Vanderbilt Rumors & News

  • Right after winning 'The Bachelorette', Jordan Rodgers announces he'll join SEC Network

    USA Today "Jordan Rodgers got a J-O-B! Fresh off the heels of clinching The Bachelorette title, the newly engaged, ex-pro Canadian football player announced that — wouldn’t you know it — he’s joining ESPN’s SEC Network. No one saw that coming. For Jordan to go on a reality show and then just happen to get..." August 03

  • Cory Batey sentenced to 15 years in Vanderbilt rape case

    Tennessean "Cory Batey, a former Vanderbilt University football player who raped an unconscious woman in 2013, was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday. It was the minimum term possible for the crimes. Judge Monte Watkins said he'd weighed thousands of cases and in each considers a sentence that was fair..." July 15

  • No ambiguity: Kyle Shurmur is Vanderbilt's starting QB

    Tennessean "Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason answered the quarterback question before it was asked. “I want to just say this: We have a clear-cut one and a clear-cut two,” Mason said. “Kyle Shurmur is my clear-cut starter.” Mason and three players will head to SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala., on Monday. At..." July 05

  • Brandon Vandenburg found guilty in Vanderbilt rape retrial

    Tennessean "A jury found former Vanderbilt University football player Brandon Vandenburg guilty late Saturday in the rape of an unconscious woman in his dorm room nearly three years ago. The jury of seven women and five men deliberated 4½ hours before delivering the verdicts at about 8:20 p.m. Jurors found..." June 19

  • Cory Batey found guilty of aggravated rape in retrial

    Tennessean "A jury found former Vanderbilt University football player Cory Batey guilty of aggravated rape in the assault of an unconscious woman late Friday after a weeklong trial in Nashville. The jury deliberated about 2½ hours after hearing five days of testimony. Jurors reached their verdict about 11..." April 10

  • Vanderbilt rape victim 'deeply disappointed' in jury's verdict

    Tennessean "The woman who was raped in a Vanderbilt University dorm in 2013 released a statement Saturday, one day after a man was found guilty in the high-profile case. She praised the hard work of prosecutors, and called for more protections for victims in the court system and a change in the law that..." April 10

  • Former Vanderbilt football player found guilty of dorm room rape

    Tennessean "A jury found former Vanderbilt University football player Cory Batey guilty of aggravated rape in the assault of an unconscious woman late Friday after a weeklong trial in Nashville. The jury deliberated about 2½ hours after hearing five days of testimony. Jurors reached their verdict about 11..." April 09