Mackenzi Adams (6-2, 212, R-Jr.)- Adams performed well and led Vandy to their biggest win of the year, an upset over South Carolina in Columbia. Completed 101 of 182 passes for 1,043 yards, 9 touchdowns and 6 interceptions. Also rushed for 289 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Chris Nickson (6-1, 210, R-Sr.)- Nickson started the first 6 games of the 2007 season and completed 62 of 119 passes for 763 yards and 6 touchdowns. Had 5 interceptions. A gifted runner, he has rushed for 921 yards including 694 during the 2006 season when he led Vandy to an upset win over Georgia in Athens.
Others to watch:
Jared Funk (6-2, 200, R-So.)- Funk has yet to see the field as a Vandy quarterback but he showed great improvement during the spring.
Larry Smith (6-2, 205, R-Fr.)- Smith led the scout team last year and could see backup playing this season.
Mackenzi Adams (6-2, 212, R-Jr.) OR
Chris Nickson (6-1, 210, R-Sr.)
Biggest question for 2008: Who will start on August 28th at Miami (Ohio)?
Vanderbilt quarterbacks power rating (1-10): 8.6
Chris Nickson (AP/Carlos Osorio)