Nov. 20, 2020—The Commodores game against Florida on Nov. 21 will mark Vanderbilt's annual Salute to Service contest. For the fourth consecutive year, Vanderbilt Athletics is collaborating with the U.S. Army’s Fort Campbell, home of the 101st Airborne Division.
Oct. 30, 2020—On Saturday, Oct. 31, Vanderbilt football will host Ole Miss with a 3 p.m. CT kickoff at Vanderbilt Stadium. Earlier this fall, Vanderbilt Athletics announced a number of new fan engagement initiatives for the 2020 season.
Oct. 12, 2020—Due to a lack of available scholarship student-athletes, the Oct. 17 football game at Missouri will be postponed to a later date. The shortage of available scholarship student-athletes is due to the quarantining of individuals with positive COVID-19 tests and those designated as close contacts, along with injuries and opt-outs.
Oct. 1, 2020—During the Oct. 3 home football opener against LSU, the Commodore football team will wear special helmets featuring a vintage Vandy logo first worn during the 1979-82 seasons. This logo is part of the university’s College Vault merchandise collection, available at the Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt bookstore and online.
Vanderbilt will allow limited student attendance for first home game, announces enhanced virtual fan features
Sep. 28, 2020—Senior undergraduate students are being given first priority to attend the Oct. 3 game, followed by juniors, sophomores and first-year students, until the limited number of tickets available has been distributed. Students will be contacted directly via email with details about how to get their tickets.
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.
Oct. 2, 2019—Waste Management has teamed up with FutureVU Sustainability to challenge Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff to show how they are being sustainable on campus.
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.