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K'Vaughan Pope

LB

Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 231
  • Hometown Dinwiddie, Va.
  • Last School Dinwiddie
  • Year Sophomore

Ohio State Overview: K’Vaughan Pope played in 11 of 14 games for the Big Ten and Rose Bowl champion Buckeyes last year as a true freshman, primarily on special teams … he earned his first varsity O letter … made a tackle vs. Maryland … is exploring majors in management & industry.

More on K’Vaughan: Pope was the nation’s No. 9-rated inside linebacker according to 247Sports and Rivals … a consensus four-star prospect and the No. 4-ranked overall player in the state of Virginia … a Top 100 player by Rivals … a fine all-around athlete who in addition to playing linebacker for Dinwiddie, was also a running back and slot receiver for head coach Billy Mills … rushed for 1,043 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior and  caught 33 passes for 630 yards and seven TDs in 2016 to help his team reach the 4A state title game … from his linebacker spot, registered 31 tackles-for-loss as a junior … participated in The Opening last summer … Mother is Leticia Smith.