Vanderbilt: Losing Ryan Hamilton Hurts, But Not as Bad as You’d Think

Posted by David Rutz on September-16-2009 Add Comments

Losing a starter hurts. Losing a co-captain hurts. Losing your most experienced player hurts.

The Commodores got a three-for-one raw deal in that regard when safety Ryan Hamilton, a redshirt senior, was lost for the season with a torn pectoral muscle during Saturday's 23-9 loss in LSU.

A co-captain and the most veteran player on the team with 34 straight starts, Hamilton's production and field savvy aren't easily replaceable.

However, the Commodores have a little something called depth that they didn't have at their disposal a few years ago, and right there to take his place is another fifth-year senior in Joel Caldwell. He's got 11 career starts at cornerback and seen a lot of time behind Hamilton at free safety.
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