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ESPN Goes Inside Vanderbilt Football Practice with Derek Mason

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There's not much of note - some tackling drills, lots of footwork exercises, and Oren Burks alligator-arming a pass - but it's nice to see the new coach at work. It won't be tough to distinguish his voice along the sidelines this fall, either. He even throws in a Hank Hill "I tell you hwut" towards the end! See the whole video here - because SBNation and ESPN's embedding don't get along well.

ESPN Goes Inside Vanderbilt Football Practice with Derek Mason

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There's not much of note - some tackling drills, lots of footwork exercises, and Oren Burks alligator-arming a pass - but it's nice to see the new coach at work. It won't be tough to distinguish his voice along the sidelines this fall, either. He even throws in a Hank Hill "I tell you hwut" towards the end!

Kedren Johnson Headed to Memphis

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Kedren Johnson has a new home - and he didn't even have to leave the state of Tennessee. The talented guard was not allowed to return to Vanderbilt, but he'll be able to continue his NCAA...

Vandy Football 2014 Position Previews: Tackle

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Vandy will have to replace All-SEC lineman Wesley Johnson, but they have one of the NCAA's brightest young tackles there to fill his shoes. Can Andrew Jelks continue his ascent and become a true...

The Bitter Wisconsinite's Guide to Arkansas FB

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Obstensibly, this is a preview of Arkansas football for 2014. More realistically it's just an excuse to volley 800 words at Bret Bielema's fat head.

Kyle Fuller Announces Plans to Write Book Documenting Time at Vandy

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Kyle Fuller's journey as a Vanderbilt Commodore was filled with highs and lows. Now he's announced plans to write about his experiences - and all about the shady side of college basketball.

Vanderbilt Ranked 46th in First AP Poll

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Only 45 teams stand between Vanderbilt and #1 Florida State.

Pick Your Fantasy Poison: Post-Cutler Vandy QBs

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Vanderbilt hasn't had much stability at QB since Jay Cutler left - but that doesn't mean that there haven't been strong seasons by Commodore passers in the meantime. Today's exercise: pick one...

Dai-Jon Parker Also Leaves Vanderbilt Basketball

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Dai-Jon Parker was set for a breakout senior season in Nashville with the Vanderbilt Commodores. Instead, he'll take his talents to Indianapolis and finish his basketball career in Division II.

Report: Kedren Johnson Won't Return to Vanderbilt

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Point guard Kedren Johnson, Vanderbilt's leading scorer in 2012-2013, won't be returning to the Commodores according to a new report from CBS Sports's reliable reporter Gary Parrish.

Drew Fann Tweets Out a Photo of President Barack Obama's Vanderbilt Baseball Jersey

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Former Vanderbilt catcher and current Director of Baseball Operations Drew Fann tweeted this picture out today. Looks like the #VandyBoys are ready to visit the White House after winning the 2014 College World Series.

Vandy Football 2014 Position Previews: Quarterback

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Patton Robinette, Johnny McCrary, or Stephen Rivers? Derek Mason will have a big choice to make when it comes to his starting quarterback in his first season as Vanderbilt's head coach.

SEC/Big 12 Challenge Basketball Schedules Officially Unveiled

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I hope you've got ESPNU if you want to watch Vandy take on Baylor this December. The 'Dores and Bears will square off in the second annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

Reddit Returns with America's Most Hated College Basketball Teams by State

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The South hates Kentucky, but Mississippi and Alabama need to get their houses in order. Additionally, how can anyone hate Creighton?

Vandy Football 2014 Position Previews: Tailback

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Vanderbilt will return a potent 1-2 combination at tailback in 2014 behind Jerron Seymour and Brian Kimbrow. Can Ralph Webb have a breakout year to bring extra stability to the Commodore offense?

The Most Hated CFB Teams in America, Broken Down by State

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Reddit comes through again, this time with a fancy graphic of the nation's most hated college football teams by state. Do Tennesseans really hate Alabama that much?

Vandy Football 2014 Position Previews: Tight End

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Vanderbilt hasn't utilized their tight ends on offense in recent years, but that's all set to change. Derek Mason was part of a staff that groomed multiple NFL tight ends at Stanford, and he'll be...

Fantasy 5-on-5: Pick Your Best Vandy Team

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Kevin Stallings has coached some Vanderbilt legends in his tenure at Memorial Gym. Today, you get the chance to bring them all together to create the best 5-on-5 team you can - but stipulations...

ESPN Unveils Vandy's Custom SEC Network Graphic

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The SEC Network has distilled Vanderbilt into a simple 15 second animation. It's like that weird anthropomorphic ESPNU logo, only not as creepy and actually having something to do with the school.

Vandy Football 2014 Position Previews: Receiver

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Vanderbilt will have to replace an all-time great duo now that Jordan Matthews and Jonathan Krause have graduated. Fortunately, they've got 14 wide receivers on the roster who are ready to step up...

Behold, Grantland's 2014 SEC Football Preview and their ZERO mentions of Vanderbilt

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Grantland may be named after a Commodore, but that doesn't mean they have to may attention to Vanderbilt. To Holly Anderson's credit, it's not like Vandy has back-to-back nine-win seasons or a new head coach to talk about...

John Norwood Gets $275,000 From the Marlins

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MLB.com's Jim Callis updates us on John Norwood's status as a professional ball player. The CWS hero will get $275K for signing with the Florida Marlins.

Dores in the Minors: Espo Rakes, Miller, Rav Debut

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Vanderbilt alums have had a busy month in the majors. But things are developing down on the farm as well. Has Jason Esposito finally figured things out? Can Brian Miller and Adam Ravenelle keep up...

Vandy Football 2014 Position Previews: Cornerback

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Vanderbilt will have to replace Andre Hal and Steven Clarke, but a cache of young standouts are ready to step into the spotlight. Can Paris Head, Torren McGaster, and Darrius Sims keep Vandy's...

Preseason Coaches' Poll: No Votes for Vanderbilt

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The SEC was well represented in the 2014 Preseason Coaches' Poll, but Vanderbilt - facing the loss of 12 starters and the most successful coach of the modern era - got no love from the voters.

Best/Worst of the SEC West's Non-Conf Schedules

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SEC teams get plenty of tough competition when conference play starts up. Outside of the league? Well, competitive games are tougher to come by. Here's the best and worst of the SEC West's...

Best/Worst of the SEC East's Non-Conf Schedules

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Vanderbilt has a cupcake-rich non-conference schedule for the 2014 football season...but they aren't alone in the SEC. Today we break down the best and worst of the league's out-of-conference...

Vanderbilt Football 2014 Position Previews: Safety

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Vanderbilt will have the tall task of replacing every starter from their award-winning 2013 secondary. Here are the highly-rated recruits who will get the chance to replace Kenny Ladler and Javon...

Top Ten: The Best Games of the Bobby Johnson Era

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Bobby Johnson coached Vanderbilt for eight years and led the Commodores to their first bowl game in 26 years in 2008. The soft-spoken, overlooked coach rarely gets credit for the resurgence of...

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