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Mason well liked by players & parents

"We are going to defend every blade of grass!" That's Peter Skov's favorite quote from Derek Mason, who is Vanderbilt's new head coach. Skov's two sons played for Stanford during the 2013 season. Look inside to find out more about Mason and how he helped one of Skov's sons.

"Part of the reason we had a very good football team was Derek Mason, that guy can coach." said Peter Skov whose sons both played with the Cardinal during the 2013 season. Shayne Skov was a senior linebacker while Patrick Skov played as a fullback during his sophomore campaign. Stanford's defense, which was coached by Mason, was one of the stingiest units in the country. The Cardinal was one... Recommended Stories