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Vandy LB Caleb Azubike Upset With School’s Weather-Related Dining Hall Situation

Inclement, snowy weather has hit the South pretty hard this week, and Vanderbilt University was no exception. The University canceled classes on Monday and Tuesday but is open today.  Even with school open, Vandy linebacker Caleb Azubike isn’t happy with his eating options on campus right now. Azubike has never been shy of expressing his feelings on Twitter, and today was no different...
Via College Spun
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Google Mapping a Home Run from This Vanderbilt Game

As of press time, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are leading the No. 1-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores in the seventh inning of a college baseball game being played at the latter’s home park (box). For much of the interval before that press time, the author of this dumb post was sitting on his couch and watching the […]
Via Fangraphs
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vanderbilt coach tells own player 'I'll f-ing kill you'

By Matt Birch The Vanderbilt Commodores came away with a big win against their rival on Thursday night, beating Tennessee, 73-65. But things got ugly when guard Wade Baldwin began taunting Vols players by clapping in their faces after the final buzzer sounded. Head coach Kevin Stallings wasn’t happy about it, and he demanded that Baldwin apologize. That didn’t happen, and...
Via The Sports Daily
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt’s Kevin Stallings tells player ‘I’ll kill you’ (Video)

Vanderbilt men’s basketball coach Kevin Stallings has apologized for threatening a player during a win over Tennessee on Thursday night. During the postgame handshakes, Stallings was informed that Freshman guard Wade Baldwin IV was clapping in the faces of opposing players after the final buzzer sounded. Stallings berated Baldwin and at one point could be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt’s Kevin Stallings has Coaching Blowup Of The Year (video)

Vanderbilt Commodores basketball coach Kevin Stallings is in the news today for all the wrong reasons. Following a win Thursday night against Tennessee, Stallings was caught on camera profanely screaming at one of his players after the athlete taunted several Vols players. Stallings was seen yelling at guard Wade Baldwin IV after he pulled the guard out of […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Crazy Play in Vanderbilt – Arkansas Baseball Game

There are few plays in baseball that are more exciting than a throw to the plate, and this highlight proves why. In a matchup between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Vanderbilt Commodores, one of the wildest home plate showdowns that you’ll ever see took place. With the game nodded at 7’s in the bottom of the... The post Crazy Play in Vanderbilt – Arkansas Baseball Game appeared...
Via The Garbage Time
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Commodores 2015 Spring Overview

Derek Mason’s first season at Vanderbilt wasn’t easy. The Commodores did not win a game in SEC play and two of their three non-...
Via Athlon Sports
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt’s probable starting QB, Patton Robinette, retires

QB Patton Robinette’s playing career coming to an end. http://t.co/1MfWoY5sUU pic.twitter.com/Gp8SONSmXl — VandyFootball (@VandyFootball) March 27, 2015 Less than a week after starting the Vanderbilt spring game, junior Patton Robinette is calling it a career. Last season, Robinette played in six games and compeleted 64% of his passes (which was far and away the best on the...
Via The Student Section
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt’s probable starting QB, Patton Robinette, retires

QB Patton Robinette’s playing career coming to an end. http://t.co/1MfWoY5sUU pic.twitter.com/Gp8SONSmXl — VandyFootball (@VandyFootball) March 27, 2015 Less than a week after starting the Vanderbilt spring game, junior Patton Robinette is calling it a career. Last season, Robinette played in six games and compeleted 64% of his passes (which was far and away the best on the...
Via Bloguin Best
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt QB Robinette gives up football to focus on med school

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt quarterback Patton Robinette has decided to end his football career early to concentrate on medical school. In a university release, Robinette called it a ''very difficult decision to make'' and said his history of injuries contributed to his choice. Robinette plans to enter the Vanderbilt School of Medicine this summer to study orthopedics. Robinette...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Damian Jones Will Return to Vandy for Junior Year

Good news for the Vanderbilt Commodores today as it was announced by ESPN that standout center Damian Jones will return to play another season on the college level following a stunning sophomore year which saw Jones lead the Commodores in points and assists per game. Jones was also announced to the All-SEC First Team by the league’s coaches. “After consulting with my family and...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Vanderbilt LB Stephen Weatherly Solve A Rubik’s Cube In Under 2 Minutes

Vanderbilt has some of the most rigorous academic standards among universities with FBS football programs, and the Commodore players are no slouches in the classroom. Today, Vanderbilt football tweeted out a video of linebacker Stephen Weatherly solving a Rubik’s Cube in under two minutes. Needless to say, we’re quite impressed. What happens when you give an outside linebacker...
Via College Spun
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt’s linebacker is better than you at Rubik’s Cube

The Vanderbilt Commodores football program may not be at the top of the SEC, but they undoubtedly have some of the top academics in all of Division I. That means the Commodores players are some of the smartest athletes around the nation when it comes to major college conferences. We got evidence of that in a video shared by the official Vanderbilt football Twitter account that shows...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt QB Josh Grady Leaving for Florida

As if losing head coach James Franklin to Penn State two years ago wasn’t enough for the Vanderbilt football team. Things have just gotten worse for the Commodores as they have been informed that QB/wide receiver Josh Grady will taking his talents to Gainesville. According to College Football Talk, the 2011 three star Vanderbilt commit confirmed the rumors Friday evening and, because...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Vanderbilt and Purdue finalizing deal for home-and-home series

Plans are reportedly in the works to bring the Vanderbilt Commodores and Purdue Boilermakers together on the gridiron starting in 2019, according to College Football Talk.The game will pit the SEC and Big Ten into a battle of supremacy once and for all, or at least which team would finish last if they both resided in the same league.One interesting note on their previous history...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Commodores 2015 Preview and Prediction

Derek Mason's tenure at Vanderbilt got off to a rough start, as the Commodores won just three games overall and went 0-8 in the SEC last season...
Via Athlon Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Vanderbilt player Dai-Jon Parker dies in boating accident

Former Vanderbilt guard Dai-Jon Parker drowned in a boating accident yesterday, per a report from Indianapolis’s Fox 59. Parker was 22 and was playing at the Division II University of Indianapolis. The university released a statement regarding Parker’s tragic death. “The entire University of Indianapolis community mourns the loss of Dai-Jon Parker, a senior student-athlete...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Vanderbilt players awarded mistrial for rape case

Brandon Vanderburg and Cory Batey, formerly football players for Vanderbilt charged with rape, have been granted a mistrial Tuesday afternoon, according to The Tennessean. Nashville Criminal Court Judge Monte Wilkins was obligated to give a mistrial to the former players due to a jury serving not admitting he had been the victim of a statutory rape case a decade and a half ago. The...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Vanderbilt players convicted in rape case could be released

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in January of raping a fellow student could be out of jail as early as Wednesday afternoon. Nashville Criminal Court Judge Monte Watkins reinstated bail for Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey on Wednesday. The move came a day after Watkins declared a mistrial because the jury foreman failed to disclose that he was...
Via AP on Fox
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

What does the national media think of Vanderbilt in 2015?

After falling back to just three wins in 2014, second year Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason will be looking to take a step forward in year two. Here we take a look at what chances the national media outlets give the Commodores of doing that.Vanderbilt will need improved play from the quarterback position. "Last year Johnny McCrary, Wade Freebeck, Patton Robinette and Stephen Rivers...
Via Fox Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Vandy lands commit from Florida CB Coppet

The Vanderbilt Commodores gained their seventh commitment of their 2016 recruiting class as Sunshine State defensive back prospect Frank Coppet committed to the team over the weekend.  Coppet impressed the coaching staff while attending the team's recent Friday Night Lights camp enough to receive a scholarship offer. Coppet quickly accepted the offer and gave his pledge to the Commodores...
Via Fox Sports
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Vanderbilt football players to be retried in rape case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Two former Vanderbilt football players who were previously convicted of raping an unconscious student have been scheduled to be retried Nov. 30. The new date came Wednesday after a Nashville prosecutor told a judge that he wants former players Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey to be retried as quickly as possible. They had been convicted on multiple charges of...
Via AP on Fox
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Retrial date set in Vanderbilt rape case

Two former Vanderbilt football players, Brandon Vandenburg and Corey Batey, will be retried on charges they raped an unconscious 21-year-old student in a dorm room in June of 2013. A judge in Nashville has set the retrial date for November 30th. after a prosecutor asked that the two be retried as soon as possible. The two former Commodores had already been convicted of multiple charges...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Football: Photo: Ralph Webb’s Watch Might Be The Winner Of SEC Media Days So Far

Most Vanderbilt fans would probably admit that the Commodores aren’t the main attraction at this year’s SEC media days. Pretty much every other SEC team brings some serious intrigue by virtue of being a powerhouse (Alabama), trending upwards (Tennessee), or being coached by Steve Spurrier (South Carolina). Coming off of a 3-9 season and a winless SEC campaign, it is hard to get...
Via College Spun
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt DE Caleb Azubike has great NFL potential

Usually when it comes to the NFL Draft, you sometimes hear of underclassmen outshining the outgoing seniors. That is the case for the upcoming draft with most of the top prospects being juniors and redshirt sophomores and Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa being predicted as the number one overall pick next year. NFL.com recently ranked some of the top senior prospects in the draft...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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