Spring practice has started at Vanderbilt under first-year head coach James Franklin.
Part of the first day of full pads is a drill called "Dore Wars," which pits offensive players making individual blocks against defenders that are pursuing a ball carrier in a confined space.
We initially thought the drill strictly featured Herb Hand’s offensive line against Sean Spencer’s defensive line.
On second look, we noticed #6, #45, and #35 lined up on the offensive front. We’re guessing these guys are not a part of Herb Hand’s offensive line, so the drill involves the skill position players as well.
We liked the “rope technique” to keep the extras behind the line.
Here’s the evidence: