Cincinnati vs Vanderbilt Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 31-24
The Commodores had no answer for Isaiah Pead on Saturday as the Bearcats rolled to a 31-24 win at Liberty Bowl.
The Bearcats were a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 50.5.
Zach Collaros completed 12 of 29 pass attempts for 80 yards for the Bearcats in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Commodores defense.
Zac Stacy rushed for 57 yards for Vanderbilt, while Jordan Rodgers added 33 yards. Larry Smith threw for 142 yards for the Commodores, while receivers Chris Boyd and Jordan Matthews had 69 and 56 yards respectively.
Cincinnati outgained Vanderbilt 301-295 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-14 by the Bearcats.
Vanderbilt lost the time of possession battle 30:37/29:14, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.