1995 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

The 1995 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The Commodores were led by head coach Rod Dowhower in his first season and finished with a record of two wins and nine losses (2–9 overall, 1–7 in the SEC).

1995 Vanderbilt Commodores football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1995 record2–9 (1–7 SEC)
Head coachRod Dowhower (1st season)
Home stadiumVanderbilt Stadium
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Division
No. 2 Florida x$ 8 0 0     12 1 0
No. 3 Tennessee 7 1 0     11 1 0
Georgia 3 5 0     6 6 0
South Carolina 2 5 1     4 6 1
Kentucky 2 6 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 1 7 0     2 9 0
Western Division
Arkansas x 6 2 0     8 5 0
No. 21 Alabama 5 3 0     8 3 0
No. 22 Auburn 5 3 0     8 4 0
LSU 4 3 1     7 4 1
Ole Miss 3 5 0     6 5 0
Mississippi State 1 7 0     3 8 0
Championship: Florida 34, Arkansas 3
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 2No. 11 AlabamaL 25–33
September 16at No. 24 Notre Dame*L 0–41
September 23TCU*
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN
L 3–16
September 30No. 23 Arkansas
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN
L 7–35
October 14Georgia
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
L 6–17
October 21at South CarolinaL 14–52
October 28at Ole MissL 10–21
November 4Kentucky
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
W 14–10
November 11Louisiana Tech*
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN
W 29–6
November 18at No. 3 FloridaL 7–38
November 25at No. 5 TennesseeL 7–12
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: 1995 Vanderbilt football schedule[1]

PersonnelEdit

1995 Vanderbilt Commodores football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Ronnie Gordon
RB Jermaine Johnson
WR Duane Todd
WR Sanford Ware
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1995 Vanderbilt Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 9, 2016.