VANDERBILT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Vanderbilt football recruiting snapshot: Commodores seeking first blue-chip recruit for class

Vanderbilt had a quiet week in terms of luring any commitments to Nashville for its 2017 recruiting class. But that doesn’t mean the Commodores aren’t busy working the trail. We break down where Vanderbilt’s class stands. Where Vanderbilt’s 2017 recruiting class is ranked Vanderbilt’s 2017 recruiting class remained at No. 57 in the nation this week, even as the teams...
Via SEC Country
1 hour ago

Middle Tennessee 71, Vanderbilt 48: Welcome to Year Zero

We’re starting to realize the problems Kevin Stallings left behind are much deeper than we thought. So, before we get starting dissecting last night, a brief history lesson. In 1985, Nolan Richardson took over at Arkansas, where the Razorbacks had gone 22-13 and made the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Eddie Sutton’s final year. Richardson went 12-16 in his first season...
Via Anchor of Gold
3 hours ago

Vanderbilt sells replica Derek Mason vest, but it’s not cheap

It was the vest seen around the world. Now, it can be yours. Derek Mason’s vest went viral after the Commodores upset Tennessee in the final weekend of the regular season, making them bowl eligible for the first time under Mason. On Thursday, Vanderbilt revealed a replica vest made by Nike that can be purchased in the team store. You’ve asked for it. And we’ve got it. Get...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Vanderbilt basketball: Box score, highlights from 90-63 win over High Point

The Vanderbilt basketball team set a new program record with 19 made 3-pointers in a 90-63 win over High Point on Tuesday. The Commodores shot 59 percent (19-of-32) from beyond the arc in a rout of the Panthers at Memorial Gym. The previous school record of 18 made 3-pointers was set in 2005 in an 88-63 win at Tennessee. It was also a Vanderbilt record for 3-pointers at Memorial...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Zach Cunningham, Ralph Webb, Will Holden selected to All-SEC team

Cunningham was named first-team All-SEC for the second year in a row. The Southeastern Conference announced the coaches’ picks for the All-SEC teams on Tuesday, and three Vanderbilt Commodores were honored by the SEC’s coaches. For the second year in a row, linebacker Zach Cunningham was named to the All-SEC first team. Cunningham led the Commodores’ defense with 119 total...
Via Anchor of Gold
2 days ago

WATCH: Vanderbilt Post Game Press Conference High Point - Riley LaChance and Nolan Cressler

Vanderbilt OC Andy Ludwig to meet with Nevada about head coaching gig Tuesday

The Commodores could be looking for their third offensive coordinator in four years. The Vanderbilt offense was exciting for all of four weeks from 2015 to 2016. That was enough to make offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig a commodity on the coaching market. FoxSports’s Bruce Feldman reports Ludwig is expected to meet with University of Nevada officials Tuesday regarding the school’s...
Via Anchor of Gold
3 days ago

Vanderbilt opens as 4-point underdog against NC State

The Commodores meet the Wolfpack in the Independence Bowl on December 26. The Vanderbilt Commodores are playing in their first bowl game since 2013 -- and just their eighth all-time -- and if they’re to beat the NC State Wolfpack in the Independence Bowl on December 26, it will be a mild upset. Per OddsShark, the Commodores open as a 4-point underdog against NC State in betting...
Via Anchor of Gold
3 days ago

WATCH: Ralph Webb Bowl Interview 12-4

Ralph Webb speaks to the media following Vanderbilt's Independence Bowl celebration Sunday night.

WATCH: Oren Burks Bowl Interview 12-4

Oren Burks speaks to the media following Vanderbilt's Independence Bowl celebration Sunday night.

2016 SEC Country Power Poll: Where Vanderbilt is ranked (Week 14)

Like most of the SEC, Vanderbilt sat out Championship Weekend. The Commodores were spectators to Alabama’s 54-16 thrashing of Florida in the SEC Championship Game on Saturday in Atlanta. But even that idle weekend can’t keep the ‘Dores down, as they ride a wave of momentum into the bowl season. Vanderbilt upset Ole Miss and Tennessee to end the year 6-6, and booked a ticket...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

LOOK: Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason has special shoes for bowl game

Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason is stoked to be playing in the Independence Bowl against NC State. How stoked? Well, he bought himself a special pair of shoes just for the occasion and broke them out during Sunday’s press conference to talk about the game. .@VandyFootball coach @CoachDerekMason wearing bowling shoes @ bowl celebration party tonight pic.twitter.com/DDDmVoepKL —...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

North Carolina St, Vanderbilt meet in Independence Bowl

North Carolina State (6-6, Atlantic Coast Conference) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6, Southeastern Conference), Dec. 26, 5 p.m. EST LOCATION: Shreveport, Louisiana. TOP PLAYERS North Carolina State: DL Bradley Chubb finished second in the ACC with 20+ tackles for a loss and also had 9+ sacks. Vanderbilt: QB Kyle Shurmur has played his best football over the past two weeks. He led the Commodores...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowl Selection Live Thread

Vanderbilt will find out its bowl destination on Sunday afternoon. The Vanderbilt Commodores are going to a bowl game. Vanderbilt will learn its bowl destination on Sunday afternoon. The “official” bowl selection show airs live on ESPNU starting at 3:00 PM, Central time, but we may learn of Vanderbilt’s bowl destination before that as some of the selections are starting to...
Via Anchor of Gold
4 days ago

WATCH: Vanderbilt Football with Derek Mason - Tennessee

Head Coach Derek Mason talks with the Voice of the Commodores Joe Fisher about the Dores win over Tennessee.

Coach wants Vanderbilt to grow up, beat Vols for 6th win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Coach Derek Mason is embracing what a win Saturday night would mean both to his Vanderbilt Commodores and the program he's been building for three seasons. No clich�s about trying to go 1-0, though his Commodores proved Tuesday they've learned that talking point well from their coach. No, when talking Tuesday about the game in both teams' regular season...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Vandy’s Zach Cunningham blocks field goal in spectacular fashion

The Vanderbilt Commodores fell to the Auburn Tigers on Saturday afternoon but Vandy linebacker Zach Cunningham had one of the highlights of the season. Cunningham perfectly timed the snap on the field goal attempt and leap frogged the offensive line and he was in front of the kicker before the poor guy knew what was going on…..
Via The Student Section
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Auburn RB Pettway's game-winning TD thwarted by hamstring pull

Normally one definitive play can make or break a game. When the powerhouse Auburn Tigers faced off the normally weak Vanderbilt Commodores, many believed they knew the outcome of the game before it even started. The play started off like every other game clinching touchdown, running to the goal line and he unfortunately came up limp. Watching it live, it was unbelievably sad...
Via The Comeback
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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