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Bruno Reagan hopes to become first Commodore in the XFL

Bruno Reagan hopes to become first Commodore in the XFL

Simon Gibbs, Deputy Sports Editor

October 13, 2019

"Where's the kind of football that the NFL used to be? Where's my smash mouth, wide open football? It's gone." Vince McMahon -- majority owner, CEO, and occasional wrestler of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) -- uttered these very words on Feb. 3, 2000, completely unaware of the mess he was about...

Commodore Brunch Week Six: This one hurts

Commodore Brunch Week Six: This one hurts

Betsy Goodfriend, Deputy Sports Editor

October 13, 2019

This game was not one that most Vanderbilt fans were worried about when they saw this season’s calendar. This game was supposed to be a relative cakewalk compared to a brutal SEC slate. This game hurt. Vanderbilt looked lost in Saturday’s 34-10 loss to UNLV. The offense couldn't muster anythi...

Vanderbilt drops non-conference matchup to UNLV 34-10

Vanderbilt drops non-conference matchup to UNLV 34-10

Bobby Kent, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

In front of a crowd of 20,048 on cold Saturday in Nashville, the Vanderbilt Commodores (1-4) squared off against the UNLV Rebels (1-4) in the two programs’ first-ever meeting. The final score was not favorable to the Commodores, as they lost the matchup 34-10.  Coming off a deflating 31-6 loss to the Ole ...

Former VandyBoys exit playoff runs in style

Former VandyBoys exit playoff runs in style

Bryce Smith and Christopher Hugh

October 11, 2019

Walker Buehler and Dansby Swanson may have fallen short of their ultimate goal of a World Series ring, but the two former Commodores dazzled on the diamond this postseason

Commodores restore home form, defeat Missouri 2-1

Commodores restore home form, defeat Missouri 2-1

Will Fritzler, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Second-half goals from Azari and Hopkins give Vanderbilt second straight win

Power Rankings Week Seven: Shake-Up in the Top Five

Power Rankings Week Seven: Shake-Up in the Top Five

Luke Mukundan and JB Harrell

October 10, 2019

Week Six featured some of the first few matchups that will shape the outlook of the Southeastern Conference. While several teams, including the new #1 Alabama Crimson Tide, had their bye weeks, the rest of the SEC still had games to play. LSU and Georgia continued to live up to the hype in lopsided vict...

Auston Kim: Playing with the Pros

Auston Kim: Playing with the Pros

Betsy Goodfriend, Deputy Sports Editor

October 7, 2019

Sophomore golfer Auston Kim almost chose to wear a different shade of black and gold for her collegiate career. Kim was originally committed to Purdue, where her older sister August was a Big Ten individual champion. Fortunately for the Commodores, the All-American stopped in Nashville on the way to...

Commodore Brunch Week Five: A night to forget

Commodore Brunch Week Five: A night to forget

Max Schneider, Sports Editor

October 6, 2019

Vanderbilt came into Saturday night with a perfect opportunity to right the ship and pull off the upset. Instead, the ship sank in Titanic-like fashion.

SMITH: Vanderbilt needs to utilize its star tight end more

SMITH: Vanderbilt needs to utilize its star tight end more

Bryce Smith

October 4, 2019

Commodore tight end Jared Pinkney was a Preseason All-American. Vanderbilt needs to feed him like one.

Commodores look to slow down Rebels’ three-head rushing attack

Commodores look to slow down Rebels’ three-head rushing attack

Betsy Goodfriend, Deputy Sports Editor

October 3, 2019

Ole Miss has a talented running back group, arguably the best group Vanderbilt has faced so far this year

Heisman Heat Levels: Forecasting college football’s most prestigious award

Heisman Heat Levels: Forecasting college football’s most prestigious award

JP Hefner, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

The college football season is nearing its midpoint, which means it's time to start looking at the crystal ball to predict the 2019 Heisman Trophy winnder.

Power Rankings Week Six: Roll Tide Roll

Power Rankings Week Six: Roll Tide Roll

Bryce Smith

October 1, 2019

Not much changes this week in the SEC pecking order, as the top half of the conference took care of business, but not without some close calls.