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Commodore Nation celebrates Vanderbilt's upset win over the 22nd-ranked Tigers. (Photo by Hunter Long)

Power Rankings Week Six: Byes and Blowouts

October 28, 2020

Only eight teams competed in a quiet week of SEC football that featured no ranked matchups and just one close game.

Head coach Derek Mason talks to his players during the Alabama A&M game on Saturday September 09, 2017 (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Press Conference Notes: Mason discusses return to play, COVID protocols

October 27, 2020

Derek Mason expects the Commodores to have enough student-athletes back from COVID-19 protocols to play Ole Miss this Saturday.

Vanderbilt falls to 0-3 with a 41-7 loss to South Carolina on Oct. 10, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss

October 27, 2020

Ole Miss comes to Nashville this weekend and the Commodores look to notch their first win. Here are the three crucial matchups for the Halloween tilt.

The Commodores play football at Ole Miss on Saturday, October 14, 2017. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

Behind Enemy Bylines: Ole Miss Rebels

October 26, 2020

The Vanderbilt Hustler went behind enemy bylines and spoke with James Minzesheimer, Assistant Sports Editor for The Daily Mississippian, to preview Vanderbilt’s upcoming game against Ole Miss.

Vanderbilt loses to Kentucky in football on Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Lexington. The final score was 7-14. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

Power Rankings Week Five: The Inevitable

October 21, 2020

COVID-19 has started to take its toll on the Southeastern Conference schedule, wreaking havoc on teams across the conference.

Purdue beats Vandy 42-24 in Indiana on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

Press Conference Notes: Coach Mason talks player availability, advantages of unexpected bye week

October 20, 2020

After a postponed matchup against Missouri, Coach Mason touched on midseason development, new rotations and more on Tuesday.

The Commodores play Alabama on Saturday, September 23, 2017.  (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

SEC Power Rankings Week Four: Utter Chaos

October 14, 2020

A chaotic few weeks in the Southeastern Conference has made it increasingly difficult to rank anyone—that is, anyone except for Alabama and Vanderbilt.

Vanderbilt football plays Kentucky on Saturday, November 12, 2017. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

SEC Power Rankings Week Three: Tide on top, Razorbacks rise

October 7, 2020

The SEC faces a new challenge with a conference-only schedule. In 2020, there will be no freebies.

The Commodores play South Carolina in their first SEC football matchup of the season on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Vanderbilt lost 37-14 at home. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

Behind Enemy Bylines: University of South Carolina

October 6, 2020

The Hustler goes Behind Enemy Bylines and interviews Michael Sauls, Co-Sports Editor for The Daily Gamecock, to preview Vanderbilt’s Week Three matchup with South Carolina.

Vanderbilt football hosts Georgia in 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

The Local explains how Vanderbilt football’s attendance policy can affect small businesses

October 2, 2020

Geoff Reid, owner of The Local, sat down with The Hustler to explain how Vanderbilt football's attendance policy might affect his business.

Alabama beats Vanderbilt 59-0 in 2017. (Hustler Multimedia/Claire Barnett)

Power Rankings Week Two: The season is upon us

September 30, 2020

Week One of the SEC-only college football season went off without a hitch. While Alabama remains at the top spot, the rest of the rankings saw quite the shake-up.

Vanderbilt faces Purdue on September 7, 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Goncalves)

Behind Enemy Bylines: Texas A&M Aggies

September 22, 2020

The Vanderbilt Hustler caught up with Hannah Underwood, Sports Editor of The Battalion, to preview Vanderbilt's upcoming game against Texas A&M.