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Membership stories and posts regarding Vanderbilt football, men’s and women’s basketball and baseball.

Justin Ahrens

HIGHLIGHTS: VANDERBILT TARGET JUSTIN AHRENS

Vanderbilt recently offered former Ohio State commit Justin Ahrens, a small forward from Versailles, Ohio. He has also visited Vanderbilt and reportedly liked what he saw. Here’s a look at some of the 6-foot-5 star’s highlights. (more…)

Javan Rice (R) with parents during visit to Vanderbilt.

VANDERBILT AND KICKER JAVAN RICE: THE PERFECT MATCH

Javan Rice’s road to committing to Vandy was an interesting story. Vanderbilt special team’s coach Jeff Genyk needed a good kicker who was also high character and scholastically sound. Miami kicker Rice was looking for a school with strong academics and great football coaching. Jamie Kohl of Kohl’s Kicking found the perfect match. (more…)

Camron Johnson with Mom and Derek Mason

VANDERBILT LANDS 4-STAR WR CAMRON JOHNSON

Success breeds success. Bowls and big wins help to bring more success. Commitments from outstanding players help convince others that the success is no fluke. On Friday Vandy gained a verbal from the top wide receiver prospect in the state of Tennessee, Camron Johnson, a consensus 4-star prospect. (more…)

Alston Orji

4-STAR TEXAS LINEBACKER PICKS VANDY OVER NOTRE DAME, MICHIGAN, LSU

Vanderbilt added another jewel to its 2018 recruiting class on Tuesday when consensus 4-star linebacker Alston Orji announced his commit to head coach Derek Mason and his staff. “My new home for the next 4 years🙌🏾💯Will be a Commodore” wrote Orji in a twitter announcement. He tagged his tweet to Mason and Vandy linebacker’s coach […]

Miles Jones

VANDERBILT GAINS 4-STAR PLAYMAKER MILES JONES

Vanderbilt’s 2018 recruiting class is now 2-for-2 on four-star players. That’s got to be a first for Vanderbilt football. On Saturday afternoon American Heritage high school (FL) athlete Miles Jones pulled the trigger after attending Vandy’s Junior Day. (more…)

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SEC TOURNAMENT: VANDERBILT’S COMFORTABLY UNCOMFORTABLE POSITION

It’s amazing how much of a difference one year can make. Vanderbilt men’s basketball — in 2017 — exhibits a lot of the same characteristics as the 2016 team. A teasing, torturous, twisting, turning, trippy mind-bender of a season has inspired and accessed every well of emotion, every kind of feeling, inside the hearts of […]

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VANDERBILT VS. KENTUCKY: TELL THE TRUTH TUESDAY FOR COMMODORES

Pete Carroll, at USC and with the Seattle Seahawks, has formed labels for each day of the week, emphasizing a particular need for his team during a season. One such label: “Tell The Truth Monday,” when coaches and players must display honesty about what just happened over the weekend, for better and for worse. (more…)

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MISSISSIPPI STATE: VANDERBILT’S GET-THROUGH-IT GAME

The theme of the Tennessee game preview was “comportment and composure.” The Vanderbilt men’s basketball team responded as well as it reasonably could to Wednesday night’s test. The game wasn’t so much a masterclass of basketball as it was a portrait of poise in the face of negative circumstances. The Commodores appeared to be giving […]

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VANDERBILT BASKETBALL: COMMODORE COMPORTMENT AND COMPOSURE

Postseason talk? Still not gonna do it. The Vanderbilt Commodores finally won two games in a row — that hadn’t happened for a few weeks — but they need to win five games in a row so that when they reach the SEC Tournament, they’ll have a decent seed and a better bracket path that […]

Saige Young

VANDERBILT GAINS ANOTHER 2017 SIGNEE

The Vanderbilt staff picked up another commit for the 2017 class when Dodge City Community College offensive lineman Saige Young announced he was headed to Nashville on Sunday evening. (more…)

Miles Jones

VANDERBILT WANTS MILES JONES TO PLAY SLOT/RB

One of Vanderbilt’s top early targets, who plays a position of need for Vanderbilt, is Miles Jones. Jones, American Heritage High School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, stands at 5’9” and 170 pounds. Even though Jones may seem small, his versatility and speed more than make up for it. Jones helped lead American Heritage to an undefeated […]