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Texans Sign Rookie Andre Hal

The Houston Texans have agreed with their third rookie of their 2014 draft class by signing cornerback Andre Hal. According to his agent, Tony Paige, the deal is a 4 year $2.289 million dollar deal with a signing bonus of $69,124. Hall was drafted in the 7th round (216th overall) by the Texans out of Vanderbilt marking the first Commodore to be drafted by the Texans. At 5-10 and...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Finishes Nashville Rock ‘N Roll Half Marathon In 2:36:46

While the rest of the NFL’s head coaches have been planning for next month’s draft, Bill Belichick has been multi-tasking. The New England Patriots head coach finished the Nashville, Tenn., Rock ‘N Roll Half Marathon in 2:36:46 on Saturday morning, ESPN’s Field Yates reported. Patriots coach Bill Belichick crosses half marathon finish line in 2:41:00 unofficial time. #RunCMM...
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The St. Louis Rams should take a look at two under-the-radar Vanderbilt prospects

The two players I will be discussing today aren’t exactly on the hot list of potential draftees and are criminally underrated and deserve some recognition. First off, I’m not like a lot of analysts that like potential over production. I spend a lot of my time watching film on college prospects to see whether or not their fundamentals and techniques are serviceable enough for...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

BBVA Compass Bowl Press Conference

Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin, wide receiver Jordan Matthews, cornerback Andre Hal and running back Jerron Seymour talk to the media after the Commodores' 41-24 win in the BBVA Compass Bowl in Birmingham, Alabama.
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 33 Vanderbilt Commodores season preview

No. 33 Vanderbilt Commodores (9-4)Coach James Franklin (third season, 15-11 at Vanderbilt and overall)Returning starters: 16, 8 offense, 6 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting rank: 21Strength of schedule: 34 Last year, the Vanderbilt Commodores and coach James Franklin had a breakthrough season that culminated to a bowl victory and nine wins. Despite losing a couple key impact...
Via College Football Universe
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Vandy's deep secondary among the SEC's best

NASHVILLE, Tenn. There are several reasons why Vanderbilt football could well be enjoying the best of times. Third-year coach James Franklin, who guided the school to its best record in nearly a century with nine wins (last year) and unprecedented consecutive bowl berths (2011-12), is a proper place to start. Quality depth of SEC-caliber along both lines of scrimmage has been...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

SEC Day III: Franklin and players

It was Vanderbilt, Alabama, Georgia and LSU at Day 3 of SEC Media Days. Vandy head coach James Franklin and players Wesley Johnson, Jordan Matthews and Andre Hal all faced the media. Look inside to watch the Vandy coach and players make their comments along with the head coaches from Alabama, Georgia, and LSU.
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Media predicts Vandy fourth in SEC East

HOOVER, Ala.-- The Southeastern Conference media members picked Vanderbilt to finish fourth in the SEC East while Alabama was selected to repeat as champions. Vanderbilt's Jordan Matthews, Wesley Johnson, Andre Hal and Carey Spear all earned preseason All-SEC honors. Commodore head coach James Franklin will face the media later today.
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Arkansas, Florida, Missouri, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC's world. You just live in it.  Coming to Your City.  ESPN College Football Live comes to SEC Media Days with three broadcasts from Hoover, Al. next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. ( Arkansas player profile of the day. Zach Veddern profiles Arkansas long snapper Alan D'Appollonio. (Arkansas Expats) The Kelvin...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Justice Cunningham almost gets decapitated, still holds on to ball

South Carolina wide receiver Justice Cunningham got absolutely drilled on a fourth quarter catch while trailing in the 4th quarter against Vanderbilt last night. Vandy defender Andre Hal launched himself high into Cunningham immediately after the reception, detaching the receiver from his helmet. Despite the big hit, Cunningham held on to the ball and popped right up like a badass...
Via The Nosebleeds
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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