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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.

Coach Derek Mason and the Commodores face LSU in 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Derek Mason, Ted Roof address defensive coaching adjustment

September 16, 2020

First-year defensive coordinator Ted Roof spoke to the media on Tuesday for the first time since preseason camp began.

Mike Wright throws in Vanderbilt football practice. (Vanderbilt Athletics)

QB Chronicles: Moving at the speed of Wright

September 10, 2020

Mike Wright has the speed, the arm and the intangibles. All he wants is a chance to prove it.

Ken Seals practicing for Vanderbilt. (Vanderbilt Athletics)

QB Chronicles: Ken Seals is ready to make a splash as a true freshman

September 9, 2020

Ken Seals’ 5,714 passing yards and 53 passing touchdowns are school records at Weatherford High School, despite only playing two years as a starter.

Vanderbilt field. (Hustler Multimedia/Photographer Unknown)

Multiple Vanderbilt football and soccer players test positive for COVID-19

September 2, 2020

Vanderbilt football had a "small number" of positive tests on Wednesday, but plans to continue practicing. Multiple members of Vanderbilt's soccer team also tested positive.

Head Coach Derek Mason addresses Malcolm Turner's announcement in his Tuesday press conference.

GIBBS: Derek Mason cannot sit idly and ‘let our messengers handle the message’

August 17, 2020

It’s been roughly two months. With each passing day, head coach Derek Mason’s silence becomes more deafening.

Four Vanderbilt football players opt out of 2020 season, per ESPN

Four Vanderbilt football players opt out of 2020 season, per ESPN

August 16, 2020

ESPN reported on Saturday that at least four more Commodores have opted out of the 2020 season

Ke'Shawn Vaughn scrambles for a touchdown in Vanderbilt's 45-38 loss to Baylor in the Texas Bowl.  (Photo by Hunter Long.)

2020 NFL Draft Profile: Ke’Shawn Vaughn

April 23, 2020

Vanderbilt running back Ke'Shawn Vaughn has a skillset tailor-made for the NFL.

Todd Fitch during his time at Louisiana Tech. Fitch graduated from Ohio Wesleyan in 1986 (Photo courtesy USA Today Sports)

Report: Vanderbilt football to hire Todd Fitch as offensive coordinator

December 30, 2019

Former Louisiana Tech offensive coordinator inks deal with Commodore offense

Christopher Rodriguez Jr. celebrates after scoring a touchdown, helping to lead the Wildcats to defeat the Commodores 38-14 on Saturday, November 16, 2019.

Commodore Brunch Week Eleven: Rock Bottom

November 17, 2019

This is rock bottom. This is a low like like we've never experienced before-- and we're Vanderbilt. Unsurprisingly, this week's brunch menu tastes as good as six-week-old leftovers from Rand

Photo by: Hunter Long

The Mo Hasan Effect

October 20, 2019

After an embarrassing, 34-10 Week Six loss to UNLV, the Vanderbilt Commodores appeared defeated -- both physi...