The upcoming bowl games provide the Southeastern Conference a chance at redemption. A league that prides itself as the nation's strongest has only one team - No. 1 Alabama - ranked higher than 17th in the Top 25 . The SEC went just 6-8 in nonconference games against other Power Five teams during
The Vanderbilt Commodores have been a work in progress ever since Derek Mason was hired as the team's head coach in January 2014, but a 6-6 regular season punctuated by a couple of wins over SEC foes reportedly has the third-year boss primed for a raise. Continue for updates. Latest on Mason'
Vanderbilt center Barrett Gouger knows how he'd like to see Ralph Webb become the Commodores' all-time leading rusher: Break off a 28-yard run and get it over with quickly. The way No. 24 Tennessee has defended the run lately, that could come on Webb's first carry. Not that the Commodores