Now, the mere fact that Kiel is looking really hard at Vanderbilt is a testament to what James Franklin is doing with this program. There is buzz; there is hype; there is a sense that Franklin could do the unthinkable and make Vanderbilt a competitor year after year in the SEC East. Sure, there’s plenty of work to be done to get to that level, but a Gunner Kiel commitment would be a great building block to get to that point.
If Kiel were to choose the Commodores – most think the Irish are the team to beat – it would create instant buzz, not only in the South, but the rest of the country as well. Kiel taking snaps under center and handing the football off to Brian Kimbrow – Vanderbilt’s top recruit – for four years sounds very good right now to all Commodores fans.
Friday, December 16, 2011
And Then There Were Two: Kiel Narrows List to Notre Dame and Vanderbilt
Here's the story from Saturday Down South. Here's the good stuff: