Vaughan Named LSC Offensive Player of the Week for Third Time

West Texas A&M senior quarterback Dustin Vaughan added more weekly hardware as he was named Lone Star Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season.

Vaughan went 33 of 41 with no interceptions, 438 yards and a career-high and Lone Star Conference record-tying seven touchdowns in the Buffsâ?? 72-0 win over Central State Saturday for Homecoming. His seven touchdowns topped his previous career-high of six in the season opener at Western State.

With a 35-yard pass late in the first quarter Saturday, Vaughan surpassed Taylor Harris in career passing yards as Harris had 9,799 yards in his career. Vaughan finished the game with 10,132 career yards and is the school-record holder in total offense at 10,281 yards. Vaughan came into the game just 115 yards behind Harris.

In addition, he is just three touchdown passes of tying Keith Null for most in school history. Vaughan has 89 TD passes and Null tallied 92 during his career. For the season, Vaughan is 161 of 235 for 1998 yards and 19 touchdowns to go along with no interceptions.

The No. 4-ranked Buffs travel to No. 21 Tarleton State Saturday evening in a clash of unbeaten both overall and in Lone Star Conference play.