Vaughn Rivers American Football Wide receiver

Vaughn Rivers (born August 22, 1984 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a former American football cornerback, receiver, and return specialist for the West Virginia Mountaineers. Rivers grew up as a football star in high school. He was the Pittsburgh Athletic Association player of the year with 15 catches for 225 yards and five kickoffs and three punts return for touchdowns as a senior. Over his four-year career in high school, Rivers tallied 18 interceptions. He also earned all-state, all-city, and was named to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Terrific 25 teams. Rivers was also a basketball and track letterman. Rivers enrolled at West Virginia University in 2003, but did not see varsity action and was redshirted by head coach Rich Rodriguez. In 2004, as a redshirted-freshman, Rivers saw more action at corner. He totaled 11 tackles on the season, with four coming against Virginia Tech. Against Rutgers, Rivers had 39 return yards on punt and kick returns while starting corner and returner Pacman Jones was injured. He also had a 20 yard kick return against Boston College. In 2005, Rivers saw action as a receiver as well.

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Date of birth
August 22nd, 1984
United States of America
Places lived
Pennsylvania , United States of America
pop. 12,773,801 (2013)


1. West Virginia University Colleges/University

West Virginia University (WVU) is a public research university in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA. Other campuses include: West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery and Potomac State College of West Virginia University in Keyser; and a second clinical campus for the University's medical and dental schools at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston. WVU Extension Service provides outreach with offices in all of West Virginia's 55 counties. Since 2001, WVU has been governed by the West Virginia University Board of Governors.

Institution info

Type Land-grant university
2012. 404 mil. $
2010. 341 mil. $
Institution colors
Stewart Hall, 26506 - Morgantown, West Virginia
2013. 22,757
2010. 22,303
2009. 21,700
2013. 6,709
2010. 7,003
Acceptance rate
2012. 85.1 %
2011. 84.8 %
2010. 87.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 5.23 K $
2011. 5.67 K $
2010. 5.41 K $
2009. 5.3 K $
2008. 5.1 K $
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