Minutemen Fall 49-7 Against Vanderbilt - Game Recap
|Minutemen Fall 49-7 Against Vanderbilt - Game Recap|
Jordan Matthews inflicted damage on the Massachusetts secondary, receiving 112 yards as Vanderbilt defeated the Minutemen 49-7 at Vanderbilt Stadium.
Vanderbilt won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 33-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 49.5.
Jordan Rodgers completed 17 of 21 pass attempts for 217 yards for the Commodores in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Michael Cox rushed for 56 yards for Massachusetts, while Mike Wegzyn added 2 yards. Mike Wegzyn threw for 162 yards for the Minutemen, while receivers Marken Michel and Deion Walker had 56 and 51 yards respectively.
Massachusetts was outgained by Vanderbilt 443-264 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-16 by the Commodores.
Vanderbilt lost the time of possession battle 34:06/25:54, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Vanderbilt heads into a Week 10 battle against Kentucky. Massachusetts, meanwhile, will have their next action against Northern Illinois.