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Auburn's recently recast the role of defensive coordinator with Brian VanGorder, a consummate professional and master of his craft. A frequent "hey it's that guy" in many hit films from the 80s and 90s, we present some highlights of Mr. VanGorder's theatrical career to date:


Roadhouse (1989): "Flannel shirt thug." Wheeled to punch Sam Elliott in face in bar fight #2, was hit with chair before completion. Fell to ground. Seen briefly in Brad Wesley's pool party scene with arm around BIG HAIRED BRUNETTE THREE.

Demolition Man (1993): "Security Guard." Shot by Wesley Snipes with MP5K in museum. Scene cut due to ongoing dispute with Snipes over who could roundhouse kick higher.

Boogie Nights (1997): "Guy doing coke in red silk bathrobe."

3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1995): Second Unit Director, "Tum-Tum"

Drunken Master II (1994): "British consul trying to steal the treasures of China like ginseng root or chicken's feet or blah blah pretext for asskicking."

The Bikini Carwash Company II (1993): "Frank (uncredited)."

Open Water 2 (2006): "Shark #4." Noted for frequent use of catch phrase "love that dirty water."

Timecop - The Animated Series (Denmark, 1996-1998): Voice of Senator Copper Throatpunch.

Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992): "Colonel Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair."

Meatballs 5: Back Scratchin' (1991, VHS): "Coach Shuttlecock"

The Protector (1985): "Billy X." FUN FACT: Has left arm broken twice in a continuity error.

Paul Blart, Mall Cop (2009): "Foot Locker Guy #2." Dialogue - "Hey, fatass!"

Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1995): "Scott Hooper / Scott Hooper, Jr." Saturn award nominee for turn as assassin and his son, who is also his clone.

Zoobilee Zoo (1986-1987): Assistant to Mr. Vereen.

Snow Dogs (2002): "Dr. MacArthur Thundersnout."

Tremors (1990): Graboid that kills Old Fred.

Home Alone 4 (2002): Oblivious Cop Who Trips Over French Stewart's leg and are we seriously supposed to believe French Stewart and Daniel Stern are the same character in the series I mean I get suspension of disbelief but come on you're barely even trying.

The Warriors (1979): "Hip-Hop Diane."

Save The Last Dance 2 (2006): "Dad." (no dialogue)

Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987): "Skateboard assassin."

Entirety of scene improvised due to writer's kidnapping and failed ransom.