Vanderbilt held its spring showcase on Saturday, even as the weather in Nashville looked much more like winter.

Despite the cold, rainy weather, though, the Commodores took the field and ran some plays in front of a sparse crowd. As coach Derek Mason tries to get his team to improve on last year’s disappointing campaign, he’ll need big performances from players all over the field, so this was a good chance for him to get a first look at his 2018 squad.

In the video below, you can hear Mason discuss the adverse weather conditions, the defensive pressure and more:

Here’s what a few of the players had to say about the less-than-ideal weather day: