We’re 72 days away from Vanderbilt football’s scheduled season opener against Mercer. #72 for the Commodores is offensive lineman Dan Dawkins. The 6’3”, 305-pound redshirt sophomore from Staten Island came in as one of the top center prospects in the country but has yet to earn a start in two years on campus, though he did play in all 12 games in 2019.
Optional Musical Accompaniment
Here’s a site that predicts Vanderbilt will go 2-10 this season. Question for the commentariat: would you prefer football to be played and Vanderbilt to go 2-10, or football to not be played?
A bit more of a response from Susan Wente and Candice Storey Lee to the recent sexual assault allegations involving the football team. That’s better than the initial response, though we’re still not hearing much of an explanation about what actually happened in 2018.
Updated: When are sports coming back?
lol kill me now
Having talked to several high ranking college administrators today, it’s clear that the next 4 weeks is the most important 4 weeks the sport of college football has faced in over 100 years— Peter Burns (@PeterBurnsESPN) June 24, 2020
Luckily there is still time to adjust & change behaviors but the clock is ticking.
Actual Sports on TV
Just a couple of Premier League matches — Burnley v. Watford at noon CT, Chelsea v. Manchester City at 2:15 PM CT — and golf, the Travelers Championship from Connecticut, starting at 2 PM CT on the Golf Channel.