New Market, Ala.
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6-1 / 235
Commodores gain bowl eligibility behind a career-high 416 passing yards from Kyle Shurmur
Vanderbilt 45, Tennessee 34
Vols venture to West End for 'Dores' regular-season finale
Vanderbilt defense prepping for visiting Rebels
Commodores unable to overcome 19-point Tigers' lead
Vanderbilt football vs. Tennessee. Photos by John Russell (11/26/16)
Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss on Nov. 19, 2016.
Photos from Vanderbilt @ Missouri on November 12, 2016.
Vanderbilt traveled to Missouri to take on the Tigers on Saturday.
Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee State (10-22-16)
• 2015 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
As a first-year contributor on offense, Blasingame played a key role in diversifying the Commodore attack... After moving from linebacker to running back in spring drills, Blasingame played in every game at running back and on special team return units... His presence gave the 'Dore backfield a inside-the-tackles power back to go with three-year standout Ralph Webb... Blasingame finished the regular season second behind Webb with 447 rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns... He also contributed four receptions... Blasingame impressed in the opener, rushing for 68 yards and a score against South Carolina... Later in the year, he produced career highs with 100 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns vs. Tennessee State... Notched two rushing scores in victory over MTSU, and added scores in SEC games against Georgia, Tennessee and Missouri... Blasingame also contributed at least five rush attempts in 11 of 12 games, including a high of 15 carries against South Carolina... A workout warrior, Blasingame also received the coaches' postseason Lifter of the Year Award.
Blasingame played in 11 games, contributing at inside linebacker and on special teams... Missed the victory over Kentucky with minor injury... Earned first career start at Ole Miss... Finished the year with 13 total tackles, including eight solo stops... Posted career high with three tackles in win over Austin Peay... Registered tackles in six straight midseason games.
Blasingame did not see action as a true freshman... Impressed as a scout team safety during fall practices and continued to add strength in the weight room.
Two-year captain and two-way starter... As senior, posted 64 solo tackles and pair of INTs as safety for 6-5 Bucks' squad that advanced to 6A state playoffs... Also rushed for 966 yards and 10 TDs... Earned Second Team All-State DB and All-Tennessee Valley DB honors.. Started at cornerback during junior and sophomore seasons... Also lettered as sprinter-jumper in track & field and on baseball squad... Served as school ambassador and member of National Honor Society.
Khari Thomas Blasingame... Undeclared Major... Born July 1, 1996... Son of Stanley and Tara Blasingame... Has an older sister, Camara... Dad is an engineer; mom is a podiatric surgeon... Mom is related to U.S. gold medal sprinter Evelyn Ashford... Plays the saxophone.
Rushing Yards: 100, vs. Tennessee State, 10/22/2016
Rush Attempts: 15, vs. South Carolina, 9/1/2016
Rushing Touchdowns: 3, vs. Tennessee State, 10/22/2016