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Vanderbilt Football 2013 Preview: Position Primers

Vanderbilt heads into 2013 with high expectations after a nine-win season in 2012. Let's break down the Commodores position-by-position as a season-opening date with Ole Miss looms.

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Vanderbilt Football: Every Position, Broken Down

Vanderbilt opens their season on Thursday against SEC West rival Ole Miss. Here's a breakdown of every position on the Commodore roster and a look at who is primed to start when conference play starts up in three days.

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Vanderbilt Football 2013 Position Primers: Kicker

Carey Spear is one of the SEC's best and most accurate kickers. That's not what he's known for, though. GIFs ahead.

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Vanderbilt Football 2013 Position Primers: Safety

Vanderbilt's stout secondary includes a pair of experienced veterans at safety. Can Kenny Ladler and Javon Marshall give the Commodores the two-way play they need as the team's line of defense?

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Vandy Football 2013 Position Primers: Cornerback

Vanderbilt has a rich tradition of strong cornerback play, ranging from D.J. Moore to Myron Lewis to Casey Hayward in recent years. Can Andre Hal be the next Commodore to make Vandy's secondary a no-fly zone for opposing quarterbacks?

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Vandy Football 2013 Position Previews: Linebacker

Seniors Chase Garnham and Karl Butler will return to lead a talented young crop of defenders at linebacker. Darreon Herring and Jake Sealand will compete to fill Archibald Barnes's role as the third linebacker in Vanderbilt's 4-3 setup.

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Vandy Football 2013 Position Primer: Defensive End

Experienced veteran Walker May will team up with athletic sophomore Caleb Azubike and sack machine Kyle Woestmann to give Vanderbilt a dynamic trio of bookends to its defensive line. Can these three set the tone for Vandy's defense up front?

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Vanderbilt 2013 Position Primer: Defensive Tackle

Vanderbilt's run defense got a boost when senior DT Jared Morse was reinstated to the team this summer. He'll lead a talented, but inexperienced, group into battle this fall.

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Vanderbilt 2013 Position Primer: Offensive Line

Vanderbilt's offensive line has been a point of weakness in the past, but Herb Hand's boys have shown tremendous growth over the last two seasons. Can they block well enough to let new QB Austyn Carta-Samuels get comfortable in the pocket?

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Vandy Football 2013 Position Primer: Tight End

James Franklin has been heavily recruiting tight ends since arriving in Nashville, but none have been able to match Brandon Barden's production from 2011. Can Dillon van der Wal, Steven Scheu, and Kris Kentera emerge as reliable targets in 2013?

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Vandy Football 2013 Position Primer: Running Back

Zac Stacy left Vanderbilt as the greatest tailback in school history. Can Wesley Tate, Brian Kimbrow, and Jerron Seymour fill his shoes and provide some balance to the Commodore offense?

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Vandy Football Position Primer: Quarterback

Jordan Rodgers left some big shoes to fill, but a well stocked quarterback cupboard should keep the Vanderbilt offense humming. Austyn Carta-Samuels looks like a safe bet to be the starter in 2013, but Patton Robinette, Josh Grady, and Johnny McCrary will press him for playing time.

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Vandy Football Position Primer: Wide Receiver

Vanderbilt will break in a new starting quarterback in 2013, but whether it's Austyn Carta-Samuels or Patton Robinette, he'll have a dynamite duo to sling passes to. The Commodores may have the best receiving combination in the NCAA with Jordan Matthews and Chris Boyd anchoring this offense.

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