Rashaan  Gaulden

7Rashaan Gaulden

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Spring Hill, Tenn.

High School:
Independence

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L

CAREER HIGHS

  • Tackles - 9 vs. Missouri, 11/19/16
  • Tackles For Loss - 2 vs. Alabama, 10/15/16
  • Pass Breakups - 1 vs. Appalachian State, 9/1/16, at Georgia, 10/1/16
  • Quarterback Hurry - 1 vs. Florida, 9/24/16

2016 - REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE

  • 2016 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/8
  • Had five tackles and one TFL at Vanderbilt (11/26)
  • Made eighth start at nickel against Missouri (11/19) and made a career-high nine tackles
  • Tallied six tackles (five solo) and 1.0 TFL in win vs. Kentucky (11/12)
  • Made sixth start at nickel and made six tackles (three solo) and 0.5 TFL vs. Tennessee Tech (11/5)
  • Recorded four tackles at South Carolina (10/29)
  • Made six tackles, including career-best 2 TFL for 1 1 yards against Alabama (10/15) in fourth start at nickel
  • Started at nickel against Texas A&M (10/8) and made three tackles
  • Recorded career-high eight tackles (seven solo) and had one pass breakup in win at Georgia (10/1)
  • Started at nickelback in win vs. Florida (9/24) and recorded one solo tackle and one quarterback hurry
  • Made first start of career at nickelback against Ohio (9/17), tying career high with seven tackles (six solo)
  • Made a career-high seven tackles (four solo) and half of a TFL against Virginia Tech (9/10)
  • Had one tackle and one pass break-up against Appalachian State (9/1), first game action since 2014

2015 - SOPHOMORE

  • Photo Gallery
  • Suffered season-ending foot injury during training camp and underwent surgery in late August
  • Secondary teammate Cameron Sutton is wearing Gaulden's #7 as a tribute during the 2015 season
  • Prior to injury, Gaulden was working as the Vols starting nickelback
  • Awarded the Andy Spiva Defensive Player Award at the 2015 Orange and White Game

2014 - FRESHMAN

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Lettered at Independence High School in Spring Hill, Tenn. under head coach Scott Blade
  • 247 Sports: 3-star (No. 34 safety, No. 9 prospect in Tenn.)
  • ESPN: 3-star (No. 60 safety, No. 18 prospect in Tenn.)
  • Rivals: 4-star (No. 21 safety, No. 6 prospect in Tenn.)
  • Scout: 3-star (No. 94 safety)
  • Member of The Tennessean's 2013 Dandy Dozen
  • 2013 First Team All-Midstate defensive back
  • Played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl following his senior season
  • Recorded 193 total tackles including 117 solo tackles, an average of 14.8 tackles per game in his senior season
  • Named All-American in track and field after finishing fourth nationally in the 4x400 relay at the U.S. Track and Field Junior Olympics

PERSONAL

  • Full Name: Rashaan Malik Gaulden
  • Born: January 23, 1995
  • Son of Cassandra and Reynold Gaulden
  • Majoring in History
  • Recipient of the Fred R. Lawson Athletic Scholarship
  • Recipient of Dr. Robert Overholt Athletic Scholarship Endowment
  • Recipient of Susan Rayborn Athletic Scholarship Endowment
 

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