PODCAST: The Hustler Sports 30 returns for a full Vanderbilt football preview

Sports Editor Justin Hershey and Deputy Sports Editor Bryce Smith return to the studio to preview Clark Lea’s first game as a head coach and dive into a position-by-position preview of this year’s team.

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The Hustler Sports 30 is a weekly podcast hosted by sports editor Justin Hershey and deputy sports editors Sam Curtis and Andrew Wilf. (Hustler Multimedia/Emery Little)

Justin Hershey and Bryce Smith

Vanderbilt football returns for the start of their 2021 season this Saturday against East Tennessee State University at 7 p.m. CDT. Sports Editor Justin Hershey and Deputy Sports Editor Bryce Smith previewed the matchup in which the Commodores are heavy favorites. Bryce and Justin explain the keys to success for week one of the Clark Lea era and do a deep dive into each and every position group, breakout candidates and areas of concern for this year’s team. In addition, for the first time ever, stream The Hustler Sports 30 wherever you get your podcasts!

Further Reading:

Press Conference Notes: Clark Lea names captains, starting quarterback“: With his tenure officially set to begin on Saturday, Clark Lea met with the media on Tuesday to discuss his team’s game week preparation and name his starting quarterback.

Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt vs. East Tennessee State“: The Commodores will look to make it back-to-back victories over the Buccaneers and snap a ten-game losing streak this Saturday.

HERSHEY: The Clark Lea era is here and you should be too“: A new era of Vanderbilt football is beginning this Saturday as Clark Lea is set to coach his first game. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of it.