Posts Tagged ‘Vanderbilt Commodores’

BBVA Compass Bowl Scouting Preview

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Jeff Risdon

It’s not a marquee bowl for this time of year, but this game features some young up-and-coming programs in Houston and Vanderbilt.

Unfortunately for the Commodores, they will be without their starting QB as Austyn Carta-Samuels blew out his knee in the win over Georgia. This was already a defensive-oriented matchup, and Carta-Samuel’s injury makes it even more of one.

The top NFL prospect for Houston in this game isn’t draft-eligible in 2014, but keep an eye on wideout Deontay Greenberry. No. 3 is pretty easy to spot at 6’3” and with a purported 42” vertical. True freshman QB John O’Korn played well beyond his years too. (more…)

Vanderbilt/Ole Miss Primer

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Donte Monrief is someone Lions fans should watch closely this season (Photo courtesy

Darren Page, DLD Lead Scout

Don’t turn your dials at the conclusion of North Carolina and South Carolina, because the Vanderbilt and Ole Miss matchup has NFL talent on display and is sure to produce some fireworks.  These two squared off last season in Oxford, with Vanderbilt scoring the game-winning touchdown in the final minute to escape with a 27-26 victory.  The Commodores overcame a 17 point deficit in the second half to top Ole Miss in that November bout.  Both dark horse SEC teams will look to get their 2013 campaigns off on the right foot. (more…)

Potential Lions in the Music City Bowl

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Mike Glennon is one of most polarizing prospects of the year

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor
North Carolina State takes on Vanderbilt in the first game on New Year’s Eve. The Wolfpack feature several players who will be drafted, while the Commodores have a couple of under-the-radar players that bear watching.

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