Robbie Caldwell resigns as Vanderbilt football coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Robbie Caldwell has resigned as

Vanderbilt's head football coach.

The school said Caldwell's resignation will be effective after

Saturday night's season finale against Wake Forest. Caldwell was an

assistant coach under Bobby Johnson before taking over in July,

when Johnson announced his unexpected retirement.

The Commodores are just 2-9 in Caldwell's first try as a head


He said in a statement he gave it his best, but after reflection

he realized it was time to step aside. He is expected to speak to

the media later Saturday.