Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Vanderbilt, Stanford Combine Football, Academic Excellence

When one of the nation's top high school recruits committed to Vanderbilt on Wednesday, he said he chose Vanderbilt because the school's  educational opportunities would open more doors for him in the future and serve as an insurance policy in case he got hurt and did not make it to the NFL.

Six years ago, it was a foregone conclusion that schools known for great academics - like Stanford and Vanderbilt - would never be able to compete with college football's powerhouses on National Signing Day, which meant they would perpetually be at a disadvantage on the gridiron. 

Not anymore... (read more)

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