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Vanderbilt Commodores Football History, Records and Database

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Clark Lea
Head Coach
First Year: 2021
School: Vanderbilt
Nickname: Commodores
Current Conference: SEC
Former Conference(s): SIAA,  Southern Conference
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
First year of football: 1890

STADIUM

Name: Vanderbilt
Year built: 1981
Capacity: 40,550
Playing Surface: Shaw Sports Legion 46
Vanderbilt Stadium

VANDERBILT CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

YEARCHAMPION(S)CONFERENCE
1923Vanderbilt, Washington and LeeSouthern
1915VanderbiltSIAA
1912VanderbiltSIAA
1911VanderbiltSIAA
1907VanderbiltSIAA
1906Vanderbilt, ClemsonSIAA
1905VanderbiltSIAA
1901VanderbiltSIAA
1897VanderbiltSIAA

VANDERBILT YEAR BY YEAR SCHEDULES AND SCORES


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Vanderbilt Football Schedules & Scores
1890s1900s1910s1920s1930s1940s1950s
1960s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010s2020s
Vanderbilt Commodores Football Database

VANDERBILT BOWL RECORD

SCHOOLWINSLOSSESTIESTOTALWIN%
Vanderbilt44190.500

VANDERBILT BOWL HISTORY

BOWLDATEWINNERPOINTSLOSERPOINTS
Texas27-Dec-2018Baylor45Vanderbilt38
Independence26-Dec-2016North Carolina State41Vanderbilt17
Birmingham04-Jan-2014Vanderbilt41Houston24
Music City31-Dec-2012Vanderbilt38North Carolina State24
Liberty31-Dec-2011Cincinnati31Vanderbilt24
Music City31-Dec-2008Vanderbilt16Boston College14
All-American31-Dec-1982Air Force36Vanderbilt28
Chick-Fil-A-Bowl28-Dec-1974Vanderbilt6Texas Tech6
Gator31-Dec-1955Vanderbilt25Auburn13

VANDERBILT AP FINISHES

Sorted by Year, Rank and Team

194812Vanderbilt

Sorted by Year, Rank and Team

201223Vanderbilt
201324Vanderbilt

VANDERBILT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

YearCHAMPIONS
1922California: Billingsley MOV, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation*, Sagarin*
Cornell: Helms, Parke Davis*
Iowa: Billingsley
Princeton: Boand, Football Research, National Championship Foundation*, Parke Davis*, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)*
Vanderbilt: Berryman
1921California: Billingsley MOV, Boand*, Football Research, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
Cornell: Helms, Houlgate, National Championship Foundation, Parke Davis*
Iowa: Billingsley, Parke Davis*
Lafayette: Boand*, Parke Davis*
Vanderbilt: Berryman
Wash. & Jeff.: Boand*

VANDERBILT HEAD COACHES

Year(s)CoachYearsGamesWinLossTieWin %School
1890-1892Elliott H. Jones3138500.615Vanderbilt
1893-1893W.J. Keller176100.857Vanderbilt
1894-1894Henry Thornton187100.875Vanderbilt
1895-1895C.L. Upton195310.556Vanderbilt
1896-1898R.G. Acton32010730.500Vanderbilt
1899-1900James L. Crane21811610.611Vanderbilt
1901-1902Walter Hudson "Billy" Watkins21714210.824Vanderbilt
1903-1903James H. "Jimmy" Henry186110.750Vanderbilt
1904-1934Dan McGugin3027119755190.727Vanderbilt
1918-1939J. Ray Morrison653292220.547Vanderbilt
1940-1948Harry R. "Red" Sanders660362220.600Vanderbilt
1943-1943Ernest Hayes Alley155001.000Vanderbilt
1944-1945Doby Bartling2136610.462Vanderbilt
1949-1952Bill Edwards442211920.500Vanderbilt
1953-1962Arthur L "Art" Guepe10100395470.390Vanderbilt
1963-1966Jack Green44072940.175Vanderbilt
1967-1972Bill Pace663223830.349Vanderbilt
1973-1974Steve Sloan22312920.522Vanderbilt
1975-1978Fred Pancoast444133100.295Vanderbilt
1979-1985George MacIntyre778255210.321Vanderbilt
1986-1990Watson Brown555104500.182Vanderbilt
1991-1994Gerry DiNardo444192500.432Vanderbilt
1995-1996Rod Dowhower22241800.182Vanderbilt
1997-2001Woody Widenhofer555154000.273Vanderbilt
2002-2009Bobby Johnson895296600.305Vanderbilt
2010-2010Robbie Caldwell11221000.167Vanderbilt
2011-2013James Franklin339241500.615Vanderbilt
2014-2020Derek Mason674274700.365Vanderbilt
2021-PRESClark Lea11221000.167Vanderbilt

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