Feb. 17, 2020—During the Commodores’ annual Salute to Service honoring active-duty service members, veterans and first responders, representatives of the military community unfurl a massive U.S. flag in Vanderbilt Stadium before the football game against Kentucky on Nov. 16.
Aug. 29, 2019—Jared Pinkney could have heard his name called on the second day of the NFL Draft. Graded a “second- to fourth-round prospect,” Vanderbilt’s star tight end had a decision to make: turn pro, or return to the university to finish out his senior season.
Aug. 27, 2019—"SEC Nation," the SEC Network’s traveling pregame show, will kick off week 1 of the 2019 football season from The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons this Saturday, when Vanderbilt plays host to Georgia. The show airs live from 9 to 11 a.m., and Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason is scheduled to appear at 10 a.m. Kickoff for the game is slated for 6:30 p.m. on the SEC Network.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.