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Kalija Lipscomb rises up for a pass against LSU. (Hustler Multimedia/Brent Szklaruk)

Behind Enemy Bylines: LSU Tigers

September 30, 2020

The Hustler went Behind Enemy Bylines and spoke to Natasha Malone, Sports Editor of The Reveille, to preview Vanderbilt’s upcoming matchup against the 20th-ranked LSU Tigers.

Alabama beats Vanderbilt 59-0 in 2017. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

Power Rankings Week Two: The season is upon us

September 30, 2020

Week One of the SEC-only college football season went off without a hitch. While Alabama remains at the top spot, the rest of the rankings saw quite the shake-up.

Drew Birchmeier (91) lines up on the defensive line against LSU in 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt vs. LSU

September 30, 2020

The 20th-ranked LSU Tigers come to town for the second straight season—only this time, they're looking for their first win.

Vanderbilt fans contrasting with Georgia fans in their 2019 matchup. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

Vanderbilt to allow ‘limited’ student attendance for home opener against LSU

September 28, 2020

After announcing that it would not allow anyone to attend athletic contests through October, Vanderbilt athletics announced it will allow a 'limited' number of students to attend.

Ken Seals sits in the pocket against Texas A&M on Sept. 26, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Commodore Brunch Week One: Things are looking up

September 27, 2020

The Commodores were 31.5-point underdogs against 10th-ranked Texas A&M on Saturday. But their performance—a close, 17-12 loss—showed plenty of promise.

Drew Birchmeier (91) lines up on the defensive line against LSU in 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

The New Drew: Drew Birchmeier ready for his new role in the offense

September 26, 2020

Drew Birchmeier’s switch from defensive line to offensive line has presented new challenges, but with guys in his corner, he is poised to make a difference in the trenches.

Vanderbilt lost to Georgia in their season opener last season by a score of 30-6.

The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: Football is back, Quarterback Talk, Soccer goes to Knoxville

September 24, 2020

The Hustler Sports 30 is back to discuss Ken Seals being named the starting quarterback and Vanderbilt soccer’s season opening victory over Kentucky.

Ken Seals practicing for Vanderbilt. (Vanderbilt Athletics)

Sources: Ken Seals expected to start at quarterback Week One

September 24, 2020

Seals, a true freshman, is expected to start at quarterback in Week One against Texas A&M, multiple sources told The Hustler.

UNLV defeats Vanderbilt 34-10 on Saturday, October 11, 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Truman McDaniel)

Derek Mason, Grant Miller put their faith in the offensive line

September 23, 2020

With new offensive and OL coordinators, Coach Mason has hope for Vanderbilt’s debut against Texas A&M despite multiple opt-outs and injuries this offseason.

Camden Coleman takes place in the Commodores pregame walk before a game in 2019. (The News-Gazette)

‘There’s no Rosetta Stone that teaches football’: How Camden Coleman walked-on—without ever having played the sport

September 23, 2020

Prior to his tryout, Camden Coleman’s only football experience was playing Madden on the PlayStation. Now, he’s a team captain.

Purdue beats Vandy 42-24 in Indiana on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt vs. Texas A&M

September 22, 2020

As the Commodores prepare to take on Texas A&M, The Hustler provides three key in-game matchups Vanderbilt will have to dominate in order to come home with a win.

Vanderbilt faces Purdue on September 7, 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Goncalves)

Behind Enemy Bylines: Texas A&M Aggies

September 22, 2020

The Vanderbilt Hustler caught up with Hannah Underwood, Sports Editor of The Battalion, to preview Vanderbilt's upcoming game against Texas A&M.