With Vandy opening their season on Saturday, there are high hopes and confidence among Bobby Johnson's commodores as they prepare for Richmond on September 1st. The fans are excited, seeing as how there are a record number of season ticket holders. Everybody expects one thing . . . win. But what will the 'Dores have to do to defeat Richmond?
August 29, 2007
BIRMINGHAM-- Five Commodores – junior wide receiver Earl Bennett, senior offensive tackles Chris Williams and Brian Stamper, senior linebacker Jonathan Goff and junior quarterback Chris Nickson – were named to the Southeastern Conference football coaches' Preseason All-SEC Team Thursday.
July 19, 2007
A NCAA committee met today to review Vanderbilt's appeal for a medical red shirt for senior offensive lineman Brian Stamper. Stamper saw action in five games during the 2006 season but played only briefly during the TSU and Temple games before he was sidelined for the remainder of the season.
January 26, 2007
The Southeastern Conference has officially denied the waiver application submitted by Vanderbilt requesting an additional year of eligibility for team captain Brian Stamper. The decision by the SEC has been expected all along, since no variance from the guidelines set by the NCAA is allowed.
December 19, 2006
When most people watch a football game from the stands or on television, their eyes follow the ball and the player in possession of it. Those listening on the radio may go through an entire game and never hear a word about the blocking. Newspaper readers may go through an entire season and never read one word about the offensive linemen.
August 17, 2006