Torren McGaster - 5


Daphne, Ala.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 192


Torren McGaster


Defense controls first Commodore scrimmage in stadium

Unit limits offense to lone score, forces two turnovers


Commodores stage final prep for Saturday scrimmage in stadium

First scrimmage will be open to the public, with gates open at 9:15 am


Commodores return to the practice field Monday

Vanderbilt held its second two-a-day practice


Vanderbilt Spring Practice - March 18, 2014 (Howell)


BBVA Compass Bowl Practice at Hoover HS (Jan. 1, 2014)


Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss (Russell)

Vanderbilt opened its football season against Ole Miss on August 29, 2013. (John Russell)

McGaster played in all 13 games, and earned a start in the secondary at cornerback against Texas A&M... Finished the year with 10 solo tackles, 15 total tackles and a fumble recovery... Contributed pair of tackles against UMass, UAB, Missouri, Texas A&M and Wake Forest... Fumble recovery came in win over nationally ranked Georgia.

Though McGaster never played as a true freshman, he received valuable practice time working frequently with the team's travel roster... Displayed plenty of coverage skills and nose for the football during fall practices.

High School
Two-year starter in defensive secondary for one of Alabama's top 6A programs... Three-year letterwinner... As senior, posted 37 tackles, two interceptions, seven passes defended, four fumble recoveries as DB for 10-2 Trojans squad that reached second round of state playoffs... Returned four kickoffs for TDs as senior, and notched six career return TDs... Also blocked three punts... As junior, posted 29 tackles, two INTs and nine passes defended, helping Daphne to 15-0 mark and 2010 6A state title... Two-time All-Region recipient.

Torren McGaster... Son of Alane Perdue and Robert McGaster... Born on May 25, 1993... Mom works with Daphne school system; dad is self-employed... One of six siblings: two brothers, Jonathan and Johnnie; and three sisters, Amber, Fredrika and Nastisa .

Career Highs
Solo Tackles: 2, vs. UAB, 9/28/2013
Total Tackles: 2 (5x), most recently vs. Wake Forest, 11/30/2013

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