VU open practice for employees Aug. 15

Vanderbilt football will host its annual open practice for university faculty and staff and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) employees on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 2-4 p.m. CT.

Employees are invited to attend and catch a behind-the-scenes look at this year’s Commodore football team, under the direction of sixth-year head coach Derek Mason.

Free hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be provided by Tri-Star BBQ for attendees as they take in Vanderbilt’s practice.

Practice will kick off at 2 p.m. CT on the Commodores’ practice field located behind McGugin Center at 2601 Jess Neely Drive. Employees may enter through the rolling gate on Natchez Trace or the gate opposite the Rec Center entrance.