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‘SEC Nation’ will kick off 2019 football season from Vanderbilt

Jul. 19, 2019—"SEC Nation," the SEC Network’s traveling pregame show, will kick off week 1 of the 2019 football season on the Vanderbilt campus Saturday, Aug. 31, when the Commodores plays host to the University of Georgia Bulldogs. The location of the SEC Network’s presence on campus will be announced at a later date.

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New England selects Vanderbilt’s Williams, San Francisco picks Skule in NFL draft

Apr. 29, 2019—The New England Patriots selected Vanderbilt defensive back Joejuan Williams with the 45th overall pick of the NFL draft. Williams was taken in the second round. In addition, the San Francisco 49ers selected Vanderbilt offensive lineman Justin Skule with the 183rd overall pick in the sixth round.

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Blasingame, Quah honored by higher education publication

Mar. 25, 2019—Vanderbilt football graduate student-athlete Khari Blasingame has been selected as the 2019 Arthur Ashe Jr. Male Athlete of the Year, and senior Kristin Quah earned recognition as the winner for women's bowling, the publication "Diverse: Issues in Higher Education" announced on Monday.

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Black and Gold Spring Game March 30

Mar. 21, 2019—An array of family-friendly events are planned in conjunction with the Black and Gold Spring Game, scheduled for March 30 at Vanderbilt Stadium.

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Vanderbilt Football walk-on tryouts set for Feb. 27

Feb. 5, 2019—Coach Derek Mason and the Vanderbilt Football coaching staff will host walk-on tryouts for the Vanderbilt football team on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Rec Center Multipurpose Facility. A mandatory information meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the McGugin Center.

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Vanderbilt plays in Texas Bowl Dec. 27: What you need to know

Dec. 20, 2018—The Commodores have punched their ticket to the postseason and will take on Baylor University in the Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium in Houston on Dec. 27. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. CST.

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Student-athlete dies after battle with cancer

Nov. 30, 2018—Vanderbilt student-athlete Turner Cockrell, a third-year tight end on the Commodore football team, died Thursday following a long battle with cancer. He was 21.

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Fans invited to Bowl Celebration on campus Sunday

Nov. 29, 2018—Commodore fans can join head football coach Derek Mason and his team for Vanderbilt's bowl celebration this Sunday, Dec. 2, at the program's indoor practice field, the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility.

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Commodores are bowl-bound following win over Tennessee

Nov. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt became bowl eligible by defeating Tennessee 38-13 Saturday night, with the Commodores notching their third win in three years over the in-state rival Volunteers.

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Khari Blasingame: Running back and graduate student

Sep. 28, 2018—Commodore running back and graduate student Khari Blasingame is more than a football player—he's a prime example of the student-athlete experience at Vanderbilt.

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Student-athlete Turner Cockrell fights cancer with help of VU teammates

Sep. 7, 2018—Turner Cockrell, a tight end on the Vanderbilt football team, was diagnosed with melanoma last November and will undergo a procedure Friday in hopes of staving off more cancerous cells. Throughout his battle, Cockrell has remained a Commodore—and his Vanderbilt family has stood by him.

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Watch Chancellor, students run Anchor Dash

Sep. 4, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos joined first-year and transfer students and student VUceptors as they stormed the field ahead of the Commodores’ 35-7 victory over MTSU on Saturday.

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