Jim Arnold, Vanderbilt punting legend, joins the pod to discuss his playing career on West End, his recruitment to Vandy, the historical 1982 season, Coach Lea changing the culture, Candice Lea working to revamp the athletic department, and the future of Commodore football.
Bruno Reagan, former Vanderbilt OL from 2014-2018 under Coach Mason, joins the pod to discuss the implementation of NIL by the NCAA, how it will impact college athletics, how Vandy can take advantage of these opportunities, Scotty Pippen's NIL potential, and a preview of the 2021 football season under Coach Lea.
Ron Bargatze, a former Vanderbilt Basketball coach under Roy Skinner in the 70s, joins the pod to discuss Scotty Pippen Jr. returning to Vanderbilt, how the recent NIL developments might have played into his decision, the impact of NIL on college athletics in the future, and expectations for Vandy Hoops now that Pippen has decided to return.
Mitch Light, Senior College Football Editor at The Athletic, joins the pod to recap Vandy's loss to Mississippi State in the CWS Finals, discuss the atmosphere in Omaha, what he'll remember most about this team, Rocker and Leiter's MLB Draft projections, how the experience from this season will translate to next season, and put a blanket statement on the 2021 VandyBoys.
Andrew Allegretta, Vanderbilt's Director of Radio Broadcasting, joins the pod to discuss his new role with Vanderbilt Athletics, Vandy's walk-off wild pitch vs. Stanford, playing in quicksand the first four innings, the biggest moment during the comeback, and preview NC State on Friday.
Will Byrum solo hosts a jam packed Episode 91 of TDR with a lot to discuss, including: Vanderbilt's performance in Omaha so far, tonight's matchup against Stanford at 6pm, Tennessee's performance in Omaha and Tony Vitello's contract rumors, and the supreme court's ruling in favor of student-athletes and the broad reaching and long term effects it could have on the landscape of college athletics
Brooks Webb, the General Manager of Vanderbilt Baseball, rejoins the podcast to recap the Super Regional vs. ECU, discuss Rocker and Leiter's performances, CJ Rodriguez's clutch hitting, this young team finding new ways to win, preview the matchup with Arizona on Saturday night, and information for fans on the Omaha send-off tomorrow
Peter Burns, SEC Network studio host, joins the pod to discuss the entertainment factor with SEC Baseball, Vandy-Georgia Tech thriller, watching Rocker and Leiter in the postseason, around the SEC, how many SEC teams could advance to Omaha, Mainieri Magic in Knoxville, and his plea to get the TDR boys to Omaha
Kevin Ingram, the Play-by-Play broadcaster for Vanderbilt Baseball, joins the pod to discuss his excitement heading into regional weekend, glance at each team coming to Nashville, Carter Young and Ethan Smith's health, College Baseball tournament format, bottom of VandyBoys lineup, and how Vandy stacks up with Arkansas, Texas, & Tennessee.
Willy Daunic, TV Play-by-Play Broadcaster for the Nashville Predators, joins the pod to recap Vandy's performance in Hoover last week, Christian Little's outing on Wednesday night, Rocker's struggles against the Hogs, Corbin reuniting with Presbyterian in the Nashville Regional, a potential Super Regional matchup with East Carolina, Carter Young's status, and how far this year's group may go.
Max Herz, Vanderbilt Baseball Play-by-Play Broadcaster for ESPN plus, joins the pod to recap the Kentucky series, discuss atmosphere at The Hawk, dive into the SEC Tournament implications, Corbin's decision to go with Christian Little on Wednesday night in Hoover, his predicted winner of the tournament, Troy Laneve's hot streak, Carter Young and Ethan Smith's status, and the VandyBoys being built for postseason baseball.
Brooks Webb, Vanderbilt Baseball's General Manager and Chief of Staff, joins the pod to discuss his role with the VandyBoys, how the brand has grown on social media over the years, this past weekend in Oxford, Nikhazy's performance on Friday, Leiter's return to the mound, and the type around West End for a PACKED Hawkins Field this weekend.
Ben Mintz, aka Mintzy, from Barstool Sports, joins the pod to preview the Vandy-Ole Miss series in Oxford, Gunnar Hoglund's injury, Rebels' offensive expectations, 1-2 punch of Rocker-Leiter, Barstool's College Baseball coverage, and gets the blood flowing with a motivational speech ahead of this weekend's series.
Mitch Light, College Football Writer at The Athletic, joins the pod to discuss his impressions of the VandyBoys to this point, sneak peek of Ole Miss this weekend, Gunnar Hoglund OUT, Jack Leiter's performance so far, and assessing the potential of the 2021 Commodores.
Robbie Weinstein, who covers Vanderbilt for 247 Sports, joins the pod to discuss the VandyBoys' recent struggles against Florida and Louisville, preview this weekend's series vs. Alabama, dive into Jack Leiter's "home run" issue, lack of experience, Shane Dezonie committing, and Damany Hendrix leaving for San Jose State.
On Episode 81 of The Dore Report presented by Alloco Finewood Floors, TDR staff writer and content creator Jacob Scholl joins Will Byrum as Billy Derrick is unable to join this week. All 3 major sports are covered, and a variety of topics including:
Donovan Kaufman transfers
Dylan Disu transfers
Ed Conroy and Michael Curry join Stackhouse’s staff
Capacity Restrictions lifted in Nashville beginning May 14th
Vandy-Miss St Recap
VandyBoys Take On Florida
Anchor Down and Let's Ride
Adam Sparks, Vanderbilt Beat Writer for The Tennessean, joins the pod to discuss the VandyBoys series win in Knoxville, Tim Corbin's postgame comments aimed at Mayor Cooper, his concerns (if any) with this team after the weekend, comparing Carter Young and Dansby Swanson, spring game thoughts, and Stackhouse snagging three transfers.
Mike Rooney, College Baseball Analyst at D1Baseball.com, joins the pod to discuss the Vandy-Tennessee in Knoxville this weekend, Vols trying to beat Vandy in a series for the 1st time since 2016, Tony Vitello's culture on Rocky Top, Tennessee's WILD student section behind 1st base, expectations from Kumar Rocker after UGA, and a look at the top teams in the SEC.
Barton Simmons, the General Manager of Vanderbilt Football, joined the pod to discuss his unique relationship with Coach Lea, making the transition from 247 Sports to a general manager role in the SEC, Coach Lea's message throughout Spring Ball, vision for the 2022 recruiting class, recruiting pitch, and a strong message to Vandy fans.
Ingle Martin (Head Football Coach at CPA) and Nate Morrow (Headmaster at CPA) join the pod to discuss Langston Patterson's decision to commit to Vandy, how Patterson fits the culture Coach Lea is building, Langston vs. Kane (his older brother), Clark Lea's potential on West End, Vandy's recruiting pitch, and Barton Simmons joining the staff.
Kevin Ingram, radio host and play-by-play announcer on the Vanderbilt Sports Network, joins the pod to discuss his perspective in the booth at Hawkins Field, Jack Leiter's no-hitter vs. South Carolina on Saturday, Rocker and Leiter's potential in the MLB, Enrique Bradfield's blazing speed, Carter Young's versatility, Brooks Webb's role with the VandyBoys, how this team stacks up versus Arkansas and Mississippi State, and the Tim Corbin footprint on Clark Lea's football program on West End.
Earl Bennett, Vanderbilt's Director of Player Development and former legendary Commodore receiver, joins the pod to discuss his decision to join Coach Lea's staff at Vandy, comparing his time on West End to now, his message to Vandy fans, the culture being created by Coach Lea and staff, catching Cutler's pass on a slant route to beat Tennessee in 2005, playing with Cutler, and describes the #ComeGetDeveloped hashtag.
Blake Lovell, assistant editor for Blue Ribbon Yearbook and covers the SEC for the 14, joins the podcast to discuss the upcoming SEC tournament and March Madness. We also discuss Clark Lea's continuously growing staff, the VandyBoys continued consistency and success, and give a recap of Vanderbilt MBB's regular season as well as SEC tournament betting odds. Let's Ride
Max Herz, Play-by-Play Broadcaster for Vanderbilt Baseball, joins the pod to discuss broadcasting the VandyBoys, finding the right lineup combinations, pitching depth, memories of CWS victory over Louisville in 2019, inside access to the "bunker", and talks about the potential of this year's team.
In this episode of The Dore Report, there's no special guest but, Billy and Will dive into the Dores loss to Alabama last Saturday, preview tomorrow night's Dores/Vols showdown in Memorial Gym, recap the VandyBoys doubleheader vs. Wright State, and marvel over Kumar Rocker and Jack Leiter.
Chad Bishop, from the athletic communications department at Vanderbilt, joins the pod to discuss the changes he's witnessed within the athletic department on West End, Candice Lee's determination thus far, Daniel Diermeier's vision for athletics, Clark Lea's commitment to winning, former Commodores coming home, Cats-Dores tonight at Memorial, and gives a VandyBoys season preview.
Craig Haubert, ESPN's National CFB Recruiting Coordinator, joined the pod to discuss challenges covering high school athletes throughout pandemic, making the switch from coaching to analyzing football, the star rating system, Vandy's ability tor retain 2021 class despite adversity, Clark Lea adding Barton Simmons to staff as General Manager, and headlines from national signing day.
Tommy McClelland, the Deputy Athletic Director at Vanderbilt, joins the pod to discuss his role in the athletic department, adjusting to the transition from Louisiana Tech to Vandy, the beginning of the Clark Lea era, the future of gamedays at Vanderbilt Stadium, his message to Commodore Nation, and an update on the football locker room renovation.
Chris Low, Senior College Football Writer at ESPN.com, joins the pod to discuss his initial thoughts on Clark Lea coming home, hurdles in front of Coach Lea and his staff, Barton Simmons working as the General Manager, comparing Lea at Vandy and Heupel at Tennessee, SEC schedule release today, and similarities between Lea at Vandy and Fitzgerald at Northwestern.
Mitch Light, the College Football editor for The Athletic, joins the pod to discuss Clark Lea's hires so far, gives an explanation on why the OC hiring is taking longer than usual, Lea's pull on high profile coaches in both CFB and NFL, thoughts on year 2 under Coach Stackhouse, MBB's lack of talent, and is Scotty Pippen a pro?
Jim Wyatt, a lifelong Vandy fan and TitansOnline.com Writer, joins the pod to discuss a disappointing end for the Titans, Vandy hoops shooting woes, getting back to relevance in the SEC, the Clark Lea hire, assistant coaches, future of Commodore football, and expectations for Clark's first season.
Jack Gentry, writer for A to Z Sports and host of The Titan Up Podcast joins the pod to discuss his allegiance to Vandy despite attending Ole Miss, his fondest memories growing up a Vandy fan, his belief in Coach Stackhouse, the team's shooting woes this season, bringing lights out shooting back to Memorial, Clark Lea's potential on West End, Lee and Diermeier's commitment, and the 2021 VandyBoys.
On today's episode of The Dore Report powered by Allocco Hardwood Flooring, Billy and Will discuss another heartbreaking loss at Rupp Arena, Jordan Wright's emergence, Disu's improvement, Clark Lea hires strength coach, Derek Mason lands at Auburn, and a sneak peak at next week's big guest.
Blake Lovell, the assistant editor for the Blue Ribbon college basketball yearbook, joins the pod to discuss how college basketball has pushed through a tough start to the season, Vandy struggling in SEC opener vs. Florida, Stackhouse's potential in regards to recruiting, comparing Stallings and Stackhouse's early coaching tenures, quick Kentucky-Vandy preview, and Blake's thoughts on the hiring of Clark Lea.
Ron Bargatze, a former Vanderbilt basketball assistant under Roy Skinner in the 70s, joins the pod to discuss his love of basketball, his coaching career at Vandy, Tennessee Tech, and Belmont among others, transition from the high school level to college, his opinion on year 2 under Coach Stackhouse, bringing the Magic back to Memorial, and his experience broadcasting college basketball.
Kevin Ingram, the current radio broadcaster for Vanderbilt men's basketball, joined the pod to recap Vandy's 20 point loss at Davidson, finding a third scorer behind Pippen and Disu, improvements that mus be made heading into SEC play, impressions on the Clark Lea hire, and gives a Bobby Johnson impersonation.
Willy Daunic, Nashville Predators play-by-play announcer on FOX Sports TN, joins the pod to discuss Clark Lea's introductory press conference, his thoughts on Lea's potential on West End, facility upgrades, how Lea's relationship played a role in his decision to say "yes" to Vanderbilt, the challenge ahead for Coach Lea with multitude of opt-outs and transfers, MBB's 59-50 victory over Radford, and ahe gives the ceiling for Vandy MBB in SEC play.
Bryan Driskell, publisher at Irish Breakdown, joins the pod to discuss his reaction to Clark Lea coming home to coach at Vandy, his experience covering Coach Lea, his recruiting style, his impact on Notre Dame players, and the potential of his hiring being a distraction to the team against Clemson on Saturday.
On this episode of the pod, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum discuss the hiring of Clark Lea (Notre Dame DC) as the 29th head football coach at Vandy. The men's basketball victory over MS Valley State, the 42-17 loss at home to Tennessee, and the cancellation of the Georgia game are also touched on.
Connor Knapp (aka BIG T), digital content creator at Barstool Sports, joins the pod to preview Vandy-Tennessee (4pm ET/SEC Network), assess the state of Tennessee football, the vibe around Knoxville, Jeremy Pruitt's future, Harrison Bailey and JT Shrout at quarterback, the Vandy-UT rivalry, Vol fans' renewed hatred for Vandy, keys to the game, and a game prediction.
Watson Brown, former Vanderbilt football coach, joins the podcast to discuss his football pedigree, playing football at Vanderbilt in the 70s, Jamey Chadwell's potential in the SEC, Clark Lea's reputation in Nashville, Jeff Fisher's interest in Vandy, Daniel Diermeier and Candice Lee finding the "right fit", rivalry week vs. Tennessee, and the state of Vandy hoops under Coach Stackhouse.
Dare Odeyingbo, former Vanderbilt defensive lineman, joins the pod to discuss the reaction to Sarah Fuller's appearance at Mizzou, college football's culture of "opting out", Dayo Odeyingbo's potential landing spot in the NFL Draft, status of the program, playing Tennessee and Georgia, next head coach, and the beloved "Mama O".
Barton Simmons, the Director of Scouting at 247 Sports, joins the pod to discuss potential Vandy coaching candidates, his first coach to call, comparing Will Healy vs. Clark Lea, state of the program, and Sarah Fuller making history after 41-0 beatdown at Mizzou.
Bruno Reagan, former Vandy lineman and current journalist at VandySports.com, joins the pod to discuss the firing of Derek Mason, his experience playing under Mason, beating Tennessee 3 years in a row, potential coaching candidates, the state of the program, and much more.
On Episode 51 of The Dore Report, our host Billy Derrick was unable to record due to scheduling conflicts. Will Byrum, alongside Jacob Scholl, discuss Vanderbilt's season opener vs. Valparaiso, a big time commitment for Vanderbilt Football, preview Vanderbilt Missouri, and discuss Sarah Fuller possibly becoming the first woman to take a snap in an FBS or FCS college football game and the possible distraction associated with that alongside other issues in the Vanderbilt football program.
On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap the Florida loss, Ken Seals' development, Chris Pierce doing Chris Pierce things, Tennessee game postponed, Dimitri Moore entering the transfer portal, Vandy women's soccer player Sarah Fuller practicing w/ the football team, and a MBB vs. Valpo preview.
David Waters, aka Gator Dave from Gators Breakdown, joins the pod to preview Vandy-Florida (Noon ET/ESPN), discuss Kyle Pitts' nose injury, Kyle Trask's historic season, Gators' mediocre defense, Vandy-Florida hatred, Vegas odds, and gives his prediction.
On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum give their reactions to the 38-35 loss at Kentucky, discuss Candice Lee's tweet regarding families of players in attendance at Vanderbilt Stadium, the potential of students inside Memorial Gym this season, and where Aaron Nesmith could land in tomorrow night's NBA Draft.
Adam Sparks, Vanderbilt beat writer for The Tennessean joins the pod to preview Vandy-Kentucky (Noon ET/SEC Network), discuss Vandy's opt-outs and transfers, Kentucky's mindset going into Saturday's game, Vandy's keys to victory, stopping the Cats running game, sneak peak of year two under Stack, and a UK game prediction.
On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum give their reactions to the Mississippi State loss and discuss Issac McBride becoming officially eligible for the 2020-21 basketball season.
Robbie Faulk, Mississippi State beat writer for 247 Sports and Starkville Daily, joins the pod to preview Vanderbilt-Mississippi State (3:30pm ET/SEC Network), discuss Mike Leach's early struggles in Starkville, KJ Costello's concussion, freshman QB Will Rogers making the start, key players to watch, vegas odds, and game prediction.
Jake Evans, host of The Flagship Football Show and senior writer for The Rebel Walk, joins the pod to preview Vanderbilt-Ole Miss (4pm ET/ SEC Network), discuss the vibe around Oxford regarding the Lane Train, the infamous 25,000 pennies tweet, Kiffin's approach to Vandy game, the defensive struggles in Oxford, the atmosphere in Music City, Vegas betting odds, and gives a game prediction.
Chris Lee, founder of VandySports.com, joins the pod to discuss the timetable on the new football locker room, Candice Lee's strategic plan, Ken Seals' potential, the black and gold world series, VandyBoys in the pros, Vandy MBB practice underway, and the Legends Classic at Mohegan Sun.
Mitchell Forde, Missouri beat writer for PowerMizzou.com, joins the pod to discuss the postponement of the Vandy-Mizzou game that was set for Saturday night in CoMo, Vandy's bus company informing Eli Drinkwitz of their trip cancellation, PowerMizzou hearing from local hotel rooms being cancelled, Mizzou's big win over LSU, the ramifications within the SEC of this postponement, and a Bama-UGA preview.
On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum give their reactions and analysis from another 41-7 loss, this time at the hands of South Carolina. The boys dive into another demoralizing loss, the state of the program, and Derek Mason's hot seat HEATING UP.
Hale McGranahan, South Carolina beat writer for The Big Spur, joins the pod to preview Vanderbilt-South Carolina (Noon ET/SEC Network), discuss the unrest in Columbia, state of the program, defensive struggles, what to expect from Shi Smith, potential hurricane issues, Coach Muschamp's game plan, and his game prediction.
On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum give their reactions and analysis from the 41-7 loss to LSU, discuss the lack of creativity from Fitch's play-calling, the multitude of missed opportunities, Ken Seals' time in the pocket, Ja'Veon Marlow running hard, Donovan Kauffman's 10 tackles, and the initial tackling woes on defense.
Brody Miller, LSU beat writer for The Athletic, joins the pod to preview Vanderbilt's home opener vs. LSU, discuss the Tigers' hungry mindset after losing to Mississippi State, the return of Derek Stingley, Ed Orgeron's respect for Vanderbilt, the potential crowd impact, and his game prediction.
On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum give their reactions and analysis from the 17-12 loss in College Station, discuss the performance from Ken Seals, play calling from both coordinators Ted Roof and Todd Fitch, offensive line ineptitude, and a pleasant surprise from the defensive line and Amir Abdur-Rahman.
Travis Brown, a reporter for The Eagle covering Texas A&M athletics, joins the podcast to preview Vanderbilt's road matchup with Texas A&M, discuss Jimbo Fisher's approach to Covid-19 protocols, A&M's five opt outs, covering Ken Seals in middle school, the Aggies' offensive expectations, Vegas betting line, and give a game prediction.
George Plaster, a Vanderbilt graduate and longtime sports radio host, joins the podcast to discuss the return of football across the nation, Lee's decision to bring in Tommy McClelland and Dr. Kristene Kelly, over/under 2 wins in 2020, the possibility of Tim Corbin becoming AD, and Will Healy to Vanderbilt??
Norman Jordan, the Vanderbilt football color analyst, joins the podcast to look back at his playing career in Nashville, compare his era to today's landscape of College Football, glance at the potential problems with a season during a pandemic, and gives a preview of the 2020 college football season.
Willy Daunic, a former basketball & baseball player at Vanderbilt, serves as the voice of the Nashville Predators and joined the podcast to discuss sports talk radio in Nashville, look ahead to the 2020 football season, Coach Mason's job security, Stackhouse expectations in year 2, getting Memorial Magic back, and VandyBoys in the bigs.
Adam Sparks, Vanderbilt beat writer from The Tennessean, previews the 2020 football season, gives a QB battle prediction, looks at the 2020 football schedule, discusses the renovated basketball practice facility, and gives his expectations for year 2 under Jerry Stackhouse.
Hosts Billy Derrick and Will Byrum return to the mic for a Sunday night edition of TDR. In this episode, they botch a trivia question from Jackson Tolk, hear from Derek Mason on the upcoming football season, predict Vandy's 2020 football schedule, pray for a College Football season, and give their thoughts on the renovated basketball practice facility.
Simon Gibbs, sports editor at The Vanderbilt Hustler joined the pod to talk what’s next under Candice Lee, Stack bringing the Magic back, Mason’s hot seat, starting QB prediction, VandyBoys season cut short, and much more.
Rhett Wiseman joins the pod to talk about his recruiting process and winning the Natty in 2014:
Staying in shape during quarantine
Red Sox idols
Corbin's coaching style
Why Vandy over the MLB?
Walk-off vs. Mizzou
Status in the minor league
Luke Kornet joins the pod to joke about being 7 feet tall and look back at his Vandy career:
-Are you a forward or center?
-Growing 7-inches in 2 years
-AAU with Myles Turner
-Senior night against Florida
-Signing two-way contract w/ Knicks
-Impresssions of Coach Stack
John Jenkins joins the pod to discuss his high school career and his time at Vanderbilt:
-Averaging 42 ppg in high school
-Playing on Brandon Wright's AAU team
-Vanderbilt's little brother perception
-Favorite game in Memorial
-Winning SEC title following grandma's death
-Being drafted in the 1st round
-Signing a contract w/ the Knicks
Tim Corbin joins the podcast to discuss his four seniors and take a trip down memory lane:
-Digital senior week
-Feeling of a lost season
-Recruiting David Price
-First trip to Omaha
-Winning national titles
-Watching former players in the bigs
Joejuan Williams joins the podcast to discuss graduating from Vanderbilt and looks ahead to year two in New England:
-Being drafted in Nashville
-Coach Mason's role in his career
-Father Ryan shoutout
-Playing with Tom Brady
-Beating Tennessee 3 years in a row