How far will Vanderbilt football coach James Franklin go for his fans? At least far enough to get him out of work if it conflicts with the Commodores' game, according to a Twitter exchange.

No word if it worked yet, but Vanderbilt could use some help in the attendance department (at least compared to the rest of the SEC. Last season, the squad averaged a conference-low (but still totally respectable) 37,890 fans per home game -- a 15 percent increase from the previous year.