Aaron Nesmith and Saben Lee Drafted

The 2020 NBA Draft saw two Commodores drafted to basketball’s biggest stage. Aaron Nesmith, the former South Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year, was drafted 14th overall to the Boston Celtics after a two year Commodore career that included prolific shooting and scoring under coaches Bryce Drew and Jerry Stackhouse. Saben Lee, the former Commodore... 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 →

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