The last time the Vanderbilt Commodores had beaten the Florida Gators was in 2013 when Jordan Matthews and company came out of the Swamp with a victory. The last time before that? 1988. Florida has dominated Vanderbilt for decades, but not this past Saturday. This past weekend Vanderbilt played spectacular ball in all three phases... Continue Reading →
Florida Preview: How Will Vandy Respond After A Historic Win?
Since I’ve been writing for The Dore Report, I’ve never been able to state this until now: Vandy is coming off an SEC win. The last time Vandy won a conference game, a different president was in office and no one had ever heard of COVID-19. With that gigantic monkey off their backs, Vanderbilt football... Continue Reading →
Kentucky RECAP: Commodores Get Massive Monkey Off Their Back
Three years. 1,120 days. 26 straight SEC losses. A pandemic. A presidential change. A new head coach. All these things have happened since Vanderbilt got their last SEC win against #22 Missouri Tigers on October 19, 2019. But on November 12th, 2022, the streak that has been tormenting the Vanderbilt program, ceased. Vanderbilt went into... Continue Reading →
Kentucky Preview: ‘Dores Hit The Road One Last Time
Where does Vanderbilt’s football season go from here? After a brutal three-game gauntlet against top 10 teams, this was supposed to be the “winnable” portion of the SEC schedule where the Commodores would finally break the losing streak. The Commodores had their second bye week after missing a golden opportunity to beat Missouri, giving them... Continue Reading →
South Carolina Recap: SEC Losing Streak Extends To 26 Games
On Saturday Vanderbilt welcomed Shane Beamer and the Gamecocks to Nashville for an SEC East showdown. Vanderbilt, coming off a bye week, had high hopes to get their first SEC win since 2019 against the Gamecocks. South Carolina came into the matchup with an iffy offense that was only going to be further handicapped by... Continue Reading →
South Carolina Preview: Can The ‘Dores String Four Quarters Together?
As we move on from the ghouls and goblins of Halloween and turn the calendar to November, Vanderbilt football will be looking to exorcise some demons of their own with nemesis South Carolina coming to FirstBank Stadium Saturday for a 6:30 kickoff. No team has had Vandy’s number like the Gamecocks, who have inexplicably won... Continue Reading →
Making Sense Of The Mizzou Loss
After a murders row of opponents, Vanderbilt had a real chance to get their first SEC win since 2019 when they traveled to Missouri to take on the Mizzou Tigers. Going into the matchup, there was loads of optimism amongst the fanbase. Could this be the weekend that Vanderbilt's football nightmare comes to an end?... Continue Reading →
Mizzou PREVIEW: How mentally-tough are the Commodores?
Vanderbilt football has finally made it through the most brutal stretch of their schedule – three top 10 opponents in three games – and can now focus on more winnable contests that will ultimately define their season. First up is Missouri, as the Commodores travel to Columbia for a 3:00 kickoff Saturday with both teams... Continue Reading →
Georgia RECAP: After A Brutal Stretch, How Will The ‘Dores Respond?
The gauntlet portion of the Vanderbilt football schedule came to a head on Saturday as Vanderbilt traveled down to Athens, Georgia to play the number one team in the nation the Georgia Bulldogs. Vanderbilt was given the colossal task of trying to compete with a Bulldogs team that is littered with talent at every position... Continue Reading →
Georgia Preview: Yet Another Top 10 Test For The Commodores
Well, fellow Vandy fans, the good news is very winnable games are on the horizon with Missouri and South Carolina in the next month. The bad news? The Commodores still have one more test to endure in this brutal three-game crucible as they travel to Athens Saturday in a 2:30pm local time showdown against the... Continue Reading →