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Ex-Vandy players plead not guilty

Four former Vanderbilt football players have pleaded not guilty to raping an unconscious woman at a campus dormitory. Cory Batey, 19 of Nashville, Tenn.; Brandon Banks, 19, of Brandywine, Md.; Jaborian "Tip" McKenzie, 19, of Woodville, Miss.; and Brandon Vandenburg, 20, of Indio, Calif., pleaded not guilty to five counts of rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Franklin mum on Vanderbilt sex crimes investigation

HOOVER, Ala. -- James Franklin was all too willing to discuss the trajectory of Vanderbilt under his guidance. He was all too willing to talk about becoming Nashville's team. But when it came to commenting on the first real off-the-field issue the Commodores have faced in his tenure, Fraklin was staying mum during his appearance at the SEC Media Days Thursday. Monday, Vanderbilt...
Via Fox Sports South
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rape Case: ‘Vanderbilt Four’ identified

Vanderbilt has released the names of the four Commodores players booted off the team in an investigation of a sexual assault. They are: Freshmen Tip McKenzie, Corey Batey and Brandon Banks. The fourth was transfer from junior college - tight end Brandon Vandenburg. All four players would have contributed to the team, says Vanderbilt blog 'Anchor of Gold' - although Vandenburg...
Via SEC Football Blog
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Releases 4 Players From Football Team For “Violation Of Team Rules” From June 29th Incident

Last year, Vanderbilt football made waves with its play on the field. Unfortunately, it’s off-the-field problems making the headlines this year in Nashville. According to Erik Ainge, four Commodores players were allegedly involved in raping a player’s girlfriend earlier this off-season. Today, Vanderbilt coach James Franklin announced the dismissal of four players from the team...
Via College Spun
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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