Sixteen Vanderbilt seniors make up the first class to ever play in two consecutive bowl games during their Commodore careers. Leading up to the Music City Bowl, VandyMania.com will look back on each senior's career. In this segment Austin Monahan is featured.
December 21, 2012
With preseason camp wrapping up and Vanderbilt players starting class on the 24th, Vanderbilt has starting closing practices to the media in preparation for the September 3rd matchup against Elon. Although coach Franklin and his staff have not released a depth chart or announced starters, the position battles are clearing up and the playmakers for the 2011 season are emerging.
August 27, 2011
While other positions in the Vanderbilt offense have struggled somewhat over the past few seasons, the Commodore tight ends have held their own. The top reason for that is that the Commodore coaches have been able to attract quality players to the position. Charles Bankins, who coached the tight ends at Maryland last year, takes over as tight ends coach for Vanderbilt.
July 14, 2011
Acknowledge the sadness of losing Bobby Johnson. Confront the confusion of a coaching decision made just a month and a half before the start of the season. Lament the injuries that have befallen a first-year head coach who had just 51 days to prepare for his big moment in the Nashville sun. And then move on with the show.
September 1, 2010
The Vanderbilt staff hopes to see great improvement from their wide receivers this season. In 2009 the receivers struggled throughout the season and finished with a poor 146.3 yards per game passing average; one of the worst in the nation.
August 7, 2010
Vanderbilt will open their 2010 preseason practice next week at the John Rich Practice Facility. Interim head coach Robbie Caldwell has a tough job ahead of him. As the Vandy skipper, he and his staff must find the answers to lots of big questions in order to facilitate success. Look inside for six questions that urgently need answering before the September 4 opener against Northwestern.
July 28, 2010
Yes, injuries are mounting and the wheels are falling off but some Vanderbilt players are still giving that extra effort. Each week VandyMania.com recognizes top offensive and defensive players. Look inside to see what players VandyMania.com honors this week.
October 19, 2009