VANDERBILT COMMODORES NEWS

Vanderbilt Commodores Matte Black Football Helmets For Opener Unveiled

Vanderbilt Commodores matte black football helmets for the season opener against Temple have been unveiled.
Via Gamedayr
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Scripted Vandy ready to ride QB Robinette in season opener

Head coach Derek Mason has been a one-quarterback coach since Day 1 of his new tenure at Vanderbilt. That's why he and offensive coordinator Karl Dorrell were very particular in their months-long scrutiny and ultimate declaration that sophomore Patton Robinette start on Thursday, with Vanderbilt hosting Temple. After beating out redshirt freshman Johnny McCrary and graduated...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 SEC Preview: Vanderbilt Commodores

2013 Results:  9-4      4th in the East (4-4); won the Compass Bowl over Houston 2013 Highlight: Back to back bowl games and 9 win seasons. 2013 Lowlight: Head Coach James Franklin bolted for the money at Penn State. 2014 Outlook:  New coach Derrick Mason has been very positive as he’s talked about his team in the offseason.  He certainly has his work cut out for him...
Via 3,000 shots.
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Rebels at Vanderbilt Commodores: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday the Ole Miss Rebels and Vanderbilt Commodores will face off against each other. No. 15 Ole Miss (1-0) will look to keep things going as they take on Vanderbilt. (0-1) Coverage of the contest between Ole Miss and Vanderbilt will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 4:30 pm ET from LP Field in Nashville, TN. The Odds: The Ole Mississippi Rebels are 20 point...
Via Tireball.com
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via College Spun
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Player Hugs UMass Kicker After Missed Field Goal

Vanderbilt player Adam Butler hugs UMass kicker Blake Lucas after a missed field goal wrapped up the game.
Via Gamedayr
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Vandy D-lineman hugs UMass kicker after missing game-tying field goal

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...
Via Fox Sports
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt rallies to defeat UMass 34-31

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Ralph Webb scored on a 4-yard run with 1:08 remaining to give Vanderbilt a come-from-behind 34-31 win over Massachusetts on Saturday. The winning score was set up on a 36-yard completion from Patton Robinette to C.J. Duncan. Robinette, a sophomore, entered the game in the second quarter after true freshman Wade Freebeck started the game. Freebeck was the third...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Vandy Player Gives UMass Kicker Hug After Missed FG (Video)

UMass kicker Blake Lucas missed a chip shot field goal that would’ve sent the game against Vanderbilt in to OT. Vanderbilt’s Adam Butler stopped his celebration to give Lucas a hug, It was a nice gesture from Butler, who clearly felt Lucas’ pain. [h/t SB Nation]
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass Scores Touchdown On Fake Punt Against Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt Commodores have had a rough start to the Derek Mason era. The UMass Minutemen pulled off this epic fake punt and scored a touchdown to take the lead. Unfortunately for UMass, Vandy battled back and took the 34-31 win. [@gifdsports] The post UMass Scores Touchdown On Fake Punt Against Vanderbilt appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Player Hugs UMass Kicker After Missed Game-Tying Field Goal (Video)

UMass kicker Blake Lucas needed a hug after missing an opportunity to tie up the game against Vanderbilt and send it into overtime. He received one, but it probably wasn’t exactly what he was looking for. Vanderbilt defensive lineman Adam Butler gave Lucas a celebratory bear hug after he missed his 22-yard chance wide left to give Vandy a 34-31 victory. The Minutemen were up...
Via NESN.com
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks at Vanderbilt Commodores: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the South Carolina Gamecocks and Vanderbilt Commodores will face off against one another in a match-up of two SEC schools. No. 14 South Carolina (2-1) will look to further bolster themselves with a third straight win while Vanderbilt (1-2) will be trying to pull off an upset. Coverage of the game between South Carolina and Vanderilt will air on the SEC Network and WatchESPN...
Via Tireball.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Stoops Pre-Vanderbilt Press Conference (video)

Mark Stoops spoke with the media Monday ahead of the Kentucky Wildcats’ matchup with the Vanderbilt Commodores this Saturday. I’m Excited to get back into game week. Very good (practice) week last week. Just fundamentally getting better. Had a chance to work on ourselves and obviously get ahead on (preparation for) Vandy. We’re looking to […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Stoops Pre-Vanderbilt Press Conference (video)

Mark Stoops spoke with the media Monday ahead of the Kentucky Wildcats’ matchup with the Vanderbilt Commodores this Saturday. I’m Excited to get back into game week. Very good (practice) week last week. Just fundamentally getting better. Had a chance to work on ourselves and obviously get ahead on (preparation for) Vandy. We’re looking to […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt suspends running back indefinitely

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Vanderbilt has suspended running back Brian Kimbrow indefinitely for what Commodores coach Derek Mason described as ''conduct detrimental to the team.'' The school announced Kimbrow's suspension Monday. Kimbrow rushed for a combined 754 yards over his first two seasons at Vanderbilt, but he hasn't contributed nearly as much this season...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Commodores at Kentucky Wildcats: 5 Key Matchups

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Via Kentucky Sports Connection
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Bulldogs vs. Vanderbilt Commodores: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday afternoon the Georgia Bulldogs will host the Vanderbilt Commodores in a match-up of two SEC schools. Vanderbilt (1-4) is still looking for its first SEC win of the season while No. 13 Georgia (3-1) is trying to earn its fourth overall win. Coverage of the game between Georgia and Vanderbilt will air on the SEC Network beginning at 4:00 pm ET from Sanford...
Via Tireball.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Basketball Preview: #14 Vanderbilt Commodores

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12 and Big 12 now we turn our attention to the SEC. The Vanderbilt Commodores have undergone some adversity over the past year, having to ultimately dismiss three...
Via The Sports Bank
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Transfer Kedren Johnson eligible to play for Tigers this season

Vanderbilt transfer Kedren Johnson has been granted a waiver by the NCAA to play for the University of Memphis basketball team this season, coach Josh Pastner said Monday by text. Johnson, a 6-4, 229-pound point guard who sat out last season, is a critically important addition for Memphis, which was heading into the season without a proven point guard and no Division 1 experience...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt’s rebuilding process to rely heavily on five freshman

Vanderbilt basketball coach Kevin Stallings vows not to make the same mistake twice, so he's pinning his program's hopes to five freshmen. The Commodores opened preseason practice this week with five true freshmen in the backcourt, including three likely starters. The Vanderbilt roster has been overhauled with the early departures of six players over the past year and a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt dismisses running back, loses cornerback

A few weeks after being indefinitely suspended, Vanderbilt running back Brian Kimbrow has now officially been dismissed by the team. In addition, cornerback Paris Head has opted to leave the football program on much better mutual terms. Kimbrow was suspended by head coach Derek Mason on an indefinite basis in late September for conduct deemed detrimental to the team. His return...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Redshirt freshman Johnny McCrary to become Vandy's 4th starting QB this season

Vanderbilt redshirt freshman quarterback Johnny McCrary will get his first career start at Missouri on Saturday. Coach Derek Mason named McCrary the starter Tuesday, giving the Commodores their fourth different starting quarterback this season. Vanderbilt (2-5, 0-4 SEC) will play at Missouri (5-2, 2-1) on Saturday (3 p.m./SEC Network). Vanderbilt will be the first SEC team this...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Tigers vs. Vanderbilt Commodores: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images Two unranked SEC schools face off against one another on Saturday when the Missouri Tigers host hte Vanderbilt Commodores. Missouri (5-2) very well could be ranked had they not dropped a contest to unranked Indiana. Vanderbilt (2-5) looks to earn their first SEC win of the year. Coverage of the game between Missouri and Vanderbilt will air on the SEC Network beginning...
Via Tireball.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vandy QB Robinette medically cleared for Missouri

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Vanderbilt quarterback Patton Robinette has been cleared medically from a concussion he suffered Sept. 20, and he will be in uniform Saturday when the Commodores visit Missouri. The Commodores announced Robinette had been cleared Friday. Redshirt freshman Johnny McCrary still is set for his first career start, becoming the fourth different starting quarterback...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss
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