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SEC football power rankings: Week 3

SEC football power rankings: Week 3

Max Schneider, Associate Sports Editor

September 13, 2016

Following last week’s debacle, where half of the entire conference lost their opening games, the SEC rebounded this week. Twelve teams scored victories, many of which were blowouts. We’re back this week to rank the 14 SEC teams from the top all the way down to Kentucky, along with their Game of Thro...

Commodore Conversation: Damian Jones

Damian Jones (30) blocks a shot during the first half of Vanderbilt's matchup against the Florida Gators at Memorial Gym February 3, 2015.

Robbie Weinstein, Sports Editor

September 11, 2016

After putting together one of the most prolific three-year careers in school history, former Vanderbilt center Damian Jones opted to enter the 2016 NBA draft, where he was selected by the Golden State Warriors with the final pick of the first round. Jones returned to Vanderbilt for the weekend of the Commo...

Commodore Brunch Week 2: Vanderbilt vs. MTSU

The Commodore defense makes a sack as Vanderbilt defeated the MTSU Blue Raiders 47-24 at Vanderbilt Stadium September 10, 2016. (Ziyi Liu)

Cutler Klein, Sports Editor

September 11, 2016

Now, that’s more like it. More than a week after being embarrassed on opening night against South Carolina, the Vanderbilt Commodores responded with a decisive 47-24 victory over the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders. It was by no means perfect, but they were able to power through a lightning de...

Vanderbilt bounces back, defeats MTSU behind big game from Webb

Ralph Webb as Vanderbilt defeated the MTSU Blue Raiders 47-24 at Vanderbilt Stadium September 10, 2016.

Max Schneider, Associate Sports Editor

September 10, 2016

In a game characterized by torrential downpours, huge gusts of wind and the occasional lightning strike, Vanderbilt was able to power through to a decisive 47-24 victory over Middle Tennessee State. That power came from the two-headed ground attack of Ralph Webb and Khari Blasingame. Webb had a career...

Commodore offense looks to learn and grow

C.J. Duncan (19) gives a thumbs up while playing against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Vanderbilt Stadium on September 1, 2016.

Cutler Klein, Sports Editor

September 8, 2016

After garnering only 73 passing yards and scoring just 10 points during their opening loss against South Carolina, the Vanderbilt Commodores know they need to improve on the offensive end if they want to beat Middle Tennessee State on Saturday. “I look for major improvement — in quarterback play, wide...

Behind Enemy Lines: MTSU

Ralph Webb (7) runs the game winning touchdown during Vanderbilt's 17-13 win against Middle Tennessee State University October 3, 2015.

Robbie Weinstein, Sports Editor

September 8, 2016

The Vanderbilt Hustler sports editor Robbie Weinstein and Sidelines sports editor Connor Ulrey discuss the state of the Commodores and Blue Raiders ahead of Saturday’s game. Robbie Weinstein: Vanderbilt's defense mostly held the MTSU offense in check last October. Vandy brings back most of its prod...

SEC football power rankings: Week 2

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Josh Hamburger

September 6, 2016

After an exciting first week of college football, the minds of our Vanderbilt Hustler sports staff finalized our SEC power rankings for Week 2. The main theme of the week for the SEC seemed to be which teams decided to only show up for the first half of their games. Here are our rankings for Week 2: 1...

EXCLUSIVE: Wade Baldwin IV gets candid, talks Vanderbilt and Grizzlies

Wade Baldwin

Robbie Weinstein, Sports Editor

September 5, 2016

After a successful two years at Vanderbilt, Wade Baldwin IV entered the NBA Draft, going in the first round to the Memphis Grizzlies. Baldwin spent some time recently in Las Vegas playing with his new team in the NBA Summer League. Baldwin spoke exclusively with The Vanderbilt Hustler in Memorial Gymnasium...

Rising star Jackson seals 2-1 victory for Commodores over San Francisco

The Vanderbilt women's soccer team ties UT 1-1 after double overtime at home.

Sarah Anne McKenzie

September 4, 2016

The Vanderbilt soccer team came off its momentum from Thursday night’s 4-0 win against Murray State to net another victory, this time over the University of San Francisco Sunday. The Dons opened the scoring, but the Commodores immediately came back from behind to put the final score at 2-1 thanks t...

Commodore Brunch: Vanderbilt vs. South Carolina

Several Commodore defenders make a tackle

Cutler Klein, Sports Editor

September 2, 2016

There are many four letter words that can describe Vanderbilt’s 13-10 loss to South Carolina on opening night. I’ll go with the cleanest one I can think of: What? That was the question many of us were asking as the Commodores blew a 10-point halftime lead to lose on a field goal in the final minu...

Commodores blow lead, fall to South Carolina 13-10

Ralph Webb

Karim Oliver

September 2, 2016

After leading for the vast majority of the game in its football season opener, Vanderbilt could not hang on as South Carolina scored 10 points in the fourth quarter, capped off with a 55-yard field goal in the last 90 seconds to win 13-10. Vanderbilt got out to a hot start, recovering a muffed punt...

Three matchups to watch: South Carolina

September 21, 2014: Vanderbilt took on the USC Gamecocks in Dudley Stadium. The game ended in an unfortunate Commodore loss with a score of 48-34.

Oliver Green

August 31, 2016

Vanderbilt football opens its 2016 season Thursday night with an SEC game against the South Carolina Gamecocks. Here are three matchups to watch in Thursday's contest, as the Commodores look to win their first opening game since 2011. Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason vs. South Carolina coach Will Muschamp As Vanderbil...