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K'Vaughan Pope

LB

Player profile

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

Ohio State Overview
• Played in 12 of 14 games as a true sophomore in 2019
• Was a key contributor of special teams
• Recorded interceptions in back to back games versus Maryland and Rutgers
• Contributed 13 total tackles (six solo, seven assisted) and two pass breakups
• Had six tackles (two solo, four assisted) and one INT at Rutgers.
• Played in 11 of 14 games for the Big Ten and Rose Bowl champion Buckeyes as a true freshman, primarily on special teams
• 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
• 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
• Mother is Leticia Smith