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Vanderbilt Cheerleader Invites Johnny Manziel To Come To Team Pool Party Tonight

Johnny Manziel probably doesn’t have a shortage of girls who are interested in him in College Station. Being a young, rich, Heisman-winning star quarterback probably makes you pretty desirable to a lot of people. This weekend, the Aggies host the Vanderbilt Commodores, and naturally the cheerleading squad is traveling to Texas to support the football team. In a generous act of...
Via College Spun
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Vandy starting Robinette vs. A&M

Patton Robinette will start at quarterback for Vanderbilt in place of the injured Austyn Carta-Samuels on Saturday when the Commodores play at No. 14 Texas A&M. Vanderbilt athletic department spokesman Larry Leathers confirmed Thursday that Robinette would start against the Aggies. The news was first reported by The Tennessean. Robinette went 9 of 15 for 41 yards with an interception...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Vandy's team-focused Matthews closing in on two SEC records

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Call Jordan Matthews a forward thinker. The Vanderbilt star wide receiver has already figured that, later in life, when he calls a former teammate to talk about the good old days, he wants to chat about what they achieved as a team, and not just individual accomplishments. And this coming from the Commodore who is about to become the Southeastern Conference'...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Vandy quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels out for Texas A&M game

The Vanderbilt Commodores will be without the services of starting quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels on Saturday against Texas A&M. Carta-Samuels was injured in the first half of Vandy’s 31-27 upset win over Georgia last Saturday. According to a report by Jeff Lockridge of The Tennessean, Carta-Samuels’ status for the remainder of the season is unknown, and that redshirt freshman...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Backup QB keys Vandy's comeback win over No. 15 UGA

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Vanderbilt football had won 18 games in two-plus seasons under coach James Franklin, but there had yet to be what many would consider a signature victory. Count win No. 19 a thrilling 31-27 comeback victory over 15th-ranked Georgia here Saturday as just that. But Franklin refused to go there afterward, despite the win that came in front of a sellout crowd of...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Vanderbilt Commodores kicker slips and falls trying to warm up

Watch the Vanderbilt kicker begin warming up behind coach James Franklin - and then disappear behind the referee as he tumbles onto his backside.
Via Gamedayr
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

2 dismissed Vanderbilt players get August trial

Attorneys Wednesday set a trial date for two of five former Vanderbilt football players charged with raping an unconscious fellow student. Twenty-year-old Brandon Vandenburg and 19-year-old Cory Batey are scheduled to stand trial Aug. 11. Two other 19-year-old ex-players -Brandon Banks and Tip McKenzie - also are charged in the June 23 rape. Their case was separated from the other...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Taking stock of 'Dores at the season's midpoint

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt football coach James Franklin stated recently that it would be nice to talk about football and football only.Instead, the third-year Commodores coach has dealt with a highly-publicized alleged rape case where four players were indicted on various charges and dismissed from the team. Another player, standout junior receiver Chris Boyd, was exonerated...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Taking stock of 'Dores at the season's midpoint

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt football coach James Franklin stated recently that it would be nice to talk about football and football only.Instead, the third-year Commodores coach has dealt with a highly-publicized alleged rape case where four players were indicted on various charges and dismissed from the team. Another player, standout junior receiver Chris Boyd, was exonerated...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Seymour, Commodores roll past Blazers 52-24

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As James Franklin began the building process for a Vanderbilt football program long considered the Southeastern Conference doormat, the Commodores coach professed several key components for success. First came recruiting, followed closely by scheduling. And if the Commodores were to become perennial bowl participants, they had to successfully negotiate their four...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vandy OL flips out in locker room

The Vanderbilt Commodores went on the road last Saturday and proceeded to score a modest 24-7 victory over FCS school Massachusetts. However, as unimpressive as that final score may seem, the game was a lot closer at halftime, as Vandy entered the break leading 10-7, and that had senior offensive lineman Wesley Johnson extremely upset. Watch as this video clip shows Johnson flipping...
Via Bush League Chronicle
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Commit in Action

Atlanta, Ga. - Grant Haley (5'10/180) is a running back and defensive back for his Lovett High School team out of Atlanta, Ga. He is committed to play college football for the Vanderbilt Commodores. Here is a look at him in action from his game against St. Pius.
Via recruiting.scout.com
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Final ex-Vanderbilt player posts bond

The final former Vanderbilt player has been released from jail after posting bond on five charges of aggravated rape. Brandon Vandenburg, 20, of Indio, Calif., was released Wednesday night after posting $350,000 bail. Vandenburg had been held since turning himself in Aug. 10, and he also is charged with one count of tampering with evidence and a count of unlawful photography. Vandenburg...
Via Fox Sports
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Vandy receiver insists he's fine after hard hit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt's Jordan Matthews says he's just fine and he never had any concussion symptoms. The receiver said he vomited in last week's season opener because he had been hit in the stomach. Cameras showed Matthews being ill twice on the field a play after being hit hard by Ole Miss safety Cody Prewitt, leading to questions the receiver suffered a...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt equipment manager’s beard is Duck Dynasty-worthy

If it wasn't for an epic finish to the Ole Miss-Vanderbilt game, the Vanderbilt Commodores equipment manager's beard would have been the best part of the entire night.
Via Gamedayr
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

This Vanderbilt player’s contact lenses will not help you sleep at night

It appears that Vanderbilt defensive end Caleb Azubike, upon learning that he needed to wear contact lenses, when to the eye doctors and said “give me the scariest pair you got.” If those don’t strike fear into the hearts of offensive players, I don’t know what will. [pic via 30FPS] The post This Vanderbilt player’s contact lenses will not help you sleep at night appeared...
Via The Nosebleeds
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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Vanderbilt player sports terrifying contacts

Vanderbilt Commodores defensive end Caleb Azubike was psyched for his team's season opener against conference foe Ole Miss on Thursday.Seen here Azubike sporting some terrifying yellow contacts in an effort to strike fear in the hearts of the Rebels.Another theory could be that Azubike was simply trying to mimic one of the dancers from Michael Jackson's "Thriller"...
Via Bush League Chronicle
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott's 75-yard TD gives Ole Miss wild win over Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As the clock struck midnight locally, Ole Miss would steal away with a victory over Vanderbilt that, seconds earlier, seemed unlikely. Vanderbilt had seemingly done enough to win the game just a few seconds earlier Thursday night. Tight end Steven Scheu found himself all alone along the left sideline and strolled in on a 34-yard scoring pass from Commodores quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Vandy’s Caleb Azubike’s green Hulk eyes will trip you out

Vanderbilt Commodores linebacker Caleb Azubike and his bright yellow/green eyes could easily be confused for the Hulk.
Via Gamedayr
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt’s Caleb Azubike Shows Off Creepy Green Contact Lenses (Photo)

How scary would it be to look across the line of scrimmage and see a pair of bright green eyes staring back at you? The Ole Miss Rebels experienced that firsthand Thursday night, as Vanderbilt linebacker Caleb Azubike debuted some frightening contact lenses for the season opener for both teams. (A brief Google search revealed that no, that is not what the sophomore usually looks...
Via NESN.com
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Settle It: Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss, who will win Thursday night’s showcase?

College football is finally here, but who will win Thursday night's SEC showcase game, the Ole Miss Rebels or the Vanderbilt Commodores?
Via Gamedayr
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Top Five Things I Hate About Vanderbilt

Vandy's Mascot Mr. C Football is almost here. For 233 days you have had to put up with a lot of **** at work for this moment to finally come. So until that moment comes, sit back and relax and enjoy our roast of Vanderbilt. For each week of the 2013 football season we will posting what we like to call "hate posts". This is to show our shivery to our opponent. It will...
Via Ole Rebel Blog
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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