The Vanderbilt Commodores and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2022 and 2023, the two schools have announced.
In the first game of the series, Vanderbilt will host Wake Forest in Nashville, Tennessee on Sept. 10, 2022. The Commodores will then travel to face the Demon Deacons in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Sept. 9, 2023.
Vanderbilt and Wake Forest have met 16 times on the gridiron dating back to 1964. The Commodores currently hold a 10-6 lead in the series.
Vandy now has two scheduled non-conference games for the 2022 season. The Commodores are also slated to visit Northern Illinois on Sept. 17. The 2023 game against Wake Forest is the first announced game for that season.
Wake Forest now has three non-conference games slated for 2022 and two for 2023. The Demon Deacons are scheduled to host both Army and Air Force in 2022 and travel to Notre Dame in 2023.
Vanderbilt also announced today that they will host the Mercer Bears on Sept. 5, 2020. That game will be the season-opener for both teams.
The Commodores and Bears first met in 1907 and last played in 1932. Vandy leads the series 4-0.