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.
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.
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.
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.
Aug. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt will celebrate College Colors Day on Friday, Aug. 31, when faculty, staff and students don their black-and-gold apparel ahead of the Sept. 1 football season opener against Middle Tennessee.