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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

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

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 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

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) fall behind...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
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 gave the...
Via Fox Sports
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

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

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

Scripted Vandy ready to ride QB Robinette in season opener

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Scripted Vandy ready to ride QB Robinette in season opener

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 26, 2014  |  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
August 25, 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 Franklin called...
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," said Mason...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt coach Mason leaving QB battle wide open

HOOVER, Ala. -- Vanderbilt football coach Derek Mason will not only avoid announcing a starting quarterback until the season opener, but he's also labeling it a six-player race. That declaration came from the first-year Commodores coach during SEC Media Days when asked who would replace graduated starter Austyn Carta-Samuels. But whomever it is among six candidates, it will be his...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt coach Mason leaving QB battle wide open

HOOVER, Ala. -- Vanderbilt football coach Derek Mason will not only avoid announcing a starting quarterback until the season opener, but he's also labeling it a six-player race. That declaration came from the first-year Commodores coach during SEC Media Days when asked who would replace graduated starter Austyn Carta-Samuels. But whomever it is among six candidates, it will be his...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt players still aren’t thrilled with the way James Franklin left

SEC media days kicked off yesterday which means that fall camp is just two weeks away. Vanderbilt was in the news earlier this year due to new Penn State and former Vanderbilt coach James Franklin. A lot has been made about how Franklin took recruits that were committed to Vanderbilt with him. Sophomore defensive lineman Adam Butler represented Vanderbilt during media day and painted...
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Mason quickly putting his stamp on Vanderbilt program

HOOVER, Ala. -- It didn't take long for Vanderbilt football players to figure the difference between new coach Derek Mason and the previous coach, James Franklin. "I have heard a lot of times that Coach Franklin was considered a walking headline. He loves the cameras. He loves the media. He loves to be in the center of attention," Commodores sophomore defensive lineman Adam Butler...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Mason quickly putting his stamp on Vanderbilt program

HOOVER, Ala. -- It didn't take long for Vanderbilt football players to figure the difference between new coach Derek Mason and the previous coach, James Franklin. "I have heard a lot of times that Coach Franklin was considered a walking headline. He loves the cameras. He loves the media. He loves to be in the center of attention," Commodores sophomore defensive lineman Adam Butler...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt’s Adam Butler Sings George Strait’s ‘Amarillo By Morning’

Vanderbilt's Adam Butler sings George Strait's "Amarillo By Morning" while at SEC Media Days. Here's audio.
Via Gamedayr
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen: Vanderbilt Defensive Lineman Adam Butler Sings George Strait On The Radio At SEC Media Days

Plenty of the questions at SEC Media Days are dry and football-specific, and are given very safe answers, as is expected. However, there are occasional moments during these four days when things get weird, and those moments are the best. We’ve already seen the reemergence of Alabama championship ring-hat guy, who has now made his way to two straight SEC Media Days. Now, we have...
Via College Spun
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Corbin Brings National Title, Relevance to Vanderbilt

If you had said that Vanderbilt could become one of the country’s elite college baseball programs when Tim Corbin was hired as its new head coach in 2003, you would’ve been considered overly optimistic at best and delusional at worst. But that’s exactly what Corbin has done during his time with the Commodores, culminating in a national championship series victory over Virginia...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Norwood's Home Run Ends Up Being Game and CWS Winner for Vanderbilt

It's a good day to be a fan of the Vanderbilt Commodores. With the College World Series championship on the line in a decisive Game Three Wednesday night it was a do or die situation. Thanks to a solo home run by Vanderbilt outfielder John Norwood in the 8th the Commodores won 3-2 and are the 2014 College World Series Champions! Loading...
Via FatManWriting
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Advances to College Word Series Off of Controversial/Close Call

There was a lot on the line for the Texas Longhorns and Vanderbilt Commodores Saturday night in Omaha. After Texas beat Vanderbilt 4-0 Friday night it was a win or go home situation, but not just any win/go home situation. Win and you earn a trip to the Finals.After 10 hard fought innings the game was decided thanks to a weak infield hit and a really close call at first.@cjzero/TwitterTyler...
Via FatManWriting
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Falls To Vanderbilt 5-3 In Their CWS Opener

Ted Kirk – Associated Press In their second straight appearance in the College World Series, Dan McDonnell and the Cardinal Nine are heading to the losers bracket after a 5-3 loss to the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday evening. In a game that lasted more than four hours, Louisville hung tough, but in the end fell just short. The game was closer throughout the first couple of...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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