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2018 Schedule
0-0, 1st in SEC - East
Past experiences shaping Mason's coaching style (2:25)
Shurmur a sure thing at Vandy (0:55)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Community activist John Pointer, who played LB at Vanderbilt & for Green Bay, presented an NFL Foundation Social Justice Grant Thu. to "Build & Learn," a Tenn. non-profit that assists military vets, ex-convicts & the under-served with job readiness.

Commodores leaning on their experience (3:12)
SEC faces challenges with success (1:56)
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95dMark Schlabach

Former longtime SEC commish Slive dies at 77

Former SEC commissioner Mike Slive, who led the league to unprecedented success both on and off the field and managed its growth from a regional conference to national giant during his 13-year tenure, died Wednesday at age 77.

Mason feels Vandy is ready for 'ambitious schedule' (4:26)

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Didn't love the film on Vanderbilt OLB Oren Burks, but he tested off-the-charts at the NFL combine. Burks ran in the 4.5 range at 6-foot-3, 233 pounds, and he posted a 6.82 three-cone time. Burks has upside as a Nickel LB in Green Bay given his athletic traits.

Mason, Vanderbilt excited about upcoming season (3:35)
Highlights from Vanderbilt's pro day (4:40)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Georgia has hired Cortez Hankton as its new wide receivers coach and brought back Scott Fountain, who served as a special teams analyst last season before leaving recently to become special teams coordinator at Mississippi State. Hankton spent the past three years as Vanderbilt's receivers coach. Coach Kirby Smart said some roles for the staff likely will be shuffled in the coming weeks.

Mason: We're growing this program (4:52)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Hearing former Texas A&M receivers coach Aaron Moorehead is a strong candidate to join Vanderbilt's staff in the same capacity. Moorehead worked as a graduate assistant at Stanford while Vandy coach Derek Mason was defensive coordinator there.

SEC gives back with Allstate AFCA Good Works team (3:01)
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Midterm football recruiting class grades

The first early signing period is in the books. With almost seven weeks until national signing day, some grades are incomplete, but here's how teams have fared.

Commodores looking for players that fit their program (3:57)
Food plays integral role in recruiting (3:49)
Openshaw making impact serving others (3:40)

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

If Jeremy Pruitt finalizes a deal with Tennessee, the SEC East coaching roster will consist of Florida's Dan Mullen and six former defensive coordinators. Three of them -- Georgia's Kirby Smart, South Carolina's Will Muschamp and Pruitt -- worked under Alabama's Nick Saban.

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