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VANDERBILT NAMES TWO TO FOOTBALL POSITIONS

Kirkendall joins as Director of Football Operations; Russell becomes Director of Player Development NASHVILLE (VUAD) — Jake Kirkendall and Dr. Christiana (Christy) Russell have been named to key administrative positions with Derek Mason’s Vanderbilt football program. Kirkendall will serve as Director of Football Operations, helping oversee the daily management of the Commodore program. Russell will […]

Derek Mason

VANDERBILT 2018: DEREK MASON HAS TO LAY A FIRMER FOUNDATION

If you like that old-time religion, “How Firm a Foundation” represents a classic hymn for Sundays or Christian camp sing-a-longs. (Yes, I speak from personal experience.) For the Vanderbilt University football program, “How Firm a Foundation” is better expressed as a question than as a declaration. Just how solid is the infrastructure put in place […]

Derek Mason

DEREK MASON PLEASED WITH THE 2018 CROP

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason discussed the Commodores’ 2018 recruiting crop on Wednesday with the media. The Commodores completed the signing of 22 players. Look inside to watch the press conference courtesy of Vanderbilt media relations.

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ROANOKE’S BEST AND WORST PLAYS OF VANDERBILT FOOTBALL 2017

This year’s retrospective is a bit philosophical. There was much to celebrate early – followed by a tsunami of failure once SEC play began – and, then, an upbeat ending. In a season where Vandy broke the all-time record for SEC points allowed, there are plenty of bad plays to choose from. But it was […]

Jeff Roberson

VANDY ROMPS PAST HOUSTON BAPTIST 81-48

Vanderbilt picked up a much-needed 81-48 victory over Houston Baptist on Wednesday night at Memorial Gym. Matthew Fisher-Davis paced the Commodores with 19 points. The score was close much fo the first 10 minutes of the game but late in the first half, the Commodores pulled away. (more…)

Derek Mason

MASON ON SIGNING DAY: FRESHMEN WILL PLAY

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason spoke to the media on Wednesday afternoon following the school’s first-ever early football National Signing Day. The early signing session resulted in the Commodores gaining 16 signatures to grants-in-aid. Look inside to hear Mason’s comments. (more…)

Allan Walters

4-STAR QB ALLAN WALTERS SIGNS WITH VANDERBILT

Vanderbilt football added another excellent future player on Wednesday when quarterback Allan Walters signed with the ‘Dores during the early signing period. Look inside for more about this breaking Commodores’ pickup. (more…)

Dan Dawkins

DANIEL DAWKINS SIGNS WITH VANDERBILT

Vanderbilt football added another excellent future player on Wednesday when offensive lineman Dan Dawkins signed with the ‘Dores during the early signing period. Look inside for more about this breaking Commodores’ pickup. (more…)

Alston Orji

ALSTON ORJI SIGNS WITH VANDERBILT

Vanderbilt football added another excellent future player on Wednesday when linebacker Alston Orji signed with the ‘Dores during the early signing period. Look inside for more about this breaking Commodores’ pickup. (more…)

Ben Bresnahan

BEN BRESNAHAN SIGNS WITH VANDERBILT

Vanderbilt football added another excellent future player on Wednesday when tight end Ben Bresnahan signed with the ‘Dores during the early signing period. Look inside for more about this breaking Commodores’ pickup. (more…)

Camron Johnson with Mom and Derek Mason

CAMRON JOHNSON SIGNS WITH VANDERBILT

Vanderbilt football added another excellent future player on Wednesday when wide receiver Camron Johnson signed with the ‘Dores during the early signing period. Look inside for more about this breaking Commodores’ pickup. (more…)

Wyatt Smock

WYATT SMOCK SIGNS WITH VANDERBILT

Vanderbilt football added another excellent future player on Wednesday when offensive lineman Wyatt Smock signed with the ‘Dores during the early signing period. Look inside for more about this breaking Commodores’ pickup. (more…)

Tre Douglas

TRE’ DOUGLAS SIGNS WITH VANDERBILT

Vanderbilt football added another excellent future player on Wednesday when safety Tre Douglas signed with the ‘Dores during the early signing period. Look inside for more about this breaking Commodores’ pickup. (more…)