Tag Archives: Football

Coach Johnson on Rajaan Bennett's death: "Vanderbilt was going to change his life."

You’ve probably seen this sometime today, but Vanderbilt football tailback recruit Rajaan Bennett was shot and killed early this morning in an apparent murder-suicide. He was 18. The murderer was his mother’s ex-boyfriend. Unlike other SEC schools, Vanderbilt recruits for character. Being a Vanderbilt athlete means something. Rajaan Bennett, by all accounts, was a tremendous [...]

Incoming frosh bashes Vandy football

What gives? From a high school graduation story at the St. Augustine Record: …Salutatorian Laura Albert emphasized graduates cherishing the day. Albert is headed to Vanderbilt University, where she is preparing for a football let down after her years at Nease [High School]. “I’m so used to the score being 49-0,” Albert said. “But going [...]