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Drew Birchmeier (91) lines up on the defensive line against LSU in 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt vs. LSU

September 30, 2020

The 20th-ranked LSU Tigers come to town for the second straight season—only this time, they're looking for their first win.

Vanderbilt fans contrasting with Georgia fans in their 2019 matchup. (Hustler Multimedia/Emily Gonçalves)

Vanderbilt to allow ‘limited’ student attendance for home opener against LSU

September 28, 2020

After announcing that it would not allow anyone to attend athletic contests through October, Vanderbilt athletics announced it will allow a 'limited' number of students to attend.

Ken Seals sits in the pocket against Texas A&M on Sept. 26, 2020. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Commodore Brunch Week One: Things are looking up

September 27, 2020

The Commodores were 31.5-point underdogs against 10th-ranked Texas A&M on Saturday. But their performance—a close, 17-12 loss—showed plenty of promise.

Drew Birchmeier (91) lines up on the defensive line against LSU in 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

The New Drew: Drew Birchmeier ready for his new role in the offense

September 26, 2020

Drew Birchmeier’s switch from defensive line to offensive line has presented new challenges, but with guys in his corner, he is poised to make a difference in the trenches.

Vanderbilt lost to Georgia in their season opener last season by a score of 30-6.

The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: Football is back, Quarterback Talk, Soccer goes to Knoxville

September 24, 2020

The Hustler Sports 30 is back to discuss Ken Seals being named the starting quarterback and Vanderbilt soccer’s season opening victory over Kentucky.

Ken Seals practicing for Vanderbilt. (Vanderbilt Athletics)

Sources: Ken Seals expected to start at quarterback Week One

September 24, 2020

Seals, a true freshman, is expected to start at quarterback in Week One against Texas A&M, multiple sources told The Hustler.

Camden Coleman takes place in the Commodores pregame walk before a game in 2019. (The News-Gazette)

‘There’s no Rosetta Stone that teaches football’: How Camden Coleman walked-on—without ever having played the sport

September 23, 2020

Prior to his tryout, Camden Coleman’s only football experience was playing Madden on the PlayStation. Now, he’s a team captain.

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.

Brendon Harris (13) celebrates a tackle with Elijah McAllister (41) against LSU in 2019. (Hustler Multimedia/Hunter Long)

Five Commodores unavailable for Week One due to injuries, opt out, quarantine

September 22, 2020

BJ Anderson, Brendon Harris, Elijah McAllister, Michael Owusu and Feleti Afemui will not be available against Texas A&M due to three injuries, an opt out and one in quarantine housing.

Vanderbilt Black Student-Athlete Group to hold voter registration drive on Sept. 22. (Twitter/@SportsSocietyVU)

Newfound Black Student-Athlete Group to hold registration drive at Vanderbilt Stadium on National Voter Registration Day

September 20, 2020

With the 2020 presidential election slowly approaching, Vanderbilt’s newly formed Black Student-Athl...

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.