Texas High School Football Hall of Fame Inductees: Tommy Vaughn

Tommy Vaughn

Brownwood High School


Inducted in 2003

Vaughn was an outstanding 156 lb. center and linebacker for coach Pat Cagle at Brownwood High School. His 1935 team had a 7-2 record and narrowly lost the district championship to a John Kimbrough led Abilene team. In 1936 Vaughn and fellow hall of famer, Jim Thomason, led Brownwood to a 6-4 record in the tough “Oil Belt Conference”. Vaughn continued his career as a center/linebacker at Texas A&M from 1938-1940. He was a member of Texas A&M teams that won SWC titles in 1939 and 1940 and won the National Championship in 1939. In 1994 Vaughn was selected to the Brownwood High School All-Time Team at two positions – center and linebacker. In 1995 he was selected to the Texas A&M All-Time Team 1915-1945 by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine. Vaughn was also chosen for the Gordon Wood Hall of Champions in 2000.