Source: Vandy offers Derek Mason
Vanderbilt has offered its head coaching position to Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason, and contractual details are being finalized Friday, according to a source.
Mason, 44, met with Vanderbilt officials Thursday and again Friday. He is known in the Pac-12 for excellence in defending spread offenses and also as a good recruiter with a likable personality -- two traits held by former Vanderbilt coach James Franklin, who left to become coach at Penn State.
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