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Vanderbilt coach not allowing 2 players to return

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Coach Kevin Stallings says guards Kedren Johnson and Dai-Jon Parker will not be allowed to rejoin the Vanderbilt Commodores this season and are transferring. Stallings said being a Vanderbilt player is a privilege that comes with a ''high level of responsibility'' on and off the court. The coach said in a statement Friday night that standards...
Via AP on Fox
4 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
4 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Vandy player moves on to WVU

A month and a half after leaving Vanderbilt a second time, Darien Bryant has found a new place to ply his football wares. While the school has yet to announce his addition, a source with knowledge of the situation tells CFT that Bryant has decided to transfer into the West Virginia football program. The tight end-turned-defensive lineman-turned-(?) will join the Mountaineers initially...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Vandy Transfer to WVU

According to sources with NBCSports, Vandy tight end-turned defensive lineman Darien Bryant will transfer to WVU and join the Mountaineers initially as a walk-on. While West Virginia has yet to announce the transfer, Bryant was expected to attend a team meeting in Morgantown this morning as his first official act as a Mountaineer. The offensive turned defensive standout graduated...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
20 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
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

Getting To Know The Opponent: Vanderbilt Commodores

Vanderbilt University, which is colloquially known as Vandy, is a private research university located in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt’s enrollment sits at around 12,750 and the acceptance rate to the university is only 12.7%. Vanderbilt’s mascot is a fancy monopoly man in a top hat named Mr. Commodore. Vandy’s colors are black and old gold, because regular gold wasn’t...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt football coach Derek Mason boasts business cards made of gold

It remains to be seen how new Vanderbilt Commodores football coach Derek Mason fares in Nashville. But it has become extremely clear that Mason boasts the best business cards in all of college football.Take a look at the card the first-year coach is showing off to explain his credentials. Yes, you guessed it. That card is made of pure gold.Mason has his work cut out for him to fill...
Via Bush League Chronicle
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet Vanessa Bray: Johnny Manziel’s Vanderbilt cheerleader pool girl

Vanderbilt Commodores cheerleader Vanessa Bray enjoys pool parties, with a side of Johnny Manziel. It's time to meet Johnny's pool girl.
Via Gamedayr
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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

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

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
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