VANDERBILT COMMODORES NEWS

Vanderbilt quarterback recovering from concussion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Vanderbilt quarterback Patton Robinette is recovering from a concussion and is questionable for the Commodores' first road game this season at Kentucky. Coach Derek Mason said Tuesday that a quarterback playing in the Southeastern Conference needs to be 100 percent and someone dealing with a concussion needs to be fully past the injury to return. The coach...
Via AP on Fox
30 minutes ago  |  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
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 4 in the SEC

It was an eventful weekend in the SEC. Records were broken (Vanderbilt’s Darrius Sims). Major statements were made (Mississippi State). And...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UMass kicker gets a hug from winning opponent after missing a field goal

Anyone who has played an organized sport knows what it is like to have the game on the line and be the one that is counted on to win the game. When you win the game, it can be exhilarating. But, when you lose the game, it can be heartbreaking. UMass kicker Blake Lucas had to deal with heartbreak this weekend. After his team drove down the field with less than a minute left in the...
Via Down and Distance
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

UMass Misses Potential Game-Tying Field Goal, Vanderbilt Player Hugs Kicker

The UMass Minutemen had a chance to tie the game against Vanderbilt and all that was left was to make an easy 22-yard field goal. UMass kicker Blake Lucas shanked the kick and Vanderbilt defensive lineman Adam Butler started to celebrate, but felt bad and then hugged Lucas. I’m sure that hug didn’t make Lucas […] The post UMass Misses Potential Game-Tying Field Goal, Vanderbilt...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hugs all around: Vandy holds on vs. UMass for much-needed win

It's come to this for Vanderbilt. After losing the first two games under Derek Mason by a combined score of 78-10, the Commodores were a 22-yard field goal by UMass from going to overtime Saturday in Nashville. But Blake Lucas' attempt went wide left, and as the Minutemen just stood, he received a hug from Vandy's Adam Butler. The 34-31 victory saw the Commodores (1-2...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Freebeck expected to get quarterback start today

Wade Freebeck is expected to get the starting assignment at quarterback today as Vanderbilt hosts Massachusetts in an early kickoff on campus. Freebeck, from Davie, Fla., would become just the fifth true freshman to start at quarterback for the Commodores and the first since 1998 when David Wallace started on the road against nationally ranked Alabama on Sept. 12, 1998. Freebeck...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Running Back Jaylen Walton Almost Has His Face Mask Ripped Completely Off

Vanderbilt's Nigel Bowden grabbed the face mask of Ole Miss running back Jaylen Walton and almost tore it completely off Walton's helmet.
Via Online Sports Guys
16 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Could Possibly Face Vanderbilt Monster That Ole Miss Helped Create

After working extremely hard to find a way to lose to Temple at home by more than four touchdowns, Vanderbilt is searching for a solution at quarterback. Three quarterbacks played in last Thursday’s loss and vomited out the combined stat line of 16-34 (47%) for 224 yards, 0 TDs, 3 INTs, and one fumble. That, if you’re tabulating at home, is a good start on explaining how one...
Via The Belly of the Beast
20 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kedren Johnson not returning to Vanderbilt after suspension

Former Vanderbilt standout Kedren Johnson is not returning to the SEC school after being suspended all of last season, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Friday. The sources added that Memphis is a possible, if not the probable, destination for Johnson -- a 6-foot-4 guard who led Vandy in scoring during the 2012-13 season while averaging 13.5 points, 3.6 assists and 3.5 rebounds...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vandy's Townsend the main link between Franklin, Mason eras

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- There's nothing backup about Vanderbilt senior center Joe Townsend, even though that's how he became a Commodore in the first place. It came late in the initial recruiting class of former Vanderbilt coach James Franklin, who called the Middle Tennessee State commitment on the last weekend before National Signing Day in early February 2011. "Coach...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt has questions, not concerns as fall camp begins

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -€“- Famed New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra once proclaimed, "Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical." New Vanderbilt football coach Derek Mason hopes his team has a much better grasp of math, and digested all the changes from spring practice heading into preseason drills. "To me, the way the game is played is 90 percent mental...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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