Sting Factor: Ridge Muni’s dedication from Vanderbilt

When a major program loses a core assignment, Rivals.com analyzes from the local and national level to see how big of a push it is for the respective school. To measure the “sting” of each decree, we assign a score from one to 10, which is not a big deal and 10 is a catastrophic hit.

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2023 Ranking Category: Competitors 250 | Team | Location | State

2024 Ranking Class: Rival 250 | Team | Location | State

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The beginning of the story

Reese Witherspoon committed to Vanderbilt in November and it was a big win for the coach. Clark Leah And when his staff wanted to rebuild the Commodores. Mooney picked Vanderbilt over Nebraska, Georgia Tech, Houston and many more.

But a few months after committing to the SEC program, Denham Springs, LA. The three-star quarterback backtracked on his promise on Tuesday night, leaving Vanderbilt without a quarterback in class when it could find the two.

The three-star standout on Tuesday night looked good Rival Camp Series New Orleans – Wisconsin, Memphis, Liberty, UAB and Temple have reached the most.

The Commodores have come down to a total of four commitments and are 11th in the SEC team rankings.

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Local response

“Of course a hard push for Vanderbilt’s 2023 recruitment class when you think Mooney was committed to the Commodores for almost six months. With Mooney, Vanderbilt also wanted to add a second quarterback to this year’s class. Now, it’s not currently committed.

“Commodores will also enter the fall with five scholarship quarterbacks on their roster that will include two juniors and three newcomers, so there is already some trouble in the position.” Shawn Williams, VandySports.com

Sting factor: 8

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National response

‚ÄúVanderbilt was loaded quarterback in 2022 class and the idea is that four-star AJ Swan could be the future of crime there. Getting three quarterbacks in the last recruiting class certainly helped defeat Munir, who is a talented player but other players in that position should be interested in the possibility of playing in SEC and Vanderbilt’s academic prowess to rebuild a program.

“It was somewhat surprising that Mooney chose the Commodores in the first place so he’s back on the market. It’s not a complete shock. Vanderbilt would love to get him but QB room is stocked and another quarterback will probably happily take his place.” Adam Gorny, National Recruiting Director

Sting factor: 6

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