Vandy bye week ideas

The Commodores have a Saturday off this weekend as the bye week strikes. The bye coming in the middle of the season is actually a pretty solid scheduling technique as it allows the team to heal up and refocus before the run begins to the end of the season with a trip to Columbia, Missouri next weekend.

Roanoke's Around the SEC: Bye week

Last year our staff made particularly good use of our bye weeks. It is easy to forget that on our way to a 9-4 finish, we stood at a shaky 3-3 in 2013 at our half-way point. We had modest wins over Austin Peay, UMass and UAB - and demoralizing losses to Ole Miss, South Carolina and Missouri.

Four Dores Pick the SEC

Look inside for exclusive game predictions by VandyMania regulars Pete Fox, Don Yates, F.K. Friedman and Hunter Wade.

SEC schools after Darvin

Jeremy Darvin received his first SEC offer just two weeks ago from Tennessee but is talking with several other programs including Vanderbilt. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound defensive lineman became a starter in his junior season at Father Ryan, a private, Roman Catholic high school in downtown Nashville, Tenn., just a few miles from the Vanderbilt campus.

2015 Vanderbilt football schedule released

Vanderbilt and SEC officials released the 2015 schedule today. Vanderbilt will open with three straight home games against Western Kentucky, Georgia and Austin Peay before embarking a three consecutive road games with. The Commodores will get a double dose of Texas teams by hosting Texas A&M while visiting Houston. Vandy will get a bye week after the fifth game. Look inside the full schedule.

Three Keys Revisited Vandy vs CSU

A game in which the ‘Dores rolled out to an 18-3 lead got unnecessarily close by the end as Vanderbilt squeaked out a 21-20 victory over Charleston Southern of the Big South. If you go by the mantra that a win is a win then this game will have pleased you greatly.

Meeks set for first official visit

San Diego (Calif.) Del Norte athlete Quenton Meeks has set up his first two official visits and will take trip No. 1 this weekend.

Vandy Report Card: Charleston Southern

Vanderbilt defeated Charleston Southern 21-20 on Saturday at Vanderbilt Stadium. VandyMania.com's Don Yates grades the Commodores' performance in several key team areas.

Vanderbilt offers local star

Rontavius Groves is the latest Nashville junior to have received an offer from the Vanderbilt coaching staff. The exciting 5-foot-11, 160-pound athlete received his first offer from Kentucky after his third game of the season at Pearl-Cohn High School. Tennessee was the next to offer not long afterward. Groves spoke with VandyMania.com on the early stages of his recruiting process.

Vandy 21, CSU 20 - The Good, Bad and Ugly

Vanderbilt pulled off a much needed 21-20 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday. The win improved the Commodores record to 2-5 as the team heads into a bye week. Look inside for the good, the bad and ugly from the game.

New SEC offer or Marshall

Vanderbilt seems to be eager to add another running back to the Class of 2015. This week they reached out to Marcus Marshall out of Millbrook High School in Raleigh, N.C. and told him he had an offer. Marshall told VandyMania.com while the offer wasn't quite unexpected, it did come "out of the blue" and has him adding Nashville as one of his official visit destinations.

Following Vanderbilt vs. Charleston Southern

Vanderbilt clashes with Charleston Southern on Saturday at Vanderbilt Stadium. Look inside for info about game television, radio, internet, twitter, live stats, game notes and more.

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  • 01.

    Alabama

    Commits: 21
    Points: 4,120
    Conference: SEC
  • 02.

    Georgia

    Commits: 22
    Points: 3,601
    Conference: SEC
  • 03.

    South Carolina

    Commits: 27
    Points: 3,448
    Conference: SEC
  • 04.

    Tennessee

    Commits: 26
    Points: 3,394
    Conference: SEC
  • 05.

    Auburn

    Commits: 20
    Points: 3,260
    Conference: SEC
  • 06.

    Texas A&M

    Commits: 19
    Points: 3,259
    Conference: SEC
  • 07.

    Florida State

    Commits: 18
    Points: 3,109
    Conference: ACC
  • 08.

    Penn State

    Commits: 19
    Points: 3,034
    Conference: Big Ten
  • 09.

    Notre Dame

    Commits: 20
    Points: 3,011
    Conference: Indep
  • 10.

    Clemson

    Commits: 20
    Points: 2,944
    Conference: ACC
  • 67.

    Vanderbilt

    Commits: 9
    Points: 821
    Conference: SEC