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Thrills, Spills, Chills

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Talk about pent-up demand—Commodore fans have been waiting 53 years for a scene like this. Head Football Coach Bobby Johnson gets a dousing during the final moments of a nail-biting Music City Bowl game on New Year’s Eve. The 16–14 win over Boston College capped Vanderbilt’s first post-season football appearance since 1982, and its first bowl game win since the 1955 Gator Bowl.

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© 2014 Vanderbilt University | Photography: John Russell

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