James Franklin

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: Meningitis Mystery Solved

    This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: How Vanderbilt solved the deadly fungal meningitis mystery Which Vandy alum is now starring on network TV! Bowl game countdown is on! [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Nov 28, 2012

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    Join Commodore football team for bowl announcement celebration

    Commodore fans are invited to join Head Coach James Franklin and his Vanderbilt student-athletes this Sunday on campus for the team’s bowl announcement celebration. The celebration will begin at 7 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center located across 25th Avenue from Memorial Gym. Doors will open for the free… Read More

    Nov 27, 2012

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    VUCast Extra: Relive the Vanderbilt win over U.T.

    Want to get excited about going bowling for the second year in a row—the first time in Commodore Nation history? Watching Vanderbilt beat U.T. 41 to 18 will get you in the mood to buy those tickets. Let’s Go Bowling! And be sure to check out Bowl Central. [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Nov 20, 2012

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    Our favorite Tweets of the week, Nov. 9-16

    There was a lot of excitement in the Vanderbilt Twitterverse this week, as our fans and followers reacted to some big news stories and events: The Dores’ bowl eligibility; David Price; Neil DeGrasse Tyson; Toni Morrison; and the new College Halls. Join the conversation – follow Vanderbilt on  Twitter and … Read More

    Nov 16, 2012

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    VUCast: Pawn Stars

    This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Why one Vandy professor says pawn shops are a better economic move than you realize. Which gives a bigger political punch to undecided voters—the debates or negative ads? Go behind closed “Dores” to see what game day is really like. Read More

    Oct 26, 2012

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    A message from Coach Franklin about fan support and this Saturday’s game

    Coach James Franklin (John Russell/Vanderbilt) Dear Vanderbilt faculty and staff, Thanks so much for your support this season! We are very appreciative not only for the work you do on behalf of this great university, but also for the backing you have given our football program. This Saturday night, we… Read More

    Oct 24, 2012

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    VUCast: Star Power?

    This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Star Power? Why ignorance is bliss when it comes to a star’s selling power. Football Fan Frenzy! We’re anchoring down with the Dores! VUCast takes you to the field Space Odyssey– How you can go on a… Read More

    Aug 31, 2012

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    Commodore fans can tackle recycling at home football games

    (image courtesy of IMG Marketing) Recycling will be available at Vanderbilt football’s season opener against South Carolina Aug. 30 and at all home games this year. The Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO), Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Responsibility (SPEAR) and Vanderbilt Athletics are teaming… Read More

    Aug 28, 2012

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    Lights, camera, fashion: Dores bring style to SEC Media Days

    (l-r) Quarterback Jordan Rodgers, tailback Zac Stacy, Coach James Franklin and cornerback Trey Wilson at SEC Media Days. (Vanderbilt) Head Football Coach James Franklin and seniors Jordan Rodgers (QB), Zac Stacy (RB) and Trey Wilson (DB) made a stylish impression at SEC Media… Read More

    Jul 20, 2012

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    Hundreds pack bookstore for football jersey unveiling

    Senior football players, including Tristan Strong, modeled the new 2012 jersey at the July 11 unveiling at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt) Last night marked a historic event for Vanderbilt Football. Coach James Franklin and his 16 seniors proudly showed off their new football uniforms to hundreds… Read More

    Jul 12, 2012

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    Football players to unveil new uniforms at bookstore event

    Commodore fans are invited to join Vanderbilt Head Coach James Franklin on Wednesday, July 11, for a public unveiling of the football team’s new uniforms for the 2012 season. The event, scheduled for 6-8 p.m., will take place at the Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt, located at 2501… Read More

    Jul 3, 2012

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    Cookout with Coach Franklin July 12

    Coach James Franklin (John Russell/Vanderbilt) UPDATE: The cookout will be held rain or shine. Tents have been set up on Library Lawn. Anchor down! All faculty and staff are invited to attend a free cookout with Vanderbilt head football coach James Franklin and his staff on Thursday, July 12,… Read More

    Jul 2, 2012

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    Signing Day VU Style

    Take a behind the scenes look at what some are calling the best recruiting class in Vanderbilt football history. It’s the NFL draft college style. Read More

    Feb 22, 2012

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    Football signing day class lives up to hype

    Coach James Franklin addresses fans gathered at the Student Life Center for Vanderbilt's National Signing Day celebration Feb. 1. (Vanderbilt University) After months of national attention and fan anticipation, head football coach James Franklin and his Commodore staff signed one of the top classes of prospects in team history… Read More

    Feb 2, 2012

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    Vanderbilt fans flock to Memphis for AutoZone Liberty Bowl

    More than 30,000 Vanderbilt fans painted the streets of Memphis with black and gold for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Dec. 31, 2011. From the parade to the pep rallies, the tailgates to Dore Alley, and the game against Cincinnati, Commodore fans made the bowl trip a memorable experience. Relive… Read More

    Jan 27, 2012

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    Dore Duck Walk

    Watch the 70-plus year tradition: The Peabody Duck March.  Leading the way, during Autozone Liberty Bowl week, are Honorary Duck Masters Head Football Coach James Franklin and his daughters, Addison and Shola. Visit Bowl Central for everything you need to know about Vanderbilt’s appearance in the Liberty Bowl on Dec. Read More

    Dec 29, 2011

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    Chancellor’s bowl challenge

    Watch Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos’s New Year’s Eve BOWLing message to you. [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Dec 9, 2011

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    Liberty Bowl tickets still available

    (Photo by John Russell/Vanderbilt University) Tickets to the AutoZone Liberty Bowl are still available. Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students can conveniently purchase tickets to the Liberty Bowl football game three different ways: Online – at Vanderbilt’s Bowl Central page. In person – at the McGugin… Read More

    Dec 6, 2011

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    VUCast Extra: Celebrate, Celebrate!

    Watch fans’ reactions and more at bowl game celebration.   [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Dec 5, 2011

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    New contract for Vanderbilt football coach James Franklin

    James Franklin, whose Commodores have already tripled the number of victories they had in each of the past two seasons, has agreed to a new contract extending his term and raising his salary as Vanderbilt University’s head football coach. Read More

    Dec 2, 2011