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PHOTOS: Vanderbilt Football Players, Coaches Enjoy Massive Snow Storm

Across much of the eastern half of the country, residents are bracing for the first serious snowfall and hazardous weather of the 2016 year. The area around New York City are expecting as much as eight inches while those near Washington D.C. and the Mid-Atlantic region could see as much as two and a half FEET of snow before it’s all said and done. The storm heading that way has...
Via Gamedayr
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt QB Johnny McCrary Transferring.

He's Just Not That Into YouJohnny McCrary. Image via The Tennesseean. Johnny McCrary is an ex-Commodore. The redshirt sophomore quarterback has announced that his is transferring from Vanderbilt.McCrary was the starting QB for the first six games of Vanderbilt's 2015 season, leading the Commodores to a disappointing 2-4 record. He was replaced by freshman Kyle Shurmur following...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Quarterback Johnny McCrary transferring from Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Quarterback Johnny McCrary is transferring from Vanderbilt after being replaced by Kyle Shurmur late in the season. Vanderbilt athletic department spokesman Larry Leathers confirmed Thursday that McCrary plans to transfer. McCrary started seven games for Vanderbilt this season before Shurmur took his spot. McCrary completed 54.7 percent of his passes for...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

The key to stopping Vanderbilt's offense is stopping Ralph Webb

Vanderbilt currently sits dead last in scoring offense in the nation with a putrid average of 14 points per game. While that's obviously cause for concern, you can't put much of that blame on sophomore running back Ralph Webb. Webb consistently faces eight-man fronts and yet has found a way to manage 1000 yards on the ground despite his quarterbacks only averaging only 168 yards...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Hate Crime Turns Out To Be Blind Girl's Dog's Poop

Campus racism is so hot right now all the pc bros and social justice warriors are out here denouncing everything. There are anti-racism protests everywhere. Of course most of them are based on fake racism allegations, but that doesn't matter, bro, there are racists and what are you doing to stand up to them right now? They hate racism more than you, bro. You're so racist you don...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida freshman DL thanks fans after Saturday’s win

When it was all said and done Saturday, the Florida Gators had accomplished something that even their biggest supporters may have thought was a few years off. With a 9-7 win over Vanderbilt on homecoming weekend, the Gators clinched the SEC East in Jim McElwain’s first year as head coach. One of the top recruits McElwain was able to bring into Gainesville this past year was defensive...
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November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Vanderbilt Running Back Scores Amazing Touchdown, Makes Fun Of Gators

Florida came into Vanderbilt knowing they were one win away from clinching the SEC East. Vanderbilt isn’t letting them get away that easy. A tough Vanderbilt defense has held the Gators to only six points in three quarters and has caused four turnovers so far. The Vanderbilt offense hasn’t been as productive but their one touchdown and its extra point is helping them lead the...
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November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gainesville-native Webb gives Vanderbilt halftime lead over Florida

It's Homecoming Weekend currently at Florida. A Gainesville native, Vanderbilt running back Ralph Webb also wanted to be a part of the festivities. Following a Treon Harris interception, Webb scampered 74 yards to give the Commodores a 7-6 lead at halftime. Thus far in the contest, Webb has rushed for 106 yards on 11 carries. He also accounts for 106 of the 123 total yards Vandy...
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Vanderbilt’s Ralph Webb Breaks 74-Yard Touchdown, Gator Chomps At Fans

Florida needs one win to wrap up the SEC East, but Vanderbilt is not making it easy. The Commodores have made a number of huge plays on defense, and star running back Ralph Webb took advantage, breaking a massive 74-yard touchdown to give his team the lead. After the score, he threw in a little gator chomp to celebrate. Click here to watch if ESPN’s video doesn’t work on your...
Via College Spun
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Retrial of ex-Vanderbilt football players on rape charges set for April

 The retrial of two former Vanderbilt University football players on rape charges is scheduled for April 4.Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey are accused of raping an unconscious fellow student in a dorm room in June 2013. The two were found guilty in January, but that verdict was thrown out when a mistrial was declared because of juror misconduct.In criminal court in Nashville on...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri Defense Gives Up First Touchdown In Six Quarters--To Vanderbilt?

The Missouri offense has left something to be desired this season, but the defense is easily one of the best in football. Leading into Saturday's game against Vanderbilt they had not given up a touchdown in awhile. So going up against a lackluster Vanderbilt team the hope was probably that the defense could keep the streak going--but it just wasn't meant to be.They had to come up...
Via FatManWriting
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

SEC-worst 10 interceptions may cost McCrary Vandy QB job

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason has run out of patience with quarterback Johnny McCrary. The Commodores have turned the ball over more than any other team in the Southeastern Conference thanks largely to McCrary's league-high 10 interceptions. The sophomore turned the ball over four times in last week's 19-10 loss at South Carolina. ''We're going to make the changes...
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vandy heads to MTSU trying to snap 3-game skid in series

On paper, Vanderbilt visiting Middle Tennessee of Conference USA should be a mismatch with the Commodores from the mighty Southeastern Conference. Instead, the Commodores find themselves underdogs as they resume a rivalry with a program not even an hour's drive from Nashville trying to avoid another loss to a C-USA team after dropping the opener 14-12 loss to Western Kentucky. They...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Georgia releases second episode of 'Inside UGA Football'

Georgia survived a tougher than expected trip to Nashville last week, as the Vanderbilt defense kept their team in the game before two Johnny McCrary interceptions sealed the fate of the Commodores. For all the Bulldog fans out there, this is your chance to go behind the scenes on the preparation for that game as well as other off the field challenges the players and coaching staff...
Via Fox Sports
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Georgia LB Lorenzo Carter Ejected For Hit On Vanderilt QB Johnny McCrary

Vanderbilt has had a tough time generating offense over the last year or so, and the Commodores certainly don't need the job made any tougher. Georgia linebacker Lorenzo Carter nearly did just that with a late hit on Vanderbilt quarterback Johnny McCrary. McCrary didn't appear to be hurt or injured in anyway, but if he was it wouldn't have been surprising.It was a heck of a blow...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt G prefers Ralph Webb over Nick Chubb

To say that the Georgia Bulldogs have had the Vanderbilt Commodores’ number in their rivalry would be an understatement. Despite the Commodores pulling off the big upset in 2013, the Bulldogs have been dominant in their rivalry. This week, the two meet up in Nashville and the 8th-ranked Bulldogs look to dominate once again. One reason the Bulldogs were so dominant in their 44-17...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt OL Would Pick Commodores’ Ralph Webb Over Georgia’s Nick Chubb

As a sophomore, Nick Chubb is already one of the most deadly, prolific running backs in all of college football. The kid is going to be in the Heisman Trophy race this year and basically help Georgia compete for a national championship. There isn’t a man alive who wouldn’t want Chubb on his team right now. Well, apparently there’s one guy who would choose another running back...
Via Gamedayr
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Vandy OG: 'I'd rather have Ralph Webb than Nick Chubb'

Most discussions about the best running backs in college football will begin with Nick Chubb. If he’s not the first player mentioned, he should be the second or third. Vanderbilt sophomore Ralph Webb is coming off of a nice year, totaling 907 yards and four touchdowns, but most wouldn’t put him in the same category as Chubb. Vanderbilt guard Jake Bernstein is an exception. When...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

McCrary blames himself for 'bad decisions' in Vandy's loss

Vanderbilt came up just short -- literally -- against Western Kentucky in Thursday night's season-opening 14-12 loss. Afterward, quarterback Wade McCrary said he had no one to blame but himself.McCrary threw two interceptions in the end zone as the Commodores came away with a total of zero points in their first three possessions that got inside the Hilltoppers' 10-yard line."It was...
Via Fox Sports
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Vandy QB decision made but won't be announced

Vanderbilt has a starting quarterback. Second-year coach Derek Mason reportedly said Tuesday at his first press conference of the season that a decision was made last week as to whether Wade Freebeck or Johnny McCrary will start Thursday night in the Commodores' season opener.Which one will it be? Well ...“Quarterback will not be addressed," Mason said, according to The Tennessean...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mason indicates Vandy QB competition might be over

Vanderbilt played four quarterbacks last seasons, and the results were ... well, not good.Commodores coach Derek Mason has said this offseason that he won't go the same route this year, instead opting to pick a starter and stick with him. So the quarterback competition in camp has been one to watch, with sophomores Johnny McCrary and Wade Freebeck the main candidates.Mason (a former...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilts starting left tackle Andrew Jelks out for season

Nothing seems to be going right for head coach Derek Mason and his Vanderbilt Commodores. After being ranked as the 121st best college football team by USA today, the Commodores have lost one of their best players for the season. Starting left tackle Andrew Jelks suffered a knee injury during 11- on-11 drills in Wednesdays practice. Jelks has 22 starts on the offensive line and...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt loses another starter for the season, tackle Andrew Jelks

The Vanderbilt Commodores have just lost one of their key contributors for the season as junior offensive tackle Andrew Jelks suffered a knee injury in Wednesday's practice. Jelks had been penciled in as the team's starting left tackle in Andy Ludwig's new offensive scheme.  A former Freshman All-American in 2013, Jelks had started the previous 21 games for the Commodores at either...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vandy WR C.J. Duncan out for 2015 with injury

Vanderbilt Commodores redshirt sophomore wide receiver C.J. Duncan has suffered what is being described as a lower-leg injury and will miss the entire 2015 season. Duncan’s injury was announced via a statement from the university, which was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. Vanderbilt head football coach Derek Mason also addressed Duncan’s injury...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt TE Steven Scheu is a NFL prospect to watch

It isn’t easy to make the transition from college football player to NFL star. Sometimes, depending on the size of the program you play for, it could be hard enough just to get noticed. Take Vanderbilt Commodores redshirt senior tight end Steven Scheu, for example. Vanderbilt is not known for being a football powerhouse, so you may not have heard of Scheu. However, he is quitely...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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