The Vanderbilt Hustler

Vanderbilt Safety Donovan Kaufman was one of the top recruits in the state of Louisiana.

The Quarterback of the Defense: Donovan Kaufman

October 8, 2020

As a former six sport Varsity athlete and Louisiana state champion, Donovan Kaufman brings a winning pedigree and positionless skillset to Vanderbilt.

Vanderbilt plays South Carolina on Saturday, September 22, 2018. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt vs. South Carolina

October 7, 2020

The Commodores (0-2) will host the South Carolina Gamecocks (0-2) in Week Three. Here are three matchups that may decide the outcome of the game.

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 loses to LSU 41-7 in the 2020 home opener. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Commodore Brunch Week Two: Tiger bait

October 4, 2020

The pendulum swung in Week Two, as the Vanderbilt Commodores were blown out by the LSU Tigers.

Donovan Kaufman and Vanderbilt football fell to #20 LSU 41-7 on Oct. 3, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Vanderbilt football falls to 20th-ranked LSU 41-7

October 3, 2020

The Commodores drop to 0-2 for the season with the ugly loss.

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.

Donovan Kaufman celebrates a pass breakup in the Commodores loss to Texas A&M on Sept. 26th. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: Reviewing the trip to Texas, Previewing LSU, and Vanderbilt Soccer heads to Missouri

October 1, 2020

The Hustler Sports 30 is back to analyze the Commodores nail biting loss to the Texas A&M Aggies and preview a visit from the reigning National Champion, LSU Tigers.

Vanderbilt football after a 30-6 loss to Georgia on Aug. 31, 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

Four Vanderbilt football players enter transfer portal since preseason

October 1, 2020

With depth concerns looming, Vanderbilt has lost four more players—Tae Daley, Colin Anderson, Tre Douglas and JR Tran-Reno—in the past month.

Ken Seals throws a pass against Texas A&M on Sept. 26, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Week One Film Room: Ken Seals and a dominant defensive line

October 1, 2020

Week One featured a dynamic new Commodore offense centered around quarterback Ken Seals and a defensive line that looked as dominant as advertised.

VU Sports Wired, Sept. 30: Breaking down Vanderbilt’s loss to Texas A&M

October 1, 2020

In the first episode of the year, the VU Sports Wired hosts break down Vanderbilt's loss to Texas A&M.

Vanderbilt football will wear new

Vanderbilt to wear retro ‘Vandy’ helmets against LSU

October 1, 2020

The Commodores have not worn a helmet with the script "Vandy" decal since 1983.

Kalija Lipscomb rises up for a pass against LSU. (Hustler Multimedia/Brent Szklaruk)

Behind Enemy Bylines: LSU Tigers

September 30, 2020

The Hustler went Behind Enemy Bylines and spoke to Natasha Malone, Sports Editor of The Reveille, to preview Vanderbilt’s upcoming matchup against the 20th-ranked LSU Tigers.