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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.

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.

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.

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.

QB Chronicles: Danny Clark brings humbling experiences, perspective to Vanderbilt

QB Chronicles: Danny Clark brings humbling experiences, perspective to Vanderbilt

September 9, 2020

After winning two state championships in Ohio, Danny Clark seemed poised to take the SEC by storm with Kentucky. Things didn’t work out in Lexington, but following his season with junior college Copiah-Lincoln (MS), Clark returns to the SEC with a fresh perspective and ready-for-anything attitude.

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.

Keyon Brooks rushing against LSU last September in the Commodores 66-38 loss

Film Room: A look at Vanderbilt’s backfield

August 20, 2020

Ke’Shawn Vaughn is gone. Who is up next in the Vanderbilt backfield?

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.

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.