Tommy McClelland Understands the Nashville Market

From afar, it’s clear that Tommy McClelland wouldn’t have left his position as Athletic Director at Louisiana Tech if he didn’t feel like he could implement groundbreaking changes in his new role at Vanderbilt. The new Deputy AD for External Affairs and Revenue Generation joined Joe Fisher on The Commodore Hour Monday night and discussed... Continue Reading →

The Case For and Against Derek Mason

Since 2014, Derek Mason has been the head coach of the Vanderbilt Commodore football program. He took over stewardship from James Franklin, who had just led the program through its brightest period in the modern era (2011-2013), which included:  Three straight bowl appearances Two bowl wins Two 9-4 seasons Two wins over TennesseeImproved recruiting A new indoor practice facility... Continue Reading →

New Helmets Blend Modern Nashville with Classic Vandy

Commodore Nation finally received the long anticipated reveal of a throwback helmet on Thursday morning. The Dore Report offered an exclusive sneak peek at the new lid yesterday.  https://twitter.com/VandyFootball/status/1311675989643071488?s=20 Rumored to be in the works over the off-season, the revealed helmet combines a classic design with modern elements. The cursive script “Vandy” adorns each side... Continue Reading →

Talented Local DB Chooses Vanderbilt

Commodore Nation received exciting news this morning as John Howse IV, a DB at Brentwood High School (Brentwood, TN), announced his intentions to stay close to home and play for Vanderbilt. The 6’2” 185lb. defensive back brings solid size to a position that contends with the best WRs in the country. Of his decision, John... Continue Reading →

Commodore Football 2020: We Made It

Commodore Nation, we’ve made it. It’s been an incredibly eventful year and there have been times that the chances of a college football season looked bleak. We’ve seen a worldwide pandemic that still affects the world today. We’ve seen social justice issues rip at the core of the world and nation. There are incessantly divisive... Continue Reading →

Candice Lee Hits A Home Run With New Hires

Vanderbilt fans were greeted with positive news Monday morning as news broke about new hirings within the Vanderbilt athletic department. Tommy McClelland (former athletic director at Louisiana Tech) and Dr. Kristene Kelly (former associate athletics director at Dartmouth) were both hired, the former as the deputy athletic director for external affairs and revenue generation and... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Vanderbilt Athletics Hires Tommy McClelland and Dr. Kristene Kelly

Vanderbilt fans were greeted with positive news Monday morning as news broke about new hirings within the Vanderbilt athletic department. Tommy McClelland (formerly the athletic director at Louisiana Tech) and Dr. Kristene Kelly (former senior associate athletics director for varsity sports and senior woman administrator at Dartmouth before recent promotion to executive associate athletics director... Continue Reading →

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