Thank You Coach Mason

On Sunday, Nov. 29th, Candice Storey Lee and the Vanderbilt Athletics Department announced the firing of Derek Mason as head coach of the football program. The seemingly inevitable move came after Coach Mason led the Commodores to an 0-8 record versus Southeastern Conference opponents during the 2020 season, his seventh at Vanderbilt. His overall... 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 →

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