The Vanderbilt Hustler

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“Old Soul” Jared Pinkney has unfinished business

August 29, 2019

The star tight end is back to finish what he started, both on the football field and in the classroom.

Photos by Claire Barnett and Hunter Long

Vanderbilt Football’s returning stars coming back to handle unfinished business

January 17, 2019

Running back Ke'Shawn Vaughn, tight end Jared Pinkney and wide receiver Kaljia Lipscomb could have hea...

VU Sports Wired January 9, 2019: Malcolm in McGugin

January 10, 2019

Vanderbilt Athletics has a new leader in Malcolm Turner, and he has a lot of work to do. On t...

Vanderbilt plays Baylor in the Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Thursday, December 27, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Ke’Shawn Vaughn to return to Vanderbilt for redshirt senior season

January 10, 2019

The Mamba is sliding his way back to West End. Vanderbilt running back Ke'Shawn Vaughn announced on ...

Vanderbilt plays Baylor in the Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Thursday, December 27, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Will he stay or will he go? Inside Ke’Shawn Vaughn’s career night in Houston

December 28, 2018

The Vanderbilt Commodores held possession of the ball for a mere 24 minutes in the Academy Sports a...

Vanderbilt plays Baylor in the Music City Bowl on Thursday, December 27, 2018. (Photo by Hunter Long)

Commodore Brunch Texas Bowl: A Space City Odyssey

December 28, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas -- Okay, Houston. We've had a problem here. Actually, more like 45 problems. The Va...

Vanderbilt plays Baylor in the Academy Sports and Outdoors Texas Bowl on December 27, 2018, in Houston, Texas. Photo by Hunter Long.

Missed tackles and missed opportunities: the story of the Texas Bowl

December 28, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas -- The State Farm commercial with the fisherman baiting the customer with a dollar on a fish...

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

Vanderbilt falls to Baylor in Texas Bowl shootout

December 28, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas -- On Wednesday afternoon, more than 24 hours before kickoff, Vanderbilt safety LaDar...

Vanderbilt Football celebrates their bowl berth on December 2, 2018. Photo by Madison Lindeman.

Commodores preparing for Texas Bowl with competitiveness and energy

December 26, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas -- What a difference two years can make. Two years ago this Wednesday, the Vanderbil...

Join The Vanderbilt Hustler sports staff for a Texas Bowl tailgate

December 24, 2018

Going down to Houston to watch the Vanderbilt Commodores take on the Baylor Bears in the Texas Bowl...

Vanderbilt wins the Rodeo Bowl on December 23, 2018 (Photo by Betsy Goodfriend)

Commodores win Rodeo Bowl to kick off Texas Bowl festivities

December 23, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas -- For one night, Derek Mason’s famous catchphrase “Let’s ride” became “Let...

The Commodores defeat the Tennessee Volunteers in football for the third year in a row, ensuring Vanderbilt's bowl eligibilty. The final score was 38-13. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt vs. Baylor

December 21, 2018

After an up and down season, the Vanderbilt Commodores earned their way into the Texas Bowl with two...