College football season is only two days away, and that means that year two of the James Franklin era is nearly upon us. The Commodores will start their season with a chance to avenge a 21-3 loss at the hands of South Carolina, and you can be sure that the team has been studying tape in order to avoid an embarrassment to start 2012. Despite intercepting Stephen Garcia four times that game, Vanderbilt was held to just 77 yards of offense in a contest that was more closely related to the Robbie Caldwell era than anything else Franklin and his crew have done in Nashville.
We may not have access to the scouting reports and gametape that the Vandy staff do, but we do have an important ace in the hole to help the fans prepare for Thursday's showdown. The good chaps at Garnet and Black Attack were kind enough to run through a whole set of previews with us for the season opener. Today, we'll break down some questions with site manager Gamecock Man in a home-and-home Q&A series. His responses are below, while you can find my side of things over at GaBA here: