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THE premier Vanderbilt fan podcast in the Music City. Fresh episode once a week with Billy Derrick and Will Byrum powered by Allocco Fine Wood Floors. #AnchorDown #TDR Support this podcast:

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Ep. 162: Rhett Wiseman joins + LSU Series preview (during game 1)

May 20th, 2022


Rhett Wiseman, former VandyBoys RF, joins the pod to watch the end of game 1 against LSU, discuss his experience of playing on Thursday nights, the VandyBoys performance in Fayetteville last weekend, Enrique Bradfield …

Ep. 160: Rhett Wiseman joins + VandyBoys take 2/3 from Kentucky

April 26th, 2022


Rhett Wiseman, a 2014 College World Series National Champion, joins the pod to recap Vandy's series victory in Lexington, Corbin's young talent …

Ep. 159: Mike Rooney joins + VandyBoys take 2/3 from Florida + Spring Game notes

April 20th, 2022


Mike Rooney, from, joins the pod to recap the VandyBoys series win over Florida, leaving the Dores out of the Top 25, Corbs’ approach …

Ep. 158: Ethan Crisp joins + Auburn series PREVIEW

April 8th, 2022


Ethan Crisp, a 3-star LB commit (Mt. Juliet) in Coach Lea's 2023 recruiting class, joins the pod to discuss his commitment to Vanderbilt, why he …

Ep. 157: Braden Gall joins + Tennessee series RECAP

April 5th, 2022


Braden Gall, the owner of 440 Sports in Nashville, joins the pod to discuss the rivalry between the VandyBoys and Tennessee, his recent backlash from Vandy fans on Twitter, the atmosphere at The Hawk over the weekend, …

Ep. 156: Ben McKee joins + Full Vandy-Tennessee PREVIEW

April 1st, 2022


Ben McKee, who covers Tennessee for, joins the pod to preview the Vandy-UT matchup on West End this weekend, the impact on baseball in …

Ep. 155: Full Vanderbilt Basketball season RECAP

March 29th, 2022


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap the 2021-22 Vanderbilt MBB season, hand out postseason awards, areas of improvement, areas to improve heading into next season, 4 transfers leaving, 4 freshman entering the program, …

Ep. 154: Rhett Wiseman joins + Xavier PREVIEW + the new logo

March 22nd, 2022


Rhett Wiseman, former Vanderbilt RF who played on the 2014 National Championship team, joins the pod to assess the 2022 VandyBoys, Enrique Bradfield's impact on the basepaths, Davis Diaz' emergence, offensive depth, …

Ep. 153: Steve Layman joins + Full Vandy-Belmont PREVIEW

March 15th, 2022


Steve Layman, the play-by-play voice of Belmont Men's Basketball, joins the pod to preview the Vandy-Belmont (7pm ET/ESPN2) matchup tonight, the buzz around Nashville, high motivation factor for both teams, Nick …

Ep. 152: George Plaster joins + Vandy's comeback win over Alabama

March 11th, 2022


George Plaster, the longtime Nashville sports talk radio host, joins the pod to recap Vandy's win over Alabama, discuss Scotty Pippen Jr. backing up his pregame quotes, Chatman & Stute's big shots, Liam Robbins' …

Ep. 151: Robbie Weinstein joins + Alabama PREVIEW

March 10th, 2022


Robbie Weinstein, who covers Vandy for 247 Sports, joins the pod to recap Vandy's 35-point win over Georgia last night, discuss the Bulldogs' obvious …

Ep. 150: Blake Lovell joins + Ole Miss RECAP + SEC Tourney PREVIEW

March 8th, 2022


Blake Lovell, who covers SEC Basketball for Southeastern 14, joins the pod to recap Vandy's 2-point victory over Ole Miss on Saturday, look ahead to the Dores' matchup vs. Georgia on Wednesday in the SEC Tournament, …

Ep. 149: Ron Bargatze joins + Florida RECAP + VandyBoys in Hawaii

March 4th, 2022


Ron Bargatze, former Vanderbilt assistant coach under Roy Skinner in the 70s, joins the pod to give his reaction after Vandy's collapse on Tuesday …

Ep. 148: Mississippi St Recap & Florida Preview + The VandyBoys Sweep Army

March 1st, 2022


Will Byrum hosts solo as he recaps Vanderbilt's 74-69 loss to Mississippi St, the 4th loss in the last 5 games for the 14-14 Commodores, and previews …

Ep. 147: Aaron Fitt joins + Alabama RECAP

February 24th, 2022


Aaron Fitt, from, joins the pod to recap the Vandy/Oklahoma State series in Nashville last weekend, his trip to The Hawk, impressions …

Ep. 146: Willy Daunic joins + A weekend of hoops & the VandyBoys

February 22nd, 2022


Willy Daunic, TV broadcaster for the Nashville Predators and former Commodore, joins the pod to discuss the renovated basketball locker rooms, being invited to autograph the new Star-V, Stackhouse & Co. rounding …

Ep. 145: Full VandyBoys season preview with Max Herz

February 18th, 2022


Max Herz, broadcaster/producer at 102.5 The Game in Nashville and SECN+, joins the pod to discuss Vandy's rotation for this weekend, how much the …

Ep. 144: Riley LaChance joins + Tennessee RECAP

February 15th, 2022


Riley LaChance, the former Vanderbilt sharpshooter from 2014-2018, joins the pod to give us an update on his professional career, discusses returning to America after playing overseas, a day in the life of a …

Ep. 143: Shan Foster joins + Vandy's postseason tournament hopes

February 10th, 2022


Shan Foster, Vanderbilt's all-time leader in points and three-pointers made, joins the podcast to look back at Saturday's jersey retirement, the feeling of seeing No. 32 hanging in the rafters, beating No. 1 Tennessee …

Ep. 142: Full reaction to a special night in Memorial Gym

February 8th, 2022


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum are joined by Peyton Shoulders, a member of the TDR team, to give their reactions after a memorable night on West End, …

Ep. 141: Justin Hershey joins + Shan Foster's jersey retirement

February 4th, 2022


Justin Hershey, the sports editor for The Vanderbilt Hustler, joins the pod to discuss the student body's reaction to the administration's decision to ban students from attending the Kentucky and Tennessee games, …

Ep. 140: Georgia RECAP + Clark Lea's roster overhaul

February 1st, 2022


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum react to former VandyBoys pitcher Ethan Smith transferring to Tennessee, Coach Lea snags UConn DB Jeremy Lucien from transfer portal, Pippen carries Vandy to an 8-point victory over Georgia, …

Ep. 139: Florida & South Carolina Recap + Football Recruiting (#FIRSTCLA22)

January 28th, 2022


Will Byrum hosts solo as he discusses Vanderbilt's disappointing performances against Florida and South Carolina. The Dores are on a 3-game skid, can …

Ep. 138: Matthew Fisher-Davis joins + Tennessee RECAP

January 20th, 2022


Matthew Fisher-Davis, the former Vanderbilt shooting guard, joins the pod to voice his frustration with Vanderbilt's administration as of late, the impact a packed student section makes on conference games, reminiscing …

Ep. 137: Georgia RECAP + Tennessee PREVIEW (#LetTheStudentsIn)

January 18th, 2022


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap Vandy's 73-66 victory over Georgia in Athens, discuss Jordan Wright stepping up, subtle improvements from last season, the importance of the Tennessee game, #LetTheStudentsIn campaign, …

Ep. 136: South Carolina & Kentucky RECAP + Daniel Martin commits

January 12th, 2022


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap the last two Vandy hoops' losses, Daniel Martin committing on national television, no students allowed at Memorial Gym, the state of Vandy hoops, Pippen dropping 32, next game at …

Ep. 135: Immediate reaction of Vandy's nail-biting victory in Fayetteville

January 5th, 2022


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum give their immediate reaction to the Dores' thrilling 75-74 victory over Arkansas at Bud Walton Arena, discuss Myles Stute's game-winning block, Pippen's clutch gene, Chatman's toughness, …

Ep. 134: Ron Bargatze joins + Diamond Head Classic recap

December 29th, 2021


Ron Bargatze, former Vandy Basketball Assistant Coach, joins the pod to discuss year 3 under Coach Stackhouse, Scotty Pippen Jr.'s recent dominance, postponement of Stanford game, a trip down memory lane, the F-Troop, …

Ep. 133: Robbie Weinstein puts a bow on early signing day

December 17th, 2021


Robbie Weinstein, who covers Vanderbilt for 247 Sports, joins the pod to discuss Vandy's 2022 recruiting class (thus far), the impact this class …

Ep. 132: AJ Swann joins + the Temple loss + recruiting notes

December 10th, 2021


AJ Swann, 2022 3-star QB commit (Cherokee HS/Canton, GA), joins the pod to explain his commitment to Vandy, discuss his trust in Coach Lea and Co., comparisons to Jay Cutler, choosing football over basketball and …

Ep. 131: SMU recap + Clark Lea's recruiting momentum

December 7th, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap Vandy's 84-72 loss at SMU, Scotty Pippen's dominance, the need for Rodney Chatman and Liam Robbins, lack of a secondary ballhandler, Coach Lea's recent recruiting momentum, AJ Swann's …

Ep. 130: Reese Mooney explains commitment to Vandy + playing in the SEC

December 5th, 2021


Reese Mooney, 2023 3-star QB out of Denham Springs, LA who committed to Vandy in November, joins the pod to discuss his commitment, his health after an injury this season, strengths and weaknesses as a dual-threat QB, …

Ep. 129: Putting a bow on year 1 for Clark Lea

November 30th, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum briefly recap Vandy's 45-21 loss to Tennessee, expectations at QB next season, Cam Johnson enters transfer portal, the impact that the 2022 recruiting class will have next season, handing …

Ep. 128: Big T talks Dores/Vols + hoops update

November 25th, 2021


Connor Knapp, also known as "Big T", from Barstool Sports joins the pod to preview Vandy-Tennessee (3:45pm ET/SECN), three things to watch, …

Ep. 127: Ben Mintz talks Dores/Rebs + apologizes for jinxing Jack Leiter

November 19th, 2021


Ben Mintz, also known as Mintzy from Barstool Sports, joins the pod to preview Vandy-Ole Miss (8:30pm ET/SECN), a day in the life at Barstool, the …

Ep. 126: Kentucky RECAP + men's hoops progress report

November 16th, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap Vandy's 34-17 loss at home to Kentucky, their 19th straight SEC loss and 5th in a row, three main takeaways, hoops recap vs. Texas State, Scotty "PIPPEN" and "JORDAN" Wright taking …

Ep. 125: Jon Hale talks Dores/Cats + the renderings have arrived

November 12th, 2021


Jon Hale, who covers Kentucky for The Courier Journal in Lexington, joins the pod to preview Vandy-Kentucky (7pm ET/ESPN2), the mood in Big Blue Nation, Kentucky's defensive struggles, Chris Rodriguez' potential for a …

Ep. 124: Grayson Morgan explains his commitment to Vandy + building something special on West End

November 11th, 2021


Grayson Morgan, a 3-star OT (Montgomery Bell Academy) who recently committed to Vandy, joins the pod to discuss why he decided to stay home and commit to the Commodores, his nickname "Big Country", the MBA pedigree with …

Ep. 123: 2021-22 Men's Basketball Preview

November 9th, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum preview the 2021-22 Men's Basketball Season, discuss realistic expectations for year three under Coach Stackhouse, starting five predictions (unhealthy/healthy), x-factors, young talent …

Ep. 122: Noah Shelby + Lee Dort explain their commitments to Vandy

November 5th, 2021


Noah Shelby and Lee Dort, a pair of talented 4-stars who committed to Vandy in April, joined the pod to discuss why they ultimately chose Vandy, …

Ep. 121: Mizzou RECAP + VandyBoys are everywhere

November 2nd, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap Vandy's 37-28 loss to Mizzou in Nashville, three main takeaways, Mike Wright might be "the guy", another killer 1st half sequence, the Star-V is BACK, Marcus Bradley enters transfer …

Ep. 120: Mitchell Forde talks Dores/Tigers + Mizzou's long list of injuries

October 29th, 2021


Mitchell Forde, Missouri Beat Writer for, joins the pod to preview Vandy-Mizzou (3pm ET/SEC Network), discuss the Tigers' unusually long injury report, Connor Bazelak's production this season, Tigers' …

Ep. 119: Bruno Reagan gives a Vanderbilt Football State of the Union

October 28th, 2021


Bruno Reagan, former Vanderbilt OL under Derek Mason, joins the pod to discuss his expectations for #Team1 heading into the season, issues with the offense, Clark Lea's imprint on the defense, playing with Kyle Shurmur, …

Ep. 118: Mississippi State RECAP + broken review system

October 25th, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap Vandy's 45-6 loss to Mississippi State, the 17th straight SEC loss for the Commodores, three main takeaways, the defense's lack of preparation for the air-raid offense, the killer …

Ep. 117: Andy Kostka talks Dores/Bulldogs + Will Rogers’ injury status

October 22nd, 2021


Andy Kostka, Mississippi State Beat Writer for The Clarion Ledger, joins the pod to preview Vandy-Miss St (4pm ET/SEC Network), discuss Will Rogers’ …

Ep. 116: South Carolina RECAP + #Team 1 finding their identity

October 18th, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap Vandy's 21-20 loss at South Carolina, analyze every scoring drive from both teams, full stat report, Mike Wright's …

Ep. 115: Chris Phillips talks Dores/Cocks + Thursday night's bombshell

October 15th, 2021


Chris Phillips, the host of The Spurs Up Show, joins the pod to preview Vandy-South Carolina (4pm ET/SEC Network), discuss what happened last week in …

Ep. 114: Florida RECAP + 4-star Colin Smith commits

October 11th, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap Vandy's 42-0 loss at Florida, Stackhouse picking up another 4-star in Colin Smith, thorough analysis of the …

Ep. 113: Gator Dave talks Dores/Gators + mood in Gainesville

October 8th, 2021


David Waters, aka Gator Dave from Gators Breakdown, joins the pod to preview Vandy-Florida (Noon ET/SEC Network), discuss the mood in Gainesville after last week's loss at Kentucky, what went wrong in Lexington, the …

Ep. 112: UConn RECAP + #BigLegJoe does it again

October 4th, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap Vanderbilt's 30-28 nailbiting victory over UConn behind the leg of Joseph Bulovas, discuss three main takeaways, …

Ep. 111: Adam Giardino talks Dores/Huskies + UConn's QB situation

October 1st, 2021


Adam Giardino, the voice of the Huskies, joins the pod to preview Vanderbilt-UConn (7:30pm ET/ESPNU), discuss what this season has been like for the Huskies, interim HC Lou Spanos' experience, UConn's QB situation, …

Ep. 110: Georgia RECAP + state of the program

September 27th, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap the 62-0 loss at home to Georgia, give a full stat report, their three main takeaways, the current state of the …

Ep. 109: Palmer Thombs talks Dores/Dawgs + Georgia playing with an edge?

September 24th, 2021


Palmer Thombs, Georgia beat writer for Dawgs HQ on the On3 Network, joins the pod to preview Vandy-Georgia (Noon ET/SECN), discuss Georgia fans' return to Vanderbilt Stadium, whether the Dawgs will be playing with an …

Ep. 108: Stanford RECAP

September 20th, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum discuss a big recruiting weekend on West End, Ray Davis' health concerns, offensive line improvement, game management/play-calling issues, final stat report, and they give three main …

Ep. 107: John Platz talks Dores/Cardinal + Stanford QB Tanner McKee

September 17th, 2021


John Platz, Stanford Football Color Analyst on The Cardinal Radio Network, joins the pod to preview Vandy-Stanford (8pm ET/ESPNU), discuss how David …

Ep. 106: Win 1 for Team 1, a Colorado State recap

September 13th, 2021


Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap Vandy's come-from-behind victory over the Rams in Fort Collins, discuss their three main takeaways, Bulovas' …

Ep. 105: Kevin Lytle talks Dores/Rams + Joey Lynch's return to Fort Collins

September 10th, 2021


Kevin Lytle, Colorado State beat writer for The Coloradoan, joins the pod to preview Vanderbilt-Colorado State (10pm ET/CBSSN), discuss the state of …

Ep. 104: Chris Lee sorts out the ETSU loss

September 6th, 2021


Chris Lee, the founder of, joins the pod to dive into what went wrong against ETSU, discuss what he expected going into Saturday night, the moment he realized the Dores were in danger of losing, the QB …

Ep. 103: Mike Gallagher gives an ETSU perspective on Saturday night's matchup

September 2nd, 2021


Mike Gallagher, host of the 90-minute pregame show on the Buc Sports Network, joins the pod as we discuss the upset-minded Buccaneers team rolling …

Ep. 102: Chris Williams talks playing with Jay Cutler + new uniforms

August 29th, 2021


Chris Williams, former Vanderbilt OL from 2005-07, joins the pod to discuss his time spent with Coach Lea's program, changing the culture, the new …

Ep. 101: SEC Mike talks Vandy expectations + around the SEC

August 26th, 2021


Michael Bratton, aka "SEC Mike" from That SEC Podcast, joins the pod to discuss his impressions of Clark Lea, expectations for year 1, SEC East and West predictions, top QBs in the conferences, and the biggest game on …

EP. 100: Tim Corbin talks VandyBoys' influence on Coach Lea's program

August 19th, 2021


Tim Corbin, the head coach of the Vanderbilt baseball program, joins the pod to discuss his busy summer, hearing former players' names called in the draft, recapping last season, his relationship with Clark Lea, the …

Ep. 99: Whit Taylor talks succeeding at Vandy + Coach Lea's commitment

August 17th, 2021


Whit Taylor, former Vanderbilt QB of the 1982 team, joins the pod to discuss his first game on West End, coaching transition from Fred Pancoast to George MacIntyre, playing under offensive mastermind Watson Brown, …

Ep. 98: Norman Jordan walks down memory lane + talks Clark Lea's brand new Vandy

August 11th, 2021


Norman Jordan, the color analyst on the Vanderbilt Leerfield IMG radio network, joins the pod to take a trip down memory lane, the culture shift …

Ep. 97: Coach Lea joins the pod heading into fall camp

August 5th, 2021


Coach Lea, the 29th Head Football Coach at Vanderbilt, joins the pod to discuss what coaching at Vanderbilt means to him, bringing back former Commodores' Norval McKenzie and Earl Bennett, his relationship with Candice …

Ep. 96: Jim Arnold talks career at Vandy + Coach Lea's vision

July 29th, 2021


Jim Arnold, Vanderbilt punting legend, joins the pod to discuss his playing career on West End, his recruitment to Vandy, the historical 1982 season, …

Ep. 95: Bruno Reagan analyzes how Vandy can take advantage of NIL in Music City

July 20th, 2021


Bruno Reagan, former Vanderbilt OL from 2014-2018 under Coach Mason, joins the pod to discuss the implementation of NIL by the NCAA, how it will …

Ep. 94: Coach Ron Bargatze talks Pippen's return to West End

July 12th, 2021


Ron Bargatze, a former Vanderbilt Basketball coach under Roy Skinner in the 70s, joins the pod to discuss Scotty Pippen Jr. returning to Vanderbilt, how the recent NIL developments might have played into his decision, …

Ep. 93: Mitch Light puts a bow on the VandyBoys' season

July 7th, 2021


Mitch Light, Senior College Football Editor at The Athletic, joins the pod to recap Vandy's loss to Mississippi State in the CWS Finals, discuss the …

Ep. 92: Andrew Allegretta recaps Vandy's comeback against Stanford

June 25th, 2021


Andrew Allegretta, Vanderbilt's Director of Radio Broadcasting, joins the pod to discuss his new role with Vanderbilt Athletics, Vandy's walk-off …

Ep. 91: Stanford Preview + VandyBoy's Omaha Recap + The Supreme Court's NCAA Ruling

June 23rd, 2021


Will Byrum solo hosts a jam packed Episode 91 of TDR with a lot to discuss, including: Vanderbilt's performance in Omaha so far, tonight's matchup …

Ep. 90: Brooks Webb recaps Supers + previews Omaha

June 16th, 2021


Brooks Webb, the General Manager of Vanderbilt Baseball, rejoins the podcast to recap the Super Regional vs. ECU, discuss Rocker and Leiter's performances, CJ Rodriguez's clutch hitting, this young team finding new ways …

Ep. 89: Peter Burns previews Super Regional weekend

June 9th, 2021


Peter Burns, SEC Network studio host, joins the pod to discuss the entertainment factor with SEC Baseball, Vandy-Georgia Tech thriller, watching Rocker and Leiter in the postseason, around the SEC, how many SEC teams …

Ep. 88: Kevin Ingram gives a full regional preview

June 4th, 2021


Kevin Ingram, the Play-by-Play broadcaster for Vanderbilt Baseball, joins the pod to discuss his excitement heading into regional weekend, glance at each team coming to Nashville, Carter Young and Ethan Smith's health, …

Ep. 87: Willy Daunic recaps SEC Tourney + Previews Nashville Regional

June 1st, 2021


Willy Daunic, TV Play-by-Play Broadcaster for the Nashville Predators, joins the pod to recap Vandy's performance in Hoover last week, Christian Little's outing on Wednesday night, Rocker's struggles against the Hogs, …

Ep. 86: SEC Tournament preview with Max Herz

May 25th, 2021


Max Herz, Vanderbilt Baseball Play-by-Play Broadcaster for ESPN plus, joins the pod to recap the Kentucky series, discuss atmosphere at The Hawk,  dive into the SEC Tournament implications, Corbin's decision to go with …

Ep. 85: Brooks Webb talks tough weekend in Oxford + 100% capacity at The Hawk

May 18th, 2021


Brooks Webb, Vanderbilt Baseball's General Manager and Chief of Staff, joins the pod to discuss his role with the VandyBoys, how the brand has grown …

Ep. 84: Ben Mintz talks Vandy-Ole Miss + Around the SEC

May 14th, 2021


Ben Mintz, aka Mintzy, from Barstool Sports, joins the pod to preview the Vandy-Ole Miss series in Oxford, Gunnar Hoglund's injury, Rebels' offensive …

Ep. 83: Mitch Light talks VandyBoys' social media presence

May 12th, 2021


Mitch Light, College Football Writer at The Athletic, joins the pod to discuss his impressions of the VandyBoys to this point, sneak peek of Ole Miss …

Ep. 82: Robbie Weinstein talks VandyBoys' losing streak + Dezonie committing

May 6th, 2021


Robbie Weinstein, who covers Vanderbilt for 247 Sports, joins the pod to discuss the VandyBoys' recent struggles against Florida and Louisville, preview this weekend's series vs. Alabama, dive into Jack Leiter's "home …

Ep. 81 Kaufman and Disu Transfer/VandyBoys vs Miss. St. Recap/Capacity Restrictions Lifted in Nashville

April 28th, 2021


On Episode 81 of The Dore Report presented by Alloco Finewood Floors, TDR staff writer and content creator Jacob Scholl joins Will Byrum as Billy …

Ep. 80: Adam Sparks recaps Tennessee series + Corbin's postgame comments

April 20th, 2021


Adam Sparks, Vanderbilt Beat Writer for The Tennessean, joins the pod to discuss the VandyBoys series win in Knoxville, Tim Corbin's postgame comments aimed at Mayor Cooper, his concerns (if any) with this team after …

Ep. 79: Mike Rooney previews Vandy-UT series + Rocker's motivation

April 16th, 2021


Mike Rooney, College Baseball Analyst at, joins the pod to discuss the Vandy-Tennessee in Knoxville this weekend, Vols trying to beat …

Ep. 78: Barton Simmons talks friendship w/ Coach Lea + family atmosphere on West End

April 9th, 2021


Barton Simmons, the General Manager of Vanderbilt Football, joined the pod to discuss his unique relationship with Coach Lea, making the transition …

Ep. 77: Ingle Martin and Nate Morrow talk Langston Patterson's commitment to Vandy

March 26th, 2021


Ingle Martin (Head Football Coach at CPA) and Nate Morrow (Headmaster at CPA) join the pod to discuss Langston Patterson's decision to commit to …

Ep. 76: Kevin Ingram talks Leiter's no-hitter + atmosphere at the Hawk

March 23rd, 2021


Kevin Ingram, radio host and play-by-play announcer on the Vanderbilt Sports Network, joins the pod to discuss his perspective in the booth at …

Ep. 75: Earl Bennett talks returning to West End + #ComeGetDeveloped

March 15th, 2021


Earl Bennett, Vanderbilt's Director of Player Development and former legendary Commodore receiver, joins the pod to discuss his decision to join Coach Lea's staff at Vandy, comparing his time on West End to now, his …

Ep. 74 Blake Lovell Talks SEC Tournament + Vandy MBB Regular Season Report Card

March 9th, 2021


Blake Lovell, assistant editor for Blue Ribbon Yearbook and covers the SEC for the 14, joins the podcast to discuss the upcoming SEC tournament and March Madness. We also discuss Clark Lea's continuously growing staff, …

Ep. 73: Max Herz talks 2021 VandyBoys

March 3rd, 2021


Max Herz, Play-by-Play Broadcaster for Vanderbilt Baseball, joins the pod to discuss broadcasting the VandyBoys, finding the right lineup combinations, pitching depth, memories of CWS victory over Louisville in 2019, …

Ep. 72: Dores/Vols preview + VandyBoys are BACK

February 23rd, 2021


In this episode of The Dore Report, there's no special guest but, Billy and Will dive into the Dores loss to Alabama last Saturday, preview tomorrow …

Ep. 71: Chad Bishop talks new era of Commodore Athletics

February 17th, 2021


Chad Bishop, from the athletic communications department at Vanderbilt, joins the pod to discuss the changes he's witnessed within the athletic department on West End, Candice Lee's determination thus far, Daniel …

Ep. 70: Breakdown of 2021 recruiting class + Earl Bennett joining Coach Lea

February 10th, 2021


On the latest episode of The Dore Report, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum breakdown the 2021 recruiting class, discuss Earl Bennett joining Coach Lea's staff, and no fans allowed at Hawkins Field.

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Ep. 69: Craig Haubert talks NSD + Vandy's 2021 recruiting class

February 5th, 2021


Craig Haubert, ESPN's National CFB Recruiting Coordinator, joined the pod to discuss challenges covering high school athletes throughout pandemic, …

Ep. 68: Tommy McClelland sends a message to Commodore Nation

February 2nd, 2021


Tommy McClelland, the Deputy Athletic Director at Vanderbilt, joins the pod to discuss his role in the athletic department, adjusting to the …

Ep. 67: Chris Low talks Clark Lea at Vandy and Josh Heupel at UT

January 27th, 2021


Chris Low, Senior College Football Writer at, joins the pod to discuss his initial thoughts on Clark Lea coming home, hurdles in front of …

Ep. 66: Mitch Light talks Clark Lea's hires + OC update

January 20th, 2021


Mitch Light, the College Football editor for The Athletic, joins the pod to discuss Clark Lea's hires so far, gives an explanation on why the OC …

Ep. 65: Jim Wyatt talks state of Vanderbilt athletics

January 15th, 2021


Jim Wyatt, a lifelong Vandy fan and Writer, joins the pod to discuss a disappointing end for the Titans, Vandy hoops shooting woes, getting back to relevance in the SEC, the Clark Lea hire, assistant …

Ep. 64: Jack Gentry talks Vandy memories + Clark Lea's potential

January 13th, 2021


Jack Gentry, writer for A to Z Sports and host of The Titan Up Podcast joins the pod to discuss his allegiance to Vandy despite attending Ole Miss, his fondest memories growing up a Vandy fan, his belief in Coach …

Ep. 63: Kentucky recap + Miss St preview

January 9th, 2021


On today's episode of The Dore Report powered by Allocco Hardwood Flooring, Billy and Will discuss another heartbreaking loss at Rupp Arena, Jordan Wright's emergence, Disu's improvement, Clark Lea hires strength coach, …

Ep. 62: Blake Lovell talks Vandy hoops + Clark Lea

January 4th, 2021


Blake Lovell, the assistant editor for the Blue Ribbon college basketball yearbook, joins the pod to discuss how college basketball has pushed …

Ep. 61: Coach Ron Bargatze talks his career and Vandy hoops

December 29th, 2020


Ron Bargatze, a former Vanderbilt basketball assistant under Roy Skinner in the 70s, joins the pod to discuss his love of basketball, his coaching career at Vandy, Tennessee Tech, and Belmont among others, transition …

Ep. 60: Kevin Ingram talks Davidson loss

December 23rd, 2020


Kevin Ingram, the current radio broadcaster for Vanderbilt men's basketball, joined the pod to recap Vandy's 20 point loss at Davidson, finding a third scorer behind Pippen and Disu, improvements that mus be made …

Ep. 59: Willy Daunic talks Clark Lea's press conference and MBB's Radford win

December 21st, 2020


Willy Daunic, Nashville Predators play-by-play announcer on FOX Sports TN, joins the pod to discuss Clark Lea's introductory press conference, his thoughts on Lea's potential on West End, facility upgrades, how Lea's …

Ep. 58: Bryan Driskell talks Clark Lea's personality and potential at Vandy

December 17th, 2020


Bryan Driskell, publisher at Irish Breakdown, joins the pod to discuss his reaction to Clark Lea coming home to coach at Vandy, his experience covering Coach Lea, his recruiting style, his impact on Notre Dame players, …

Ep. 57: Vandy hires Clark Lea

December 15th, 2020


On this episode of the pod, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum discuss the hiring of Clark Lea (Notre Dame DC) as the 29th head football coach at Vandy. The men's basketball victory over MS Valley State, the 42-17 loss at …

Ep. 56: Barstool's "Big T" talks Dores-Vols, UT's QB situation, and his prediction

December 12th, 2020


Connor Knapp (aka BIG T), digital content creator at Barstool Sports, joins the pod to preview Vandy-Tennessee (4pm ET/SEC Network), assess the state …

Ep. 55: Watson Brown talks Vandy coaching search and rivalry week

December 9th, 2020


Watson Brown, former Vanderbilt football coach, joins the podcast to discuss his football pedigree, playing football at Vanderbilt in the 70s, Jamey Chadwell's potential in the SEC, Clark Lea's reputation in Nashville, …

Ep. 54: Dare Odeyingbo talks "opt-out" culture, Sarah Fuller, and Dayo's future

December 4th, 2020


Dare Odeyingbo, former Vanderbilt defensive lineman, joins the pod to discuss the reaction to Sarah Fuller's appearance at Mizzou, college football's …

Ep. 53: Barton Simmons talks coaching search, Clark Lea's Nashville roots, and Sarah Fuller

December 2nd, 2020


Barton Simmons, the Director of Scouting at 247 Sports, joins the pod to discuss potential Vandy coaching candidates, his first coach to call, …

Ep. 52: Bruno Reagan talks Derek Mason firing, coaching candidates, and state of Vandy football

November 30th, 2020


Bruno Reagan, former Vandy lineman and current journalist at, joins the pod to discuss the firing of Derek Mason, his experience playing under Mason, beating Tennessee 3 years in a row, potential …

Ep. 51: Vanderbilt Basketball Season Opener/Missouri Preview/Will Vanderbilt Make History Saturday?

November 27th, 2020


On Episode 51 of The Dore Report, our host Billy Derrick was unable to record due to scheduling conflicts. Will Byrum, alongside Jacob Scholl, …

Ep. 50: Florida recap, UT-Vandy postponed, MBB hosts Valpo

November 25th, 2020


On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum recap the Florida loss, Ken Seals' development, Chris Pierce doing Chris Pierce things,  Tennessee game postponed, Dimitri Moore entering the transfer portal, …

Ep. 49: David Waters talks Dores/Gators, Pitts' injury, and Trask for Heisman?

November 20th, 2020


David Waters, aka Gator Dave from Gators Breakdown, joins the pod to preview Vandy-Florida (Noon ET/ESPN), discuss Kyle Pitts' nose injury, Kyle Trask's historic season, Gators' mediocre defense, Vandy-Florida hatred, …

Ep. 48: Kentucky recap, Candice Lee's tweet, and Nesmith in the NBA Draft

November 17th, 2020


On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum give their reactions to the 38-35 loss at Kentucky, discuss Candice Lee's tweet regarding families of players in attendance at Vanderbilt Stadium, the …

Ep. 47: Adam Sparks talks Dores/Cats, Vandy's transfers, and gives game prediction

November 12th, 2020


Adam Sparks, Vanderbilt beat writer for The Tennessean joins the pod to preview Vandy-Kentucky (Noon ET/SEC Network), discuss Vandy's opt-outs and transfers, Kentucky's mindset going into Saturday's game, Vandy's keys …

Ep. 46: Mississippi State recap and McBride is eligible

November 10th, 2020


On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum give their reactions to the Mississippi State loss and discuss Issac McBride becoming officially eligible for the 2020-21 basketball season.

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Ep. 45: Robbie Faulk talks MSU/Vandy, Mike Leach, and Costello's injury

November 5th, 2020


Robbie Faulk, Mississippi State beat writer for 247 Sports and Starkville Daily, joins the pod to preview Vanderbilt-Mississippi State (3:30pm ET/SEC …

Ep. 44: Jake Evans previews Rebs/Dores, talks Lane Train, and gives game prediction

October 29th, 2020


Jake Evans, host of The Flagship Football Show and senior writer for The Rebel Walk, joins the pod to preview Vanderbilt-Ole Miss (4pm ET/ SEC Network), discuss the vibe around Oxford regarding the Lane Train, the …

Ep. 43: Chris Lee talks Ole Miss on Halloween, black and gold series, and hoops practice

October 21st, 2020


Chris Lee, founder of, joins the pod to discuss the timetable on the new football locker room, Candice Lee's strategic plan, Ken …

Ep. 42: Mitchell Forde talks postponement of Vandy-Mizzou

October 15th, 2020


Mitchell Forde, Missouri beat writer for, joins the pod to discuss the postponement of the Vandy-Mizzou game that was set for Saturday night in CoMo, Vandy's bus company informing Eli Drinkwitz of their …

Ep. 41: South Carolina Recap

October 12th, 2020


On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum give their reactions and analysis from another 41-7 loss, this time at the hands of …

Ep. 40: Hale McGranahan talks Dores/Gamecocks, Carolina's defensive struggles, Shi Smith, and gives game prediction

October 9th, 2020


Hale McGranahan, South Carolina beat writer for The Big Spur, joins the pod to preview Vanderbilt-South Carolina (Noon ET/SEC Network), discuss the …

Ep. 39: LSU Recap

October 7th, 2020


On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum give their reactions and analysis from the 41-7 loss to LSU, discuss the lack of …

Ep. 38: Brody Miller talks Dores/Tigers, LSU playing angry, and gives game prediction

October 2nd, 2020


Brody Miller, LSU beat writer for The Athletic, joins the pod to preview Vanderbilt's home opener vs. LSU, discuss the Tigers' hungry mindset after losing to Mississippi State, the return of Derek Stingley, Ed Orgeron's …

Ep. 37: Texas A&M reaction

September 29th, 2020


On this episode of the podcast, Billy Derrick and Will Byrum give their reactions and analysis from the 17-12 loss in College Station, discuss the …

Ep. 36: Travis Brown talks Dores/Aggies, Ken Seals' potential, and gives game prediction

September 25th, 2020


Travis Brown, a reporter for The Eagle covering Texas A&M athletics, joins the podcast to preview Vanderbilt's road matchup with Texas A&M, …

Ep. 35: George Plaster talks Candice Lee's hires and looks at future of Vanderbilt athletics

September 15th, 2020


George Plaster, a Vanderbilt graduate and longtime sports radio host, joins the podcast to discuss the return of football across the nation, Lee's decision to bring in Tommy McClelland and Dr. Kristene Kelly, over/under …

Ep. 34: Norman Jordan talks playing career and state of Vandy football

September 8th, 2020


Norman Jordan, the Vanderbilt football color analyst, joins the podcast to look back at his playing career in Nashville, compare his era to today's …

Ep. 33: Willy Daunic talks Nashville media landscape and 2020 football/basketball expectations

August 30th, 2020


Willy Daunic, a former basketball & baseball player at Vanderbilt, serves as the voice of the Nashville Predators and joined the podcast to discuss sports talk radio in Nashville, look ahead to the 2020 football …

Ep. 32: Adam Sparks previews the football season and makes a QB prediction

August 24th, 2020


Adam Sparks, Vanderbilt beat writer from The Tennessean, previews the 2020 football season, gives a QB battle prediction, looks at the 2020 football …


August 17th, 2020


Hosts Billy Derrick and Will Byrum return to the mic for a Sunday night edition of TDR. In this episode, they botch a trivia question from Jackson …

Ep. 30: Simon Gibbs gives a Vanderbilt athletics state of the union address

June 5th, 2020


Simon Gibbs, sports editor at The Vanderbilt Hustler joined the pod to talk what’s next under Candice Lee, Stack bringing the Magic back, Mason’s hot seat, starting QB prediction, VandyBoys season cut short, and much …

Ep. 29: Joe Toye talks Tennessee rivalry and being on SportsCenter

June 1st, 2020


Joe Toye joins the pod to discuss growing up in Chicago, playing at La Lumiere, getting hosed by the refs vs. Tennessee, being on SportsCenter, the future of Vandy hoops, and much more.


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Ep. 28: Warren Norman talks career at Vandy and status of the program

May 27th, 2020


Warren Norman joined the pod to discuss his football idols as a kid, recruiting process, Vandy career, 80-yard run at Ole Miss, thoughts on Coach …

Ep. 27: Rhett Wiseman talks winning a Natty and the VandyBoys' dominance

May 22nd, 2020


Rhett Wiseman joins the pod to talk about his recruiting process and winning the Natty in 2014:

  • Staying in shape during quarantine
  • Red Sox idols

Ep. 26: Luke Kornet talks Vanderbilt memories and dropping 25 on Joel Embiid

May 17th, 2020


Luke Kornet joins the pod to joke about being 7 feet tall and look back at his Vandy career:
-Are you a forward or center?
-Growing 7-inches in 2 years
-AAU with Myles Turner
-Senior night against Florida
-Signing two-way …

Ep. 25: John Jenkins walks down memory lane

May 14th, 2020


John Jenkins joins the pod to discuss his high school career and his time at Vanderbilt:
-Averaging 42 ppg in high school
-Playing on Brandon Wright's …

Ep. 24: Tim Corbin Joins The Dore Report

May 10th, 2020


Tim Corbin joins the podcast to discuss his four seniors and take a trip down memory lane:
-Digital senior week
-Feeling of a lost season
-Recruiting David Price
-First trip to Omaha
-Winning national titles
-Watching former …

EP. 23: Joejuan Williams Joins The Dore Report

May 8th, 2020


Joejuan Williams joins the podcast to discuss graduating from Vanderbilt and looks ahead to year two in New England:
-Being drafted in Nashville
-Coach …

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