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2016 Schedule
6-7, 5th in SEC - East
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Vandy swaps role for OLB coach fighting cancer

Vanderbilt assistant coach Osia Lewis will move into a new role with the team to focus on cancer treatment, Commodores head coach Derek Mason announced Tuesday.

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12dEdward Aschoff

Instant-impact recruit: Vanderbilt Commodores

A team can never have enough pass-rushers, so Vanderbilt has brought in Dayo Odeyingbo to join his older brother in bolstering the defense.

Roundtable Discussion: Dealing with Athletes That Protest (8:57)
Trailer: Black Athletic Roundtable Discussion (2:30)
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SEC recruits well top to bottom

South Carolina and Mississippi State landed top-25 classes, but that was only good enough to place eighth and ninth in the SEC.

NSD is the first day of the next chapter (1:15)
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20dESPN RecruitingNation

Grading the 2017 SEC recruiting classes

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Alabama finished with the nation's best class and the SEC dominated on the recruiting trail.

Vandy's 2017 class is 'exactly what Dores needed' (3:40)
Who to watch out for in Vandy's signing class (1:11)
Hat hype: Finding the perfect fit (1:37)
Why is National Signing Day so important? (0:44)

SEC country loaded with talent

Slightly more than half of the players listed among the ESPN 300 for 2017 reside in the SEC footbprint. The ACC is the only other conference with more than one quarter of those prospects in their backyard.

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26dGreg Ostendorf

Vanderbilt's biggest strength: Running back

With school rushing leader Ralph Webb set to return for his senior season and a solid group behind him, Vandy looks solid at running back in 2017.

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