Vanderbilt Commodores football

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Vanderbilt Commodores football
AmericanFootball current event.svg 2021 Vanderbilt Commodores football team
Vanderbilt Commodores logo.svg
First season 1890
Athletic director Candice Storey Lee
Head coach Clark Lea
1st season, 0–0 (–)
Stadium Vanderbilt Stadium
(capacity: 40,550)
FieldDudley Field
Year built1922
Field surfaceFieldTurf
Location Nashville, Tennessee
NCAA division Division I
Conference Southeastern Conference
DivisionEastern
Past conferencesIndependent (1890–1894)
SIAA (1895–1921)
Southern Conference (1922–1932)
All-time record60962950 (.492)
Bowl record441 (.500)
Unclaimed national titles2 (1921, 1922)
Conference titles14 (0 SEC)
Rivalries Tennessee (rivalry)
Georgia (rivalry)
Ole Miss (rivalry)
Kentucky (rivalry)
Georgia Tech (rivalry)
Sewanee (rivalry)
Consensus All-Americans7 [1]
Current uniform
Vanderbilt football unif.png
ColorsBlack and gold [2]
         
Fight song Dynamite!
MascotMr. C
Marching band Spirit of Gold Marching Band
Outfitter Nike
Website vucommodores.com

The Vanderbilt Commodores football program represents Vanderbilt University in the sport of American football. The Commodores compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the East Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They are led by head coach Clark Lea. Vanderbilt plays their home games at Vanderbilt Stadium, located on the university's Nashville, Tennessee campus.

Contents

History

Head coaches

Adopting the nickname the Commodores after the 1897 season, the team has played in 1,250 games over 126 seasons. In that time, six coaches have led the Commodores to a postseason bowl appearance: Art Guepe, Steve Sloan, George MacIntyre, Bobby Johnson, James Franklin and Derek Mason. Four have led them to a conference championship: R. G. Acton, W. H. Watkins, James R. Henry, and Dan McGugin. McGugin is the leader in seasons coached and games won, with 198 victories during his 30 years at Vanderbilt. He was awarded two National Championships retroactively by Clyde Berryman.

Of the 29 different head coaches who have led the Commodores, McGugin, [3] Ray Morrison, [4] Red Sanders, [5] and Bill Edwards [6] have been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

The head coach is Clark Lea, who was hired on December 14, 2020.

Conference affiliations

Vanderbilt has been affiliated with the following conferences.[ citation needed ]

Championships

National championships

Vanderbilt does not claim any national championships, but Berryman QPRS, a major selector in the NCAA Division I FBS Record Book, selected Vanderbilt as champion based on retroactive analysis of the national 1921 and 1922 seasons. [7]

SeasonCoachSelectorsRecord
1921 Dan McGugin Berryman 7–0–1
1922 8–0–1

Conference championships

Vanderbilt has won 13 conference championships, with five shared and eight won outright.

SeasonConferenceCoachOverall recordConference record
1897 SIAA R. G. Acton 6–0–13–0–1
1901 W. H. Watkins 6–1–16–0–1
1904 Dan McGugin 9–05–0
1905 7–16–0
19068–16–0
1907 5–1–14–0
19108–0–15–0
1911 8–16–0
1912 8–1–14–0–1
1915 9–15–0
19217–0–14–0–1
1922 SoCon 8–0–13–0
19235–2–13–0–1

† Co-champions

Bowl games

Vanderbilt has been invited to nine bowl games, with the Commodores garnering a record of 4–4–1 in bowl games.

SeasonCoachBowlOpponentResult
1955 Art Guepe Gator Bowl Auburn W 25–13
1974 Steve Sloan Peach Bowl Texas Tech T 6–6
1982 George MacIntyre Hall of Fame Classic Air Force L 28–36
2008 Bobby Johnson Music City Bowl Boston College W 16–14
2011 James Franklin Liberty Bowl Cincinnati L 24–31
2012 Music City Bowl NC State W 38–24
2013 BBVA Compass Bowl Houston W 41–24
2016 Derek Mason Independence Bowl NC State L 17–41
2018 Texas Bowl Baylor L 38–45

Rivals

Tennessee

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Tennessee vs. Vanderbilt 2007

Vanderbilt and Tennessee have played 112 times since 1892 , Tennessee leads the series 75–32-5. [8] When the rivalry first started Vanderbilt dominated by taking 19 of the first 24 with 3 ties. From 1928 to 2011, Tennessee went 71–9–2 against Vanderbilt. But since 2012, Vanderbilt has won five of the last nine. The largest margin of victory for Vanderbilt was by 76 points in 1918 at Old Dudley Field in Nashville. (Vanderbilt 76, Tennessee 0) The largest defeat was 65 points in 1994 at Vanderbilt Stadium (Tennessee 65, Vanderbilt 0). The longest win streaks for Vanderbilt is (9) from 1901 to 1913. The longest win streak for Tennessee is 22, from 1983 to 2004. [9]

Georgia

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Georgia Vanderbilt 2011

Having started in 1893, the Georgia-Vanderbilt football series has been played annually since 1968. The two are divisional opponents in the SEC East. The series, which rotates between Nashville, Tennessee, and Athens, Georgia, stands with Georgia leading 57-20–2 through the 2020 season. [10]

Ole Miss

Ole Miss is Vanderbilt's cross-divisional rival in the SEC.

Vanderbilt and Ole Miss have played 92 times since 1894. [11] Ole Miss leads the series 51-39-2. [11] The largest margin of victory was by 91 points won by Vanderbilt in 1915. Vanderbilt also holds the longest win streaks in the series (18) from 1894 to 1938.

Kentucky

Having started in 1896, the Kentucky-Vanderbilt football series has been played annually since 1953. [12] The two are divisional opponents in the SEC East. The series, which rotates between Nashville, Tennessee and Lexington, Kentucky, is led by Kentucky at 44-42–4 with the average score being Vanderbilt 16.9-Kentucky 15.6. [13]

Sewanee

Vanderbilt and the Sewanee Tigers were both founding members of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA), the Southern Conference, and the Southeastern Conference (SEC). It is the oldest of Vanderbilt's rivalries; [14] dating back to 1891 when Vanderbilt played its second football game. Vanderbilt leads the series 40–8–4. [15] The largest margin of victory was in 1905 when Vanderbilt won 68–4. Usually played towards the end of the season on Thanksgiving Day, the two teams have not met again since 1944 and are unlikely to anytime soon as Sewanee plays in NCAA Division III.

Uniforms

Traditionally, Vanderbilt has featured differing designs of gold helmets, black jerseys, and gold or black pants at home, and gold helmets, white jerseys and gold, or white pants on the road. Meanwhile, the traditional alternate uniform saw gold helmets and jerseys matched with white pants.

During the James Franklin-era (2011–2013), "blackout” (i.e. all black) alternate uniforms featuring new black helmets, and "whiteout" (i.e. all white) alternate uniforms featuring new white helmets, were unveiled. The team's gold alternate jerseys were also re-designed with the addition of black shoulders and a more muted gold color.

Derek Mason's tenure (2014–present) has seen the team adopt a primary home uniform of black matte helmets, black jerseys and black pants, and a primary road uniform of black matte helmets, white jerseys and black pants. Additionally, the team utilizes several alternate combinations including among others a black matte helmet, gold jersey and gold pant set, “traditional” looks featuring gold helmets, and an updated version of the “whiteout” alternate from the Franklin-era.

Individual awards

College Football Hall of Fame

Vanderbilt Commodore football personnel have been inducted into the National Football Foundation's National College Football Hall of Fame. [16]

Players

NamePositionCareer
John J. Tigert HB 1901–1903
Josh Cody T 1914–1916, 1919
Lynn Bomar End1921–1924
William Spears QB 1925–1927
Carl Hinkle C 1935–1937

Coaches

NameCareer
Dan McGugin 1904–1917, 1919–1934
Ray Morrison 1918, 1935–1939
Jess Neely 1920–1922*
Red Sanders 1940–1942, 1946–1948
Bill Edwards 1949–1952
  • Jess Neely played for Vanderbilt from 1920 to 1922, but he never coached at Vanderbilt.

All-Americans

PlayerYearPosition
Zach Cunningham 2016LB
Jordan Matthews 2013WR
Casey Hayward 2011CB
D.J. Moore 2008DB
Earl Bennett 2006WR
Jamie Winborn 1999LB
Jamie Duncan 1997LB
Bill Marinangel1996P
Boo Mitchell1988WR
Chris Gaines 1987LB
Ricky Anderson 1984P
Leonard Coleman 1983DB
Chuck Scott 1983TE
Jim Arnold 1982P
Allama Matthews 1982TE
Preston Brown 1979Back
Barry Burton1974TE
Bob Asher 1969T
Chip Healy 1968LB
George Diedrich1958G
Charley Horton 1955RB
Bill Wade 1951QB
Bob Werckle 1951T
Bucky Curtis 1950End
Bob Gude 1941C
Carl Hinkle 1937C
Pete Gracey 1932C
Bull Brown 1929G
Dick Abernathy 1928End
Bill Spears 1926, 1927QB
Gil Reese 1923, 1924Back
Henry Wakefield 1923, 1924End
Oliver Kuhn 1922QB
Lynn Bomar 1922, 1923End
Josh Cody 1914, 1915, 1919T
Irby Curry 1916QB
Lewie Hardage 1912Back
Ray Morrison 1911QB
W. E. Metzger 1910G
Bob Blake 1907E
Owsley Manier 1906Back

Consensus All-American

Vanderilt has had seven consensus All-Americans in their history. In 2016, Zach Cunningham became the first unanminous All-American in Vanderbilt's history. [17]

PlayerYearPosition
Lynn Bomar 1923E
Hek Wakefield 1924E
Pete Gracey 1932C
George Deiderich 1958G
Jim Arnold 1982P
Ricky Anderson 1984P
Zach Cunningham 2016LB

All-Southerns

Captains

YearCaptain
1890–1892 Elliott Jones
1893–1894 W. J. Keller
1895–1896 Phil Connell
1897 Howard Boogher
1898 Joe Goodson
1899 Walter H. Simmons
1900John F. H. Barbee
1901 John Edgerton
1902H. W. Davis
1903 Frank Kyle
1904 Irish Graham
1905 Innis Brown
1906 Dan Blake
1907 Bob Blake
1908 Vaughn Blake
1909H. H. Williams
1910 Bill Neely
1911 Ray Morrison
1912 Lew Hardage
1913 Enoch Brown
1914 Ammie Sikes
1915 Russ Cohen
1916 Irby Curry
1917 Alfred T. Adams
1918 Herman Daves
1919 Josh Cody
1920 Johnny "Red" Floyd
1921 Pink Wade
1922 Jess Neely
1923 Doc Kuhn
1924 Tuck Kelly
1925 Gil Reese
1926Neil Cargile
1927 Vernon Sharpe
1928 Jimmy Armistead
1929 Bull Brown
1930Joe Scheffer
1931Amos Leonard
1932Chosen by game
1933Chosen By Game
1934Eugene Beck
1935Charles W. Geny
1936 Dick Plasman
1937 Carl Hinkle
1938Marvin. A. Franklin
1939Raymond Andrus
1940John Ellis
1941Joe Atkinson
1942Fred Holder
1943James & Bob Hamilton
1944Lee Austin & Dick Bostick
1945Dick Bostick & James Hamilton
1946Alf Satterfield
1947John North & Tex Robertson
1948John Clark
1949Carl Copp
1950 Russ Faulkinberry
1951Bob Werckle
1952John Cheadle & Don Wade
1953Larry Stone
1954Pete Williams & John Hall
1955Larry Frank & Jim Cunningham
1956 Don Orr & Art Demmas
1957Bob Laws & Phil King
1958Billy Grover
1959No permanent captain
1960Fred Riggs
1961Cody Brinkley & Ed Creagh
1962Jule Crocker & Mike Reese
1963Sam Sullins
1964Dave Malone, Bill Juday, & Wilford Fuqua
1965Lane Wolbe
1966Dave Maddux & Jim Thomas
1967Bob Goodridge & Sid Ransom
1968Mike Giltner & Rex Raines
1969 Bob Asher & Bill McDonald
1970Steve Fritz, Mal Wall, & John Robinson
1971John Carney & John Drake
1972Jim Avery, Joe Cook, & Ken Stone
1973Mark Ilgenfritz & Bo Patton
1974 David Lee
1975Lonnie Sadler & Tom Galbierz
1976Tom Ballman & David Hale
1977Ed Parrish, Mike Birdsong, Reggie Calvin, & Mitch Lilly
1978Randy Sittason & John Wooten
1979Mike Ralston, Preston Brown, & Ronnie Myrick
1980Phil Swindoll, Keith Phillips, & Rodney Gurley
1981Rodney Gurley, Ken Hammond, & Andrew Coleman
1982 Whit Taylor, Allama Matthews, & Joe Staley
1983Tom Moore, Steve Bearden, & Phil Roach
1984Rob Monaco, Steve McCoy, Chuck Scott, & Manuel Young
1985Steve Wade, Kermit Sykes, & Will Wolford
1986Thanh Anderson, Mark Wracher, Mark Woehler, & Carl Woods
1987 Chris Gaines, Everett Crawford, Daryl Holt, & Carl Parker
1988Eric Jones, Brent Turner, Joe Gentry, & Mike Johnson
1989John Gromos, DeMond Winston, Andy McCarroll, & Greg Smith
1990No permanent captains.
1991Bobby Craycraft & Rod Keith
1992Marcus Wilson & Marcus Young
1993Gerald Collins, Tony Jackson, & Eric Dahlberg
1994Gerald Collins & Eric Lewis
1995No permanent captains.
1996No permanent captains.
1997 Jamie Duncan, Corey Chavous, Jay Stallworth, Damian Allen, & John Bradley
1998Rahim Batten, Clay Condrey, Jared McGrath, & Fred Vinson
1999Jeff Barnett, Ainsley Battles, Lamont Turner, & Todd Yoder
2000Ryan Aulds, Elliott Carson, John Markham; & Matt Stewart
2001Jamie Byrum, Antuian Bradford, Nate Morrow, & Dan Stricker
2002Jamie Byrum, Rushen Jones, & Dan Stricker
2003 Jay Cutler, Justin Geisinger, & Jovan Haye
2004 Jay Cutler, Justin Geisinger, Jovan Haye, & Chris Young
2005 Jay Cutler & Moses Osemwegie
2006Brian Stamper & Jonathan Goff
2007 Jonathan Goff, Chris Williams, & Theo Horrocks
2008 Reshard Langford, Bradley Vierling, & George Smith
2009Patrick Benoist, Ryan Hamilton, & Bradley Vierling
2010Joey Bailey, T. J. Greenstone, Adam Smotherman, & Chris Marve
2011Kyle Fischer, Casey Hayward, Chris Marve, Larry Smith, & Carey Spear
2012 Jordan Rodgers, Walker May, Archibald Barnes, Zac Stacy, Johnell Thomas, Javon Marshall, Wesley Johnson, & Carey Spear
2013Austyn Carta-Samuels, Wesley Johnson, Jordan Matthews, Walker May, Chase Garnham, Andre Hal, Javon Marshall, Carey Spear, & Andrew East
2014Andrew East, Joe Townsend, and Kyle Woestmann
2015Darreon Herring, Spencer Pulley, and Ryan White
2016Ryan White and Ralph Webb

Conference recognition

Vanderbilt Commodores personnel, including coaches and players, have received recognition from the Southeastern Conference for their performances on the football field. [16]

Most Valuable Player

Five Vanderbilt players have been awarded Most Valuable Player, with three of them being awarded over a six year span to Commodores.

NameYear
Bob Goodridge1967
Bill Wade 1951
Jack Jenkins 1941
Carl Hinkle 1937
Willie Geny1935

Offensive Player of the Year

One Vanderbilt player has won Offensive Player of the Year honors.

NameYear
Jay Cutler 2005

Freshman of the Year

Two players have won Freshman of the Year while at Vanderbilt.

NameYear
Kwane Doster2002
Warren Norman 2009

Best Blocker

One Commodore has won Best Blocker, doing so twice.

NameYear
Jack Jenkins 1941, 1942

Best Wide Receiver

NameYear
Earl Bennett 2005–2007

Coach of the Year

Five Vanderbilt coaches have won Coach of the Year honors over the past century.

NameYear
Bobby Johnson2008
George MacIntyre1982
Art Guepe1955
Red Sanders1941
Ray Morrison1937

Future opponents

Non-division opponents

Vanderbilt plays Ole Miss as a permanent non-division opponent annually and rotates around the West division among the other six schools. [18]

20212022202320242025
at Ole Miss vs Ole Missat Ole Missvs Ole Missat Ole Miss
vs Mississippi State at Alabama vs Auburn at LSU vs Arkansas

Non-conference opponents

Announced schedules as of April 26, 2020 [19]

No games are scheduled for the 2030-2031 seasons.
20212022202320242025202620272028202920322033
East Tennessee State at Hawaii Hawaii vs. Virginia Tech 1at Virginia Tech Austin Peay Eastern Kentucky SMU Purdue at Stanford Stanford
at Colorado State Elon Charleston Southern Norfolk State Georgia State NC State at Stanford at NC State at SMU
Stanford Wake Forest at Wake Forest SMU Colorado State at Colorado State
UConn at Northern Illinois at UNLV at Georgia State
  1. The 2024 game with Virginia Tech will be played at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN.

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