Signed by Green Bay as a non-drafted free agent on May 8, 2015…Played in 54 games with 18 starts and tallied 119 tackles (70 solo) during his career with the Cardinal…Registered 21 tackles for a loss and 12½ sacks to go along with three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, eight quarterback hits and four pass breakups…Played in 13 games as a senior and recorded his most productive season, ranking sixth on the team in tackles with 51 (31 solo), third in tackles for a loss (11.0) and second in sacks (6½)…Contributed to a defensive effort that held UC Davis scoreless in Stanford’s home opener (Aug. 30), posting two assisted tackles and one fumble recovery…Helped his unit to another scoreless defensive outing in a 35-0 home win vs. Army (Sept. 13), totaling six tackles (three solo), including two for a loss…Logged a career-high nine tackles (five solo), including two for a loss, with a half-sack at Washington (Sept. 27)…Managed an eight-tackle (seven solo), one-sack performance at Arizona State (Oct. 18)…Came away with two sacks and five tackles (three solo) vs. Utah (Nov. 15)…Led the Cardinal to a 31-10 victory at UCLA (Nov. 28), adding two solo tackles, a sack and a pass breakup to help Stanford earn a bowl-game appearance…His two-sack, five-tackle (two solo) effort in the Foster Farms Bowl game earned him Defensive MVP honors as he helped lead his team to a 45-21 victory over Maryland (Dec. 30)…Started all 14 games as a junior in 2013 and amassed 36 tackles (19 solo), including six tackles for a loss, and four sacks to go along with a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Turned in a season-high seven-tackle (four solo) performance and added a fumble recovery at Army (Sept. 14)…Posted three tackles (one solo), 1½ tackles for a loss and a crucial quarterback hurry that led to an interception in the Cardinal’s 42-28 win vs. Arizona State (Sept. 21)…Helped extend Stanford’s winning streak to five to start the season as he notched six tackles (three solo), a sack and 1½ tackles for a loss vs. Washington (Oct. 5)…Contributed to a defensive effort that held the high-octane Oregon Ducks offense to just 20 points as No. 6 Stanford upset the No. 2-ranked Ducks at home 26-20 (Nov. 7), as he posted four tackles (three solo), one sack and one forced fumble…Helped Stanford remain undefeated at home for the season (7-0) as he turned in a six-tackle (two solo), one-sack performance vs. California (Nov. 23) and then helped lead the Cardinal to a win over No. 25-ranked Notre Dame in back-to-back weeks (Nov. 30)…Recorded four tackles (three solo) in route to helping his team win the Pac-12 Championship Game, 38-14, at No. 11 Arizona State (Dec. 7)…Appeared in 14 games with starts in the first four contests and made the transition to inside linebacker as a sophomore in 2012…Posted a season-high five tackles (three solo) in his starting debut vs. San Jose State (Aug. 31)…Tallied two tackles (one solo), a tackle for a loss and an 8-yard sack at Washington (Sept. 27)…Came away with four tackles (one solo) vs. Arizona (Oct. 6)…His three-tackle (two solo) effort in the win at California (Oct. 20) helped contribute to a defensive performance that held the Golden Bears to only three points on the day...Finished off his sophomore campaign by producing eight more solo tackles over the course of the remaining six games while also helping his team earn a spot in the 2013 Rose Bowl…Appeared in 13 games as a true freshman in 2011, filling roles on special teams and as a reserve pass rusher and outside linebacker…Recorded three tackles (two solo), including a tackle for a loss, in his collegiate debut vs. San Jose State (Sept. 3)…Registered four tackles (two solo) and 1½ tackles for a loss in a 44-14 road win over Duke (Sept. 10)…Dialed up his first career sack, dropping QB Nick Foles for an 8-yard loss at Arizona (Sept. 17)…Earned his degree in political science…Was a three-year varsity letterman as a linebacker at Tucker (Ga.) High School, where he compiled 95 tackles, 18 tackles for a loss, four interceptions (one for a touchdown) and four sacks as a senior...Helped Tucker High to a 13-1 record and a region title as a senior...Participated in the 2010 Under Armour All-American Game and earned 2010 honors as an Atlanta Journal Constitution and Georgia Sportswriters Association 4A all-state recipient...Was named DeKalb County All-Classification Defensive Player of the Year and Georgia Class 4A Defensive Player of the Year…Was a four-star recruit and was a part of the PrepStar All-American and Top 150 Dream Team…In addition to football, also lettered twice in track and field…Earned 2010 Presidential Scholar and President’s Education honors in addition to being a two-time Georgia Merit Scholar and two-time Georgia Certificate of Merit winner…As a member of the AP Honor Roll, earned his way to becoming the Watkins Award Finalist (nation’s top African-American scholar athlete)…Was active in the community with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and volunteering in the Bay Area with his Omega Psi Phi fraternity…Worked with Robert Johnson and Associates as a forensic economist…Last name is pronounced VAW-ters...Single, lives in Stone Mountain, Ga. ...Given name James Alan Vaughters; born in Chicago, Ill.