Vanderbilt Defeats Austin Peay 38-3 - Recap
Jordan Matthews caught 6 passes for 111 yards against the Austin Peay defense as Vanderbilt handed the Governors a 38-3 loss on Saturday at Vanderbilt Stadium.
Vanderbilt won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 47.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 55.5.
Austyn Carta-Samuels completed 14 of 22 pass attempts for 223 yards for the Commodores in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Tim Phillips rushed for 67 yards for Austin Peay, while Julian Franklin added 39 yards. Andrew Spivey threw for 37 yards for the Governors, while receivers Ladarius Chatman and Darryl Clack had 19 and 15 yards respectively.
Vanderbilt outgained Austin Peay 442-139 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-6 by the Commodores.
The time of possession battle favored Austin Peay as their offense was on the field for 30:47, longer than the 29:13 of their opponents.
Vanderbilt looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against South Carolina. Austin Peay will aim to get back on the winning track at Ohio.