose performance exceeded both the Maroon’s and the Madisonville North-Hopkins community’s expectations. We are focusing on the 6-5, 245 pound, class of 2020 offensive lineman, Jordan Vaughn.
Jordan Vaughn is a kid of whom you may not have heard though he is someone of whom you should have heard. I mean, he was only the Defensive MVP, as an inside technique, in the Tennessee-Kentucky Future Stars Classic playing for Team Kentucky in 2016. Jordan Vaughn, maybe because of his experience as a defensive player has developed into a nasty finisher as an o-lineman. Although listed at 245, players who have played with and against him swear he is much thicker than that. One player who faced him Vaughn, last season, from Class 4A, District 1, swears Vaughn’s weight is closer to 270. That is either a tribute to his playing ability or a misprint on his listed weight on the Maroon roster. Regardless, Vaughn, No. 55, has good length, height, and possesses the core strength to play with good leverage, and is a really mobile and agile athlete.
Vaughn plays tackle for Madisonville-North Hopkins and has started every game, upfront, for the Class 4A, District 1 Maroons both his freshman and sophomore seasons. The Maroons rushed for 3,417 yards last year, largely right off his rear, with Sophomore All-Stater Jariah Hightower piling up 1,528 yards rushing and 15 TDs and Aaron Miller adding another 958 yards and 12 rushing TDs. I am sure Hightower and Miller have already told Vaughn this, but in case they haven’t, hey Jordan, Jariah and Aaron would like to say thanks! Vaughn plays for a Head Coach, in Jay Burgett, himself having prepped at Mayfield High School, who does a good job bringing out the Dog in players and having them play with toughness. Vaughn has a lot of Dog!
Congratulations to Jordan Vaughn for his Revolutionary Play which has earned him this week’s recognition from the fastest growing bank in the Commonwealth of Kentucky…your friends at Independence Bank.
This is Fletcher Long reporting for KPGFootball reminding you to PLAY THROUGH THE WHISTLE!
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