VUcommodores' Year in Review

Dec. 30, 2012

2012 has been a banner year for Vanderbilt athletics. So what were the most popular stories and videos on Check out the following lists to see the news items that received the most traffic during the past year.

Top 10 Most Viewed Stories of 2012 on

1. Football: First look at 2012 uniforms

2. Men's Basketball: Vanderbilt takes out No. 1 Kentucky, claims SEC title

3. Football: Vanderbilt throttles Tennessee, 41-18

4. Football: Vanderbilt accepts invitation to Music City Bowl

5. Football: Panu's perseverance rewarded

6. Football: Franklin agrees to new contract

7. Football: Commodores rally to get win No. 6

8. Football: Vanderbilt announces 2012 schedule

9. Football: Vanderbilt rolls to eighth victory

10. Baseball: Vanderbilt stuns NC State, 9-8

Honorable Mention (not listed in top stories by sport graphic at top of page): General: VU's athletic success is unmatched; Men's Basketball: Historical day for Commodores in NBA Draft; Women's Basketball: Dores shoot past Tennessee; Football: Hillside seating coming to Vanderbilt Stadium; Women's Cross Country: VU headed back to NCAA Championships; Women's Golf: Dores advance to third straight national championship; Bowling: VU picked for final NCAA field

Top 10 Most Viewed VUcommodores Videos of 2012 on YouTube

1. Football: Vanderbilt walk-on Panu awarded scholarship - 393,194 views

2. Baseball: 2012 Dance-Off - 123,809

3. Football: Preseason Dance-Off (Herb Hand does The Worm) - 40,973

4. Football: Kicker Spear levels Tennessee returner - 32,322

5. Football: reVealed: Tennessee game - 26,678

6. Football: reVealed: Ole Miss game - 25,916

7. Football: Unveiling of Vanderbilt's new uniforms - 22,038

8. Football: Signing Day 2012 - 19,683

9. Football: ESPNU All Access - 17,684

10. Football: The Rise of the Commodores - 17,007

Honorable Mention: Baseball: Vanderbilt's Triple Steal; Women's Basketball: Foggie's 3 at the buzzer; Bowling: Hamilton shoots 300; Men's Basketball: Jenkins Career Highlights

Popular Features on

Joe Fisher: Witnessing Sned's championship run

Ryan Schulz: VU women's basketball refuses to lose behind large crowd

Rod Williamson: Stacy praises others for his feats

Chris Weinman, Commodore Nation: Hometown Heroes

Bill Traughber, Commodore History Corner: Price credits Vanderbilt for success

Brandon Barca: Ezeli reaches his destination

Honorable Mention: 60 Seasons of Memorial Magic; XL Years of Title IX; Gameday traditions grow rapidly

Five Most Viral Vanderbilt Athletics Facebook Posts

1. Nov. 17: "The one thing that Vanderbilt always does... is focus on being 1-0 this week." -- James Franklin on the Commodores' 41-18 rout of Tennessee

2. Nov. 10: Final: Vanderbilt 27, Ole Miss 26. Vanderbilt is bowl eligible!

3. Nov. 24: Six in a row! Vanderbilt's historic season continues as the Commodores pound Wake Forest, 55-21, to earn eight wins for the first time since 1982.

4. Nov. 10: Now that's a comeback!

5. Nov. 18: Anchor Down.

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