Fred Pancoast Visits VU Practice

The Vanderbilt Commodores continued preparations for the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl today at the John Rich Practice Facility. Former Vanderbilt head coach Fred Pancoast paid the team a visit and spoke with news representatives from both the Tennessean and City Paper.

Pancoast coached at Vanderbilt from 1975-78. His 1975 Commodore team finished 7-4 and defeated Tennessee, 17-14, in Knoxville.

Pancoast currently runs Pancoast Benefits in Nashville which is a sponsor of Vanderbilt sports radio broadcasts.

Former Vanderbilt head coach Fred Pancoast speaks with the media. Nashville City Paper's David Boclair is at the left and Maurice Patton of The Tennessean is on the right. (VM/Stan Jones)

Fred Pancoast is carried off the field by his players after the 17-14 win over the Vols in 1975. (Vanderbilt U. Photo)

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