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
Long a sore spot for the Vanderbilt offense, things are looking up for the Commodore wide receivers. Young talent abounds and there's a new sheriff in Nashville. Chris Beatty, who formerly coached slot receivers at West Virginia, is now in charge of Vandy wide receivers. Players like John Cole, Jonathan Krause, Jordan Matthews and others give Commodore fans hope that better days are ahead.
July 12, 2011
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