Found August 10, 2012 on Legend of Cecilio Guante:
My time is short, so let me say this. F-in. Great. Coach James Franklin is trying to do some things with the Vanderbilt football program. It’s been obvious and impressive for anyone who’s been paying attention. It shows in how they carry themselves, the culture he’s trying to instill…heck, even their new uniforms. There’s a much bigger message behind everything. Franklin is all about changing the Vanderbilt football prorgram – its image, its product, its performance — all while aligning around a very clear set of ideals. Whether it translates into long-term success is yet to be seen, but the early returns have been there. This clip is a wonderful reflection and illustration of the attitude that’s been championed and adopted. Like I said, stellar. Congratulations, Mr. Panu. And well done, Coach Franklin and the Commodores.

Fourth-Year Vanderbilt Walk-On Marc Panu Surprised With Scholarship During Team Meeting (Video)

A lot can come from college football preseason team meetings, but a full ride? That's a new one. On Wednesday, fourth-year Vanderbilt walk-on Marc Panu was surprised with a full scholarship during a film session. Check out the video below.

Vandy walk-on Marc Panu awarded full scholarship

What began as a routine team meeting turned into a surreal moment for one Vanderbilt football player. After praising fullback Marc Panu for his effort in practice the day before, coach James Franklin stunned his fourth-year walk-on by awarding him a full scholarship on Wednesday. Immediately, the packed auditorium erupted into cheers as Panu's teammates rose to congratulate...

Vanderbilt Coach Surprises Walk-On With Full Scholarship

I am a few days late on this, but this is pretty amazing and a great feel good story for the weekend. Vanderbilt fourth-year walk-on Marc Panu was awarded a scholarship at a preseason team meeting, which he had no clue was coming his way. The look on his face when it happened was absolutely priceless. via The Daily What Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Vanderbilt Awards Scholarship to Fourth-Year Walk-On

Vanderbilt awarded fourth-year walk-on Marc Panu a scholarship. This is fairly standard this time of the year, but most schools don’t turn it into a great YouTube video. [via @VandyFootball]
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