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Vanderbilt coach plans to rely heavily on freshmen

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Kevin Stallings has only two starters back and five freshmen expected to play early for the Vanderbilt Commodores, and he's cracking jokes. The veteran coach says he could steal the line about sleeping like a baby only to wake up every two hours and cry with such a young team. But he survived the Southeastern Conference season with only seven scholarship...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt coach sticking with QB Johnny McCrary

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Vanderbilt's quarterback carousel appears to have stopped once again with Johnny McCrary set to make his second straight start at quarterback against Old Dominion on Saturday night. Yet coach Derek Mason also says backup Patton Robinette could play as well. ''Patton is still our guy, but as we look right now Johnny is coming off a great week and...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vandy QB Robinette medically cleared for Missouri

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Vanderbilt quarterback Patton Robinette has been cleared medically from a concussion he suffered Sept. 20, and he will be in uniform Saturday when the Commodores visit Missouri. The Commodores announced Robinette had been cleared Friday. Redshirt freshman Johnny McCrary still is set for his first career start, becoming the fourth different starting quarterback...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Tigers vs. Vanderbilt Commodores: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images Two unranked SEC schools face off against one another on Saturday when the Missouri Tigers host hte Vanderbilt Commodores. Missouri (5-2) very well could be ranked had they not dropped a contest to unranked Indiana. Vanderbilt (2-5) looks to earn their first SEC win of the year. Coverage of the game between Missouri and Vanderbilt will air on the SEC Network beginning...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Basketball Preview: #14 Vanderbilt Commodores

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12 and Big 12 now we turn our attention to the SEC. The Vanderbilt Commodores have undergone some adversity over the past year, having to ultimately dismiss three...
Via The Sports Bank
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Bulldogs vs. Vanderbilt Commodores: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday afternoon the Georgia Bulldogs will host the Vanderbilt Commodores in a match-up of two SEC schools. Vanderbilt (1-4) is still looking for its first SEC win of the season while No. 13 Georgia (3-1) is trying to earn its fourth overall win. Coverage of the game between Georgia and Vanderbilt will air on the SEC Network beginning at 4:00 pm ET from Sanford...
Via Tireball.com
27 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
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

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

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

COMMIT: 2014 SF Jeff Roberson to Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt Commodores landed a fourth member of their 2014 recruiting class on Tuesday, nabbing 6′-6″ small forward Jeff Roberson of The Kinkaid School (TX). A strong and skilled forward, Roberson joins a trio of wing players in the class for Vanderbilt. Roberson ran with TJ Ford Elite on the summer scene. Hoopniks.com caught several of his ...
Via Hoopniks
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Vandy QB Jordan Rodgers goes off on Twitter about Vanderbilt

Former Vanderbilt Commodores quarterback Jordan Rodgers had some very strong words about his former school and their new policy that told him he had to purchase a gym membership in order to use the indoor football facility. Rodgers came back to town to train for next season and to help out players before their Pro Days and didn’t hold back during his Twitter rant. ..of how the...
Via Diehardsport
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Texas A&M Aggies: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty   The Vanderbilt Commodores will travel to play the No. 16 ranked Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday. Vanderbilt (4-3) claimed their first SEC win of the season by disposing of Georgia last week while Texas A&M (5-2) was on the losing side against Auburn. Coverage of the game between Texas A&M and Vanderbilt will air on GamePlan and ESPN3 beginning at 12:21 pm ET from...
Via Tireball.com
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Gets Pool Party Invite From Vanderbilt Cheerleaders

It does not suck to be Johnny Manziel. The young quarterback for Texas A&M may have to deal with some psycho fans and the nut cases in the media, but overall he is loved and adored by legions of fans, has partied like a rock star, and can afford to do pretty much whatever he wants--without taking illegal benefits--since his family is rich. Oh yeah--and chicks dig him; even...
Via FatManWriting
October 25, 2013  |  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

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

Vanderbilt Football Player Who Allowed Teammates to Allegedly Rape GF Indicted

Pretty sick story we reported on back in July. A Vanderbilt football player, according to police allowed three of his teammates to rape his girlfriend while she was unconscious after a night of drinking and partying. All four were kicked off the team and now all four have been indicted by police. Safety Cory Batey, 19 of Nashville, Tenn.; defensive back Brandon Banks, 19, of Brandywine...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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