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6-0 / 205
Commodores hold 59-play scrimmage in stadium Saturday night
Team to stage first preseason practice in full gear Friday
Mason pleased with team's energy, effort early in camp
Five starters, nine letterwinners back in veteran-laden unit
Commodores impress in featured practice of Spring Ball
Photos by Joe Howell
Photos by John Russell
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.
Rector participated in three games as a sophomore safety and special teams contributor... Registered tackles in early-season games against South Carolina and Georgia Tech... Also saw action against Florida.
Rector saw action in nine games at a true freshman, participating as a reserve safety and special teams contributor... Punt block late in Kentucky was key special teams play in eventual win over Wildcats... Earned assisted tackles against South Carolina and Kentucky.
Senior captain, three-year starter in secondary for Nashville private school... Started at CB as sophomore, then moved to safety prior to junior season... As senior, registered 56 tackles, three interceptions and three forced fumbles in six games prior to suffering injury... Earned Division II first-team All-State DB honors from sportswriters as senior... Also played WR/RB as senior... As junior, recorded 38 tackles, six INTs and five defensed passes.
Andrew Hardisen Rector... Born Jan. 25, 1997 in Nashville... Son of Steve and Suzanne Rector... Working on a degree in Human and Organizational Development... Oldest of three siblings: a sister, Ally, and a brother, Wyatt... Dad works in health care administration... Dad played collegiately at Western Kentucky.