Former Butler player Hunter Vaughn begins his second year on the Grizzly coaching staff, where he will be in charge of the quarterback position.
During Vaughn's first season at Butler, the Grizzlies finished 8-3 overall and had a runner-up finish in the Jayhawk Conference. Quarterback Chris Helbig was named to the All-Conference second team.
Before joining Butler';s staff, Vaughn worked with QB Country, a company based out of Mobile, Ala., which specializes year-round in quarterback training and development. During his time there, Vaughn worked with AJ McCarron (University of Alabama, NFL's Cincinnati Bengals), Jake Coker (University of Alabama, NFL's Arizona Cardinals) and Brandon Bridge (South Alabama, CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders).
In 2013, Vaughn helped Butler to a 9-2 record, along with winning the Jayhawk Conference and Region VI championship. The Grizzlies finished sixth that season and participated in the Graphic Edge Bowl. Vaughn was an honorable mention All-Jayhawk Conference selection at quarterback after completing 156-of-257 pass attempts for 1,978 yards and 18 touchdowns.
After Butler, Vaughn played at the University of South Alabama, where he played in six games and started two during the 2014 season. In his first career start, Vaughn led the Jaguars to victory over Texas State, making the program bowl eligible. South Alabama would play in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl against Bowling Green.
Vaughn was a standout quarterback at Robertsdale (Ala.) High School, where he threw for 1,761 yards, 15 touchdowns and rushed for 401 yards and three scores as a senior. He then sat out as a redshirt at Savannah State during the 2012 season before coming to Butler.
Vaughn has a bachelor's degree in sports management from South Alabama. He is married to wife, Britni ;(Peters), and is the son of Justin Vaughn and Kerie Foley.