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Coach James Franklin says Vandy will rebound from 0-2 start


AP Sports Writer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - James Franklin is in spin mode, trying to manage the pain and frustration of an 0-2 start for the Vanderbilt Commodores - players and fans expected much more after the coach's debut season.

Franklin said Monday his Commodores have learned valuable lessons and are improving despite a 24-13 loss at Northwestern Saturday.

He also says he knows fans are frustrated from years of struggles but the hope ignited by a 6-7 record and only the program's fifth bowl game remains as they keep building.

What Franklin didn't say is whether or not he will make a change at quarterback for this week's game against Presbyterian. He hinted he might after the Northwestern loss, but Franklin said Monday that any starter could be changed depending on how he practices each day.

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