Golden nuggets from a memorable win

NASHVILLE-- Vanderbilt's 31-13 Southeastern Conference win over Mississippi State set off a raucous celebration that went on well into Saturday night on the old West End campus. Outside the stadium, it seemed everyone wanted to slap the players on the shoulder pads and congratulate them on a hard-earned win. "We pimp-slapped 'em and made 'em like it!" exclaimed a nearly delirious Vandy Lance.
October 3, 2004

Off the schneid: Vandy crushes MSU, 31-13

NASHVILLE-- Energized by a defense that produced five Mississippi State turnovers, Vanderbilt erupted for 21 second-quarter points and cruised to an old-fashioned blow-out win over the Bulldogs Saturday by a score of 31-13. In earning its first win of the season, Vandy (1-3, 1-2 SEC) unleashed three games' worth of pent-up frustrations on Sylvester Croom's Bulldogs (1-4, 0-3).
October 2, 2004

Vols shut out Vandy for third straight year, 48-0

KNOXVILLE-- Tennessee senior Casey Clausen, playing his final game at Neyland Stadium, went out in grand style Saturday afternoon. The Vol quarterback shredded Vanderbilt for 262 yards passing and three touchdowns, as the No. 9 Volunteers cruised to a 48-0 victory over the Commodores. Vanderbilt finished the season 2-10 for the second straight year.
November 22, 2003

VandyMania Interview: CB Bill Alford

Junior cornerback Bill Alford is Vanderbilt's first junior college transfer in almost a decade. The 5-9, 175-pounder joined the team in the spring from Middle Georgia Junior College, and has started at corner in three of the Commodores' first five games. Alford talked with VandyMania recently about his adjustment to SEC football, and about the team's struggle to put recent losses behind it.
October 1, 2003

Norval McKenzie to return to full contact

When the Commodores open the second half of Spring Practice Tuesday at the John Rich Complex, tailback <!--Default NodeId For Norval McKenzie is 303607,2002--><A HREF=[PlayerNode:303607]>Norval McKenzie</A> is expected to see live contact for the first time in nearly six months, a sight sure to please the junior's teammates and coaches. Head Coach <!--Default NodeId For Bobby Johnson is 391050,2002--><A HREF=[PlayerNode:391050]>Bobby Johnson</A> announced Monday that McKenzie, . . .
March 10, 2003