Five thoughts from the Black & Gold Game

The Commodores annual spring game took place last weekend with the Black squad coming out on top of the Gold 17-15. While being on the winning side is great for campus bragging rights the games primary purpose is to show the coaches just where the team is at right now. Here are five takes from Saturday's gridiron action.
April 19, 2013

Which Vanderbilt freshmen will play?

Today the new Commodores will practice as Vanderbilt players for the first time. Look inside to see which of these young players are most likely to see playing time during the 2012 season.
August 2, 2012

Coach Spotlight: Jaborian McKenzie

Jaborian "Tip" McKenzie gave his commitment to the Vanderbilt program in mid-June. At Trinity Episcopal Day School in Natchez, Miss., he turned in another outstanding performance in his senior season for Head Coach David King. The 5-foot-9, 180-athlete played all over the field for the Saints, who were going for their third straight MAIS Class A state title in 2011.
December 15, 2011

McKenzie Making it Happen in Playoffs

Jaborian "Tip" McKenzie is a ball-hawk, he's getting it in all three phases of the game and he is scoring. He's hoping that his skills will help lead his team to a state championship.
November 18, 2011

Mckenzie on Record-Setting Streak

Jaborian "Tip" McKenzie is is getting it done all over the field, literally. He's played at almost every position. Tip talks football, and why he loves Vandy so much.
October 25, 2011

McKenzie visits Vanderbilt

Jaborian "Tip" McKenzie, the three-star RB from Trinity Episcopal (Natchez, Ms.), is committed to Vanderbilt and he took the trip north to Nashville last weekend to visit his future school.
October 18, 2011

The Breakdown: Tip McKenzie

Jaborian "Tip" McKenzie made the switch from Southern Miss to Vanderbilt a few weeks back. The Trinity Episcopal standout is one of the most sought after football prospects from Mississippi's Association of Independent Schools in recent years. With double digit offer to consider, Tip thought long and hard before selecting Nashville as his college destination.
August 24, 2011

Vandy Gets Their Man

Trinity Episcopal standout Jaborian "Tip" McKenzie committed to Southern Miss and Coach Larry Fedora a few weeks back. After taking some time to consider his options a little more, Tip has decided to wear a different shade of Black and Gold for his college career.
August 2, 2011