Aug. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt opens its 2015 football season on Thursday, Sept. 3, with a nationally televised game on the SEC Network against Western Kentucky University. With the game being played on a workday, some adjustments in parking and traffic flow are necessary.
Jul. 31, 2015—Ralph Webb, the starting running back for the Commodores, was one of 12 Vanderbilt students who traveled to Australia in May and June to study the diverse ecosystems of the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.
Jul. 30, 2015—Vanderbilt's entire football roster will join second-year head coach Derek Mason and his coaching staff at 'Dore Jam, which offers fans a chance to greet their favorite student-athletes and get autographs from both players and coaches. The event is free.
Jul. 23, 2015—The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere and Vanderbilt Football are teaming up to host Commodore Fan Appreciation Day at the zoo from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2.
Jul. 14, 2015—Join the Vanderbilt Commodore football program at Nashville Shores on Friday, July 17. The fun starts at 10 a.m. with autographs, prizes and giveaways to celebrate summer and kick off the Vanderbilt football pre-season. Discounted tickets are available.
Jun. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt employees can now purchase season tickets for the 2015 Commodore football season. Employees receive a 20 percent discount and can sign up for payroll deduction.
Jun. 18, 2015—Vanderbilt head football coach Derek Mason was a featured speaker at the first forum for MEND, a program to end violence against women and girls by empowering men in the community to be positive role models.
Jun. 4, 2015—Vanderbilt Football will host its 2015 Little Star Camp June 8, 9 and 10 from 8 a.m. to noon each day.
Mar. 23, 2015— The inaugural issue of The Vanderbilt Alumnus, published in October 1915, totaled 20 pages and featured four pages of class notes, a reprint of Chancellor James Kirkland’s address marking the beginning of the academic year, and a half-page section of topical quips called “Impertinent Paragraphs.” On this page are excerpts from Vol. 1, No....
Mar. 16, 2015—Vanderbilt will open its earliest spring practices in memory on Monday, Feb. 16, less than two weeks removed from National Signing Day. In addition, the Black and Gold Spring Game is scheduled to kick off at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Vanderbilt Stadium. Admission is free.
Jan. 27, 2015—National Signing Day is Feb. 4. In addition to continuous updates on VUCommodores.com, Vanderbilt's events will include a press conference with head football coach Derek Mason and a celebration event open to the public.
Dec. 23, 2014— Sims is the first-ever Commodore and SEC player—and just the 18th player in NCAA history—to return two kickoffs for touchdowns in the same game.