Vanderbilt Commodores Articles

D'Andre Swift, Georgia Bulldogs Football
The 2018 college football season features plenty of big-time talents returning at running back. Stanford’s Bryce Love returns for another run at the Heisman Trophy, while Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor, Alabama’s Damien Harris,...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
John Franklin III
There they sit on National Signing Day, colorful hats before them, smiles rolling across their faces amid beaming, proud parents, teachers and coaches, knowing that ardent fan bases are holding their collective breaths in anticipation of a dramatic...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
With Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Lamar Jackson and a handful of other standouts departing after the 2017 season, college football lost several of its stars at the quarterback position. While this position is replacing some big names,...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Major League Baseball’s 2018 All-Star Game is slated for Tuesday night, July 16 at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. While the Midsummer Classic won’t satisfy the hunger for football at this point in the summer, the All-Star...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Trace McSorley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
Major League Baseball’s 2018 All-Star Game is slated for Tuesday night, July 16 at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. While the Midsummer Classic won’t satisfy the hunger for football at this point in the summer, the All-Star...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Mike Elko, Texas A&M Aggies Football
College football’s coordinator carousel was active once again for the 2018 season. Top defensive coordinators seemed to be in demand, as four of Athlon Sports' top five hires came on that side of the ball. Texas A&M's Mike Elko...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Cotton Bowl
Do you love college football? (It’s a rhetorical question.)   What would be better than visiting a new venue every week of the season? Braden Gall and Mitch Light, the hosts of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast, have picked the games...
Mitch Light
1 week ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The SEC is once again loaded with intrigue. Alabama and Georgia closed out the 2017 season battling for the national championship, and both teams are expected to be in the mix to win it all again in 2018. In addition to the Crimson Tide and...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
College football's 2018 season is less than 50 days away, but it’s never too early to make projections and predictions on how the bowl games and playoff pairings may look by the time the CFB Playoff selection committee meets in...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Florida Gators LB Cece Jefferson
Imagine, if you will, your favorite SEC football coach sitting down at the poker table for a friendly game. In his hand rests cards he knows he’ll hold, and a few cards he knows he should fold. The difference between winning and losing? A...
Nick Cole
1 week ago
David Long, West Virginia Mountaineers Football
The start of the 2018 college football season is officially 50 days away. With the start of the upcoming season approaching and to mark 50 days until kickoff, Athlon Sports decided to pick 50 players we felt were underrated going into the upcoming...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
DeVonta Smith, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The SEC once again ranks as college football’s No. 1 conference. The league took both spots in last year’s national championship matchup, as Alabama edged Georgia in overtime to win its fifth title in nine years. Both the Crimson Tide...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
A.J. Brown, Ole Miss Rebels Football
The wide receiver position was hit hard by departures following the 2017 college football season, but there’s still plenty of talent on campus for ’18. Ole Miss’ A.J. Brown, Arizona State’s N’Keal Harry and West...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Noah Fant, Iowa Hawkeyes Football
College football’s 2018 season features a talented group of tight ends, headlined by Iowa’s Noah Fant and Missouri’s Albert Okwuegbunam. Fant and Okwuegbunam each caught 11 touchdown grabs last fall and take the top two spots in...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Best Coaches in College Football
Ranking all 130 college football head coaches is an impossible task. However, as Athlon Sports has done for each of the last seven seasons leading up to the start of the upcoming year, we set out to sort out every FBS head coach from No. 1 to the...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Kyle Shurmur: Vanderbilt Commodores College Football
After missing out on a bowl game for the third time in Derek Mason’s four seasons, is this the year that the Vanderbilt Commodores make some noise in the SEC East? Led by senior quarterback Kyle Shurmur, among the most experienced...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
4 weeks ago
College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018
Ranking all 130 college football teams for 2018 is no easy task, but it's never too early to think about the upcoming season. Alabama and Clemson have met for three consecutive years in the College Football Playoff and a fourth matchup seems to...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
All-America Football Team
The 2018 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The Big Ten and SEC are considered by most to be the top conferences for 2018, so it should be no...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Nick Saban is the unquestioned No. 1 coach in the SEC for 2018, but the league's depth at the top has improved since last season. Georgia's Kirby Smart makes a big jump to No. 3 after nearly guiding the program to a national title in his...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Kyle Shurmur, Vanderbilt Football
After a promising close to the 2016 season, Vanderbilt took a step back in 2017. The Commodores were outgained by 124.5 yards per game in league action and won only one SEC game. Senior QB Kyle Shurmur returns to lead the way after throwing for 26...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
After winning its fifth title in nine seasons last year, Alabama is primed for another run at the national championship and SEC title in 2018. The Crimson Tide are the pick in 2018 SEC predictions to edge Auburn and win the West Division and knock...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Bryce Love, Stanford Cardinal Football
With Bryce Love returning to Stanford, along with the continued emergence of Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor, Ohio State's J.K. Dobbins and Boston College's AJ Dillon, the running back position is stocked with talent for the 2018 college...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The best overall collection of talent in college football usually resides in the SEC, so it should be no surprise the league is loaded with contenders for all-conference honors in 2018. Georgia leads the way with 13 selections on Athlon's 2018...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
College Football Top 25 for 2018
The 2018 college football season is less than 100 days away, but it's never too early to start thinking about what might transpire this fall. Each FBS season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams emerging in the...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
College football's 2018 season is still a few months away, but the debate about preseason predictions and rankings will start to heat up even more over the next few weeks. For most college football fans, one of the annual traditions each summer...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago

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