Remember — it hasn't been all that long ago — when you could pencil in a UK win over Vandy? Last year and the future portrays a whole new future for the Commodores. How did the 'Dores just sign their best recruiting class in history? Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples takes a look at the process and the success.
Franklin seems to be succeeding. Vanderbilt doesn't get players Ohio State wants. It got one this year. Vanderbilt rarely beats Tennessee for players. It did this year. "It's the best class I've ever been associated with," Franklin said.
Which brings the obvious question: Why can't UK do the same?