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Football: Franklin announces initial hires (VUcommodores.com)
"I'm extremely pleased to make this announcement today," Franklin said. "All of these coaches want to be part of something really special. When I called, many of them said yes without even talking about money and titles. They simply want to help turn this program into a success."
COMMODORES AROUND THE WEB
Football: Commodores' football staff has 'chemistry' (Tennessean)
Football: Hand matches enthusiasm of new staff (City Paper)
"I believe in Coach Franklin and the vision he has for the program, the excitement he has generated," Hand said. "I want to be a part of it."Football: New year, new coach call for shift in mentality (InsideVandy.com)
Football: Franklin taps ties in filling offensive staff (Associated Press)
Football: Franklin unveils his offensive staff (ESPN.com)
Men's Basketball: Commodores are set at center (Tennessean)
Men's Basketball: VU has little concern for Vols' current struggles (City Paper)
Men's Basketball: Jenkins 'a tough cover' from 3-point arc (Knoxville News-Sentinel)
"You better make (Jenkins) put it on the floor. Because if you're late you're gonna get nailed," UT coach Bruce Pearl said. "But Vanderbilt's offense does not allow you to take one guy and just put him on (Jenkins). Their offense is too good.''Men's Basketball: Commodores head to Knoxville (InsideVandy.com)
Men's Basketball: All about the SEC: Vandy dandy (YahooSports.com)
Men's Basketball: SEC East makes picking champion difficult (CBSsports.com)
Men's Basketball: Festus Ezeli is big for Vandy (Times Free Press)
IN THE PROS
NFL: Bears and Hawks: Cutler's role (ESPN.com)
"I'm probably not the first quarterback that hasn't been to the playoffs in the first five years," Cutler said, "and I probably won't be the last. We're in a good situation now. We've just got to take advantage of it."
Football: Franklin quotes on staff additions
Football: Thursday Q&A with Coach Franklin
Women's Basketball: Vanderbilt 82, Alabama 66
"I think we were ready tonight," Head Coach Melanie Balcomb said. "We had paid the price before on the road and didn't want that to happen again, and I felt like this was the right timing for us to get our first SEC win on the road."
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Paul McCartney - Put It There
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