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5 Candidates for Next Head Coach of Vanderbilt Commodores



The Vanderbilt Commodores will have many changes for the 2014 season. Former head coach James Franklin is now with the Penn State Nittany Lions, replaced by new Vandy mentor Derek Mason. Also gone is stud wide receiver Jordan Matthews, who […]

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When James Franklin left the Vanderbilt Commodores to become head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, many in the Nashville community feared that the Vanderbilt program might suffer. Fans saw a return to the bottom of the Southeastern Conference […]

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Thomas Campbell - USATODAY Sports

Now that James Franklin has officially left the Vanderbilt Commodores to become the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, it’s only a matter of time until Vanderbilt once again becomes a perennial basement dweller and league whipping boy […]

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James Franklin

After two successful seasons as head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, Bill O’Brien has bolted for the NFL and won’t be returning to Happy Valley anytime soon. O’Brien did his best to keep the Nittany Lions’ program alive […]

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Jeremy Brevard, USA TODAY SPORTS

During his time in Nashville, James Franklin has led the Vanderbilt Commodores to unprecidented success. Before Franklin’s arrival, Vandy had never been to back-to-back bowl games. Now, the ‘Dores will be playing in their third straight bowl, all under Franklin. […]

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Jordan Matthews

Jordan Matthews has been the model of consistency at Vanderbilt, and after their 22-6 win over Kentucky in which Matthews had a career-high 12 receptions, the Madison, AL native is four catches away from the SEC career mark for receptions. […]

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The fact that Florida fans are slightly nervous, if not queasy with the Vanderbilt Commodores sailing into the Swamp tells you all you need to know about the state of the Gator program. Sporting identical 4-4 records, the Commodores have […]

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After coming a disappointing home loss to the undefeated Missouri Tigers last week, the stage was set entering this week’s contest with Vanderbilt for a solid road victory for the No. 15 Georgia Bulldogs. The Commodores were 0-3 in the SEC and did not have the depth […]

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