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Frank Coppet practicing for Vanderbilt. (Vanderbilt Athletics).

Frank Coppet emerges as ‘heart and soul’ of Vanderbilt’s defense — after two torn ACLs

September 17, 2020

In 2018, Frank Coppet ranked second on the Commodores in interceptions with three. He’s back in the Commodores secondary after fighting through two tough injuries.

Vanderbilt loses to Florida in football on Saturday, October 13, 2018. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

The Vanderbilt Hustler Quarterback Competition Roundtable

September 17, 2020

With Week One steadfastly approaching, The Vanderbilt Hustler gives its endorsements for QB1.

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.

Cam Johnson breaks a tackle against Purdue in 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Lights, Cam, Action: Cam Johnson ready for his time in the spotlight

September 12, 2020

Cam Johnson has waited for his time to shine. With the help Vanderbilt's all-time leading receiver, he's ready for a breakout season.

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.

Jeremy Moussa practicing for Vanderbilt. (Vanderbilt Athletics)

QB Chronicles: The Moose is Loose

September 10, 2020

Junior college transfer quarterback Jeremy Moussa prepared for the quarterback competition by throwing to NFL Pro Bowlers this summer.

Purdue defeats Vandy 42-24 on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Hunter Long)

Vanderbilt resumes football practice after positive COVID-19 tests

August 26, 2020

After suspending football activities last Friday due to positive COVID-19 tests, the Commodores resumed practice Wednesday morning.

Dimitri Moore celebrates a victory against Mizzou. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Dimitri Moore opts back into 2020 football season

August 25, 2020

Moore, the Commodores' leading tackler in 2019, had previously opted out of the 2020 football season amidst COVID-19 concerns.

BREAKING: Vanderbilt pauses football activities, moves some student-athletes into isolation housing

BREAKING: Vanderbilt pauses football activities, moves some student-athletes into isolation housing

August 21, 2020

After an unspecified number of positive COVID-19 tests, Vanderbilt has paused football-related activities and moved some student-athletes into isolation housing.

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

Vanderbilt’s quarterback competition is underway

August 20, 2020

The Commodores offense may look different than it did in 2019, but one key similarity holds true: a quarterback competition.

UNLV defeats Vanderbilt 34-10 on Saturday, October 11, 2019. (Photo by Emily Gonçalves)

Vanderbilt ‘considering all options’ related to athletics attendance

August 19, 2020

Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee posted a four tweet thread on Tuesday suggesting that the Commodores are still evaluating attendance-related policies.

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