Twitter reacts to Jerry Stackhouse’s hiring at Vanderbilt


Photo by Vanderbilt Men’s Basketball Twitter

Betsy Goodfriend, Senior Writer

Vanderbilt’s hiring of Jerry Stackhouse as the men’s basketball head coach on Friday afternoon elicited plenty of reactions on Twitter from former Vanderbilt student-athletes to sports media figures to basketball legends.

Here’s what the sports world had to say about Stackhouse.

Dwyane Wade, former teammate of Stackhouse with the Miami Heat, current Miami Heat guard

Fran Fraschilla, current college basketball analyst for ESPN

Roy Williams, current UNC men’s basketball head coach

Skip Bayless, former Vanderbilt Hustler sports editor class of 1974, current TV host for Fox Sports 1

Riley LaChance, Vanderbilt basketball (2014-2018), current player in Poland

David Price, Vanderbilt Baseball (2005-2007), current Red Sox starting pitcher

Dick Vitale, current college basketball broadcaster for ESPN

Quentin Richardson, former NBA player

Mario Chalmers, former teammate of Stackhouse with the Miami Heat, current player in Italy’s Lega Basket Serie A

Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt football (2010-2013), current San Francisco 49ers wide receiver

Willie Geist, former Vanderbilt Hustler editor class of 1997, current TV personality for NBC

Rob Stone, current host for FOX Sports

Steve Tchiengang, Vanderbilt basketball (2008-2012)

Jaime Pressly, actress on My Name is Earl