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6-6 / 316
Commodores return from Spring Break with a strong showing at Spring Practice on Monday
Several receivers impress during full-gear session
Unit features five starters, eight letterwinners back from year ago
Florida 9, Vanderbilt 7
Freshmen and first-year transfers eligible for recognition
Vanderbilt vs. NC State in the Camping World Independence Bowl.
Vanderbilt football vs. Tennessee. Photos by John Russell (11/26/16)
Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss on Nov. 19, 2016.
Vanderbilt at Kentucky on Oct. 8, 2016.
• 2015 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
Granier became the team's top reserve offensive lineman while playing through injuries for much of the year... Granier participated in nine games, seeing most of his snaps at guard though also contributing at tackle... After missing four midseason games with injury, Granier returned returned to play his best football late in the season, helping an impressive Commodore line dominate in home SEC victories over Ole Miss and Tennessee... Also played extensive minutes vs. NC State in Camping World Independence Bowl... Grainer and the line helped Vanderbilt's offense improve in nearly every stat category from a year ago, including points, first downs and total yards, and rank second in the NCAA in red-zone efficiency.
Granier's participation on the offensive front increase substantially as the season endured... After making first career appearance at midseason against Missouri, Granier played in the final six games... Earned three starts at right tackle, with first career start coming against talented Florida front line... Contributed six pancake blocks while participating in 192 total snaps.
Granier did not see action as a true freshman... Participated as offensive lineman on scout teams during fall practices while improving overall strength in the weight room.
Senior captain... Two-year starting left tackle for school located 75 miles south of New Orleans... Produced nearly 90 pancake blocks as senior, earning honorable mention 5A All-State and All-Region honors... Participated in postseason Louisiana State Farm Prep All-Star Classic... As junior, helped Tarponsto 9-1 mark and state playoffs... Also lettered as thrower in track & field... Member of school's National Honor Society and Future Farmers of America chapter.
Bailey Paul Granier... Undeclared Major... Born June 13, 1996... Son of Stephen and Stella Granier... Has a younger sister, Abby... Dad is a commercial fisherman; mom works as a nurse.