Originally posted on Fox Sports South  |  By JAY CLEMONS  |  Last updated 11/9/13
Mark the date, Vanderbilt fans, for Nov. 9, 2013 might stand as the greatest day in Commodores football history. With Vandy's 34-17 thumping of Florida, it served as the program's first victory in Gainesville since 1945 and only the Commodores' second-ever road win over the Gators. But that's not even the grandest historical nugget of the day. With its Saturday victory, the 2013 squad became the first in school history to knock off both Georgia and Florida in the same season. Not bad for a Commdores club (4-4, 2-3 in SEC play) that's still one victory away from becoming bowl-eligible for an unprecedented third straight season, program-wise. (Vandy has remaining games against Kentucky, Tennessee and Wake Forest.) It's worth noting: Vandy football, a southern staple since 1902, came close to pulling off the Georgia-Florida sweep three times before Saturday: 1955: Vandy beat Florida ... but lost to UGA, 14-13 1958: Vandy beat Georgia ... and tied Florida, 6-all 1961: Vandy beat...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Kentucky and Duke set for 1st meeting since 2012

Michael Bennett calls out Seahawks owner to pay Kam Chancellor

WATCH: Officials blow call on illegal bat, cost Lions game

WATCH: Kam Chancellor saves game for Seahawks

Zdeno Chara placed on IR, may not miss any games for Bruins

Auburn WR Duke Williams dismissed from the program


Rapper Luther Campbell's Miami coaching wish list has autocorrected error

Jordan Zimmermann issues farewell to Nationals fans

Zack Kassian suffered injuries in an early morning car accident

NFL looking into why Joe Haden was deactivated

Trent Dilfer rips Jimmy Graham as a blocker

Urban Meyers confirms WR Corey Smith has broken leg

WATCH: Refs miss key illegal batting call at end of game

Jim McElwain, Florida and the art of culture

Who could be baseball’s next breakout postseason superstar?

WATCH: Seahawks' Russell Wilson refuses to get tackled

Why the Miami Dolphins had to fire Joe Philbin

Understanding Reggie Jackson's contract with Detroit

College football teams missing quality quarterback play

Alley Broussard waiting for Leonard Fournette to break his LSU record

Texas Rangers ups their concessions game for the postseason

What to make of Jameis Winston’s nightmare start

A brief history of Ichiro wanting to pitch

This weekend in NFL stupid: The Miami Dolphins

NFL players putting together unprecedented career years

College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Texas Rangers ups their concessions game for the postseason

College playoff: Five teams that hurt themselves

College playoff: Five teams that helped themselves

Could this be the Carolina Panthers season?

Michael Irvin: Cowboys have no chance against Patriots Sunday

Melo on requesting a trade: 'Hell no'

Remembering the Angels-Mariners AL West tiebreaker of 1995

Donald Trump: Redskins should keep team name

Redskins got a pregame pep talk from...Matthew McConaughey?

Matt Bonner is about to join an elite group of Spurs

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker