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We love our community. Exciting times this morning with our friends @eakineagles #VandyUnited #StarStandards #DoresAligned
How is your Monday? I bet ours is better!
@VandyFootball players giving the HIGHEST of high fives & @KONAICE treats for our 3rd and 4th graders!
Oh, and we finished TCAP. It's a great day to be an Eakin Eagle and GO DORES! @MetroSchools #EakinProud @EarlBBennett
Four Vanderbilt alums including @EarlBBennett and @DrewMaddux sat down with @trublu24 for a discussion about their time as Commodore student-athletes.
Hear their unique stories about their experiences during pivotal moments in the university’s history. ⬇️
https://www.vanderbilt.edu/the-commodore-way-perspectives-on-success-in-vanderbilt-athletics/Vanderbilt Sports & Society@SportsSocietyVU
What an awesome panel! If you can, please take a listen! Thank you, @VU_Chancellor @VandyAD for this fantastic panel! 👏🏾 #VandyUnited https://twitter.com/SportsSocietyVU/status/1512524192100409347
ICYMI: Watch today's discussion on the role of Athletics at Vanderbilt w/ @VandyAD, @trublu24 & 4 former Vandy student-athletes: Ann Price (🎾), Nicole Jules (🏀), @DrewMaddux (🏀), and @EarlBBennett (🏈). Beginning at 10:30 point of video:
https://www.vanderbilt.edu/about/university-leadership/board-of-trust/investiture/watch/Vanderbilt Sports & Society@SportsSocietyVU
Thank you all for having me today. What a time for Vanderbilt Athletics! #VandyUnited #VUFootball
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In 2011, Chicago Bears RB #1 was in heated negotiations for a new contract. Not being elected to a pro-bowl, management considered his performance on the field not pro bowl level. Although everyone on the team knew he was the right fit for the team and the organization as well. The negotiations created heavy tension. My agent, Doug Hendrickson, and I had been in negotiations on a new contract during the 2011 season too. We talked a lot during the season. On one particular occasion, he had a visitor in the office who wanted to speak with me. The visitor was RB #1 of the Seattle Seahawks. Seahawks RB#1 picks …
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There were always fights during training camps. That’s understandable when guys are vying for a roster spot and trying to provide for their families. But after the season starts, if people are still throwing blows, we have a significant problem. A problem that cannot be solved unless you change the culture, starting with the coach. A new coach and a change in the culture did not happen as expected. In the locker room, there are a ton of Alpha males. Guys that think they look good, dress well, are powerful and highly intelligent. That was the makeup of the 2013 Chicago Bears locker room. A new offensive scheme against a …
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My playing days with the Bears granted me the opportunity to play with Hall of Famers. Notably, on the defensive side. LB#1 already being inducted, LB#2 on the way and of course DE #1. Future Hall of Fame DE #1 was very quiet. He kept to himself and spoke mostly in joking manners. His ability to connect with players without really talking was always a cool thing to see. Safe to say he was introverted. Playing with him and getting to see his athletic abilities on display daily was indeed a treat. That was until the day came where we would meet in the first-team offense vs first team defense. …
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