Vanderbilt fans disgruntled after loss to Georgia Tech, call for Derek Mason to be fired
Derek Mason’s seat appears to be heating up.
After Georgia Tech dismantled Vanderbilt 38-7 on Saturday, many on Twitter demanded the Commodores coach to be fired. Vanderbilt (1-2) gave up 511 yards to the Yellow Jackets’ triple-option attack while gaining only 275 yards itself.
A win against Middle Tennessee State last weekend gave the Commodores some relief after their season-opening loss to South Carolina, but things look to be heading south in Nashville yet again. Mason is 8-19 with a 2-15 SEC record in three years since replacing highly successful coach James Franklin.
Here’s what fans had to say about the Vanderbilt coach:
If Derek Mason isn't fired THIS WEEK then David Williams needs to be fired THIS WEEK.
— Sykology (@SykoDFS) September 17, 2016
— VandyGold (@VandyGold) September 17, 2016
@CoachDerekMason do what is right and resign.
— FireMason (@TheStateIsGold) September 17, 2016
— Logan McCullough (@LoMcCullough_4) September 17, 2016
Derek Mason is no good for this team anymore… Just fire him and use the rest of the season fixing the coaching staff plz @VandyFootball
— Ethan Scott (@Ethanscott87) September 17, 2016
The Derek Mason era may not be over today, but it should be.
— Patrick May (@Ptime) September 17, 2016
Any idiot who is still defending @CoachDerekMason, stop. The team looks lost, absolutely no leadership
— Tyler Edmondson (@Tylered615) September 17, 2016
Derek Mason should lose his job.
— Cornelius Vanderbilt (@MrC_AnchorDown) September 17, 2016
Fire @CoachDerekMason please he is going nowhere!!!!!!!! He has no heart
— Jacob Flatt (@JacobFlatt) September 17, 2016
Let's leave Derek Mason in Atlanta please
— Daniel Thompson (@DanTheMan202) September 17, 2016
Even the media chimed in on Mason’s job security:
Quick column: Is it time for Derek Mason to go at Vanderbilt? We're getting there. https://t.co/3Flk88mPLm
— Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_AJC) September 17, 2016
Is this it for Derek Mason? Vandy didn't show up in ATL today.
— Brad Crawford (@BCrawford247) September 17, 2016
It's impossible for anyone at Vandy to defend Derek Mason after this performance today. https://t.co/MntvNWVK8K
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) September 17, 2016
Today was a very damaging performance for Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason.
— Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) September 17, 2016