Watch: Vanderbilt senior Sarah Fuller introduces Vice President Kamala Harris as part of inauguration celebration
Jan. 22, 2021—Vanderbilt senior student-athlete Sarah Fuller, the first woman to play and score points on a Division I football team in the Power 5, played a prominent role in a presidential inauguration event on Jan. 20.
Dec. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt has named Clark Lea as the 29th head football coach in program history, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Lee announced Monday. Lea, a two-time Vanderbilt graduate and former student-athlete, will be introduced officially at a news conference next week.
Nov. 30, 2020—Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee announced yesterday that Vanderbilt University is parting ways with head football coach Derek Mason and will begin a search immediately for a new head coach of the Commodores.
Nov. 29, 2020—With a swift kick of her right leg to start the third quarter of the Commodores’ game at Missouri on Saturday, Vanderbilt senior Sarah Fuller became the first woman to ever play in a football game in the Southeastern Conference. Her name is now carved in stone in American sports history.
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.