In 2008 the Commodores are 2-0 after knocking off Miami (Ohio) and #24 ranked South Carolina in their first two games, a sign that Vandy is perhaps starting to establish itself as a contender for Top 25 status.
Coach Bobby Johnson has recruited well, but has probably developed players in his program even better. Speaking of those players, his team and those familiar with it, love the Vandy coach. Ask anybody in Nashville and they'll tell you what a good man Coach Johnson is. Sound familiar? It should – Rice is following a similar blueprint under second year coach David Bailiff. And those that know Bailiff feel the same way about him.
Actually, there are these, and quite a few more parallels between the two schools known more for academics than football. That could change though with these two on the sidelines.
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