The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: Football heads to Starkville, soccer wraps up regular season

The Hustler Sports 30 podcast is back—this week, the hosts discuss what went wrong with football, and what has gone well for soccer.


Elijah Moore celebrates a career day against Vanderbilt on Oct. 31, 2020, scoring three touchdowns on 14 receptions for 238 yards. (Hustler Multimedia/Truman McDaniel)

On this week’s episode of the Hustler Sports 30, Simon Gibbs, Alyssa Muir, Betsy Goodfriend and Justin Hershey discuss the latest in Vanderbilt fall sports, which features two programs—football in soccer—heading in very different directions. While soccer is coming off a 2-0 win heading into the final regular season tilt, football is coming off a jarring 54-21 loss to Ole Miss.

1:17 — Simon starts things off by recapping Vanderbilt’s 54-21 loss to Ole Miss, a game in which the Rebels broke numerous school records.

2:35 — The hosts discuss what exactly went wrong for the Commodores in this contest, from the secondary to the defensive front.

7:52 — Despite the high-scoring outcome, Vanderbilt’s offense, led by freshman Ken Seals, showed massive improvements.

14:00 — Is there any way that Vanderbilt wins its upcoming contest at Mississippi State? Who are you taking in the spread?

19:55 — Vanderbilt soccer is improving on all fronts, and that culminated in a 2-0 win against LSU last week. Heading into their final contest of the regular season, is there anything more they need to show you?