Photo Story: Friday Practice

Commodore players and coaches endured sizzling heat and miserable humidity but continued their preparation for the September 1st opener again Richmond. VandyMania's Stan Jones files this photo story.

Chris Nickson warms up.

Lightning fast Sean Walker looks better than ever.

Mackenzi Adams has been on target in practice.

Earl Bennett was . . well . . Earl Bennett. He caught everything.

Redshirt freshman Jared Funk has worked hard to improve his accuracy.

Larry Smith, 2006 Mr. Football in Alabama, is ready to rock.

Jeff Jennings, who missed the 2006 season while recovering from an injury, has looked strong early on during drills.

Cassen Jackson-Garrison has also looked good during drills.

DL Bo Cramer hopes to see some action during the season.

Senior center Hamilton Holliday warms up before drills.

Freshman offensive lineman Kyle Fischer has the build to play in the SEC.

Walk-on defensive lineman James Elledge of Birmingham, Ala. spars with an unidentified teammate.

Defensive end Steven Stone takes a breather.

George Smith looks in tip-top shape.

Kikko Logan was moved from linebacker to defensive end during the spring but an injury limited his practices at the new position.

Commodores get ready for the next session.

Commodore defensive linemen battle during a heated drill.

Defensive lineman Adam Smotherman.

The Commodore defensive line works on stances.

More defensive line workouts.

Vanderbilt defenders square off.

Photos copyright 2007 Stan Jones for Top Stories