Team preview: Vanderbilt
The Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook previews the 2007 Vanderbilt Commodores, exclusively on Insider.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
Bobby Johnson is to frills what the Sahara is to water -- a distant stranger. So, this whole notion of Johnson owning the fifth-longest contiguous tenure among coaches in the SEC sneaks up on people like camouflaged air. "You mean Vanderbilt's coach? Do they even have a coach? I heard something about their athletic department disappearing a few years ago ..." Oh, but it's true. Tennessee's Phillip Fulmer (15 years) remains the dean of a conference that boasts four national championship winners -- Fulmer, Steve Spurrier, Nick Saban and Urban Meyer -- among its head-coaching ranks. Houston Nutt's nine tenuous years at Arkansas is next, followed by Tommy Tuberville's eight seasons at Auburn and six years of Dawg days for Mark Richt at Georgia.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL HEADLINES
- A&M, UCLA agree to home-and-home series
- Wife believes Sandusky 'definitely' innocent
- McCarron: Feel like I'm best QB in the draft
- Lee tries to get 'up to par' at USC pro day
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
- Rawlings Vanderbilt Commodores Tailgater Junior-Size Football