Sixteen Vanderbilt players make up the first senior 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 John Cole is featured.
December 24, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP)- Carey Spear kicked a 31-yard field goal with 2:56 left, and the Vanderbilt Commodores rallied from 21-14 down in the fourth quarter and beat the Connecticut Huskies 24-21 Saturday night. The victory gives new coach James Franklin a 2-0 start and Vanderbilt's first winning streak since 2008.
September 10, 2011
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