• All-America Farm Team by Successful Farming magazine (2000)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll (2000)
Returned to action in the spring after missing almost all of last season because of a knee injury … Slated to be the team’s starting center … Has completed his degree in political science, one of six current Wildcats who have graduated already … Has played in 16 regular-season games, making 12 starts.
2000 (Junior): Sustained a knee injury in the season opener at Louisville and was lost for the remainder of the season … Named to the All-America Farm Team by Successful Farming magazine in August … Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
1999 (Sophomore): Started every game at center ... Played every offensive down until suffering a shoulder injury in the second half of the season finale vs. Tennessee ... Recovered well and played the entire Music City Bowl ... The UK offense averaged 28.6 points and 374.5 yards per game, ranking in the top five in the SEC in both categories ... His pass blocking helped UK lead the SEC and rank 13th nationally in passing offense at 299 yards per game.
1998 (Redshirt Freshman): Reserve offensive guard in four games, then started at center in the Outback Bowl ... Coaches were impressed with his play during the bowl game, especially for a first game against such a quality opponent ... Also played in four UK junior varsity games.
1997 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: A second-team all-state choice by the Louisville Courier-Journal following his senior year at Corbin (Ky.) HS ... Also honorable mention all-state by The Associated Press ... South Central Kentucky Conference Offensive Lineman of the Year ... Named to the All-Mountain Team and all-district ... Four-year starter at offensive guard and defensive tackle ... Did not allow a quarterback sack during his high school career ... Senior year stats feature 82 “pancake” blocks on offense and 39 tackles, including seven for loss or sack, on defense ... Team went 11-1 and won the district and conference championships his senior year ... Played in the 1997 Kentucky-Tennessee High School All-Star Game ... Coached by Mike Whitaker ... A three-year letterman for the track team ... Won the region and was a state finalist in the shot put all three years.
Personal: Full name is Nolan Mason DeVaughn ... Born 10-11-78 in Maysville, Ky. ... Son of Dana and Patty DeVaughn ... Major is political science.