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6-3 / 235
Commodores hold 59-play scrimmage in stadium Saturday night
Squad primed for second scrimmage
New-look linebacker corp ready to anchor defense
Mason pleased with energy at first practice
Unit returns four players who started on defense a year ago
Vanderbilt vs. Alabama A&M on Sept. 9, 2017 - Photos by Joe Howell and John Russell
Vanderbilt's football team and police department joined in a walk of solidarity to the Commodores' first preseason practice.
Mintze did not play as a true freshman... Missed most of fall practice due to a leg injury.
Senior captain... Two-year defensive starter for Philadelphia public school power... As senior DE/LB, helped Panthers to 15-0 overall mark and PIAA 3A state championship, becoming city’s first public league team to claim state title... Registered 14 QB sacks and 23 tackles for loss among more than 53 tackles during undefeated season, earning 3A All-State and All-Metro honors... Started as junior, but missed much of Imhotep’s push to 3A playoffs due to injury... Transferred to Imhotep from West Catholic after sophomore season... Invited to play in postseason Big 33 Football Classic... National Honor Society member.
Andre Rasheen Mintze... Born Sept. 10, 1998... Son of Andre and Catrina Mintze... Has two sisters, Awtum and Alycia... Dad is a barber; mom is an associate client representative... Plans to pursue business-related major.