Vanderbilt finalizes deal with its next head coach
The Vanderbilt Commodores are on the hunt for a new coach, but it seems that search is drawing to a close.
It was reported earlier on Monday morning that Notre Dame DC Clark Lea was the top candidate, and it seems he’ll be the next leader of the Commodores.
On Monday night, Yahoo’s Pete Thamel tweeted out that the Commodores had finalized a deal with Lea:
Source: Vanderbilt has finalized the deal to make Clark Lea the school’s next head coach. https://t.co/lKuaCZGM6e
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) December 15, 2020
Vanderbilt AD Candice Storey Lee tweeted out a GIF of an anchor falling, which seems to indicate that the Commodores do indeed have a new coach:
— Candice Storey Lee (@VandyAD) December 15, 2020
Lea was born in Nashville and attended Vanderbilt. He has been with the Fighting Irish since 2017 and has been their defensive coordinator since 2018.