Finally, the Vanderbilt Commodores have a victory under new coach Derek Mason. It took until Week 3, but the 'Dores got it by beating UMass 34-31. It wasn't easy, though. Vandy had to escape a game-tying field goal attempt in the final seconds. When the kick was missed wide left, Vandy defensive lineman Adam Butler was so happy that he did something hilarious and odd. He gave the...
Vanderbilt player Adam Butler hugs UMass kicker Blake Lucas after a missed field goal wrapped up the game.
Video: UMass Kicker Blake Lucas Miss Game-Tying Field Goal, Gets A Hug From Vanderbilt DL Adam Butler
Being a kicker can be tough. When you do something great, it doesn’t always receive the praise that other players receive when they do something awesome. When you fail at your job, you get a ton of criticism, and sometimes, all you want is a hug. Take for instance UMass kicker Blake Lucas, who had a 22-yard chip shot today against Vanderbilt that, if he made it, would have tied...
HOOVER, Ala. -- It didn't take long for Vanderbilt football players to figure the difference between new coach Derek Mason and the previous coach, James Franklin. "I have heard a lot of times that Coach Franklin was considered a walking headline. He loves the cameras. He loves the media. He loves to be in the center of attention," Commodores sophomore defensive lineman Adam Butler...
Vanderbilt's Adam Butler sings George Strait's "Amarillo By Morning" while at SEC Media Days. Here's audio.
Plenty of the questions at SEC Media Days are dry and football-specific, and are given very safe answers, as is expected. However, there are occasional moments during these four days when things get weird, and those moments are the best. We’ve already seen the reemergence of Alabama championship ring-hat guy, who has now made his way to two straight SEC Media Days. Now, we have...
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