Volunteers Fall 41-18 Against Vanderbilt - Game Recap
Vanderbilt won 41-18 on Saturday against Tennessee behind a 115-yard receiving performance from Jordan Matthews at Vanderbilt Stadium.
Vanderbilt won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 62.5.
Jordan Rodgers completed 13 of 26 pass attempts for 245 yards for the Commodores in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Volunteers defense.
Marlin Lane rushed for 108 yards for Tennessee, while Rajion Neal added 61 yards. Tyler Bray threw for 103 yards for the Volunteers, while receivers Cordarrelle Patterson and Justin Hunter had 52 and 39 yards respectively.
Tennessee was outgained by Vanderbilt 442-303 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-15 by the Volunteers.
The time of possession battle favored Vanderbilt as their offense was on the field for 34:11, longer than the 25:49 of their opponents.
Next game, Vanderbilt takes its act on the road to face Wake Forest looking for another win. For Tennessee, they head home to face Kentucky.