Vandy AD talks Derek Mason firing, coaching search


FILE – In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, Vanderbilt interim athletic director Candice Lee answers questions during a news conference in Nashville, Tenn. Lee said Monday that Vanderbilt has an opportunity to put its money where its mouth is and prove its commitment to football as they search for a new football coach to replace Derek Mason, who was fired Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Vanderbilt Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee knows the perception surrounding the department she oversees at the university.

Vanderbilt doesn’t care about Athletics.

Following a rarely-seen at Vanderbilt move of firing a coach mid-season and mid-contract, Lee spoke with the media about what went into the decision and what’s next for the Commodores.

News 2 Sports reporter Emily Proud documented the Zoom call live on Twitter:

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