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General Information ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATION Nicholas Zeppos..................Vanderbilt Chancellor David Williams II...................... Vice Chancellor for ................................ University Affairs and Athletics Richard McCarty...............Faculty Representative Kevin Colon................Assoc. Director of Athletics Patricia Marett.................Assoc. Vice Chancellor/ ......Chief of Staff/University Affairs and Athletics Candice Lee..............Assoc. Director of Athletics/ .................. Sr. Woman Administrator/Compliance Lori Alexander..........Assoc. Director of Athletics Mark Carter..........Director of Development, NCC Steve Walsh.........Director of Sales & Marketing Brock Williams.........Assoc. Director of Athletics Rod Williamson.......Director of Communications Elizabeth Wright......Director, Academic Support Eric Jones.............................Ticket Office Manager Jeff Miller.....................General Mgr., IMG College

THE COACHING STAFF James Franklin....................................Head Coach John Donovan.....................Off. Coordinator/RBs Bob Shoop...................Def. Coordinator/Safeties Charles Bankins.....................Special Teams/TEs Chris Beatty..............Off. Recruiting Coord./WRs Herb Hand.....................................................Off. Line Wesley McGriff.......Def. Recruiting Coord./DBs Brent Pry....................... Co-Def. Coordinator/LBs Ricky Rahne......................................Quarterbacks Sean Spencer.............................................Def. Line Joey Orck........................Graduate Asst., Offense Derham Cato................ Graduate Asst., Defense

KEY SUPPORT STAFF Jemal Griffin........................Football Chief of Staff Dwight Galt..........Dir., Performance Enhancement Barry Brown....Asst., Performance Enhancement Chuck Losey....Asst., Performance Enhancement Michael Hazel................Dir., Football Operations Andy Frank.............Player Personnel Coordinator Kevin Threlkel.....Asst. Dir., Football Operations Andrea Cain..............Asst. Recruiting Coordinator Matt Ruland..............Asst. Recruiting Coordinator Charles Huff.......................Quality Control, Offense Robert Livingston........... Quality Control, Defense Steven Parks...............Director, Video Production Lacey Ballard....................Asst., Video Production Wes Whaley...............Asst. Dir., Video Production Angela Bess.................Admin. Asst., Head Coach Beverly Brothers............Administrative Assistant Tom Bossung......................... Head Athletic Trainer Justin Wenzel........................Asst. Athletic Trainer Luke Wyatt.............................. Equipment Manager Chris Singleton.............Asst. Equipment Manager Gary Veach..............................Equipment Assistant Gina Owens............................... Business Manager Debbie Green.................... Assoc. Ticket Manager Bart Smith........................................Assoc. Dir., NCC Eugene Henderson............. Academic Counselor Max-Maurice Martin......... Academic Counselor John Thorpe.........Asst. Dir., Operations/Facilities Jeannie Stotts.............................Travel Coordinator Allison Bradley, Bradley Keen...............Marketing

VANDERBILT RADIO CREW Joe Fisher............................................Play-by-Play John Gromos................................................Analyst Kevin Ingram..............................Sideline Reporter Bob Horner................................................ Producer

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Game Date: Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011 (2:36 p.m., CT) Game Site: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis LIBERTY Bowl Executive Director: Steve Ehrhart Bowl Communications: Harold Graeter, Assoc. Dir. hgraeter@libertybowl.org • (901) 795-7700 Media Headquarters: Embassy Suites, 1022 S. Shady Grove, Memphis, TN 39120 • (901) 684-1777 vanderbilt headquarters: The Peabody Hotel Television: ABC Sports, Dave Lamont (PBP)/ Ray Bentley (analyst)/Quint Kessenich (sidelines) Vanderbilt Radio: Classic Rock 97.1 (Nashville) NATIONAL Radio: ESPN, Pam Ward (PBP)/ Dan Hawkins (analyst)

TENTATIVE MEDIA SCHEDULE All times subject to change; all times Central

Note to AUTOZONE LIBERTY Bowl media: Final 10 minutes of practice is open to media. Interviews with Head Coach James Franklin and players take place after practice. MondAY, Dec. 26 12-2:00 pm ....................Commodores arrive in Memphis 7:00 pm .............Practice @ Memphis University School Tuesday, Dec. 27 3:00 pm ...............Practice @ Memphis University School 5:00 pm .................. Team Welcome Party, AutoZone Park wednesday, Dec. 28 7:00 am......FCA Prayer Breakfast, Hilton Memphis Hotel 11:00 am..............Team visits St. Jude Children's Hospital Noon............................Press Conference, Embassy Suites 3:00 pm ...............Practice @ Memphis University School 7:00 pm ........Memphis vs. Okla. City (NBA), FedExForum Thursday, Dec. 29 10:30 am......................Press Conference, Embassy Suites Noon......Players & Coaches Luncheon, Hilton Memphis 3:00 pm ...............Practice @ Memphis University School 6:00 pm ...........MBB Watch Party, B.B. King's Blues Club Friday, Dec. 30 12:30 pm......................Press Conference, Embassy Suites 3:00 pm .....AutoZone Liberty Bowl Parade, Beale Street 5:00 pm .............................. Bash on Beale Street Pep Rally 6:00 pm .......Vanderbilt Bowl Celebration, AutoZone Park 7:00 pm ....................President's Gala, The Peabody Hotel Saturday, Dec. 31 11:30 am .................. Pre-Game Buffet/Battle of the Bands Pipkin & Creative Arts Building (adjacent to stadium) 2:36 pm ...................... AutoZone Liberty Bowl Bowl kickoff 9:00 pm-1 am ....New Year's Eve Bash, The Peabody Hotel

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Vanderbilt vs. Cincinnati......................... Pages 2-3 2011 – Brand New Vanderbilt.............................4-5 Vanderbilt AutoZone Liberty Bowl Notes.......6-15 Updated Commodore Records............................ 16 Vanderbilt Depth Chart.......................................... 17 Numerical Roster/Pronunciations.................18-19 Vanderbilt Bowl History/Game Recaps.........20-21 Vanderbilt Bowl Records.................................22-25 The Commodore Staff......................................26-34 Head Coach James Franklin...................26-29 Assistant Coaches....................................30-32 University, Student Athletics Officials....... 33 Football Support Staff................................... 34 Meet the Commodores................................... 35-60 2011 Vanderbilt Statistics................................61-85 Overall Team Statistics................................. 62 Individual Statistical Leaders.................63-66 Individual (Game-by-Game)....................67-68 Offensive & Defensive Starters................... 68 Team Statistics..........................................69-71 The Last Time............................................72-73 2011 Game Recaps...................................74-85 2011 SEC Statistics...........................................86-87 2011 In Pictures...................................................... 88

BOWL GUIDE CREDITS ON THE COVER: The nine players on the cover will become the first Commodores to play in two bowl games at the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. The seniors are Brandon Barden, Kyle Fischer, Tim Fugger, T.J. Greenstone, Casey Hayward, Chris Marve, Sean Richardson, Larry Smith and Udom Umoh. Printing: Franklin Graphics, Nashville. sTaff: The Vanderbilt AutoZone Liberty Bowl Guide was produced by Vanderbilt Athletic Communications. Football SID Larry Leathers was the publication coordinator. Staffers Kyle Parkinson, Chris Weinman, Andy Boggs, Ryan Schulz, Brandon Barca, Michael Sholl, staff intern Ashley Crosby, and Dan Forcella contributed. Schulz designed the covers. Photos: Images were provided by Vanderbilt photographers John Russell, Joe Howell, Daniel Dubois, Steve Green and Anne Raynor. Freelancers Stan Jones, Michael Strasinger, Ron Irby and Don Kelly provided action images. Bill Wright, Jack Kenner, Troy Glasgow and Justin Fox Burks also contributed photos. Athletic Communications: Larry Leathers..............Primary Football Contact (615) 343-6437 • larry.leathers@vanderbilt.edu

Kyle Parkinson.............. Baseball/Secondary FB Brandon Barca.............Website co-Coordinator Andy Boggs............................Basketball (M)/Golf Ryan Schulz...................Website co-Coordinator Michael Sholl............Basketball (W)/Swimming Chris Weinman.........Editor/Commodore Nation Rod Williamson....Dir., Communications/Bowling Ashley Crosby........Tennis/Track/Cross Country

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Vanderbilt Commodores COMMODORE QUICK FACTS A Quick Look

Head Coach.........James Franklin (1st year) Career Record..............................................6-6 2011 Record..................................................6-6 2011 SEC Record.......... 2-6 (4th in SEC East) AP Rank.........................................................n/a USA Today/Coaches' Rank.......................n/a Home..............................................................5-2 Away...............................................................1-4 Home Attendance...............................230,112 Average Home Attendance................ 32,873 Bowls..............................................................5th All-time Bowl Record............................. 2-1-1 Last Bowl............................... 2008 Music City Last Bowl W/L..... Boston College (W, 16-14)

Team Offense

(SEC/NCAA) Scoring Offense.............................. 26.9 (6/61) Total Offense..................................342.8 (7/97) Rushing Offense............................167.8 (7/47) Passing Offense............................175.2 (8/98) Turnover Margin................................+2 (6/42)

Team Defense

(SEC/NCAA) Scoring Defense............................. 20.8 (7/27) Total Defense.................................324.6 (6/19) Rushing Defense..........................123.0 (4/27) Passing Defense.........................201.6 (11/33)

General Information

Location.................................Nashville, Tenn. Founded ..................................................... 1873 Enrollment................................................. 6,879 Nickname...................................Commodores Colors......................................Black and Gold Stadium..................Vanderbilt Stadium (39,773) All-Time Record................. 563-574-50 (.495) Chancellor...................... Nicholas S. Zeppos Vice Chancellor (athletics)....David Williams II Conference............................... Southeastern Primary Football SID............ Larry Leathers ......................larry.leathers@vanderbilt.edu Secondary Football SID......Kyle Parkinson .....................kyle.parkinson@vanderbilt.edu Athletic Communciations......(615) 322-4121 Marching Band......................... Spirit of Gold Vanderbilt Athletics Official Website: vucommodores.com Vanderbilt Football Twitter: @VandyFootball SEC Official Website: secsports.com

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2011 Vanderbilt SCHEDULE

6-6, 2-6 (4th-SEC East)

Date AP/USAT Opponent (TV) Site Result Sept. 3 -/- ELON (CSS) Nashville, Tenn. W, 45-14 Sept. 10 -/- CONNECTICUT (CSS) Nashville, Tenn. W, 24-21 Sept. 17 -/- OLE MISS (SEC TV) Nashville, Tenn. W, 30-7 Sept. 24 -/- at So. Carolina (CSS) Columbia, S.C. L, 3-21 Oct. 8 -/- at Alabama (ESPNU) Tuscaloosa, Ala. L, 0-34 Oct. 15 -/- GEORGIA (Fox Sports South) Nashville, Tenn. L, 28-33 Oct. 22 -/- ARMY (ESPNU) Nashville, Tenn. W, 44-21 Oct. 29 -/- ARKANSAS (SEC TV) Nashville, Tenn. L, 28-31 Nov. 5 -/- at Florida (SEC TV) Gainesville, Fla. L, 21-26 Nov. 12 -/- KENTUCKY (SEC TV) Nashville, Tenn. W, 38-8 Nov. 19 -/- at Tennessee (ESPNU) Knoxville, Tenn. L, 21-27 (OT) Nov. 26 -/- at Wake Forest (ESPNU) Winston-Salem, N.C. W, 41-7

2011 VANDERBILT INDIVIDUAL STATISTICAL LEADERS Rushing Zac Stacy Jordan Rodgers Jerron Seymour Passing

Jordan Rodgers Larry Smith

G Att. 12 183 12 108 12 81 G 12 9

Effic. 119.6 103.3

Net. Avg. TD 1136 6.2 13 387 3.6 4 263 3.2 4

Comp.-Att.-INT Pct. 104-202-9 51.5 60-104-5 57.7

Long Avg./G 77 94.7 40 32.2 40 21.9

Yards TD Avg./G 1498 9 124.8 526 4 58.4

Receiving

G Rec. 12 37 12 29 12 23 12 21 10 13

Defense

UA-A-TT TFL/Yds. Sacks INT PBU FF-FR QBH 47-37-84 7.0-19 1.0-6 1-19 4 1/- 4 38-20-58 5.5-37 2.0-16 1-11 4 -/- 1 40-14-54 6.5-9 - 5-96 14 -/- 36-14-50 - - 1-0 4 -/- 31-18-49 4.0-30 2.0-12 2-128 6 3/- 2 26-18-44 4.5-22 1.0-11 - 1 1/- 1 32-10-42 0.5-1 - 2-32 6 -/- -

Jordan Matthews Chris Boyd Jonathan Krause Wesley Tate Brandon Barden

Chris Marve Sean Richardson Casey Hayward Kenny Ladler Archibald Barnes Chase Garnham Javon Marshall

Yards Avg. TD 733 19.5 5 404 13.9 7 171 7.4 0 175 8.3 0 223 17.2 1

Long Avg./G 49 60.2 43 33.7 41 14.2 33 14.6 73 22.3

2011 Southeastern Conference Standings

Eastern Division SEC 7-1 Georgia South Carolina 6-2 3-5 Florida Vanderbilt 2-6 1-7 Kentucky Tennessee 1-7

Pct. Overall Pct. Bowl Game (opponent) .875 10-3 .769 Outback (Michigan State) .750 10-2 .833 Capital One (Nebraska) .377 6-6 .500 Taxslayer.com Gator (Ohio State) .250 6-6 .500 AutoZone Liberty (Cincinnati) .125 5-7 .417 .125 5-7 .417

WEStern Division SEC Pct. Overall Pct. 8-0 1.000 13-0 1.000 LSU Alabama 7-1 .875 11-1 .917 6-2 .750 10-2 .833 Arkansas Auburn 4-4 .500 7-5 .583 2-6 .250 6-6 .500 Mississippi State 0-8 .000 2-10 .167 Ole Miss

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Bowl Game (opponent) BCS Natl. Championship (Alabama) BCS Natl. Championship (LSU) AT&T Cotton (Kansas State) Chick-fil-A (Virginia) Franklin American Mortgage Music City (W. Forest)

Cincinnati Bearcats 2011 Cincinnati Schedule

9-3, 5-2 (1st-Big East)

Date AP/USAT Opponent (TV) Site Result Sept. 3 -/- Austin Peay (Fox Sports Ohio) Cincinnati, Ohio W, 72-10 Sept. 10 -/- at Tennessee (ESPN2) Knoxville, Tenn. L, 45-23 Sept. 17 -/- Akron (ESPN3) Cincinnati, Ohio W, 59-15 Sept. 22 -/- No. Carolina State (ESPN) Cincinnati, Ohio W, 44-14 Oct. 1 -/- at Miami (Ohio) (ESPN3) Oxford, Ohio W, 27-09 Oct. 15 23/18 Louisville (Big East) Cincinnati, Ohio W, 25-16 Oct. 22 22/18 at South Florida (Big East) Tampa, Fla. W, 37-34 Nov. 5 23/19 at Pittsburgh (ESPNU) Pittsburgh, Pa. W, 26-23 Nov. 12 -/- West Virginia (ABC) Cincinnati, Ohio L, 21-24 Nov. 19 -/- at Rutgers (ESPNU) Piscataway, N.J. L, 3-20 Nov. 26 -/- at Syracuse (ESPN3) Syracuse, N.Y. W, 30-13 Dec. 3 -/- Connecticut (ESPN) Cincinnati, Ohio W, 35-27

2011 CINCINNATI INDIVIDUAL STATISTICAL LEADERS Rushing Isaiah Pead Zach Collaros Munchie Legaux Passing

G Att. 12 209 9 76 11 41

G Effic. Zach Collaros 9 140.1 Munchie Legaux 11 109.0

Net Avg. TD 1110 5.3 11 242 3.2 8 185 4.5 2

Comp.-Att.-INT Pct. 154-243-8 63.4 55-116-4 47.4

Long Avg./G 65 92.5 17 26.9 65 16.8

Yards TD Avg./G 1860 14 206.7 749 5 68.1

Receiving

G Rec. 12 48 12 44 12 37 12 36 12 18

Defense

UA-A-TT TFL/Yds. Sacks INT PBU FF-FR QBH 47-58-105 12.0-42 3.5-22 3-41 9 3-3 1 40-27-67 2.5-7 - 2-15 8 -/- 2 37-29-66 - - 1-0 5 1/- 32-32-64 19.5-92 9.5-66 - 1 2/2 6 38-19-57 0.5-3 - 2-65 8 -/- 27-28-55 3.5-8 1.0-3 - 3 0/2 2 2

Anthony McClung Kenbrell Thompkins D.J. Woods Isaiah Pead Alex Chisum

J.K. Schaffer Drew Frey Wesley Richardson Derek Wolfe Camerron Cheatham Maalik Bomar

Yards Avg. TD 675 14.1 5 536 12.2 2 450 12.2 2 304 8.4 3 290 16.1 2

Long Avg./G 36 56.2 44 44.7 50 37.5 69 25.3 30 24.2

2011 Big East Conference Standings

Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Bowl Game (Opponent) Cincinnati 5-2 .714 9-3 .750 AutoZone Liberty (Vanderbilt) West Virginia * 5-2 .714 9-3 .750 Discover Orange (Clemson) Louisville 5-2 .714 7-5 .583 Belk (No. Carolina State) Rutgers 4-3 .571 8-4 .667 New Era Pinstripe (Iowa State) Pittsburgh 4-3 .571 6-6 .500 BBVA Compass (SMU) Connecticut 3-4 .429 5-7 .417 South Florida 1-6 .143 5-7 .417 Syracuse 1-6 .143 5-7 .417 *clinched BCS berth based on highest ranking among co-champions Cincinnati and Louisville.

BEARCAT QUICK FACTS A Quick Look

Head Coach:......Butch Jones (2nd year) Career Record:.................................. 13-11 2011 Record:...................................... 40-24 2011 Big East Record:...............5-2 (T-1st) AP Rank:........................... receiving votes USA Today Coaches’ Rank:.................#24 Home....................................................... 4-0 Away....................................................... 4-2 Neutral.................................................... 1-1 Home Attendance..........................190,757 Average Home Attendance............32,293 Bowls.................................................... 13th Bowl Record.......................................... 6-6 Last Bowl..................................2010 Sugar Last Bowl W/L............... Florida (L, 24-51)

Team Offense

(BIG EAST/NCAA) Scoring Offense........................33.5 (2/28) Total Offense............................393.3 (3/56) Rushing Offense......................175.0 (2/37) Passing Offense......................217.8 (5/70) Turnover Margin.........................+11 (1/11)

Team Defense

(BIG EAST/NCAA) Scoring Defense.......................20.0 (3/20) Total Defense...........................362.6 (6/46) Rushing Defense.........................93.7 (2/6) Passing Defense...................268.9 (7/105) Pass Defense Efficiency........128.0 (6/60)

General Information

Location.................................. Cincinnati, Ohio Founded........................................................1817 Enrollment................................................ 41,357 Stadium.....................Nippert Stadium (35,00) Nickname........................................... Bearcats Colors............................................ Red & Black Conference.......................................... Big East All-Time Record...................560-553-51 (.503) President.......................Dr. Gregory Williams Athletics Director.....................Mike Thomas Assoc. AD/Primary FB.............Doug Mosley ...................................... doug.mosley@uc.edu Assoc. Dir./Secondary FB........Ryan Koslen .........................................ryan.koslen@uc.edu Media Relations Phone.........(513) 556-5191 Cincinnati Athletics Official Website: GoBEARCATS.com Cincinnati Athletics Twitter: @GoBEARCATS Big East Official Website: BIGEAST.org

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Vanderbilt Bowl Notes AutoZone Liberty Bowl Marks Vanderbilt's Fifth Postseason Appearance Vanderbilt will Vanderbilt Bowl Games make its fifth Year Bowl/Opponent.....................................Result postseason 1955 Gator/Auburn .....................................W, 25-13 appearance in team 1974 Peach/Texas Tech...................................T, 6-6 history when the 1982 Hall of Fame/Air Force........................L, 28-36 Commodores play 2008 Music City/Boston College..............W, 16-14 Cincinnati in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Dec. 31, 2011. It will mark Vanderbilt's first bowl appearance since the Commodores

defeated No. 24 Boston College 16-14 in the 2008 Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl. The Commodores are 2-1-1 all-time in postseason bowls. Victories have come in the 2008 Music City Bowl and 1955 Gator Bowl (25-13 over Auburn). Vanderbilt also tied Texas Tech in the 1974 Peach Bowl and lost in a high-scoring affair to Air Force in the 1982 Hall of Fame Bowl. In accepting the AutoZone Liberty Bowl bid, James Franklin becomes the first new coach to ever guide the Commodores into postseason play. His six-win total also represents the most victories by a first-year Vanderbilt head coach in 36 years.

Nine 'Dores to Play in Second Bowl When the Commodores and Bearcats square off in the 53rd Liberty Bowl, nine Vanderbilt players will earn the distinction of becoming the first football letterwinners in team history to ever make multiple postseason bowl appearances. The nine, all active contributors on the 2011 squad, saw action in the 2008 Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl, which the Commodores captured over Boston College 16-14. The nine players are: • Brandon Barden, R-Sr., TE • Kyle Fischer, R-Sr., OL • T.J. Greenstone, R-Sr., DT • Tim Fugger, R-Sr., DE • Chris Marve, R-Sr., LB • Casey Hayward, Sr., DB • Larry Smith, R-Sr., QB • Sean Richardson, Sr., safety • Udom Umoh, R-Sr., WR Several of the current Commodores played pivotal roles in the Music City Bowl win. It marked the first career quarterback start for Smith. Marve started at inside linebacker, finishing with a team-high 10 tackles. Richardson made one of the biggest plays of the game, recovering a fumbled punt for a touchdown. Hayward played much of the game at cornerback in place of an injured D.J. Moore. Umoh posted the first three catches of his career.

Vanderbilt Defense Produces Points, Records The Vanderbilt defense has produced a team-record four defensive touchdowns this season. Along the way, the Commodores also broke two other team marks for interception returns. The fourth score came Nov. 19 when Archibald Barnes (R-Jr., LB) went 100 yards after intercepting a pass at Tennessee. Barnes' return ranks as the longest in team history. Early in the year, Trey Wilson (Jr., CB) scored on interception returns of 21 and 52 yards against Elon and Ole Miss, respectively, and Casey Hayward (Sr., CB) returned a pick 50 yards for a TD against Connecticut. It marked the first time in modern history that Vanderbilt scored TDs on INT returns in three straight games. The Vanderbilt defense also has established a new team record for total interception return yardage in a single season. The Commodores returned 17 interceptions for 395 yards, an average of 23.2 yards per return.

Vanderbilt's Defensive Touchdowns

Opponent Elon (9/3) Connecticut (9/10) Ole Miss (9/17) Tennessee (11/26)

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Defensive Player TD Play Trey Wilson, DB 21-yard INT return Casey Hayward, DB 50-yard INT return Trey Wilson, DB 52-yard INT return Archibald Barnes, LB 100-yard INT return

Tim Fugger

Casey Hayward

Chris Marve

Zac Stacy

Four Standouts Earn All-SEC Recognition Four Vanderbilt standouts – Zac Stacy (Jr., RB), Chris Marve (R-Sr., LB), Casey Hayward (Sr., DB) and Tim Fugger (R-Sr., DE)– were named to the Coaches' All-SEC Team Dec. 6. One day earlier, Stacy, Marve and Hayward were named All-SEC by AP writers. Stacy, a junior from Centreville, Ala., was named to the second team All-SEC offense. Marve, a senior from Memphis, Hayward, a senior from Perry, Ga., and Fugger, a senior from Oak Brook, Ill., were placed on the second team defense. The quartet played vital roles as the Commodores enjoyed one of the nation's top turnarounds. Marve is a three-year starter who will be returning to his hometown for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. As a senior, he topped the Commodores and ranked 13th in the SEC with 84 tackles. He also ranks ninth all-time at Vanderbilt with 390 career tackles and eighth with 28.0 career tackles for loss. Fugger became a big defensive playmaker this season, contributing 12 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks. He ranked eighth in the SEC in both categories. Stacy enjoyed one of the finest offensive seasons ever by a Vandy back. The junior broke the team's single-season record with 1,136 rushing yards and scored 13 rushing TDs, the most ever by a Commodore running back. Hayward ranks third in the SEC with five interceptions and second in the league with 14 passes defended. He enters the bowl with 13 career interceptions, just two behind Leonard Coleman's (1980-83) school record.

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Vanderbilt Bowl Notes VANDERBILT'S RECORD WHEN... Playing at home........................................................ 5-2 Playing on the road.................................................. 1-4 Playing at night......................................................... 3-4 Playing during the day............................................. 3-2 Playing Non-Conference Teams............................. 4-0 Playing BCS Automatic Qualifiers.......................... 4-6 Vanderbilt scores on first possession................... 2-1 Opponent scores on first possession.................... 1-1 Vanderbilt scores first............................................. 5-2 Opponent scores first.............................................. 1-4 Vanderbilt leads after 1st quarter.......................... 5-1 Opponent leads after 1st quarter........................... 0-2 Teams are tied after 1st quarter............................. 1-3 Vanderbilt leads at halftime.................................... 6-1 Opponent leads at halftime..................................... 0-5 Teams are tied at halftime....................................... 0-0 Vanderbilt leads after 3rd quarter.......................... 6-1 Opponent leads after 3rd quarter.......................... 0-4 Teams are tied after 3rd quarter............................ 0-1 Vanderbilt has more total yards............................. 5-1 Opponent has more total yards.............................. 1-5 Vanderbilt has more rushing yards........................ 6-2 Opponent has more rushing yards......................... 0-4 Vanderbilt has more passing yards....................... 4-2 Opponent has more passing yards........................ 2-4 Vanderbilt has more turnovers............................... 0-4 Opponent has more turnovers................................ 5-2 Teams have equal turnovers................................... 1-0 Vanderbilt has more penalties................................ 3-3 Opponent has more penalties................................. 3-3 Teams have equal penalties................................... 0-0 Vanderbilt has more time of possession............... 4-2 Opponent has more time of possession................ 2-4 Vanderbilt has 100-yard rusher.............................. 4-1 Opponent has 100-yard rusher............................... 1-3 Vanderbilt scores at least 20 points...................... 6-4 Opponent scores at least 20 points....................... 1-6 Playing on natural grass.......................................... 5-6 Playing on artificial surface.................................... 1-0 Vanderbilt defense scores...................................... 3-1 Opponent defense scores....................................... 1-3 Vanderbilt special teams score.............................. 0-1

Sports Illustrated Features 'Dores Even before he directed the Commodores on the field for the first time, new Head Coach James Franklin was working to attract national media attention for the Vanderbilt program. Sports Illustrated, given rare behind-the-scenes access during preseason camp, published a lengthy feature on the team just as Franklin's Commodores were reeling off three straights wins to open the year. SI staff writer Michael Rosenberg attended Southeastern Conference Media Days, then spent three days on campus during camp doing research for the in-depth look at Franklin's vision to improve the Vanderbilt program.

Franklin's First Year: Vast Statistical Improvement Statistics reveal the same fact that Vanderbilt's 6-6 win-loss record shows: the 2011 Commodores are a vastly improved team over the 2010 squad. In addition to a four-game improvement in the regular season record, first-year Head Coach James Franklin has the Commodores performing at a higher level than the 2010 squad in virtually every area. In a regular season comparison of the 2010 and 2011 teams, the current edition scored more points (26.9-16.9), allowed less points (20.8-31.2), produced more first downs (17.4-15.0), gave up fewer first downs (17.8-19.9), scored more rushing TDs (24-13) and red zone TD (23-14), and allowed fewer red-zone TDs (16-29). The 2011 offense and defense are greatly improved. The offense has produced more total yards (44.6), rushing yards (28.8) and passing yards (15.8). The 2011 defense has given up nearly 100 fewer total yards (94.6), including 70 less rush yards (70) and 24.6 less passing yards. The team is also improved in all rushing categories. The offense is averaging more yards per rush attempt (4.1-4-0). The 1.1-yard defensive improvement in yards per attempt (3.4-4.5) is one of the team's most impressive statistics. The overall improvement has resulted in nearly a three-minute gain in time of possession. The 2011 defense also has eight more interceptions, helping the team to improve in turnover margin (+6).

VAST IMPROVEMENT UNDER FRANKLIN Statistical Category Record Scoring Offense Total Offense Rushing Offense Avg. Per Rush Offense Rushing TDs Scored Passing Offense Scoring Defense Total Defense Rushing Defense Avg. Per Rush Defense Rushing TDs Allowed Passing Defense Net Punting Kickoff Returns Turnover Margin Pass Efficiency Def. Pass Efficiency 3rd Down Conv. % 3rd Down Conv. % (Def.) Red Zone Off. Efficiency Red Zone TDs Scored Red Zone TDs Allowed QB Sacks QB Sacks Allowed Pass Interceptions First Downs First Downs Allowed Time of Possession

2011 6-6 26.9 342.8 167.6 4.1 24 175.2 20.8 324.6 123.0 3.4 10 201.6 38.8 22.5 +2 114.7 114.5 35% 37% 75% 23 16 24 25 17 17.4 17.8 29:56

2010 change 2-10 +4 16.9 + 10.0 298.1 + 44.6 138.8 + 28.8 4.0 + .1 13 + 11 159.4 + 15.8 31.2 + 10.4 419.2 + 94.6 193.0 + 70 4.5 + 1.1 25 + 15 226.2 + 24.6 36.8 + 2.0 22.4 + .1 - 4 +6 95.6 + 19.1 140.5 + 26.0 27% + 8% 38% + 1% 71% + 4% 14 +9 29 + 13 20 +4 36 + 11 9 +8 15.0 + 2.4 19.9 + 2.1 26:58 + 2:58

Vanderbilt Point Production At Near-Record Levels The Commodore offense is on pace to produce more points than any Vanderbilt offense since World War II. Highest Point Totals The 2011 unit, under the direction of first-year Since World War II coordinator John Donovan, has scored 323 points, just Year Point Total Avg. five fewer points than in 1948. Prior to Red Sanders' 1. 1948 328 29.8 2. 2011 323 26.9 1948 squad, the most explosive Commodore offense 3. 1974 313 26.1 dates back to the 9-1 Dan McGugin squad of 1915 that 4. 2005 299 27.2 racked up 514 points. 5. 1982 293 24.5 This is just the third Vanderbilt team since the 1920s 6. 1987 286 26.0 to score more than 300 points. 7. 1984 276 25.1 The Commodores are averaging 26.9 points, ranking 8. 1969 242 24.2 third in the post-World War II era: 1948 (29.8) and 2005 (27.2). Since midseason, Vanderbilt's offense has scored consistently, averaging 31.5 points during its last seven games. The unit also has scored at least 21 points in its last seven games, marking the first time a Commodore offense has done so since the 1948 season. In the defensive-oriented Southeastern Conference, the offense is averaging 21.1 points, a 10.8-point improvement from one year ago.

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Vanderbilt Bowl Notes Vanderbilt-Cincinnati Series Notes Meeting Between Schools: 8th Series Record: Vanderbilt leads 4-3 Last Meeting: Vanderbilt 34 – Cincinnati 24 (1994) First Meeting: Vanderbilt 0 – Cincinnati 10 (1898) Longest Vanderbilt Win Streak: 3 Longest Vanderbilt Losing Streak: 2 Franklin vs. Cincinnati: 0-0 Franklin vs. Big East Conference opponents: 1-0 VANDY-CINCY The AutoZone Liberty Bowl matchup will mark the eighth game between Vanderbilt and Cincinnati, with the Commodores holding a 4-3 series advantage. Vanderbilt has won the last three games played between the schools, including the most recent game: a 34-24 victory at Cincinnati. The series between Vanderbilt and Cincinnati dates back to a 10-0 Bearcat victory in Nashville in 1898. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Vanderbilt vs. the Big East Conference Vanderbilt is 11-8-1 all-time versus teams from the Big East Conference. Earlier this season, the Commodores earned a close 24-21 home victory over Big East member Connecticut, stopping a two-game losing streak to Big East opponents.

Vandy vs. Big East Teams

Big East Members Record Last Cincinnati 4-3 1994 2-1 2011 Connecticut Louisville 2-0-1 1974 Rutgers 2-1 2004 0-2 1991 Syracuse West Virginia 1-1 1962 All-Time vs. Big East Teams 11-8-1

'Dores: Unbeaten in Non-Conference Play Vanderbilt earned its first undefeated campaign in non-Southeastern Conference play in 12 years when it finished 4-0 this year against non-SEC opponents. The Commodores ended the season with a convincing 41-7 victory at Wake Forest, its final non-conference foe. Earlier, Vanderbilt topped Elon (45-14, Sept. 3), UConn (24-21, Sept. 10) and Army (44-21, Oct. 22). In the last decade, Vanderbilt sports a 19-15 record against non-conference opponents. Vanderbilt's last undefeated non-SEC slate came in 1999, with victories over Northern Illinois, Duke and The Citadel.

Vanderbilt: Last Decade in Non-SEC Play

Year Opponents (W/L) 2011 Elon (W), Connecticut (W), Army (W), Wake Forest (W) 2010 Northwestern (L), Connecticut (L), E. Michigan (W), Wake Forest (L) 2009 Western Carolina (W), Rice (W), Army (L), Ga. Tech (L) 2008 Miami Ohio (W), Rice (W), Duke (L), Wake Forest (L), Boston College (W) 2007 Richmond (W), E. Michigan (W), Miami Ohio (W) Wake Forest (L) 2006 Michigan (L), Tenn. State (W), Temple (W) 2005 Wake Forest (W), Richmond (W), Middle Tennessee (L) 2004 Navy (L), Rutgers (L), Eastern Kentucky (W) 2003 Chattanooga (W), TCU (L), Georgia Tech (L), Navy (L) 2002 Ga. Tech (L), Furman (W), Middle Tennessee (L), Connecticut (W)

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Franklin Accomplishment: First to Guide Initial Vanderbilt Squad to Postseason James Franklin, the 27th head coach in Vanderbilt history, became the first coach to guide his initial Commodore squad to a postseason bowl game. Franklin also became the first new Vandy coach to register six wins since Fred Pancoast earned seven victories in 1975. Franklin also became the first new coach at Vanderbilt to claim victories in his first three games since E.H. Alley accomplished the feat in 1943. Before Alley's achievement, the last new coach to duplicate Franklin's 3-0 mark was Dan McGugin in 1904. Franklin guided Vanderbilt to a 45-14 victory over Elon on Sept. 3, a 24-21 comefrom-behind win over Connecticut on Sept. 10, and an impressive 30-7 victory over Ole Miss on Sept. 17 to open the season.

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FIRST-YEAR HEAD COACHES Coach James Franklin Robbie Caldwell Bobby Johnson Woody Widenhofer Rod Dowhower Gerry DiNardo Watson Brown George MacIntyre Fred Pancoast Steve Sloan Bill Pace Jack Green Art Guepe Bill Edwards Doby Bartling E.H. Alley Red Sanders Ray Morrison Dan McGugin J.H. Henry W.H. Watkins J.L. Crane R.G. Acton C.L. Upton Henry Thornton W.J. Keller Elliott H. Jones

Year Record 2011 6-6 2010 2-10 2002 2-10 1997 3-8 1995 2-9 1991 5-6 1986 1-10 1979 1-10 1975 7-4 1973 5-6 1967 2-7-1 1963 1-7-2 1953 3-7 1949 5-5 1944 3-0-1 1943 5-0 1940 3-6-1 1918 4-2 1904 9-0 1903 6-1-1 1901 6-1-1 1899 7-2 1896 3-2-2 1895 5-3-1 1894 7-1 1893 6-1 1890 1-0

Vanderbilt Bowl Notes Franklin Introduces Team to Black Helmets After warming up for the UConn game in their traditional gold helmets, James Franklin returned to the field just before kickoff with his 'Dores donning new black helmets. It marked the first time since the Watson Brown Era (1990) that Vanderbilt helmets were all black. The 'Dores have also worn the black helmets against South Carolina, Georgia, Army and Florida.

Category Team Leaders

VANDERBILT SEC PLAYER OF THE WEEK RECIPIENTS

Kyle Fischer

Off. Lineman of the Week, Nov. 26 (Wake Forest)

Kyle Fischer (R-Sr., RT) was recognized as SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his strong play in the Commodores' 41-7 win at Wake Forest. The offensive co-captain from Columbia, S.C., continuously opened holes in the Deacs' defensive line, helping the 'Dores produce 297 rushing yards and four rushing TDs. Zac Stacy (Jr., RB) had 184 rushing yards and three TDs in becoming the team's all-time single-season rusher.

Zac Stacy

Off. Player of the Week, Nov. 12 (Kentucky)

Zac Stacy (Jr., RB) earned SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors for his stellar rushing performance in Vanderbilt's 38-8 victory over Kentucky. Stacy rushed for 135 yards and three TDs against the Wildcats. Stacy became the first Vanderbilt running back to win the SEC's top offensive player award since Corey Harris was honored on Oct. 19, 1991 after a 169-yard rushing performance against Georgia.

Ryan Seymour Off. Lineman of the Week, Oct. 24 (Army) Ryan Seymour (R-Jr., LG) was recognized as the SEC's Offensive Lineman of the Week for his strong play in a 44-21 win over Army. Seymour's blocks helped pave the way for a season-high 530 yards and 344 rushing yards. Of the rushing yards, Zac Stacy (Jr., RB) gained 198 of them. Stacy's total was the third-highest rushing total in school history by a Vanderbilt player.

Trey Wilson Def. Player of the Week, Sept. 17 (Ole Miss) Wesley Johnson Off. Lineman of the Week, Sept. 17 (Ole Miss) Trey Wilson (Jr., CB) and Wesley Johnson (R-So., center) were named SEC Defensive Player and Offensive Lineman of the Week, respectively, for their efforts in Vanderbilt's 30-7 victory over Ole Miss. Wilson picked off two Rebel passes, returning one for a 52-yard TD. He also contributed three passes defended. It also was Wilson's second INT return for a TD, matching a school record. Johnson anchored an offensive line effort that helped produce 281 rushing yards for the Commodores. It was the team's highest rushing total against an SEC opponent since 1994.

Rob Lohr

VANDERBILT ACTIVE CAREER STAT LEADERS

Def. Lineman of the Week, Sept. 10 (Connecticut)

Rob Lohr (R-Jr., DT) earned SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week honors for his effort in Vanderbilt's 24-21 victory over Connecticut. Lohr contributed four tackles for loss in the victory, tying for the most by a Vandy defender since linebacker Jamie Winborn contributed five tackles resulting in losses during a 43-20 against No. 6 Florida on Nov. 4, 2000.

Career Totals

Total Offense L. Smith/Z. Stacy 3,521/2,019 Total TDs Z. Stacy/W. Norman 19/11 Rushing Yards Z. Stacy/W. Norman 1,945/1,242 Rushing Attempts Z. Stacy/W. Norman 356/222 Rushing TDs Z. Stacy/L. Smith 19/8 Passing Yards L. Smith/J. Rodgers 3,081/1,497 Pass Attempts L. Smith/ J. Rodgers 612/203 Completions L. Smith/ J. Rodgers 302/104 Passing TDs L. Smith/ J. Rodgers 15/9 Receptions B. Barden/J. Cole 104/65 Receiving Yards B. Barden/J. Matthews 1,224/906 Receiving TDs 9/9 B. Barden-J. Matthews (tie) Punt Return Yards J. Cole/J. Krause 196/60 Kick Return Yards W. Norman/A. Hal 1,608/954 Total Tackles C. Marve/S. Richardson 390/241 Solo Tackles C. Marve/S. Richardson 204/138 Tackles for Loss C. Marve/R. Lohr 28.0/21.0 Quarterback Sacks T. Fugger/R. Lohr 10.5/9.0 Interceptions Hayward/Foster-Wilson (tie) 13/3 Forced Fumbles C. Marve/T. Fugger (tie) 8/8 Fumbles Recovered Greenstone-Marve-Fugger (tie) 2 Passes Defended C. Hayward/E. Foster 43/9 Career Starts (Pos.) C. Marve/B. Barden 48/39 Consec. Starts (Pos.) Hayward/Richardson 36/30

Memphis Home to Three Commodores Three Vanderbilt student-athletes, including two-time team captain Chris Marve, are returning to their hometown for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. A fourth player hails from a community near the Bluff City. Marve is joined by two other residents of the Memphis area on the Vanderbilt roster: DeAndre Jones (R-Jr., LB) and Spencer Pulley (Sr., OL). James Lewis (Fr., OL) comes from Arlington, Tenn., just north of Memphis. Marve, a fifth-year linebacker and the SEC's active career tackles leader, is a graduate of White Station High School in Memphis. As a prep senior, Marve earned Tennessee 5A Mr. Football Lineman of the Year honors, the first such winner from White Station. He helped guide the Spartans to a 12-2 record and the 5A state semifinals as a senior. Jones prepped at Memphis University School, teaming with former Commodore teammate John Stokes to form a superb linebacker tandem at MUS. Jones was a 2007 finalist for the Division II-AA Mr. Football Lineman of the Year Award. Pulley captured the Division II-A Mr. Football Lineman of the Year Award as a standout at Evangelical Christian. Lewis has not played as a true freshman.

Vandy Defensive Coach Worked at Memphis Vanderbilt co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Brent Pry served as a defensive assistant coach for three years at the University of Memphis. Pry coached the Memphis defensive line from 2007-09, and helped guide the Tigers to appearances in the 2007 New Orleans Bowl and the 2008 St. Petersburg Bowl. His defensive fronts with the Tigers were regarded among the best in Conference USA.

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Vanderbilt Bowl Notes Franklin, Others Hold Close Ties With Cincinnati Defensive Coach

Junior Zac Stacy Sets New Single-Season Rush Mark; Contributes 13 Rushing TDs to Successful Campaign Zac Stacy (Jr., RB) is the new single-season rushing leader at Vandy Single-Season Rushing List Vanderbilt. Name Att. Yards Avg. TDs 1. Zac Stacy, 2011 183 1,136 6.2 13 Stacy finished the regular 229 1,103 4.8 4 2. Corey Harris, 1991 season with 1,136 rushing yards, 3. Jermaine Johnson, 1995 267 1,072 4.0 4 33 more than the former mark set 4. Frank Mordica, 1978 173 1,065 6.2 8 by Corey Harris in 1991. 5. Jamie O’Rourke, 1974 201 933 4.6 12 Stacy also set a modern-day 6. Jermaine Johnson, 1994 167 877 5.3 7 school record with 13 rushing 7. Doug Mathews, 1969 167 849 5.1 4 8. Frank Mordica, 1979 162 830 5.1 6 touchdowns, one more than Jamie 9. Kwane Doster, 2002 160 798 5.0 3 O'Rourke scored in 1974. 10. Warren Norman, 2009 145 783 5.4 4 Stacy broke the single-season record during a 184-yard, 3-TD performance in the team's regular season finale at Wake Forest. Stacy's Top Rush Totals In early December, Stacy was rewarded for Yards Opponent Date the outstanding season by getting named as a 10/22/2011 198 vs. Army consensus All-Southeastern Conference 184 at Wake Forest 11/26/2011 running back. 169 vs. Ole Miss 9/17/2011 The Wake Forest effort allowed Stacy to 135 vs. Kentucky 11/12/2011 move up to No. 8 on the team's career rushing 128 vs. Arkansas 10/29/2011 list. He has 1,945 rushing yards and 19 TDs on 356 career carries. Stacy finished the regular season as the SEC's third leading rusher, trailing only Trent Richardson of Alabama and Michael Dyer of Auburn. He is second in rushing touchdowns and has the top yards per carry average (6.2) among the SEC's leading rushers. Stacy is averaging 121.7 rushing yards over his last seven games. He scored 12 rushing TDs during the seven-game stretch. Stacy also became the first 'Dore running back in two decades to earn SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors following a 135-yard, 3-TD performance vs. Kentucky on Nov. 12.

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Vanderbilt Career Rushing Leaders

Frank Mordica Carl Woods Jamie O'Rourke Jermaine Johnson Jared McGrath Lonnie Sadler Rodney Williams Zac Stacy Warren Norman

Vanderbilt Head Coach James Franklin, Offensive Coordinator John Donovan, Director of Performance & Enhancement Dwight Galt and Football Chief of Staff Jemal Griffin have close professional ties to Cincinnati co-Defensive Coordinator Tim Banks. Franklin, Donovan, Galt, Griffin and Banks served together at Maryland under Head Coach Ralph Friedgen. Banks coached the Terp secondary in 2006 and inside linebackers from 2003-05. Franklin served with Banks in 2003-04 as Maryland's recruiting coordinator and wide receivers coach. Donovan coached Maryland running backs in 2005 and quarterbacks in 2006. Galt directed the strength and conditioning effort for Maryland football while Banks served on the Terp staff. Griffin served as Maryland's assistant recruiting coordinator in 2006.

Hand Worked With UC Head Coach Vanderbilt offensive line coach Herb Hand and Cincinnati Head Coach Butch Jones were members of the West Virginia offensive staff in 2005-06. With Hand coaching tight ends and Jones mentoring wide receivers, the Mountaineers recorded back-to-back 11-win campaigns, earned a pair of top-10 national rankings. West Virginia also notched victories in the Sugar Bowl and Gator Bowl during those years.

Beatty, UC's Johnson Coach Ties Prior to joining the Franklin staff this year, Vanderbilt offensive recruiting coordinator/wide receivers coach Chris Beatty served three years at West Virginia with current Cincinnati tight ends coach Dave Johnson. Beatty coached running backs, slot receivers and directed the recruiting effort as a WVU coach from 2008-10. Johnson served the same three years as the Mountaineers' offensive line coach.

Prep Teammates Facing Off Two Commodores will face prep teammates when the Commodores and Bearcats meet in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. • Andrew Bridges (R-Fr., OT) was a teammate at Westminister School in Atlanta with Cincinnati's Ralph David Abernathy IV (Fr., RB). • John Townsley (Jr., QB) and Cincinnati's Blake Annen (R-So.) were teammates at Upper Arlington (Ohio) H.S. Townsley is a first-year walk-on.

Smith Reaches Milestones

Career Rushing Yards Att. Avg. TDs 1976-79 1983-86 1971, 73-74 1993-95 1997-2000 1972-75 1998-2001 2009- 2009-

2,632 2,490 2,202 2,152 2,151 2,096 2,021 1,945 1,242

546 619 498 486 492 569 452 356 222

4.8 4.0 4.4 4.4 4.4 3.7 4.5 5.5 5.6

18 TDs 15 TDs 20 TDs 13 TDs 9 TDs 8 TDs 16 TDs 19 TDs 7 TDs

Larry Smith (R-Sr., QB) has surpassed three career passing milestones this season: 300 completions, 600 attempts and 3,000 yards. Smith ranks seventh all-time in attempts (611) and completions (301). He is 10th in career passing yards (3,036). Smith's last pass, coming vs. Wake Forest, resulted in a 45-yard TD to Jordan Matthews (So., WR).

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All-SEC 'Backer Chris Marve Returns Home for Bowl; Co-Captain Ranks 9th Among Vandy Career Tacklers Defensive Back Casey Hayward Earns All-America Recognition Casey Hayward (Sr., DB) became the first Commodore in three years to garner All-America recognition when he was named to the second team defense by the prestigious Walter Camp Football Foundation on Dec. 7. Hayward, a native of Perry, Ga., was also named as a Second Team All-America by both Yahoo! Sports and Rivals.com, and Third Team All-America by Phil Steele's. Hayward is the first Commodore All-America since another defensive back, D.J. Moore, received widespread recognition in 2008. Hayward and Vanderbilt INT Leaders Moore are tied Player INTs for second on 1. Leonard Coleman, 1980-83 15 Vanderbilt's allT-2. Casey Hayward, 2008- 13 time interceptions T-2. D.J. Moore, 2006-08 13 T-2. Ken Stone, 1970-72 13 list. With 13 career T-2. Donald Gleisner, 1950-52 13 picks, Hayward trails only Leonard Coleman, who nabbed 15 interceptions from 1980-83. In early December, Hayward was named All-Southeastern Conference for the second consecutive year by coaches and sportwriters. He also was named as a midseason semifinalist for Jim Thorpe Award given annually to the nation's top defensive back. Hayward ranks among the SEC and NCAA leaders this season with five interceptions and 14 passes defended. With 13 career interceptions, he is also the SEC's active career leader. Hayward also has 40 solo tackles and 6.5 tackles for loss this year. He has amassed 190 career tackles.

Chris Marve, a three-time All-Southeastern Conference linebacker Vandy Career Tackles Player Total Tackles and two-year defensive co-captain, will 1. Andrew Coleman (1978-81) 458 play the final game of his Commodore 2. Joe Staley (1979-1982) 457 career in his hometown. 440 3. Chris Gaines (1984-87) Marve, a product of White Station High 4. DeMond Winston (1986-89) 429 School, ranks among Vanderbilt's Top Ten 5. Jamie Duncan (1994-97) 425 career tacklers, and has a chance to 6. Manuel Young (1980-82, 1984) 421 become just the eighth Commodore to 7. Tom Galbierz (1972-75) 413 reach the 400-tackle plateau. 391 8. Moses Osemwegie (2002-05) In early December, Marve was named 9. Chris Marve (2008–) 390 10. Shelton Quarles (1990-93) 388 second team All-SEC by both the 24. Sean Richardson (2008–) 251 Associated Press and league's 12 head coaches. It marked the third consecutive Career Tackles for Loss season that Marve received all-confer Player Total Tackles For Loss ence recognition. 1. Jamie Winborn (1998-2000) 45.0 This season, Marve topped the Vandy 2. Matt Stewart (1997-2000) 41.5 defense with 45 solo stops and 84 total 3. Alan Young (1991-93) 34.0 tackles. He also produced seven tackles 4. Moses Osemwegie (2002-05) 30.5 5. Joe Staley (1979-1982) 30.0 for loss, an interception, forced fumble and T-6. Jamie Duncan (1994-97) 28.5 quarterback sack. T-6. James Manley (1992-95) 28.5 In Vanderbilt's regular season finale at 8. CHRIS 28.0 MARVE (2008) Wake Forest, Marve had five tackles, passing former linebacker Shelton Quarles (1990-93) into ninth place on the career tackles list. Marve enters the AutoZone Liberty Bowl with 390 career tackles, just one shy of former linebacker Moses Osemwegie (2002-05) for eighth place. Marve also has 28 tackles for loss for his career. He ranks eighth all-time on the team's tackles for loss chart, and will pass former standouts Jamie Duncan (1994-97) and James Manley (1992-95) with his next tackle for loss. A captain for the past two years, Marve has achieved at least 80 tackles in each of his four seasons. He set a personal single-season career high as a sophomore, posting 121 total tackles. Marve also was a standout in his previous bowl appearance, contributing 10 tackles in Vanderbilt's 16-14 victory over Boston College in the 2008 Music City Bowl. Just two weeks ago, Marve completed his undergraduate coursework, earning degrees in sociology and Human & Organizational Development. After his football career concludes, the 2011 Lott Impact Trophy semifinalist plans to attend law school.

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Vanderbilt Bowl Notes VANDERBILT'S SEC, NCAA RANKING Team Category Avg. SEC NCAa

Photo: Bill Wright

Vandy Results in Memphis, Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium Though this marks Vanderbilt's first appearance in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, the Commodores have played 14 games in the Bluff City and Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. The Commodores are 8-6 all-time in regular season games held in Memphis, and 2-4 in six appearances at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Records indicate that Vanderbilt have played games in four venues in Memphis: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium opened in 1965, Crump Stadium opened in the mid-1930s, and two venues that do not remain: Red Elm Park and Billings Park.

Vanderbilt Games in Memphis Year Opponent Location Result

1989 1988 1982 1980 1978 1970 1955 1951 1950 1946 1942 1939 1915 1899

Memphis Memphis Memphis Memphis Memphis Miss. State Ole Miss Ole Miss Memphis Ole Miss Ole Miss Ole Miss Ole Miss Ole Miss

Liberty Bowl Stadium Liberty Bowl Stadium Liberty Bowl Stadium Liberty Bowl Stadium Liberty Bowl Stadium Liberty Bowl Stadium Crump Stadium Crump Stadium Crump Stadium Crump Stadium Crump Stadium Crump Stadium Red Elm Park Billings Park

L, 10-13 L, 9-28 W, 24-14 W, 14-10 L, 14-35 L, 6-20 L, 0-13 W, 34-20 W, 29-13 W, 7-0 W, 19-0 L, 7-14 W, 91-0 W, 11-0

Rodgers Effective As Commodores' Starting Quarterback Jordan Rodgers (R-Jr, QB) has been Rodgers As Starting QB effective since being inserted as the Commodore starting quarterback at midseason. Opponent Pass Comp% Rush Total In six career starts, Rodgers has accounted 10/22 Army 186 37.0 96 282 10/29 Arkansas 240 55.6 66 306 for 12 TDs – eight passing and four rushing. 11/5 Florida 297 67.9 20 317 Since the starts, Rodgers has been one of 11/12 Kentucky 207 54.5 29 236 the Southeastern Conference leaders in passing 11/19 Tennessee 193 53.1 - 8 185 yards (208.7 ypg) and total offense (259.2 ypg). 11/26 W. Forest 139 46.7 90 229 Rodgers also has thrown for 1,498 yards, the Totals 1252 293 1555 most of any first-year Vanderbilt starting 5-Game Avg. 208.7 53.0 48.8 259.2 quarterback. He has also thrown at least one touchdown in every start, becoming the first Commodore signal caller to do so in at least six straight starts since Jay Cutler in 2005. In the bowl-clinching victory at Wake Forest, Rodgers was 7-of-15 for 139 yards and a TD. He also hurt the Demon Deacons by rushing for 90 yards on 16 carries. Rodgers' 297 passing yards at Florida was the most by a Commodore since Chris Nickson threw for 446 yards vs. Kentucky on Nov. 11, 2006.

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Scoring Offense Total Offense Rushing Offense Passing Offense Scoring Defense Total Defense Rushing Defense Passing Defense Net Punting Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Turnover Margin Pass Efficiency Def. Pass Efficiency Penalties Penalty Yards 3rd Down Conv. % 3rd Down Conv. % (Defense) Red Zone Offense Efficiency Red Zone Defense Efficiency QB Sacks QB Sacks Allowed Tackles for Loss Pass Interceptions First Downs First Downs Allowed Time of Possession

26.9 342.8 167.6 175.2 20.8 324.6 123.0 201.6 38.8 6.2 22.5 +2 114.7 114.5 6.3 51.2 35% 37% 75% 82% 24 25 75 17 17.4 17.8 29:56

6 7 7 8 7 6 4 11 4 10 5 6 10 7 9 10 9 6 12 7 5 7 5 3 8 7 6

Individual Category Avg. SEC Zac Stacy rushing yards 94.7 3 all-purpose yards 102.6 6 total offense 98.3 14 scoring 78 pts. 7 Jordan Rodgers pass eff. 119.6 10 total offense 157.1 6 3.5 6 Jonathan Krause punt returns Jordan Matthews receptions 37 13 receiving yards 60.2 5 receiving TDs 5 T-9 Chris Boyd receiving yards 33.7 T-18 receiving TDs 7 T-4 Andre Hal kickoff returns 23.8 6 Tim Fugger sacks 6.5 8 tackles for loss 12.5 T-7 Casey Hayward interceptions 5 T-4 passes defended 14 T-2 Rob Lohr sacks 4.5 13 tackles for loss 11.5 T-10 interceptions 3 T-11 Trey Wilson total tackles 84 13 Chris Marve Richard Kent punting 42.5 6 Carey Spear field goals 4 12

61 97 47 98 27 19 27 33 28 86 42 42 100 22 70 66 105 39 101 54 50 74 40 12 102 25 56 NCAA 34

T-95 86 97 50 87

T-47 52 T-59 T-68 T-11 T-23 T-91

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Vanderbilt Bowl Notes Commodore Defense Much Improved

VANDERBILT-CINCY COMPARISON

The Vanderbilt's Defensive Team Stats Commodore Category Avg. NCAA Rank SEC Rank defense 324.6 19 6 Total Defense continues to Rush Defense 120.9 22 4 perform well 20.8 34 8 Scoring Defense under a new Def. Pass Efficiency 116.3 26 7 coaching staff Pass Interceptions 17 T-4 T-2 directed by Tackles for Loss 70 41 5 first-year Opponent 1st Downs 17.8 28 6 coordinator Bob Shoop. In addition to ranking among NCAA leaders with 17 interceptions (T-12th in NCAA), the veteran-laden unit ranks high nationally in several statistical categories, including total defense, rushing defense and passing efficiency. The defense has limited opponents to 20.8 ppg (27th in the NCAA) and just 324.6 ypg (19th in NCAA). The unit also ranks high in rush defense (27th), defensive pass efficiency (22nd), first downs allowed (25th) and pass defense (33rd).

Vandy CINCY Team Record 6-6 9-3 Total Points 323 402 Touchdowns Scored 43 51 Points Allowed 250 240 Touchdowns Allowed 31 26 First Downs 209 235 Rushing 115 104 77 111 Passing 17 20 Penalty Rushing Yardage 2011 2100 Yards Gained Rushing 2399 2403 [388] [303] Yards Lost Rushing 461 456 Rushing Attempts 4.4 4.6 Average Per Rush 167.6 175.0 Average Per Game 24 26 TDs Rushing Passing Yardage 2102 2619 167-312-16 211-363-12 Comp-Att-Int Completion Percentage 53.5 58.1 6.7 7.2 Average Per Pass 12.6 12.4 Average Per Catch 175.2 218.2 Average Per Game 14 19 TDs Passing Total Offense 4113 4719 Total Plays 773 819 5.3 5.8 Average Per Play 342.8 393.2 Average Per Game Kick Returns: #-Yards 48-1082 47-1061 Average Kick Return 22.5 22.6 Punt Returns: #-Yards 24-149 24-187 Average Punt Return 6.2 7.8 INT Returns: #-Yards 17-395 14-227 Average Int. Return 23.2 16.2 Fumbles-Fumbles Lost 19-9 19-7 Opp. Fumbles-Fumbles Rec. 30-10 26-16 TURNOVER MARGIN +2 +11 Penalties-Yards 75-614 62-552 Average Per Game 51.4 46.0 Punts-Yards 60-2499 57-2490 Average Per Punt 41.7 43.7 38.8 39.1 Net Punt Average Time of PossESSION 29:56 27:35 3rd-Down Conversions 57/165 65/168 3rd Down Pct. 35% 39% 4th-Down Conversions 14/18 6/13 4th Down Pct. 78% 46% QB Sacks-Yards 24-157 44-318 QB Sacks Allowed-Yards 25-189 18-138 FG Made/Attempts 7-13 16-22 AVG. HOME ATTENDANCE 32,873 32,293

Limiting Opponent Rushing Yardage The defense has limited eight Limiting Opponent Rushing Totals of its 10 Football Date Team Rushing Avg. Rush Yards Diff. 206.0 89 <117.0> 9/10 Connecticut Bowl Subdivision 9/17 Ole Miss 121.5 85 < 36.5> (FBS) foes to 9/24 So. Carolina 242.3 131 <111.3> less rushing 235.4 153 < 82.4> 10/8 Alabama yards than they 10/15 Georgia 170.0 117 < 53.0> average. 10/22 Army 361.3 270 < 91.3> 10/29 Arkansas 140.3 72 < 67.7> During the 11/12 Kentucky 137.0 32 <105.0> season, the Commodores held six of eight Southeastern Conference opponents under their rushing averages. Two SEC foes, South Carolina and Kentucky, were held more than 100 yards under their season average. The defense has held five teams – Elon, Connecticut, Ole Miss, Arkansas and Kentucky – under 100 rushing yards.

'Dores Rank Among SEC Leaders in Picks Most Interceptions in Single Season (since World War II)

Year Total INTs

T-1. T-1. 3. T-4. T-4. T-6. T-6. T-8. T-8. T-10. T-10.

1982 24 1948 24 1969 23 2008 20 1952 20 1989 19 1950 19 1951 18 1959 18 2011 17 1947 17

The Vandy defense ranks among the SEC leaders in interceptions. The unit has 17 picks, ranking third in the Southeastern Conference behind South Carolina and LSU. They also rank T-12th nationally in the category. Most of the interceptions came early in the season, helping the Commodores jump out to a 3-0 overall start. The Commodores have also done plenty with the turnovers, setting three team records for interceptions: • Archibald Barnes' 100-yard INT return at Tennessee, longest in team history; • Four INT returns for TD in a single season; • Interception returns for TDs in three consecutive games.

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Vanderbilt Bowl Notes Vanderbilt Offense Ranks as SEC's Leader in Explosive Plays To the surprise of many, Vanderbilt's offense finished the regular season as the Vanderbilt's Explosive Offensive Plays Southeastern Conference leader in explo 2011 2011 SEC 2010 2010 SEC sive plays of 30 yards or more. Plays of 30+ Yards 31 T-1st 22 10th The Commodores have dialed up 17 1st 13 10th Plays of 40+ Yards 17 offensive plays of 40 or more yards to Source: cfbstats.com pace the 12 conference teams. Arkansas and LSU are closest to the Commodores with 15 plays of at least 40 yards. When reviewing stats for plays of at least 30 yards, Vanderbilt is tied with Arkansas for the SEC lead with 31 plays. Only one other team (Alabama, 29) is within eight of the Vanderbilt-Arkansas total. The added big plays have resulted in a scoring average of 26.9 points, 10.0 points more than the team's 2010 scoring average. The offense is producing more big plays via the rush and pass. The unit has 46 rushes of 12 yards or more, 12 more than a year ago. It also has produced 41 passes of 15 yards or more, five more than in 2010.

Franklin's Six-Second Focus Catches On With Fans Commodore fans are increasingly displaying the six-finger gesture in tribute to Coach Franklin's desire to focus on the next play. Toward the end of the regular season, the team and its fans have started displaying the "Six-Second Salute" during the opening kickoff and at the start of the fourth quarter. The salute calls for fans to point the thumb, index finger and middle finger of each hand toward the sky.

Marve's 48 Career Starts Tops Commodores Captain and fifth-year senior Chris Marve tops all active Commodore position players with 48 career starts. Marve has started at inside linebacker for all but one game during his career, missing the 2010 Eastern Michigan contest due to injury. Marve is one of six Commodores with 30 or more career starts. The others are Brandon Barden, 39; Kyle Fischer, 37; Casey Hayward, 36; Sean Richardson, 34; and Tim Fugger, 30. Hayward, a senior cornerback, has the most consecutive starts on the team. He will start his 37th straight game when the Commodores face Cincinnati in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. A list of active Commodores with at least 10 career starts follows: Player Career Starts 48 Chris Marve (R-Sr., LB) Brandon Barden (R-Sr., TE) 39 Kyle Fischer (R-Sr., OL) 37 36 Casey Hayward (Sr., DB) Sean Richardson (Sr., safety) 34 30 Tim Fugger (R-Sr., DE) Ryan Fowler (R-Jr., PK) 27 Larry Smith (R-Sr., QB) 27 24 Wesley Johnson (R-So., OL) Richard Kent (Jr., punter) 24 24 Rob Lohr (R-Jr., DT) Udom Umoh (R-Sr., WR) 24 John Cole (R-Jr., WR) 21 21 Ryan Seymour (R-Jr., OL) Zac Stacy (Jr., RB) 19 16 Eddie Foster (R-Jr., DB) Kenny Ladler (So., safety) 16 Colt Nichter (R-Jr., DT) 16 T.J. Greenstone (R-Sr., DT) 15 Jonathan Krause (So., WR) 15 Warren Norman (Jr., RB) 13 Austin Monahan (R-Jr., TE) 13 Trey Wilson (Jr., DB) 13 Jordan Matthews (So., WR) 11

How Former Commodores Are Performing in the NFL Player

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Earl Bennett, WR Jay Cutler, QB Jonathan Goff, LB Jovan Haye, DT Reshard Langford, S Myron Lewis, DB D.J. Moore, DB Chris Williams, OG Thomas Welch, OT

Chicago Bears Chicago Bears New York Giants Detroit Lions Kansas City Chiefs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Chicago Bears Chicago Bears St. Louis Rams

Third-year WR just signed new long-term deal with Bears; remains solid receiving target for Chicago QBs. Fifth-year QB was enjoying banner year, but status remains uncertain after breaking bone in throwing hand. Starting linebacker will miss the entire 2011-12 season after suffering a knee injury in preseason practice. Seven-year pro signed with Lions on Dec. 9, then was released after making appearance in one game. Third-year player has contributed on special teams and as a reserve safety in secondary for Kansas City. Troubled by hamstring woes early in year, Lewis has witnessed limited action as a reserve DB in second year. Third-year DB back in starting role in early December after missing three games with injuring ankle at practice. Chicago's starting left guard will miss rest of season after suffering wrist injury in November game vs. Lions. Released earlier this year by New England and Buffalo, Welch signed free agent deal Dec. 7 with St. Louis.

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Four senior captains â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Chris Marve, Casey Hayward, Larry Smith and Kyle Fischer â&#x20AC;&#x201C; walk to midfield for coin toss.

Teammates Vote Fischer, Hayward, Marve, Smith, Spear as Team Captains Kyle Fischer, Casey Hayward, Chris Marve, Larry Smith and Carey Spear were voted by teammates to serve as captains for the 2011 season. Fischer (R-Sr., OT) and Smith (R-Sr., QB) serve on the offensive side; Hayward (Sr., CB) and Marve (R-Sr., LB) on defense; and Spear (So., PK) on special teams. Fischer, Hayward, Smith and Spear are first-time cocaptains. Marve served in the role last year. Fischer: A 37-game starter on the offensive line, Fischer embraced a greater leadership role this year. As a senior, he has moved to right tackle after playing guard, and has developed into one of the SEC's top linemen, earning honorable mention All-SEC recognition. Hayward: The latest in a string of excellent Vandy defensive backs and the Commodores' newest All-America, Hayward has five interceptions this season and ranks among the SEC active leaders with 13 picks. The senior has started a team-high 36 consecutive games. MARVE: A four-year starter, two-year defensive co-captain and threetime All-SEC selection, Marve is the team leader with 84 total tackles and ranks as the SEC's active leader with 390 career tackles. He also has a team-high 48 starts entering the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Smith: The fifth-year senior showed determination to improve technique since Franklin's arrival. Smith jumped into the team's all-time Top Ten passers early in the season. Smith also celebrated the Wake Forest win by throwing a long TD pass in the final regular season attempt of his career. SPEAR: Spear is 4-7 this year in field goal attempts, including a latesecond game winner vs. Connecticut. Though he was replaced late in the season, Spear continued to provide energy, enthusiasm and effectiveness as the team's kickoff specialist. The Commodores also name additional captains prior to each game.

2011 Career Consecutive Games 2011 Games Career Career Player Pos. Played Starts Played Starts Starts Robby Barbieri LB 3 - 3 - Brandon Barden TE 10 9 47 39 4 Archibald Barnes LB 12 8 35 8 8 Chris Boyd WR 12 6 12 7 6 Andrew Bridges OL 12 4 12 4 3 Brady Brown WR - - 4 - Mylon Brown OL 12 8 19 8 Jabo Burrow OL 1 1 13 10 S 12 - 24 - Karl Butler Steven Clarke CB 12 - 23 - John Cole WR 2 1 26 21 Dexter Daniels DE 9 - 33 - Barron Dixon DT 7 - 7 - Akeem Dunham WR 3 - 20 - Andrew East SN 12 - 12 - Kyle Fischer OL 12 12 49 37 29 Reggie Ford DB 3 - 3 - Eddie Foster CB 12 - 36 16 PK 7 4 30 27 4 Ryan Fowler Tim Fugger DE 12 12 43 30 15 LB 9 8 21 8 1 Chase Garnham T.J. Greenstone DT 8 3 42 15 3 CB 12 - 24 2 Andre Hal Casey Hayward CB 12 12 49 36 36 OL 12 12 24 24 24 Wesley Johnson Josh Jelesky OL 10 4 33 4 4 LB 1 - 3 - Bobby Jewell Mason Johnston TE 5 1 15 2 LB 12 - 31 - DeAndre Jones Richard Kent P 12 12 24 24 24 WR 12 5 24 15 Jonathan Krause Kenny Ladler S 12 6 24 16 2 FB 12 4 22 4 Fitz Lassing Taylor Loftley DT 9 - 17 - DT 12 12 35 24 24 Rob Lohr Javon Marshall C 12 6 18 6 LB 12 12 48 48 19 Chris Marve Jordan Matthews WR 12 9 24 11 2 DE 12 8 19 8 6 Walker May Thad McHaney DE 12 - 16 - TE 12 6 32 13 2 Austin Monahan Jared Morse DT 12 - 20 - DT 12 9 28 16 Colt Nichter Warren Norman RB - - 20 13 LB 12 4 24 4 Al Owens Marc Panu FB 11 - 22 - RB 12 - 30 - Micah Powell Trent Pruitt WR 3 - 3 - Spencer Pulley OL 7 - 7 - Sean Richardson S 12 12 49 34 30 Jordan Rodgers QB 12 6 12 6 6 Thomas Ryan DE 1 - 1 - Jameson Sackey WR 9 - 9 - Eric Samuels S 12 - 31 - Jerron Seymour RB 12 - 12 - Ryan Seymour OL 10 10 31 21 1 Larry Smith QB 9 6 31 27 Carey Spear PK 12 9 24 9 Zac Stacy RB 12 12 31 19 12 Logan Stewart OL 9 6 18 12 Tristan Strong LB 4 4 22 4 Wesley Tate WR 12 3 23 3 Vince Taylor DT 11 - 11 - DE 11 6 32 6 Johnell Thomas Joe Townsend OL 5 - 5 - Udom Umoh WR 12 3 49 24 Dillon van der Wal TE 11 - 11 - Caleb Welchans OL 11 - 34 5 Chase White OL 11 3 11 3 Trey Wilson CB 12 12 36 13 12 Kyle Woestmann DE 11 - 11 - -

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updating vanderbilt record books Career Total Offense

Quarterbacks Yards (plays) 1. Jay Cutler 9,953 (1,695) 7,607 (1,384) 2. Greg Zolman 3. Whit Taylor 6,727 (1,347) 6,240 (1,050) 4. Eric Jones 5. Kurt Page 6,008 (1,052) 4,812 (878) 6. Chris Nickson 7. Damian Allen 3,888 (940) 3,582 (856) 8. Larry Smith 9. Marcus Wilson 3,504 (764) 3,388 (558) 10. Bill Wade

Yds 2002-05 1998-2001 1979-82 1986-88 1981-84 2005-08 1994-97 20081989-92 1949-51

Career Passing Yardage Leaders Quarterbacks Atts-Comp-TDs 1. Jay Cutler, 2002-05 1,242-710-59 2. Greg Zolman, 1998-2001 1,156-596-41 3. Whit Taylor, 1979-82 1,016-555-41 936-531-35 4. Kurt Page, 1981-84 5. Eric Jones, 1986-88 661-365-32 6. Damian Allen, 1994-97 699-307-17 7. John Gromos, 1985, 87-89 580-297-17 8. Chris Nickson, 2005-08 538-347-29 437-201-31 9. Bill Wade, 1949-51 10. Larry Smith, 2008- 612-302-15

Yds 8,697 7,981 6,307 6,233 5,029 3,704 3,514 3,406 3,397 3,081

Career Pass Completions Leaders

Quarterbacks 1. Jay Cutler 2. Greg Zolman 3. Whit Taylor 4. Kurt Page 5. Eric Jones 6. Chris Nickson 7. Damian Allen 8. Larry Smith 9. John Gromos 10. Bill Wade

Completions Year 710 2002-05 596 1998-2001 555 1979-82 531 1981-84 365 1986-88 347 2005-08 307 1994-97 302 2008297 1985, 87-89 201 1949-51

Career Pass ATTEMPTS Leaders

Quarterbacks 1. Jay Cutler 2. Greg Zolman 3. Whit Taylor 4. Kurt Page 5. Damian Allen 6. Eric Jones 7. Larry Smith 8. John Gromos 9. Chris Nickson 10. Bill Wade

Pass Atts. 1,242 1,156 1,016 936 699 661 612 580 538 437

Career Rushing Leaders

Year 2002-05 1998-2001 1979-82 1981-84 1994-97 1986-88 20081985, 87-89 2005-08 1949-51

Running Backs Atts Yds Avg TDs 1. Frank Mordica, 1976-79 546 2,632 4.8 18 2. Carl Woods, 1983-86 619 2,490 4.0 15 498 2,202 4.4 20 3. Jamie O’Rourke, 1971-74 4. Jermaine Johnson, 1993-95 486 2,152 4.4 13 5. Jared McGrath, 1997-2000 492 2,151 4.4 9 6. Lonnie Sadler, 1972-75 569 2,096 3.7 8 7. Rodney Williams, 1998-2001 452 2,021 4.5 16 8. Zac Stacy, 2008- 356 1,945 5.5 19 T-9 C. Jackson-Garrison, 2004-07 410 1,814 4.4 18 T-9. Everett Crawford, 1984-87 395 1,814 4.6 12

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Career Total Tackles

Player Total Tackles 458 1. Andrew Coleman, 1978-81 2. Joe Staley, 1979-1982 457 440 3. Chris Gaines, 1984-87 4. DeMond Winston, 1986-89 429 425 5. Jamie Duncan, 1994-97 6. Manuel Young, 1980-82, 1984 421 413 7. Tom Galbierz, 1972-75 8. Moses Osemwegie, 2002-05 391 390 9. Chris Marve, 2008– 10. Shelton Quarles, 1990-93 388

Single-Season RusHing Yards

Running Backs 1. Zac Stacy, 2011 2. Corey Harris, 1991 3. Jermaine Johnson, 1995 4. Frank Mordica, 1978 5. Jamie O’Rourke, 1974 6. Jermaine Johnson, 1994 7. Doug Mathews, 1969 8. Frank Mordica, 1979 9. Kwane Doster, 2002 10. Warren Norman, 2009

No. Yds Avg. TDs 189 1,136 6.2 13 229 1,103 4.8 4 267 1,072 4.0 4 173 1,065 6.2 8 201 933 4.6 12 167 877 5.3 7 167 849 5.1 4 162 830 5.1 6 160 798 5.0 3 145 783 5.4 4

Single-Season RUSHING: JUNIORS Juniors 1. Zac Stacy, 2011 2. Jermaine Johnson,1995 3. Frank Mordica, 1978 4. Eric Jones, 1987 5. James Tabor, 1950 6. Tony Jackson, 1992 7. Phil King, 1956 8. Norval McKenzie, 2003 9. Carl Woods, 1985 10. Cassen Jackson-Garrison, 2006

Yards 1,136 1,072 1,065 665 654 652 651 639 615 614

Single-Season Passing: JUNIORS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Juniors Kurt Page, 1983 Greg Zolman, 2000 Whit Taylor, 1981 Eric Jones, 1987 Jay Cutler, 2004 Bill Wade, 1950 Jordan Rodgers, 2011 Damian Allen, 1996 Mike Wright, 1977 Larry Smith, 2010

Career 1. T-2. T-2. T-2. T-2. 6. T-7. T-7. T-7.

Yards 3,178 2,441 2,318 1,954 1,844 1,596 1,498 1,472 1,383 1,262

Interceptions

Player Atts Yds Avg. TDs Leonard Coleman, 1980-83 15 212 14.1 1 Donald Gleisner, 1950-52 13 147 10.9 0 Ken Stone, 1970-72 13 117 9.0 0 D.J. Moore, 2006-08 13 109 8.4 1 Casey Hayward, 2008- 13 115 8.8 1 Corey Chavous, 1994-97 12 5 0.4 0 Christie Hauck, 1967-69 11 91 8.3 1 Manuel Young, 1980-84 11 43 3.9 0 Reshard Langford, 2005-08 11 216 19.6 1

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Single-Season Receptions: SOPH.

Sophomores 1. Earl Bennett, 2006 2. Dan Stricker, 2000 3. Everett Crawford, 1985 4. Martin Cox, 1977 T-5. Carl Parker, 1985 T-5. Corey Harris, 1989 7. Keith Edwards, 1982 8. Erik Davis, 2003 9. Jordan Matthews, 2011

Yards 82 61 50 48 45 45 43 41 37

Single-Season Receptions: FreShmen

Freshmen Yards

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Earl Bennett, 2005 Gerald Mitchell, 1985 Jesse Mathers, 1973 Chris Boyd, 2011 Brandon Barden, 2008 Jimmy Williams, 1997 Jason Mathenia, 2001

79 45 34 29 27 23 22

Longest Interception Returns 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. T-6. T-6. 8. 9. 10.

Yds Player, Opponent Year 100 Archibald Barnes, vs. Tennessee 2011 98 John Gamble, vs. Citadel 1966 95 David Ray, vs. Tulane 1958 86 Danny Byers, vs. Tennessee 1953 79 Ryan Hamilton, vs. Ole Miss 2008 66 Jay Chesley, vs. Ole Miss 1974 66 Lee Nalley, vs. Marshall 1948 65 Robert Hines, vs. MTSU 1951 63 Larry Frank, vs. Virginia 1953 59 Lamont Turner, vs. Georgia 1999

Longest KICKOFF Returns

1. 2. T-3. T-3. T-5. T-5. T-7. T-7. 9. 10.

Yds Player,Opponent Year 100 Preston Brown, at Ole Miss 1977 99 Warren Norman, at So. Carolina 2009 97 Tony Jackson, vs. Duke 1992 97 Lee Nalley, at Florida 1949 96 Andre Hal, vs. Georgia 2011 96 Jimmy Williams, at Kentucky 1998 95 Kwane Doster, at Ole Miss 2002 95 Doug Nettles, at Virginia 1971 94 Jack Hudson, vs. Virginia 1955 92 Mark Johnson, at Tulane 1987

Depth Chart: Dec. 18

Bob Shoop Def. Coord. (press box)

Wesley McGriff Def. Backs (field)

Brent Pry Linebackers (field)

VANDERBILT OFFENSE

VANDERBILT DEFENSE

Z WR WR WR QB TB FB TE LT LG C RG RT

DE DT DT -or- DE SLB -or- MLB WLB CB FS SS CB

42 99 84 97 74 58 53 90 98 92 37 36 28 13 47 15 37 19 23 31 1 21 22 8 12 16

Tim Fugger 6-4, 255, R-Sr. Thad McHaney 6-5, 260, R-So. Rob Lohr 6-4, 290, R-Jr. Jared Morse 6-2, 285, So. T.J. Greenstone 6-3, 290, R-Sr. Colt Nichter 6-2, 285, R-Jr. Vince Taylor 6-1, 285, R-Fr. Walker May 6-5, 235, R-So. Johnell Thomas 6-0, 250, R-Jr. Kyle Woestmann 6-3, 255, R-Fr. Al Owens 6-1, 218, R-Jr. Chase Garnham 6-3, 230, So. Karl Butler 6-1, 205, So. Chris Marve 6-0, 238, R-Sr. DeAndre Jonezs 6-0, 232, R-Jr. Archibald Barnes 6-4, 228, R-Jr. Al Owens 6-1, 218, R-Jr. Casey Hayward 5-11, 188, Sr. Andre Hal 6-0, 184, So. Javon Marshall 5-10, 195, R-So. Kenny Ladler 6-1, 200, So. Sean Richardson 6-2, 215, Sr. Eric Samuels 6-0, 195, Jr. Trey Wilson 5-11, 190, Jr. Steven Clarke 5-10, 190, So. Eddie Foster 5-10, 172, Jr.

KO KOR PR

39 48 23 12 17 19

Carey Spear 5-10, 190, So. Ryan Fowler 5-10, 172, R-Jr. Andre Hal 6-0, 184, So. Steven Clarke 5-10, 190, So. Jonathan Krause 5-11, 184, So. Casey Hayward 5-11, 188, Sr.

80 83 87 17 24 4 11 10 2 18 38 45 6 86 38 52 62 62 77 67 78 69 50 72 73

Chris Boyd John Cole Jordan Matthews Jonathan Krause Wesley Tate Udom Umoh Jordan Rodgers Larry Smith Zac Stacy Jerron Seymour Fitz Lassing Marc Panu Brandon Barden Austin Monahan Fitz Lassing Andrew Bridges Ryan Seymour Ryan Seymour Spencer Pulley Wesley Johnson Caleb Welchans Josh Jelesky Mylon Brown Kyle Fischer Chase White

6-4, 203, R-Fr. 5-10, 182, R-Jr. 6-3, 202, So. 5-11, 184, So. 6-1, 224, R-So. 6-0, 180, R-Sr. 6-2, 205, R-Jr. 6-2, 220, R-Sr. 5-9, 208, Jr. 5-7, 190, Fr. 6-3, 240, So. 6-1, 240, R-So. 6-5, 245, R-Sr. 6-6, 242, R-Jr. 6-3, 240, So. 6-6, 275, R-Fr. 6-5, 300, R-Jr. 6-5, 300, R-Jr. 6-4, 285, Fr. 6-5, 280, R-So. 6-5, 305, R-Jr. 6-5, 280, R-Jr. 6-6, 300, R-So. 6-6, 305, R-Sr. 6-4, 285, R-Fr.

VANDERBILT SPECIAL TEAMS

Sean Spencer Defensive Line (field)

P PK H SN

94 48 48 39 94 34

Richard Kent Ryan Fowler Ryan Fowler Carey Spear Richard Kent Andrew East

6-2, 198, R-Jr. 5-10, 172, R-Jr. 5-10, 172, R-Jr. 5-10, 190, So. 6-2, 198, R-Jr. 6-2, 228, R-Fr

John Donovan

Charles Bankins

Chris Beatty

Herb Hand

Ricky Rahne

Off. Coord. (press box)

Special teams/TEs (field)

Wide Receivers (field)

Off. Line (field)

Quarterbacks (press box)

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2011 Vanderbilt Roster OFFENSE BY POSITION QUARTERBACKS 7 10 11 14 19

Josh Grady Fr. Larry Smith R-Sr. Jordan Rodgers R-Jr. Kris Kentera Fr. John Townsley R-So.

RUNNING BACKS 2 5 12 13 18 20 38 39 45

Zac Stacy Jr. Warren Norman Jr. Hunter Bowman Fr. Lafonte Thourogood Fr. Jerron Seymour Fr. Micah Powell R-Jr. Fitz Lassing So. Mitchell Hester Fr. Marc Panu R-So.

WIDE RECEIVERS

3 4 9 17 24 27 43 46 80 82 83 84 87 88

Akeem Dunham R-Jr. Udom Umoh R-Sr. Trent Pruitt R-Fr. Jonathan Krause So. Wesley Tate R-So. Jacquese Kirk Fr. Jeff Gendelman Sr. Steve Monk Fr. Chris Boyd R-Fr. Jameson Sackey Sr. John Cole R-Jr. Daniel Hagaman R-Fr. Jordan Matthews So. Brady Brown R-So.

TIGHT ENDS

6 44 81 85 86 89

Brandon Barden R-Sr. Darien Bryant Fr. Steven Scheu Fr. Mason Johnston R-So. Austin Monahan R-Jr. Dillon van der Wal Fr.

CENTERS

56 Joe Townsend Fr. 60 Logan Stewart So. 67 Wesley Johnson R-So.

OFFENSIVE GUARDS

61 57 59 62 63 69 75

Mylon Brown R-So. Jabo Burrow R-Jr. Jose Valedon Fr. Ryan Seymour R-Jr. Jake Bernstein Fr. Josh Jelesky R-Jr. Grant Ramsay R-So.

OFFENSIVE TACKLES 52 72 73 76 77 78

Andrew Bridges Kyle Fischer Chase White James Lewis Spencer Pulley Caleb Welchans

R-Fr. R-Sr. R-Fr. Fr. Fr. R-Jr.

No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 12 13 13 14 15 16 16 17 18 18 19 19 20 21 22 23 24 26 27 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 35 36 37 38 39 39 40 41 41 42 43

Name Kenny Ladler Zac Stacy Akeem Dunham Udom Umoh Warren Norman Brandon Barden Josh Grady Trey Wilson Trent Pruitt Larry Smith Jordan Rodgers Steven Clarke Hunter Bowman Chris Marve Lafonte Thourogood Kris Kentera Archibald Barnes Eddie Foster Taylor Hudson Jonathan Krause Dexter Daniels Jerron Seymour Casey Hayward John Townsley Micah Powell Sean Richardson Eric Samuels Andre Hal Wesley Tate Reggie Ford Jacquese Kirk Jerron Lewis Karl Butler Tristan Strong Jahmel McIntosh Javon Marshall Andrew Williamson Derek King Andrew East Hasan Clayton Alex Hysong Chase Garnham Al Owens Fitz Lassing Mitchell Hester Carey Spear Larry Franklin Patrick Sutton Nick Aguirre Tim Fugger Scot Aiello

KICKERS/PUNTERS PLACEKICKERS

39 Carey Spear 48 Ryan Fowler

PUNTERS

48 Ryan Fowler 94 Richard Kent

SNAPPERS

34 Andrew East

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Pos. S RB WR WR RB TE QB CB WR QB QB CB FB LB RB QB LB CB P WR DE RB CB QB RB S S CB WR CB WR DB LB LB S S S CB LB RB DB LB LB TE RB PK S LB S DE DB

So. R-Jr. R-Jr. R-Jr. R-Fr.

Ht. 6-0 5-9 6-3 6-0 5-10 6-5 6-0 5-11 5-9 6-2 6-2 5-10 5-11 6-0 6-2 6-4 6-4 5-10 6-3 5-11 6-1 5-7 5-11 6-4 6-0 6-2 6-0 6-0 6-1 5-9 6-0 6-0 6-1 6-1 6-1 5-10 6-1 5-11 6-2 5-9 5-10 6-3 6-2 6-3 5-9 5-10 6-1 6-0 5-11 6-4 5-9

Wt. 200 208 210 180 200 245 185 190 180 220 205 190 205 238 220 202 228 172 190 182 245 190 188 198 205 220 195 184 225 165 165 175 205 230 200 195 195 198 228 180 185 230 218 240 184 190 200 205 195 250 175

Year So Jr. R-Jr. R-Sr. Jr. R-Sr. Fr. Jr. R-Fr. R-Sr. R-Jr. So. Fr. R-Sr. Fr. Fr. R-Jr. Jr. Fr. So. R-Jr. Fr. Sr. R-So. R-Jr. Sr. Jr. So. R-So. So. Fr. R-Fr. So. R-Jr. Fr. R-So. Fr. Fr. R-Fr. So. Fr. So. R-Jr. So. Fr. So. Fr. Jr. So. R-Sr. Fr.

CL 1L 2L 2L 3L 2L 3L HS 2L RS 2L TR 1L HS 2L HS HS 2L 2L HS 1L 2L HS 3L HS 2L 3L 2L 1L 1L RS HS HS 1L 2L HS 1L HS HS RS TR HS 1L 1L 1L HS 1L HS SQ HS 3L HS

Hometown/High School (Other) Stone Mountain, Ga./Stephenson Centreville, Ala./Bibb Co. Eustis, Fla./Eustis Fort Valley, Ga./Peach Co. Stone Mountain, Ga./Chamblee Lincolnton, Ga./Lincoln Co. Tampa, Fla./Armwood Shreveport, La./Evangel Christian Fitzgerald, Ga./Fitzgerald Prattville, Ala./Prattville Chico, Calif./Pleasant Valley/(Butte JC) Lauderdale Lakes, Fla./Boyd Anderson Savannah, Ga./Savannah Country Day Memphis, Tenn./White Station Virginia Beach, Va./Ocean Lakes Colorado Springs, Colo./Pine Creek Tampa, Fla./Berkeley Prep Colleyville, Texas/Heritage Powell, Ohio/Olentangy Liberty Snellville, Ga./South Gwinnett Brantley, Ala./Brantley Hialeah, Fla./Hialeah Perry, Ga./Perry Upper Arlington, Ohio/Upper Arlington Tarpon Springs, Fla./East Lake Linden, Ala./Linden Eustis, Fla./Umatilla Port Allen, La./Port Allen Hendersonville, Tenn./Pope John Paul II Nashville, Tenn./Montgomery Bell Jasper, Ala./Walker Atascocita, Texas/Atascocita New Orleans, La./Brother Martin Loganville, Ga./Grayson Cleveland, Miss./Cleveland Huber Heights, Ohio/Wayne San Antonio, Texas/John Paul Stevens Nashville, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Indianapolis, Ind./North Central Arlington Heights, Ill./Loyola Academy Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman Fairhope, Ala./Fairhope Springtown, Texas/Springtown Nashville, Tenn./Montgomery Bell Neptune Beach, Fla./Fletcher Mayfield Village, Ohio/Mayfield Vero Beach, Fla./Vero Beach Charleston, S.C./Bishop England Mobile, Ala./McGill-Toolen Oak Brook, Ill./Montini Catholic Franklin, Tenn./Centennial

COACHING STAFF James Franklin Head Coach John Donovan Offensive Coordinator/Running Backs Defensive Coordinator/Safeties Bob Shoop Charles Bankins Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends Chris Beatty Offensive Recruiting Coordinator/Wide Receivers Herb Hand Offensive Line Defensive Recruiting Coordinator/Defensive Backs Wesley McGriff Brent Pry Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Ricky Rahne Quarterbacks Sean Spencer Defensive Line

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Name Darien Bryant Marc Panu Kellen Williams Bobby Jewell Steve Monk DeAndre Jones Ryan Fowler Robby Barbieri Josh Gregory Mylon Brown Andrew Bridges Vince Taylor Taylor Loftley Conor Hart Joe Townsend Jabo Burrow Colt Nichter Jose Valedon Logan Stewart Connor Morrison Ryan Seymour Jake Bernstein Wesley Johnson Josh Jelesky Kyle Fischer Chase White T.J. Greenstone Grant Ramsay James Lewis Spencer Pulley Caleb Welchans Chris Boyd Steven Scheu Jameson Sackey John Cole Rob Lohr Daniel Hagaman Mason Johnston Austin Monahan Jordan Matthews Brady Brown Dillon van der Wal Walker May Barron Dixon Kyle Woestmann Richard Kent Jimmy Stewart Thomas Ryan Jared Morse Johnell Thomas Thad McHaney

Pos. TE FB LB LB WR LB PK LB DB OL OL DT DT DL OL OL DT OL OL SN OL OL OL OL OL OL DT OL OL OL OL WR TE WR WR DT WR TE TE WR WR TE DE DT DE P DE DE DT DE DE

Ht. 6-4 6-1 6-1 6-0 5-11 6-0 5-10 6-2 5-11 6-5 6-6 6-1 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-4 6-1 6-3 6-4 6-0 6-5 6-3 6-5 6-5 6-6 6-5 6-3 6-5 6-5 6-4 6-5 6-4 6-5 6-1 5-11 6-4 6-2 6-4 6-6 6-3 6-4 6-7 6-4 6-4 6-3 6-2 6-3 6-3 6-2 6-0 6-5

Wt. 220 240 220 230 170 232 172 220 170 300 275 285 280 240 284 292 285 290 280 220 300 288 280 280 305 285 290 285 305 285 300 203 255 208 180 290 195 240 242 202 195 235 238 290 255 198 225 235 285 250 255

Year Fr. R-So. Fr. R-Jr. Fr. R-Jr. R-Jr. R-Fr. Fr. R-So. R-Fr. R-Fr. R-Jr. Fr. Fr. R-Jr. R-Jr. Fr. So. Fr. R-Jr. Fr. R-So. R-Jr. R-Sr. R-Fr. R-Sr. R-Fr. Fr. Fr. R-Jr. R-Fr. Fr. R-Jr. R-Jr. R-Jr. R-Fr. R-So. R-Jr. So. R-So. Fr. R-So. Fr. R-Fr. R-Jr. Fr. R-Fr. So. R-Jr. R-So.

CL HS 1L HS 1L HS 2L 2L RS HS 1L RS RS 1L HS HS 1L 2L HS 1L HS 2L HS 1L 2L 3L RS 3L RS HS HS 2L RS HS SQ 2L 2L HS 1L 2L 1L 2L HS 1L HS RS 1L HS RS 1L 2L 1L

Hometown/High School (Other) Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington North Mableton, Ga./Whitefield Academy Winter Haven, Fla./West Orange Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood Baton Rouge, La./University Lab Memphis, Tenn./University School Taylors, S.C./Eastside Eden Prairie, Minn./Breck School Goodlettsville, Tenn./Davidson Academy Trilby, Fla./Pasco Co. Atlanta, Ga./Westminster Hattiesburg, Miss./Oak Grove Decatur, Ga./Chamblee Bloomfield Hills, Mich./Brother Rice Hendersonville, Tenn./Hendersonville Morris, Ala./Mortimer Jordan Park City, Utah/Park City Oak Ridge, Tenn./Oak Ridge Boiling Springs, S.C./Boiling Springs Edmond, Okla./Casady School Kingsland, Ga./Camden Co. Crystal Lake, Ill./Crystal Lake South Nashville, Tenn./Montgomery Bell Naperville, Ill./Naperville Columbia, S.C./Spring Valley Plano, Texas/Plano West Lawrenceville, Ga./Collins Hill Marietta, Ga./Pope Arlington, Tenn./Arlington Germantown,Tenn./Evangelical Christian Wildwood, Mo./Lafayette Roswell, Ga./Roswell Evansville, Ind./Reitz Memorial Mableton, Ga./Lovett Somerset, Ky./Somerset Phoenixville, Pa./Phoenixville Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood Jacksonville, Fla./Bolles Charlotte, N.C./Country Day Madison, Ala./Madison Academy Argyle, Texas/Argyle Woodland Hills, Calif./Oaks Christian Birmingham, Ala./Briarwood Christian Alpharetta, Ga./Chattahoochee Marietta, Ga./Walton Marietta, Ga./Walton Cape Coral, Fla./Island Coast Marathon, Fla./Marathon Oxford, Ala./Oxford Orlando, Fla./Boone Nashville, Tenn./Brentwood Academy

PLAYERS Robby Barbieri (bar-bee-AIR-ee) Tim Fugger (FEW-ger) Andre Hal (HAL) Jacquese (juh-KWEESE) Kirk Rob Lohr (LOR) Chris Marve (MARV) Marc Panu (PAN-ooh) Steven Scheu (SHOY)

Jerron (juh-RON) Seymour Udom (OO-Dum) Umoh (OO-mah) Caleb Welchans (Well-chins) Kyle Woestmann (West-man)

COACHES Ricky Rahne (RON-nee)

PUNT RETURNS

17 Jonathan Krause So. 19 Casey Hayward Sr. 83 John Cole R-Jr.

KICKOFF RETURNS

12 Steven Clarke 22 Eric Samuels 23 Andre Hal

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DEFENSIVE TACKLES 53 54 58 74 84 91 97

Vince Taylor Taylor Loftley Colt Nichter T.J. Greenstone Rob Lohr Barron Dixon Jared Morse

R-Fr. R-Jr. R-Jr. R-Sr. R-Jr. Fr. So.

DEFENSIVE ENDS 18 42 90 92 95 96 98 99

Dexter Daniels R-Jr. Tim Fugger R-Sr. Walker May R-So. Kyle Woestmann R-Fr. Jimmy Stewart Fr. Thomas Ryan R-Fr. Johnell Thomas R-Jr. Thad McHaney R-So.

LINEBACKERS 13 15 28 29 34 36 37 41 45 46 47 49

Chris Marve R-Sr. Archibald Barnes R-Jr. Karl Butler So. Tristan Strong R-Jr. Andrew East R-Fr. Chase Garnham So. Al Owens R-Jr. Patrick Sutton Jr. Kellen Williams Fr. Bobby Jewell Sr. DeAndre Jones R-Jr. Robby Barbieri R-Fr.

DEFENSIVE BACKS 8 12 16 19 23 26 27 33 35 43 49

Trey Wilson Jr. Steven Clarke So. Eddie Foster Jr. Casey Hayward Sr. Andre Hal So. Reggie Ford So. Jerron Lewis R-Fr. Derek King Fr. Alex Hysong Fr. Scot Aiello Fr. Josh Gregory Fr.

SAFETIES

RETURNERS

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DEFENSE BY POSITION

So. Jr. So.

1 21 22 30 31 32 40 41

Kenny Ladler So. Sean Richardson Sr. Eric Samuels Jr. Jahmel McIntosh Fr. Javon Marshall R-So. Andrew Williamson Fr. Larry Franklin Fr. Nick Aguirre So.

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Vanderbilt Bowl Appearances Gator • 12/31/1955 Municipal Stadium, Jacksonville, Fla.

peach • 12/28/1974 Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, Ga.

Vanderbilt 25 - Auburn 13 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Still hurting from a dislocated right elbow suffered in the Tennessee game, quarterback Don Orr scored two touchdowns and set up another as the Commodores defeated No. 8-ranked Auburn in the 11th Gator Bowl 25-13. The Vandy defense provided a huge lift for the 'Dores, recovering five fumbles in the win. Vanderbilt’s first score was set up when Orr recovered an Auburn fumble. Eight plays later, Joe Stephenson ran seven yards for the VU TD. Auburn answered on a 38-yard TD pass from Howell Tubbs to Rob James in the second quarter, but the rest of the game belonged to the Black and Gold. On Vanderbilt’s following possession, Orr carried the ball 44 yards to the Tigers’ 28. He then passed to Joe Scales, who advanced to the Auburn 4-yard line. On the next play, Orr carried the ball over the line after a fake to fullback Phil King to give Vanderbilt a 13-7 lead at the half. At the opening of the third quarter, Vanderbilt guard Sonny Tatum recovered an Auburn fumble, and the Commodores marched quickly into scoring position as Orr crossed the goal line for his second touchdown of the day to make the score 19-7. Both teams scored once more in the fourth quarter. Vanderbilt’s score came on a oneyard run off right tackle by Charley Horton. Vanderbilt coach Art Guepe cleared his bench in the final minutes, using 38 of the 39 men dressed for the game. Capitalizing on Auburn’s five fumbles and using an ailing quarterback, the Commodores captured its first bowl appearance.

Team Vanderbilt Auburn

Texas Tech 6 - vanderbilt 6 ATLANTA, Ga. – The 1974 Peach Bowl was a game with no champion but two winners, the Commodores and Texas Tech Red Raiders. Despite the effective rushing of Red Raider tailback Larry Isaac and fullback Cliff Hoskins, the Commodore defense held Texas Tech without points in the first half and entered halftime with a 3-0 lead after Mark Adams kicked a 31-yard field goal with 10 minutes remaining. Neither team was able to muster much offense in the third quarter, though Texas Tech did tie the score at 3-3 after a drive stalled at the Vanderbilt 16-yard line. Early in the fourth quarter, the Commodores’ freshman lineman Dennis Harrison stopped a deep Texas Tech threat by blocking a Red Raider field goal attempt. The Tech drive started following one of two VU turnovers during the game. After the blocked field goal, the Commodores responded with a possession that ended with Adams’ second field goal of the day, a 26-yarder that resulted in a 6-3 Vanderbilt margin. However, Texas Tech tied the game at the 2:00 mark on a 35-yard field goal by Brian Hall. On its final drive, Vanderbilt could not move into scoring range. The Commodore offense struggled much of the day, with quarterback David Lee hitting just five of 14 attempts. Running back Jamie O’Rourke had 76 rushing yards. The limited offensive production from both teams resulted in numerous defensive and scoring records being set in the game. Within hours of the conclusion, Vanderbilt Head Coach Steve Sloan announced he was leaving his position to accept the head coaching job at Texas Tech.

Scoring Summary

1 2 3 4 Final Record 7 6 6 6 25 8-3, 4-3 0 7 0 6 13 8-2-1, 5-1-1

Scoring Summary

Team Texas Tech Vanderbilt

1 2 3 4 Final Record 0 0 3 3 6 6-4-2, 3-4 0 3 0 3 6 7-3-2, 2-3-1

1sT: VU–Stephenson 7-pass from Orr (Jalufka kick). 2nd:: Auburn–James 38-pass from Tubbs (Tubbs kick). VU–Orr 4-run (kick failed). 3rd: VU–Orr 1-run (kick failed). 4th: VU–Horton 1-run (kick failed). Auburn–Phillips 7-pass from Cook (kick failed)

2nd: Vanderbilt: Adams 31-yard FG. 3rd: Texas Tech: Hall 26-yard FG 4th: Vanderbilt: Adams 26-yard FG. Texas Tech: Hall 35-yard FG.

First Downs 19 Rush/Pass/Penalty 17-2-0 Rushing Attempts 65 Net Rushing Yards 306 Passes (Att-Comp-Int) 10-3-1 Net Passing Yards 35 Total Offensive Plays 75 Total Net Yards 341 Fumbles (Number-Lost) 3-2 Penalties 1-14 Interceptions 1-0 Punts-Yards 6-215 Punt Average 35.8 Punt Ruturns 0-0 Kickoff Returns 3-88

Vanderbilt Auburn

First Downs 15 15 Rush/Pass/Penalty 11-4-0 9-6-0 Rushing Attempts 44 45 Net Rushing Yards 177 159 Passing (Att-Comp-Int) 8-5-1 13-7-0 Net Passing Yards 94 142 Offensive Plays 52 58 Total Net Yards 271 301 Fumbles (Number-Lost) 1-0 5-5 Penalties 5-54 6-59 Interceptions 0-0 1-14 Punts-Yards 4-127 3-87 Punt Average 31.8 29.0 Punt Returns 0-0 2-6 Kickoff Returns 2-36 6-121 RUSHING: VU – King 10-33, Horton 13-57, Orr 10-43, Hunt 6-39, Scales 1-3, Morgan 1-6, Tkac 2-(-3), Jabaley 1-(-1). AUB – James 9-42, Childress 15-58, Tubbs 11-15, Hoppe 6-33, Shell 2-5, Cooke 2-6.

PASSING: VU – Orr 6-4-67-1, Sturm 2-1-27-0. AUB – Tubbs 9-4-101-0, Cooke 3-341-0, Burbank 1-0-0. RECEIVING: VU – Scales 2-44, Stephenson 2-23, Brown 1-27. AUB – James 2-51, Childress 1-22, Elliott 2-41, Philips 2-28.

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10 7-3-0 41 140 17-5-1 60 58 200 1-1 1-5 1-41 8-321 40.1 1-26 3-63

RUSHING: TT – Hoskins 13-116, Isaac 20-101, Garner 9-38, Taylor 8-34, Williams 3-27, Duniven 12-(-10). VU – O’Rourke 17-76, Sadler 8-31, Garcia 4-21, Groves 2-14, Mathers 1-0, Lee 9-(-2). PASSING: TT – Duniven 8-3-0, 35 yards. Williams 1-0-0, 0 yards. Roberts 1-0-1, 0 yards. VU – Lee 14-5-1, 60 yds. Fisher 3-0-0. RECEIVING: TT – Felux 2-21, Williams 1-14. VU – Burton 2-36, O'Rourke 2-15, Mathers 1-9.

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Vanderbilt Bowl Appearances Hall of Fame • 12/31/1982 Legion Field, Birmingham, Ala.

Gaylord Hotels Music City • 12/31/2008 LP Field, Nashville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt 28 - Air force 36

boston coll. 14 - vanderbilt 16

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Without question, the Hall of Fame Bowl was one of college football’s most exciting 1982 postseason games. The game matched one of the nation’s most potent aerial attacks featuring Vanderbilt All-SEC quarterback Whit Taylor and one of America’s most devastating rushing attacks in the Falcons’ vaunted option attack. Offensively, this game lived up to the hype as 33 Hall of Fame records were broken and another eight were tied in Legion Field. Unfortunately for the Commodores, Air Force walked away the winner 36-28 after a remarkable fourth quarter comeback. For three quarters, Whit Taylor was unstoppable. Connecting with a variety of wide receivers and running backs, Taylor’s fourth touchdown pass of the game, a four-yarder to Norman Jordan, gave the 'Dores a 28-17 margin entering the fourth quarter. Down by double digits, the Air Force Academy scored rushing TDs on three consecutive possessions to take the victory. Taylor was named the Most Valuable Player, after completing a team-record 38 passes of 51 attempts for 452 yards, which remains as the second highest single-game passing yardage total in Vanderbilt history. Jordan’s performance arguably was more remarkable. Though rushing for just four yards, Jordan hauled in 20 receptions for 173 yards and three touchdowns, breaking five Hall of Fame Bowl records.

Team Vanderbilt Air Force

Scoring Summary

Team 1 2 3 4 Final Record Boston College 0 7 0 7 14 9-5, 5-3 Vanderbilt 6 0 7 3 16 7-6, 4-4

Scoring Summary

1 2 3 4 Final Record 7 14 7 0 28 8-4, 4-2 7 7 3 19 36 8-5, 4-3

1st: VU–Jordan 28-yard pass from Taylor (Anderson PAT). AF–Louthan 1-yard run (Pavlich PAT). 2ND: AF–Brown 19-yard run (Pavlich PAT). VU–Roach 15-pass from Taylor (Anderson PAT). VU–Jordan 4-yard pass from Taylor (Anderson PAT). 3rd: AF–Pavlick 21-yard FG. VU–Jordan 4-yard pass from Taylor (Anderson PAT). 4th: AF–Sundquist 3-yard run (failed). AF–Kershner 3-yard run (failed). AF–Louthan 46-yard run (Pavlich PAT).

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt won a bowl game for the first time in exactly 53 years, with Bryant Hahnfeldt kicking a 45-yard field goal with 3:26 left for a 16-14 win over #24 Boston College in the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl held on New Year's Eve in Nashville's LP Field. The Commodores hadn't played in a bowl since 1982 – the SEC's longest drought. The victory gave Vanderbilt (7-6) its first winning season since that season. This is just the fourth time in the past 50 years that Vanderbilt has won seven games in a season. The Eagles got the ball twice after Hahnfeldt's third field goal. They had to punt the first time, then Vanderbilt DB Myron Lewis picked off a pass with 1:36 left. Vanderbilt scored its lone TD when freshman safety Sean Richardson fell on a Commodore punt that bounced off the knee of BC's Paul Anderson with 10:35 left in the third quarter. The 'Dores gave redshirt freshman Larry Smith his first career start at quarterback. Hahnfeldt, a Nashville product playing his final game as a Commodore, matched a single-game career high with the three field goals. The Commodores also forced two interceptions while allowing none.

Vanderbilt Air ForcE

First Downs 26 23 Rush/Pass/Penalty 2-20-4 16-6 Rushing Attempts 12 69 Net Rushing Yards 35 331 Passes (Att-Comp-Int) 51-38-3 17-11-0 Net Passing Yards 452 136 Total Offensive Plays 63 86 Total Net Yards 495 451 Fumbles (Number-Lost) 2-2 1-0 Penalties 4-39 8-75 Interceptions 0-0 3-19 Punts-Yards 2-65 5-180 Punt Average 32.5 36.0 Kickoff Returns 6-102 4-84 Possession Time 20:42 39:18 RUSHING: VU – Taylor 4-(-6), Edwards 5-21, Matthews 1-13, Jordan 1-4, Scott 1-3. AF – Kershner 32-132, Greenwood 4-11, Louthan 16-74, Sundquist 13-64, Brown 4-34. PASSING: VU – Taylor 51-38-3, 452 yards. AF – Louthan 17-11-0, 136 yards. RECEIVING: VU – Perry 3-52, Jordan 20-173, Matthews 2-21, Roach 4-76, Edwards 4-37, Scott 5-93. AF – Greenwood 6-77, Simmons 1-7, Kirby 2-30, Moore 1-16, Brown 1-6

1st: VANDERBILT–Hahnfeldt 42-yd FG 11:02. VANDERBILT–Hahnfeldt 26-yd FG 6:31. 2nd: BC–Harris 4-yd pass from Davis (Aponavicius PAT) 1:27. 3rd: VANDERBILT–Richardson 0-yd fumble recovery (Hahnfeldt PAT), 10:35. 4TH: BC–Larmond 55-yd pass from Davis (Aponavicius PAT) 6:38. VANDERBILT–Hahnfeldt 45-yd FG 3:26.

BOSTON COLLEGE Vanderbilt

First Downs 17 8 Net Rushing Yards 38-141 36-79 Net Passing Yards 190 121 Passes (Att-Comp-Int) 36-15-2 20-10-0 Total Offense: #-Yards 74-331 56-200 Fumble Returns 0-0 0-0 Punt Returns 5-(-14) 3-14 Kickoff Returns 4-76 2-35 Interceptions 0-0 2-0 Punts (#-Avg) 8-39.8 9-42.6 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 1-0 Penalties-Yards 3-34 0-0 Possession Time 31:08 28:52 3rd Down Conversions 7 of 17 1 of 15 4th Down Conversions 1 of 2 0 of 0 Red-Zone Scores-Chances 1-1 1-1 Sacks By: #-Yards 1-3 0-0 RUSHING: BC – Harris 15-68; Haden 17-40; Davis 6-33. VU – Chris Nickson 8-57; Larry Smith 10-25; Jared Hawkins 8-13; DJ Moore 1-3; Kennard Reeves 2-2; Jamie Graham 2-(-6); TEAM 4-(-7); Sean Walker 1-(-8). PASSING: BC – Davis 15-36-2-190. VU – Larry Smith 10-17-0-121; Chris Nickson 0-3-0-0. RECEIVING: BC – Harris 5-25; Purvis 4-29; Robinson 3-40; Larmond 1-55; Jarvis 1-30; Momah 1-11. VU – Udom Umoh 3-29; Sean Walker 2-68; Jamie Graham 2-7; George Smith 1-15; Brandon Barden 1-4; Alex Washington 1-(-2).

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Vanderbilt Bowl Records FIRST DOWNS

Vanderbilt 26........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 15........Auburn, Gator Bowl Opponent 23........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 19........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl

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RUSHING

Most Attempts Vanderbilt 44........Auburn, Gator Bowl 41........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Opponent 69........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 65........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Net Yards Rushing Vanderbilt 177......Auburn, Gator Bowl 140......Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Opponents 331......Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 306......Texas Tech, Peach Bowl

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PASSING

Most Attempted Vanderbilt 51........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 20........Boston College, Music City Bowl Opponent 36........Boston College, Music City Bowl 17........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl Most Completions Vanderbilt 38........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 10........Boston College, Music City Bowl Opponent 15........Boston College, Music City Bowl Highest Completion Percentage Vanderbilt 74.5%..Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 62.5%..Auburn, Gator Bowl Opponent 64.7%..Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 54%.....Auburn, Gator Bowl Most Yards Passing Vanderbilt 452......Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 121......Boston College, Music City Bowl Opponent 190......Boston College, Music City Bowl 142......Auburn, Gator Bowl Most Interceptions Vanderbilt 3..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl Opponent 1..........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Most Touchdowns Passing Vanderbilt 4..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

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Jamie O'Rourke dives for extra yardage in 1974 Peach Bowl. Opponent 2..........Auburn, Gator Bowl 2..........Boston College, Music City Bowl

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Most Plays Vanderbilt 63........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 58........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Opponent 86........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 75........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Most Yards Vanderbilt 495......Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 271......Auburn, Gator Bowl Opponent 451......Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 341......Texas Tech, Peach Bowl

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PUNT RETURNS

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Opponent 5..........Boston College, Music City Bowl Most Yards Returned

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Most Kickoffs Returned Vanderbilt 6..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl Opponent 6..........Auburn, Gator Bowl Both Teams 10........Hall of Fame Bowl Most Yards Returned Vanderbilt 102......Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl Opponent 121......Auburn, Gator Bowl

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INTERCEPTIONS

Most Net Yards/Punt Vanderbilt 44.1.....Boston College, Music City Bowl 2008 40.1.....Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 1974 Opponent 38.0.....Boston College, Music City Bowl 2008

Most Punts Returned Vanderbilt 3..........Boston College, Music City Bowl

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PUNTING

Most Punts Vanderbilt 9..........Boston College, Music City Bowl 8..........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Opponent 8..........Boston College, Music City Bowl 6..........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl

Vanderbilt 26........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Opponent 3..........Auburn, Gator Bowl

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Most Interceptions Vanderbilt 2..........Boston College, Music City 1..........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Opponent 3..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

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Most Yards Returned Vanderbilt 41........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Opponent 19........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

1974

FUMBLES Most Fumbles Vanderbilt 2..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl Opponent 5..........Auburn, Gator Bowl Most Fumbles Lost Vanderbilt 2..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl Opponent 5..........Auburn, Gator Bowl

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Most Turnovers Vanderbilt 2..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 2..........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Opponent 6..........Auburn, Gator Bowl 3..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 3..........Boston College, Music City Bowl

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PENALTIES

Most Penalties Vanderbilt 5..........Auburn, Gator Bowl Opponent 8..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

1955

Most Yards Penalized Vanderbilt 54........Auburn, Gator Bowl Opponent 75........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

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SCORING

Most Points Vanderbilt 28........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl Opponent 36........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl Both Teams 54........Hall of Fame Bowl Largest Margin of Victory Vanderbilt 12........Auburn, Gator Bowl Largest Losing Margin Vanderbilt 8..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

Whit Taylor looks for target against Air Force in 1982 Hall of Fame Bowl.

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Most Touchdowns Vanderbilt 4..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 4..........Auburn, Gator Bowl Opponent 5..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

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FIELD GOALS

Most Field Goals Vanderbilt 3..........Boston College, Music City Bowl 2..........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Opponent 2..........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Most Field Goals Attempted Vanderbilt 3..........Boston College, Music City Bowl 2..........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl

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2008 1974

Opponent 2..........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl

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MOST POINTS BY QUARTER First Quarter Vanderbilt 7..........Auburn, Gator Bowl 7..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bow Opponent 7..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

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Second Quarter Vanderbilt 14........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl Opponent 7..........Auburn, Gator Bowl 7..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 7..........Boston College, Music City Bowl Third Quarter Vanderbilt 7..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 7..........Boston College, Music City Bowl Opponent 3..........Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 3..........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl Fourth Quarter Vanderbilt 6..........Auburn, Gator Bowl Opponent 19........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

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MOST POINTS BY HALF First Half Vanderbilt 21........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl Opponent 14........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

Bobby Johnson and Commodore players hoist 2008 Music City Bowl trophy.

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Second Half Vanderbilt 12........Auburn, Gator Bowl Opponent 19........Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

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Vanderbilt Bowl Records COMMODORE Ind. RecORDS RUSHING Most Yards Rushing 76........Jamie O’Rourke vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 57........Charley Horton vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 57........Chris Nickson vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 43........Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 39........Donald Hunt vs. Auburn, Gator Bow 33........Phil King vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 31........Lonnie Sadler vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 25........Larry Smith vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl

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17........Jamie O’Rourke vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 13........Charley Horton vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 10........Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 10........Larry Smith vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 10........Phil King vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 8..........Chris Nickson vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 8..........Lonnie Sadler vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 8..........Jared Hawkins vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 6..........Donald Hunt vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl

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Most Rushing Touchdowns 2..........Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 1..........Charley Horton vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl

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PASSING Most Passes Completed 38........Whit Taylor vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 10........Larry Smith vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 5..........David Lee vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 4..........Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 1..........Gerald Sturm vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl

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Most Passes Attempted 51........Whit Taylor vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 17........Larry Smith vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 14........David Lee vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 6..........Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 3..........Chris Nickson vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 3..........Frederick Fisher vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 2..........Gerald Sturm vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl

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Highest Completion Percentage (Min. 10 attempts) .745.....Whit Taylor vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl .588.....Larry Smith vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl .350.....David Lee vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl

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Most Yards Gained Passing 452......Whit Taylor vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 121......Larry Smith vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 67........Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 60........David Lee vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 27........Gerald Sturm vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl

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Most Touchdown Passes Thrown 4..........Whit Taylor vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 1..........Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl

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Most Interceptions Thrown 3..........Whit Taylor vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 1..........Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 1..........Jamie O’Rourke vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl

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RECEIVING Most Receiving Yards 173......Norman Jordan vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 93........John Miller Scott vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 76........Phil Roach vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 68........Sean Walker vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 52........Arnaz Perry vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 44........Hugh Scales vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 37........Keith Edwards vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 36........Ferguson Burton vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 29........Udom Umoh vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 27........Harold Brown vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl

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Most Receptions 20........Norman Jordan vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 5..........John Miller Scott vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 4..........Phil Roach vs. Air Force, Hall Of Fame Bowl 4..........Keith Edwards vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 3..........Arnaz Perry vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 3..........Udom Umoh vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 2..........Hugh Scales vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 2..........Jamie Graham vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 2..........Joseph Stephenson vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 2..........Mark Matthews vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 2..........Sean Walker vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl

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Most Touchdowns Receiving 3..........Norman Jordan vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 1..........Phil Roach vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

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PUNTING Most Punts 9..........Brett Upson vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 8..........Ferguson Burton vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 4..........Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl

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Highest Average Per Punt (Min. 2 Punts) 42.6.....Brett Upson vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 40.1.....Ferguson Burton vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 32.5 ....Edward Arnold vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 32.0.....Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl

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PUNT RETURNS Most Returns 3..........Jamie Graham vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 1..........Gerhardt Risser vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 1..........DeWayne Young vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 1..........Dennis Harrison vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl

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Most Punt Return Yards 26........Dennis Harrison vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 14........Jamie Graham vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl

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KICKOFF RETURNS Most Returns 3..........Clayton Parker vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 2..........Gaston Miller vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl

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Most Kickoff Return Yards 46........Clayton Parker vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 35........Gaston Miller vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 22........Lydell Calvin vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 21........Edward Parrish vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl

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Vanderbilt Bowl Records 20........Lonnie Sadler vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 19........Hugh Scales vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 17........David Sanchez vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 17........Charley Horton vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl

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INTERCEPTIONS Most Interceptions 1..........Emory Chesley vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 1..........Myron Lewis vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 1..........Ryan Hamilton vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl

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Most Interception Return Yards 41........Emory Chesley vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl

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TOTAL OFFENSE Most Plays 55........Whit Taylor vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 27........Larry Smith vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 23........David Lee vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl Most Yards 446......Whit Taylor vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 173......Norman Jordan vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 146......Larry Smith vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 110......Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 93........John Miller Scott vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 76........Jamie Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Rourke vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 76........Collins Roach vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 68........Sean Walker vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 57........Charley Horton vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 57........Chris Nickson vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl

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SCORING Most Points 24........Whit Taylor vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 18........Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 18........Norman Jordan vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 10........Bryant Hahnfeldt vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 6..........Charley Horton vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 6..........Joe Stephenson vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 6..........Phil Roach vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 6..........Sean Richardson vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl

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Most Touchdowns Accounted For 4..........Whit Taylor vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 3..........Don Orr vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 3..........Norman Jordan vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 1..........Charley Horton vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 1..........Joe Stephenson vs. Auburn, Gator Bowl 1..........Phil Roach vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl 1..........Sean Richardson vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl

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FIELD GOALS/CONVERSIONS Most Field Goals 3..........Bryant Hahnfeldt vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 12-31-2008 2..........Lonnie Sadler vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 12-28-1974 Most Field Goals Attempted 3..........Bryant Hahnfeldt vs. Boston College, Music City Bowl 12-31-2008 2..........Lonnie Sadler vs. Texas Tech, Peach Bowl 12-28-1974 Most PATs 4..........Ricky Anderson vs. Air Force, Hall of Fame Bowl

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OPPonents: Ind. Records RUSHING Most Rushing Attempts 32 John Kershner (Air Force, Hall of Fame) Most Yards Rushing 132 John Kershner (Air Force, Hall of Fame) PASSING Most Passes Attempted 36 Dominique Davis (Boston College, Music City) Most Passes Completed 15 Dominique Davis (Boston College, Music City) Highest Completion Percentage .647 Marty Louthan (Air Force, Hall of Fame) Most Yards Gained Passing 190 Dominique Davis (Boston College, Music City) Most Touchdown Passes 2 Dominique Davis (Boston College, Music City) Most Interceptions Thrown 2 Dominique Davis (Boston College, Music City) RECEIVING Most Receptions 6 Marcus Greenwood (Air Force, Hall of Fame) Most Receiving Yards 77 Marcus Greenwood (Air Force, Hall of Fame) Most Touchdowns Receiving 1 Fob James & Jimmy Phillips (Auburn, Gator) 1 M. Harris & C. Larmond (Boston College, Music City) PUNTS Most Punts 7 Ryan Quigley (Boston College, Music City) PUNT RETURNS Most Punt Returns 2 Fob James (Auburn, Gator) 2 Dominick LeGrande (Boston College, Music City) Most Punt Return Yards 6 Fob James (Auburn, Gator) 6 Montel Harris (Boston College, Music City)

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KICKOFF RETURNS Most Kickoff Returns 6 Fob James (Auburn, Gator) Most Kickoff Return Yards 121 Fob James (Auburn, Gator)

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INTERCEPTIONS Most Interceptions 2 Carl Dieudonne (Air Force, Hall of Fame) Most Interception Return Yards 19 Carl Dieudonne (Air Force, Hall of Fame)

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PLAYS Most Offensive Plays 42 Dominique Davis (Boston College, Music City)

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POINTS Most Points 12 Marty Louthan (Air Force, Hall of Fame) 12 Dominique Davis (Boston College, Music City)

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JAMES FRANKLIN

In the span of 12 months, James Franklin has changed the culture of Commodore Football, raising expectations among followers that a Brand New Vanderbilt has arrived in Nashville. Franklin's enthusiasm, passion and drive have left a strong statement that Vanderbilt Football is headed for lots of success in the future. Named as the teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 27th head coach in team history last December, Franklin became the first new Commodore coach to guide his initial team into postseason play. His 6-6 Vanderbilt squad will face the 9-3 Cincinnati Bearcats in the 53rd AutoZone Liberty Bowl. The Commodores are vastly improved under Franklin. Statistically, the Vanderbilt offense and defense rank as the most improved in the powerful Southeastern Conference. The offense tallied more points than any Vanderbilt unit in 50 years. The improvement on defense has been even more pronounced, as it ranks among the nation's Top 20 in total defense. They also are an exciting team to watch, offering an array of trick plays to the delight of fans. Upon arriving on campus, Franklin promised to reverse the football fortunes on West End. He immediately began changing expectations among players and support staff, inspiring a championship mentality within the entire Vanderbilt Football community. Around campus and in Nashville, Franklin enthusiastically promoted his squad. Franklin draws attention to the Vanderbilt program in various ways, whether speaking before civic groups or producing must-see YouTube videos for public consumption. He also provides rare insider experience, such as allowing remarkable fifth-grader Andrew Kittrell to lead the Commodores onto the field against Connecticut. Franklin's impact was immediate. The offseason conditioning program guided by Dwight Galt, a former Franklin associate at Maryland, was a huge success in building as much team chemistry as it did individual strength. Franklin's positive message grew interest in the team's spring practices, and helped attract the largest crowd in years to the team's Black & Gold Spring Game. While the Commodores opened the season with a convincing 45-14 victory over outmanned Elon, a series of events late in the Connecticut game brought the Commodores even closer together. Seeing a lack of energy

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with his team trailing 21-14 in the fourth quarter, an emotional Franklin rallied his "Franklin has an edge about him that the squad, telling all that Vanderbilt fans love, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the way his team this Vanderbilt football has played this season." Chris Low team was different ESPN.com blogger from the others. Within minutes, "James Franklin hasn't backed down from cornerback Casey anything since taking over the Vanderbilt head Hayward returned an coaching job some 12 months ago." interception 50 yards Bruce Feldman CBSSports.com for a touchdown, and Carey Spear capped "No doubt at all, this is not the Vanderbilt the comeback with a football program of old." 31-yard field goal to Clay Travis give the program its OutkicktheCoverage.com first big win in two full seasons. "I saw a Vanderbilt team that's perhaps changed Franklin's reaction forever...for the better. James [Franklin] has after a bitter 33-28 done a great job down here," Rick Minter midseason defeat to Kentucky def. coordinator SEC East rival Georgia drew more admiration from Commodore fans. "We're going to compete with class," Franklin said at the post-game press conference. "But we are not going to sit back and take stuff from anybody. Those days are long gone and never coming back. Ever!" The Commodores seemed to take momentum from the Georgia disappointment. They had a chance to win all six games afterward, and outscored those opponents 193-117. Vanderbilt defeated Kentucky 38-8, the widest margin over an SEC team in 40 years, and thrashed Wake Forest 41-7 on the road to claim bowl eligibility. The Commodores' three late-losses in conference play came by a total of 14 points.

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Franklin and Tampa Bay Bucs Head Coach Raheem Morris. The two served as coordinators at Kansas State in 2006. Franklin's first Vanderbilt team notched four more victories than the 2009 and 2010 Commodore teams. They recorded five home wins, the most by a Commodore squad since the mid-1990s. They also outscored their opponents by 73 points, a remarkable 244-point improvement over the previous year. The point differential by the Commodores is the largest since 1974. Several Vanderbilt players enjoyed tremendous seasons during Franklin's first year on campus. Stacy put together the finest rushing season in Commodore history, setting a team single-season record of 1,136 yards. He also rushed for 13 touchdowns, the highest total in modern-day team history. Rodgers passed for 1,498 yards – the most ever by a first-year Vanderbilt quarterback – and tossed nine touchdowns, including at least one in the last six games. Sophomore Jordan Matthews blossomed as Rodgers' top target, averaging 121 receiving yards during the final five games. Another young

receiver, Chris Boyd, topped all SEC freshmen • Franklin became the first African-American to with seven touchhold the Vanderbilt head coaching position when down catches. announced as the 27th coach in team history. The offensive • Franklin is the first Vanderbilt coach to start his line jelled despite Commodore career 3-0 since the World War II Era. a rash of injuries. Three linemen – • Became first new Vanderbilt coach to guide squad to bowl appearance in Commodore history. Wesley Johnson, Ryan Seymour • As a quarterback at East Stroudsburg, Franklin and Kyle Fischer was a finalist for the NCAA Division II National – earned weekly Player of the Year. honors from the • Regarded as a top recruiter, Franklin has been SEC. named among the nation's Top 25 recruiting On defense, coaches on multiple occasions by Rivals.com. Hayward, • Franklin is recognized as a noted quarterback linebacker Chris mentor, having worked with Josh Freeman at Marve and Kansas State, and Danny O'Brien among others defensive end Tim at Maryland. He also worked with Brett Favre as Fugger earned Green Bay coach and Dan Marino as a participant All-conference in the NFL's Minority Coaching Fellowship. recognition. • Franklin's Kansas State offense in 2006 featured a The unit made rare triple feat, producing a 1,000-yard rusher, 3,000tremendous yard passer and 1,500-yard receiver. strides over the previous year, • Franklin pupil Danny O'Brien earned ACC Rookie jumping from of the Year honors in 2010 after throwing for 2,438 93rd in the nation yards, 22 TDs and just eight INTs for Maryland. to 19th in total defense by averaging nearly 94.6 less yards per game. They also owned the line of scrimmage, limiting opponents to just 123 rushing yards. The defense also earned a reputation for scoring points off turnovers, returning a schoolrecord four interceptions for touchdowns. After the team's victory at Wake Forest, Vanderbilt's administration committed to Franklin on a long-term basis, extending his contract with a pay raise and promising a series of program upgrades, including adding an indoor practice facility, new jumbotron and meeting rooms.

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Twelve MONTHS ON WEST END FRANKLIN'S FIRST YEAR AT VANDERBILT: BUILDING A WINNER AND CREATING FAN INTEREST Franklin stages student tryouts H Feb. 15, 2011

After visiting dorms and fraternity row, Franklin personally conducts tryouts for the Vanderbilt student body to make the team's spring roster. Seventeen students participated in the tryouts. Eventually, six students would join the team for spring drills.

Franklin introduced in Nashville H Dec. 17, 2010

James Franklin is introduced as Vanderbilt’s 27th head football coach in a press conference held in the Board of Trust Room at Sarratt Student Center. At 39, the former assistant head coach/offensive coordinator at Maryland becomes the youngest Vandy head coach in nearly two decades. FRANKLIN: “It's time that this football program starts reflecting everything else on this campus, and that's a commitment to excellence. There's going to be high expectations from day one. There is no part of this program that will settle. Everything we do will be about championships.”

Franklin announces offensive staff H Jan. 13, 2011

The head coach announces the hirings of his offensive coaches, including new coordinator John Donovan, and Dwight Galt, the man who will guide the Commodores' conditioning program. He also names key administrators in the football office.

Franklin guides spring drills H March 18, 2011

Franklin oversees his first spring practice as head coach at the John Rich Practice Facility on campus. During the ensuing 14 practices, Franklin puts his stamp on the Commodore program: upbeat, energetic, disciplined, physical and positive.

Thousands attend spring game H April 17, 2011

The 'Dores conclude a month of drills with the Black and Gold Spring Game in Vanderbilt Stadium. The Black Team comes away with a 19-7 victory in front of a large and enthusiastic crowd. It marks the first spring intrasquad game on campus in more than 10 years. A fireworks display caps the spring finale.

FRANKLIN: “We're really laying the foundation right now with the offensive staff, the administrative staff, the strength coach, to put together what my focus is on, which is to build the best staff in the country. When I say that, I'm talking about people that are passionate about being at Vanderbilt.”

Franklin introduced at Basketball game H Jan. 20, 2011 Franklin takes the floor during halftime of the men’s basketball game against Ole Miss in Memorial Gymnasium, asking students and fans for their support for the football team in the coming months. FRANKLIN: “We have a plan; we have a vision for what this program could be, but we can't do it alone. We need everybody's support. We need this community, we need this campus to come together and unite more than it ever has before.”

Franklin names defensive staff H Jan. 31, 2011

Four defensive coaches are named to fill out Franklin's staff: defensive coordinator and safeties coach Bob Shoop, linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator Brent Pry, secondary coach Wes McGriff and defensive line coach Sean Spencer.

GETS 'DORES OFF Right With 3-0 START H September 2011

After a strong preseason camp, Franklin's squad opens the season with a 45-14 win over Elon, then follows that with a 24-21 comeback over UConn and 30-7 defeat of Ole Miss. Franklin's becomes the first new Vandy coach to start 3-0 since World War II.

GUIDES 'DORES TO POSTSEASON BOWL H November 2011

Needing two wins in last three games to reach bowl eligibility, Franklin guides Commodores to resounding victories over Kentucky and Wake Forest. In photo below, Franklin towels off following Gatorade shower.

National Signing Day H Feb. 2, 2011

Fueled by a strong finish to recruiting, Franklin lands 21 signees coming from 13 states. The class, which includes a pair of 4-star prospects, is regarded as Vanderbilt’s most talented class in years. FRANKLIN TO AUDIENCE OF FANS: “Basically, this staff was not going to take 'no' for an answer. We told every recruit that. We would go into their homes and tell them reasons they should come and tell their family. In the end, we would look them in the eye and tell them we weren't taking 'no' for an answer and they were coming to Vanderbilt.”

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THE FRANKLIN FILE AGE: 39 CAREER RECORD AS HEAD COACH: 6-6 ALMA MATER: East Stroudsburg (Pa.) University; Playing career – 1991-94 DEGREE: Bachelor's: Psychology, East Stroudsburg, 1995 Master's: Educational Leadership, Washington State, 1999 FAMILY: Wife, Fumi; daughters: Addy and Shola FRANKLIN ON TWITTER: www.twitter.com/jamesfranklinvu

JOHN DONOVAN Offensive Coordinator/RBs

One of two offensive position coaches at Maryland to join Franklin in Nashville... After Franklin accepted job, Donovan guided Terp offense to 51-point performance in Military Bowl... Coached quarterbacks and running backs at Maryland... Graduate of John Hopkins.

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Bob SHOOP Defensive Coordinator/SAFETIES

Former head coach at Columbia... Has coached on winning side of Army-Navy, Boston College-Notre Dame and Harvard-Yale rivalies... Came from four-year stint guiding superb defenses at William & Mary.

brent pry C0-DefENSIVE Coordinator/linebackerS

Son of a college coach... Coached defense at East Stroudsburg when Franklin was standout QB... Spent last year at Georgia Southern, developing a Top Ten defense as coordinator.

Charles Bankins Special teams Coordinator/TEs

Coached at NFL, college and prep levels... Worked two years at Maryland with Franklin... Coached ACC's top punt returner (Tony Logan) last year... Another Terp standout, Torry Smith, broke ACC kickoff return records in 2009.

chris beatty off. recruiting coordinator/receivers Joined Franklin after three years at West Virginia...WVU duties included director of recruiting... Mentored pair of dynamic WVU offensive players: RB Noel Devine and WR Jock Sanders... As Virginia high school coach, mentored former Florida standout Percy Harvin.

2011 Vanderbilt (head coach)

Guides Commodores to 6-6 record and appearance in AutoZone Liberty Bowl in first year... Team shows vast improvement, ranking as the SEC's most improved offense and defense...Wins five home games, most by Vanderbilt in more than a decade...Four players earn postseason recognition, including defensive back Casey Hayward (All-America by Walter Camp Foundation)...Builds enthusiasm among fan base and works non-stop growing support for program on campus and in the community.

2008-10 Maryland (assistant head coach/offensive coordinator/quarterbacks)

On December 23, 2007, Ralph Friedgen sways Franklin back to Maryland as the Terps’ assistant head coach and offensive coordinator...In February 2009, Friedgen designates Franklin as his successor...The Terrapins go 9-4 overall in 2010, finishing second in the ACC’s Atlantic Division and winning the Military Bowl...Quarterback Danny O'Brien earns ACC Rookie of the Year and Freshman All-America honors under Franklin's mentorship...Torrey Smith also flourishes in 2010, catching 67 passes for 1,055 yards... For the fourth time in his career, Franklin also is honored as a Top 25 recruiter by Rivals.com... In 2008, the Terps defeat four ranked teams en route to a win in the Humanitarian Bowl to cap an 8-5 record. Terp WR Darrius Heyward-Bey becomes No. 9 overall pick of the 2009 NFL Draft.

2006-07 Kansas State (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks)

As K-State's offensive coordinator, Franklin helps the Wildcats to a 7-6 record in 2006, including a 45-42 win over No. 4 Texas. Kansas State also plays in the Texas Bowl... In 2007, under Franklin's guidance, K-State offense becomes first in team history to feature a 3,000-yard passer, 1,500-yard receiver and 1,000-yard rusher in the same season.... QB Josh Freeman (eventual 2009 first-round pick of Tampa Bay) sets numerous school records, including 3,353 passing yards... WR Jordy Nelson becomes All-America with 122 catches... He starts for the world champion Packers.

2005 Green Bay PackeRS-NFL (assistant coach/wide receivers)

herb hand Offensive line

Re-hire from 2010 Commodore staff... Came to Vanderbilt as OL coach after three years helping guide high-powered offenses at Tulsa... Spent five years coaching at West Virginia, working with some of nation's most productive attacks... Avid tweeter.

Wes McGriff Def. recruiting Coordinator/Def. Backs Known to staff as "Crimedog"... Previously coached in SEC at Kentucky (2001-02)... Came from Miami where he mentored All-America DB Kenny Phillips and Brandon Harris... Close friend of NFL Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe as teammates at Savannah State.

Ricky Rahne Quarterbacks

Assisting Head Coach Mike Sherman, Franklin mentors a strong receiving arsenal that includes Donald Driver, Robert Ferguson and others catching passes from Brett Favre... Driver sets career highs with 86 receptions for 1,221 receiving yards... Packers also draft quarterback of the future in California's Aaron Rodgers.

2000-04 Maryland (wide receivers/recruiting coordinator)

Franklin helps Maryland to three consecutive bowl appearances...Maryland also achieves three straight seasons of 10 wins or more (2001-03), including appearance in 2002 FedEx Orange Bowl...Terps beat Tennessee 30-3 in 2002 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and West Virginia 41-7 in 2003 Toyota Gator Bowl... Promoted to recruiting coordinator in 2003, Franklin delivers back-to-back recruiting classes that were ranked among the nation's Top 25.

1999 Idaho State (wide receivers)

As receivers coach, Franklin helps ISU finish ninth nationally in total offense.

1998 Washington State (graduate assistant coach/tight ends)

Cornell grad... Came from five-year stint at Kansas State working with legendary head coach Bill Snyder... Worked as grad. assistant under Franklin at Kansas State in 2006, mentoring young QB Josh Freeman.

Sean Spencer defensive line

1996 East Stroudsburg (defensive backs)

Energetic DL coach... Encourages players to attack like "wild African dogs"... Has worked with three finalists for Buchanan Award, given to top defensive player in FCS classification.

Franklin joins highly successful Cougar Coach Mike Price as grad assistant.

1997 James Madison (wide receivers)

Franklin mentors James Madison wide receivers... Junior receiver Earnest Payton finishes his career as the school’s leader in receptions with 185.

Franklin returns to his alma mater, Division II East Stroudsburg.

NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship Program

Franklin participates in the program in 1998, serving an internship with Miami. He also enjoyed stints with Philadelphia in 1999 and Minnesota in 2008.

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DONOVAN

Off. Coordinator•Running Backs 1st year on Vanderbilt staff Donovan's offense has been a big hit at Vanderbilt, a school that has struggled with point production in recent years. The former Maryland offensive coach accepted the offensive coordinator position when former Terp assistant James Franklin was named Vanderbilt head coach last December. Since arriving on campus, Donovan has developed a balanced attack featuring the rushing ability of junior Zac Stacy, and passing game of Jordan Rodgers targetting young receivers Jordan Matthews, Chris Boyd In addition to coordinating the Commodore and Jonathan Krause. offense, Donovan has mentored Zac Stacy to the The youthful unit most impressive single-season rushing perforproduced points and mance in team history. The second team All-SEC yards in abundance. selection broke team records with 1,136 rushing The offense scored yards and 13 touchdowns. more total points than any Commodore team since 1948. It averaged 10 points more this year than in 2010. The unit's 26.9-point average ranks as Vanderbilt's highest since Jay Cutler's senior campaign in 2005. Since midseason, the offense has been extremely consistent, scoring at least 21 points in its last seven outings. The offense is averaging 342.8 yards of total offense, the highest average by a Commodore unit in five years. Donovan's offense surpassed the 2010 Vanderbilt unit in every key statistical category, producing 28.8 more rushing yards and 15.8 additional passing yards. The offense produced 14 more toucdowns than in 2010, ranked among the SEC's best in explosive plays, and helped the Commodores finish with nearly a three-minute improvement in time of possession.

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BOB

SHOOP

Def. Coordinator•Safeties 1st year on Vanderbilt staff Shoop's first defense at Vanderbilt enjoyed a remarkable turnaround in 2011, jumping from 93rd in the NCAA to 19th in total defense. The one-year difference was staggering: in 2010, the Commodores ranked 10th or worse among SEC teams in virtually every defensive statistic; this season, Vanderbilt ranked seventh or better in 12 of 13 top defensive stat categories. This year, the 'Dores defense allowed 10.4 fewer points and 94.6 less yards than in 2010.

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By limiting foes to a 20.8-point average, the Commodores jumped from 94th in scoring defense to 27th in 2011. The rush defense ranked fourth in the SEC, allowing 70 yards less yards a game than one year ago and Shoop's Vanderbilt defense played with the same effort holding opposing rushers as the former nationally ranked units he guided at to just a paltry 3.4-yard average. The unit William & Mary. Shoop's defensive overhaul of the nabbed 17 interceptions, Commodores resulted in staggering improvement, such eight more than the as jumping from 93rd in total offense last year to 19th previous season, helping in the NCAA this season. the Commodores to a plus-6 improvement in turnover margin. The defense was especially effective limiting rushing touchdowns (3rd in the SEC with 10 TDs) and first downs (17.8 per game), and getting quarterback sacks (24, 5th in the SEC). Shoop's aggressive, attacking defense was paced by a trio of senior All-SEC performers: defensive back Casey Hayward, linebacker Chris Marve, defensive end Tim Fugger. Hayward also earned second team All-America honors from the Walter Camp Foundation, Yahoo! Sports and Rivals.com. The unit held three BCS-level teams – Ole Miss, Kentucky and Wake Forest – to no more than a touchdown.

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CHARLES

BANKINS

Special Teams Coordinator•TEs 1st year on Vanderbilt staff After working alongside James Franklin in Maryland for the past two seasons, Bankins brought his expertise in special teams and tight ends play to the Vanderbilt campus. Bankins' special teams lived up to Franklin's promise of quality play from the third phrase of football, and helped spark Vanderbilt's 6-6 regular season. The Commdoores' kickoff returns and net punting ranked among the top five in the SEC. The Commodores were splendid in punt and kickoff coverage. In a midseason conference game against Georgia, a 96-yard kickoff return for a TD and blocked punt nearly provided the Commodores victory over the nationally-ranked Bulldogs. Bankins' special team schemes made fourth downs fun to watch. Vanderbilt converted multiple fakes on fourth down, including a unique punter-to-snapper pass Bankins gave Commodore fans plenty to enjoyment that converted a fourthon fourth downs. Twice, Vanderbilt was successful in and-long situation. 4th-and-long situations by using fake punt trick. Bankins also mentored None were more clever than a pass from punter a pair of veteran tight Ryan Fowler to long snapper Andrew East that ends, Brandon Barden gained 35 yards. and Austin Monahan. Bankins worked with Barden and Monahan to improve blocking technique. The work helped Zac Stacy set a new team rushing record.

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BEATTY

Off. Recruiting Coordinator•WRs 1st year on Vanderbilt staff Presented with early-season injuries to veteran receivers, Beatty responded by developing relative newcomers into a corps that produced an abundance of big plays. Sophomore Jordan Matthews and redshirt freshman Chris Boyd made huge strides under Beatty's guidance, becoming one of the Southeastern Conference's most productive tandems by the end of the regular season. After a slow start, Matthews caught fire at midseason. He concluded the season with team highs in receptions (37) and receiving yards (722). Matthews' Beatty developed four sophomores into viable aerial final five games were targets during the season. Sophomore Jordan Matthews remarkable: 29 catches, and redshirt freshman Chris Boyd were among the SEC's 605 receiving yards top young receivers. Matthews averaged 121 receiving and four touchdowns. yards over his last five games, and averaging an Matthews also SEC-leading 19.5 yards per catch. Boyd topped all concluded the season freshman receivers in the SEC with seven touchdown with a 19.5-yard catches. Jonathan Krause and Wesley Tate both added receiving average, tops more than 20 receptions. among the SEC's leading wideouts. Boyd started strong, scoring touchdowns on his first three career receptions. Like Matthews, Boyd enjoyed a solid close to the season, catching 21 passes in his last six games. Boyd topped all SEC freshman with seven touchdown catches. Two other sophomores, Jonathan Krause and Wesley Tate, also produced for Beatty. As possession receivers, Krause and Tate posted 23 and 19 receptions, respectively. For Tate, it marked his first year at wide receiver after seeing action at running back during his first two seasons on campus.

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sophomore Wesley Johnson from tackle to center – gave Hand the versatility he needed to get the most out of his corps. Throughout the season, Hand's ability to adapt to key injuries allowed the Commodore offense to Hand's coaching job with an underappreciated and gain confidence and inexperienced offensive front didn't go unnoticed. The produce better results. Commodores were the only Southeastern Conference The improved line team to see three different offensive linemen – helped Vanderbilt add 28.8 yards to its center-guard Wesley Johnson, guard-tackle Ryan 2010 rushing average. Seymour and tackle Kyle Fischer – earn the league's It also did a better Offensive Lineman of the Week honors. job of protecting the quarterback, allowing 11 fewer sacks. The three players that switched positions with Hand's encouragement also were rewarded for making a decision for the good of the entire team. All three enjoyed the distinction of earning SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week honors after an outstanding individual performance.

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WESLEY

MCGRIFF

Def. Recruiting Coordinator•DBs 1st year on Vanderbilt staff McGriff's collection of defensive backs looked to create turnovers and big plays. They succeeded on both fronts. Vanderbilt defensive backs contributed 10 interceptions, three returns for touchdowns, seven tackles behind the line of scrimmage and nearly 20 pass breakups. From the opening game, McGriff's pupils made game-deciding plays. Junior cornerback Trey Wilson returned picks for touchdowns in wins over Elon and Ole Miss while senior Casey Hayward repeated the trick against Connecticut. It marked the first time in team history that Vanderbilt returned interceptions for touchdowns in three consecutive games. Hayward finished the season with five interceptions, ranking McGriff's defensive backs started strong and stayed fourth in the SEC. After that way for much of the season. His top pupil, the regular season, senior Casey Hayward, earned All-America Hayward earned Allrecognition after nabbing five interceptions, America recognition running his career total to a SEC-high 13. Junior from several sources, Trey Wilson intercepted three passes, taking two including the Walter for touchdowns. McGriff's defensive backs returned Camp Foundation and Rivals.com. three interceptions for scores. Wilson put together his finest year, finishing with career highs in interceptions (3), passes defended (10) and total tackles (29). McGriff also received valuable contributions from Andre Hal, Steven Clarke and Eddie Foster among others.

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HERB

HAND

Offensive Line 2nd year on Vanderbilt staff The only coach rehired from the former staff, Hand did a remarkable job molding a undersized offensive line corps. Hand innovatively dealt with the lack of roster spots along the offensive line. During the summer, Hand made his boldest move, switching three returning starters to new positions. The moves – senior Kyle Fischer from guard to tackle, junior Ryan Seymour from tackle to guard, and

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commodore COACHES The dual abilities allowed Rodgers to rank among the SEC's best in total offense during his six-game stretch as a starter.

BRENT

PRY

SEAN

Co-Defensive Coordinatorâ&#x20AC;˘LBs 1st year on Vanderbilt staff Like Shoop, Pry accepted James Franklin's offer to move from Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) power Georgia Southern to join the Commodore defensive staff. And like Shoop, Pry made the most of the opportunity. Charged with coaching a linebacking corps of inexperienced prospects surrounding multiple All-Southeastern Conference pick Chris Marve, Pry molded the group into an efficient and effective unit. The linebackers were vital to the Commodores' improvement in virtually every statistical category. The defense soared Aside from two-year captain Chris Marve returning in SEC and NCAA rankings, finishing the at middle linebacker, Pry mentored three regular season 19th in inexperienced prospects into productive roles as total defense, 27th in starting linebackers. scoring defense, and 27th in rush defense. Pry's pupils stepped forward from the season opener. Marve earned All-SEC honors for the third straight year after leading the squad with 84 tackles. Tristan Strong, Chase Garnham and Archibald Barnes made immediate impacts when inserted into the starting lineup.

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SPENCER

Defensive Line 1st year on Vanderbilt staff Spencer's defensive line fed off the the energy and enthusiasm their coach displayed, with several linemen enjoying career years. Spencer's corps was topped by senior defensive end Tim Fugger and fourth-year junior tackle Rob Lohr, both of whom enjoyed career campaigns working with the first-year coach. Fugger's season that included 6.5 quarterback sacks and 12.5 tackles for Two of Spencer's pupils, defensive end Tim Fugger loss was rewarded when and tackle Rob Lohr, ranked among SEC leaders in coaches picked him as several defensive categories. a second team All-SEC recipient. Lohr didn't earn All-SEC, but his totals in tackles for loss (11.5) and quarterback sacks (4.5) ranked high among tackles in the conference. Spencer also mentored several others to solid seasons, including ends Johnell Thomas and Walker May, and tackles Colt Nichter, T.J. Greenstone and Jared Morse.

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DWIGHT

RAHNE

GALT

Quarterbacks 1st year on Vanderbilt staff Rahne worked with two quarterbacks during the season, Larry Smith and Jordan Rodgers, and directed the development of a trio of true freshman prospects. Both Smith and Rodgers had success under Rahne. Smith increased his completion percentage to a career high under Rahne (57.7%) and provided excellent leadership throughout the season. When called upon at midseason, Rodgers responded and never relinquished the job. Rodgers finished the Larry Smith and Jordan Rodgers combined for 2,024 regular season with passing yards and 13 TDs. After taking over at 1,498 passing yards, the midseason, Rodgers passed for 1,498 yards, the most ever by a first-year most ever by a first-year Commodore QB. Vanderbilt quarterback. He also threw nine touchdowns, including at least one in all six starting assignments. Rahne also utilized Rodgers' running abilities to open up the offense.

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Dir., Performance Enhancement 1st year on Vanderbilt staff Vanderbilt student-athletes flourished under the new strength and conditioning program installed by Director of Performance Enhancement Dwight Galt. Working with Galt and assistants Barry Brown and Chuck Losey, Commodore players enthusiasticly embraced the year-around program aimed at improving speed, agility, strength and power. The in-season training program, aimed at maximizing results in Conditioning was a factor in several stats that November, was extremely favored Franklin's squad. The Commodores reversed successful in its initial historical scoring trends after intermission, outscoring season. From early August opponents 155-128 in the second half and 80-60 in to mid-November, each the fourth quarter. player averaged a bench press increase of 13.4 pounds. Each student-athlete also averaged a 1.1-pound weight gain during the regular season.

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University, Athletics Officials

Nicholas S. Zeppos

David Williams II

Richard McCarty

Kevin Colon

Jemal Griffin

Chancellor, Vanderbilt University

Vice Chancellor of University Affairs & Athletics

Provost, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs

Assoc. Director of Student Athletics

Football Chief of Staff

Michael Hazel

Andy Frank

Tom Bossung

Luke Wyatt

Kevin Threlkel

Director of Football Operations

Player Personnel Director

Head Athletic Trainer

Equipment Manager

Assistant Director of Football Operations

Lori Alexander

Mark Carter

Candice Lee

Patricia Marett

Steve Walsh

Assoc. Director of Student Athletics

Director of Development, National Commodore Cllub

Director of Compliance; Senior Woman Adminstrator

Associate Vice Chancellor

Director of Sales and Marketing

Brock Williams

Rod Williamson

Elizabeth Wright

Jeff Miller

Eric Jones

Assoc. Director of Student Athletics

Director of Communications

Director of Academic Support

General Manager, IMG College

Athletics Ticket Manager

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SUPPORT STAFF

Barry Brown

Assistant Strength Coach

Chuck Losey

Joey Orck

Assistant Strength Coach

Graduate Assistant, Offense

Graduate Assistant, Defense

Derham Cato

Quality Control, Offense

Charles Huff

Robert Livington

Beverly Brothers

Angela Bess

Sam Williams

Larry Leathers

Andrea Poole Cain

Assistant Recruiting Coordinator

Sports Information Director

Assistant Recruiting Coordinator

Dr. Kurt Spindler

Dr. Warne Fitch

Dr. Harrison Shull Team Physician

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Wes Whaley

Eugene Henderson

Max-Maurice Martin Academic Counselor

Assoc. Director, Facilities & Operations

Chris Singleton

Gary Veach

Matt Ruland

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Lacey Ballard

Team Physician

Assistant Director, Video Production

Assistant Director, Video Production

Kyle Parkinson

Debbie Green

Assistant Sports Information Director

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Assistant Ticket Manager

Academic Counselor

Assistant Equipment Manager

Administrative Assistant

Justin Wenzel

Equipment Assistant

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Head Coach's Administrative Assistant

Volunteer Administrative Assistant

Kerry Wilbar

Steven Parks

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Director, Video Production

John Thorpe

"Magic" Noori

Allison Bradley

Brad Keen

Marketing Assistant

Food Coach, Hendrix Room

Marketing Assistant

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41 Aguirre Nick

So. H Safety H 5-11 • 195 Mobile, Ala. H McGill-Toolen HS 2011 Aguirre joined the Commodores before spring drills, earning a roster spot during a tryout of Vanderbilt students... Has contributed as defensive back on practice squads.

43 Aiello Scot

Fr. H Defensive Back H 5-9 • 170 Franklin, Tenn. H Centennial HS 2011 Aiello was added to the Commodore roster prior to spring drills, making the squad after a student tryout offered by new coach James Franklin... Has contributed as defensive back on practice squads.

49 Barbieri Robby

R-Fr. H Linebacker H 6-2 • 220 Eden Prairie, Minn. H Breck School 2011 Barbieri will look to contribute on special teams and as a reserve linebacker in his second year with the program. 2010 Barbieri did not participate as a first-year walk-on linebacker prospect... Contributed as defensive scout during fall practices.

6 Barden Brandon

Barden's Career Highs

R-Sr. H Tight End H 6-5 • 245 Lincolnton, Ga. H Lincoln County HS 2011 Barden concluded the regular season with one of the best performances of his outstanding career... Finished with 13 receptions, good for 223 yards and one TD... Played in 10 of 12 games, earning nine starts at tight end... Missed Ole Miss and South Carolina games after suffering lower leg injury in win over UConn... Provided one of the team's offensive highlights in season finale, taking a Jordan Rodgers' pass 73 yards for a touchdown... The score resulted from Barden's individual effort, including hurdling one defender and stiff-arming another... Topped the team with 80 receiving yards in finale... Season high in catches (4) came in win over Kentucky. 2010 Started all 12 games at tight end in third season as key performer for Commodore offense... Minutes increased when fellow junior Austin Monahan and sophomore Mason Johnston went down with seasonending knee injuries...Topped squad in several receiving categories, including receptions (34) and receiving yards (425), with both representing single-season career highs... Named second team All-SEC by Associated Press after the season... Only receiver on squad to register a catch in every game, stretching his streak to 18 consecutive games with a reception... Had three or more catches in seven games, including matching previous career high with five receptions against LSU and Connecticut... Had four catches for 63 yards and a TD in opener vs. Northwestern... Had TD receptions against Connecticut and Arkansas... Matched career-long receptions

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(43 yards) against Tennessee... Finished season as team's active career leader in catches (91), receiving yards (991) and TD receptions (8). 2009 Played in every game and earned eight starting assignments at tight end... Entered season sharing minutes and starts with fellow sophomore Monahan... Role increased significantly when Monahan went down with knee injury against Georgia... Concluded year with single-season highs in receptions (29) and receiving yards (357)... Ranked second on team behind John Cole in both receiving categories... Set singlegame career high with 67 receiving yards in finale Receptions: 5, (5x), most recently at at Tennessee... Matched Connecticut, 10/2/2010 previous game high in Receiving Yards: 80, at Wake Forest, 11/26/2011 receptions (5) against both Longest Catch: 73, at Wake Forest, 11/26/2011 Georgia and Tennessee... Earned team's Offensive Player of the Week honor after 5-catch, 49-yard effort against Georgia that included 5-yard TD reception... Had two catches for 52 yards, including a career long reception of 43 yards, against South Carolina. 2008 Former high school quarterback developed into one of the team's top receiving targets in first year of action... Played in every game at tight end, starting final 10 games after Austin Monahan suffered season-ending injury... Finished season as top freshman receiving TE in nation with 28 receptions... Named by coaches to All-SEC Freshman squad... Earned Freshman All-America recognition... Also saw action on punt coverage units... Made quick impact on offense, catching key 31-yard TD pass in victory over South Carolina... Posted at least two receptions in seven of final eight games... Catch in back of end zone provided winning points in victory over Auburn...Contributed season-high five catches and 53 receiving yards vs. Duke... Also had four receptions and superb 1-yard catch and TD in win at Kentucky... Notched Commodores' lone score in season finale, catching 5-yard pass from QB Larry Smith... Had one catch for four yards in Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl victory. 2007 Did not play as redshirt freshman... Named Offensive Scout of the Week after Wake Forest game.

Barden’s Career Receiving Statistics 2011 2010 2009 2008 Career

Rec. 13 34 29 28 104

Yards Avg 223 17.2 425 12.5 357 12.3 209 7.5 1214 11.7

TD Long 1 73 3 43 1 43 4 31 9 73

15 Barnes Archibald

R-Jr. H Linebacker H 6-4 • 225 Tampa, Fla,. H Berkeley Prep 2011 Barnes enjoyed the best year of his Commodore career, becoming a top defensive performer by season's end... After starting the year in reserve role, Barnes moved into the starting lineup at outside linebacker after season-ending injury to Tristan Strong... Play seemed to improve with each start... Saw action in all 12 games, with starting assignment in final eight contests... Finished with career highs in every stat: solo tackles (31), total tackles (49), tackles for loss (4), quarterback sacks (2), interceptions (2), and passes defended (6)... Shared team lead with three forced fumbles... Career game came at Tennessee, picking off two Vol passes, including one returned school-record 100 yards for score... Finished year as team's fifth leading tackler... Career high total in solo tackles (6) and total stops (8) came in first start at Alabama... Also had seven stops at South Carolina and six against Army and Tennessee... Contributed forced fumbles

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Barnes' Career Highs:

2011 2010 2009 Career

start, had two TD catches vs. Elon... Single-game career highs in receiving yards (90) Receptions: 6, at Tennessee, 11/19/2011 came in win over Army... Receiving Yards: 90, vs. Army, 10/22/2011 Sparked late rally at Florida Longest Catch: 43, vs. Army, 10/22/2011 with 10-yard TD catch from TDs in Game: 2, vs. Elon, 9/3, 2011 Jordan Rodgers in closing minute. 2010 Boyd did not play as a true freshman... As a redshirt, he worked to add strength while impressing teammates and coaches with his receiving abilities on the practice field.

Boyd's Career Highs:

Boyd’s Career Receiving Statistics 2011

TFL Sacks Int FF/FR PBU 4.0-30 2.0-12 2-128 3/0 6 1.0-5 0.0-0 0-0 1/0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0-0 0/0 0 5.0-35 2.0-12 2-128 4/0 6

63 Bernstein Jake

Fr. H Offensive Line H 6-4 • 288 Crystal Lake, Ill. H Crystal Lake South HS 2011 Bernstein has not played, but has shown abilities as a prospective guard on the offensive front... Has added strength to frame and worked to improve blocking techniques during his freshman season on campus. HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain... Two-year starter at left tackle for one of top Chicago suburban powers... As senior, helped Gators to first undefeated regular season in team history and into 6A state quarterfinals... Credited with 69 pancake blocks as senior, helping two teammates surpass 1,000-mark rushing mark... Named IHSA 6A All-State, Chicago Tribune second-team All-State... Two-time All-Area... Played in inaugural All-World Gridiron Classic in Charleston, S.C.

80 Boyd Chris

Yards Avg 404 13.9

TD Long 7 43

52 Bridges Andrew

R-Fr. H Offensive Tackle H 6-6 • 275 Atlanta, Ga. H Westminister School

Barnes' Career Defensive Statistics Tackles 31-18-49 7-4-11 11-4-15 49-26-75

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2011 Bridges became a valuable contributor on the offensive front as the season endured... Concluded as a quality starter at left tackle, giving opening-game starter Wesley Johnson the ability to move to center when Logan Stewart went down with an injury... Played in eight games, earning starts against Kentucky, Tennessee and Wake Forest... Earned solid blocking grades from offensive coaches, helping unit average 35.3 points and more than 400 yards in final three regular season games. 2010 Bridges did not play as a true freshman, using the year to concentrate on adding strength and bulk in the weight room... Worked as offensive tackle on scout units during fall practices.

88 Brown Brady

R-So. H Wide Receiver H 6-4 • 195 Argyle, Texas H Argyle HS 2011 After a promising effort in spring drills, Brown has not played during his third year on campus due to the lingering affects of an abdomen injury suffered during the early days of preseason camp... Brown is just returning to full participation at practice. 2010 Brown did not play during his second year on campus, spending the season improving strength in the weight room. 2009 One of seven true freshmen to see game action, Brown played limited minutes at wide receiver in four early-season games before being sidelined for rest of season by lower leg injury... Did not post a reception.

R-Fr. H Wide Receiver H 6-4 • 203 Roswell, Ga. H Roswell HS 2011 Boyd finished his first season as a key contributor on a high note, capping a solid redshirt freshman campaign by posting receptions in the team's last seven games... Played in every game, earning six starts... Topped the squad with seven touchdown catches, most by a Commodore since Earl Bennett's nine TDs in 2005... Finished with 29 catches (No. 5 all-time by Vanderbilt freshman) and 404 receiving yards, both totals ranking second on the team... Opened playing career with rare receiving feat – catching TD passes with first three career catches... In first career

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50 Brown

Karl

Mylon

So. H Linebacker H 6-1 • 205 New Orleans, La. H Brother Martin HS

R-So. H Offensive Guard H 6-5 • 300 Tribly, Fla. H Pasco County HS 2011 Brown enjoyed the most playing time of his Commodore career... Played in all 12 games, earning eight starting assignments at right guard... Earned season-opening start after displaying improved techniques and agility in summer camp... In closing games, helped line depth by contributing at left guard. 2010 Brown saw little action as a redshirt freshman offensive guard... Played minimal offensive snaps in six games. 2009 Rangy lineman did not play as freshman... Used redshirt season to improve overall strength while working with offensive practice squad... Blocking skills and mobility as a scout tackle impressed coaches.

57 Burrow Jabo

R-Jr. H Offensive Guard H 6-4 • 290 Morris, Ala. H Mortiner Jordan HS 2011 Injury concerns forced Burrow off the field after the Commodores' season-opening win over Elon... Burrow opened the season as a starter at left guard, but did not see action in more games. 2010 Working on the offensive line for the first full season, Burrow became a mainstay on the Commodore interior front... Athletic and agile, Burrow spent much of the season working with position coach Herb Hand getting a grasp on the responsibilities and techniques needed for effective play at the unfamiliar position... While seeing action in every game at left guard, Burrow also earned nine starting assignments for line corps that entered season lacking depth and game experience... First career start came in opener against Northwestern... Missed starts against Ole Miss, Connecticut and Eastern Michigan... Started last seven games of the year. 2009 Burrow demonstrated solid work ethic as scout team defensive tackle/end while continuing to add bulk during second year on campus... Named team's top defensive scout after practices leading to Mississippi State game... During the season, Burrow moved to offensive line, impressing coaches with his blocking abilities. 2008 Burrow redshirted this season, his first on the Vanderbilt campus... Worked as defensive end on practice squads.

44 Bryant Darien

Fr. H Tight End H 6-4 • 220 Pickerington, Ohio. H Pickerington North HS 2011 Worked at defensive end early in camp, then moved to tight end on practice squads during season... Has not played as true freshman, but has shown solid receiving skills from tight end postion. HIGH SCHOOL Started as TE and DE as a senior at Pickerington North after lettering two years at nearby Reynoldsburg HS... Ranks among top TEs in Ohio... Playing in eight games as a senior, continued 46 total tackles, seven QB sacks, 14 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and an INT as DE... Posted 18 receptions for 248 yards and a TD as TE, helping to lead the Panthers to 6-4 record... Named first team all-conference and honorable mention All-State as senior.

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2011 Earned respect of coaches and teammates by switching positions midway through the season, providing much-needed depth and pass coverage abilities at the linebacker position... Moved from safety to linebacker prior to Army game after injuries to Tristan Strong and Chase Garnham thinned corps... Total Tackles: 5, (2x), most recently, Played in all 12 games... Concluded regular season at Wake Forest, 11/19/2011 with career highs in solo SOLO Tackles: 3, (2x), most recently, tackles (18), total tackles at Wake Forest, 11/19/2011 (27) and passes defensed (2)... Posted single-game high of five tackles in opener vs. Elon and finale vs. Wake Forest... Contributed four tackles and a fumble recovery in win over Army. 2010 Played in every game on special teams and as safety during first year on campus... One of 13 true freshmen, including five players in the secondary, that saw action... Earned early reputation for punishing hits in preseason camp... Ended season with three total tackles... Top performance came against Florida where he posted two tackles and an INT returned for 33 yards... Also contributed on kickoff coverage units.

Butler's Career Highs:

2011 2010 Career

BUTLER's Career Defensive Statistics Tackles TFL 18-9-27 0.0-0 1-2-3 0.0-0 19-11-30 0.0-0

Int 0-0 1-33 1-33

FF/FR PBU 0/1 2 0/0 1 0/1 3

12 Clarke Steven

So. H Cornerback H 5-10 • 190 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. H Boyd Anderson HS 2011 Clarke has contributed key role in the defensive secondary and on special teams as a sophomore... Played in all 12 games as reserve cornerback... Served as one of team's primary return specialists, averaging 22.0 yards on 10 kickoff returns... Ended season with career high in total tackles (17)... Shared team high with two fumble recoveries... Also added a quarterback sack, forced fumble and pass defended... Forced and recovered a fumble in narTotal Tackles: 8, vs. South Carolina, row loss to Florida... Second 10/25/2010 fumble recovery came in SOLO Tackles: 4, vs. South Carolina, win over Kentucky...Had 10/25/2010 three tackles against Army and Tennessee. 2010 Talented freshman who displayed the versatility to play either defensive back or running back... Moved to RB during last two weeks of summer camp when injuries piled up in the offensive backfield... Coaches returned Clarke to secondary before the opener where he saw action in 11 games... Also aided Commodore coverage units... Ended season with 16 total tackles, including 10 solo stops, a quarterback sack, and a QB hurry... Posted career highs in

Clarke's Career Highs:

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18 Daniels Dexter

Clarke's Career Defensive Statistics

2011 2010 Career

Tackles 9-8-17 10-6-16 19-14-33

TFL Sacks Int FF/FR PBU KOR AVG. 1.5-4 1.0-2 0-0 1/2 1 10-220 22.0 1.0-1 1.0-1 0-0 0/0 1 - 2.5-5 2.0-3 0-0 1/2 2 10-220 22.0

83 Cole John

R-Jr. H Wide Receiver H 5-11 • 180 Somerset, Ky. H Somerset HS 2011 Cole missed much of the season due to a lower leg injury... The junior saw action as wide receiver and punt returner in early-season wins over Elon and Connecticut, then missed the last 10 games rehabilitating the injury... Posted four catches for 59 yards and averaged 6.2 yards on five punt returns... Topped squad in receptions (3) and receiving yards (50) in win over UConn... Cole is just returning to full participation at practice. 2010 A mainstay in the Commodore passing game for the last two years, Cole played through pain to see action in all 12 games at WR... Started every game except Receptions: 7, at Rice, 9/26/2009 South Carolina encounReceiving Yards: 103, vs. Ea. Michigan, 10/9/2010 ter when Commodores Longest Catch: 53, vs. Ea. Michigan, 10/9/2010 opened with two-TE set... Longest Rush: 31, at Rice, 9/26/2006 Concluded campaign Longest Punt Ret: 53, vs. Ea. Michigan, 10/9/2010 second on the team – and tops among wideouts – with 25 receptions, good for 317 yards and one TD... Had four receptions (season high) on four occasions... Top effort came in victory over Eastern Michigan – four catches good for 103 yards... That performance included a career-long 57-yard TD catch. 2009 Played in 11 of 12 games... Started 10 games at wide receiver... Earned team's postseason MVP Receiver Award... Concluded year as team leader in receptions (36) and receiving yards (382)... Played last seven weeks with surgically repaired hand after suffering bone fracture against Rice... Shared team's Offensive Player of the Week honors after setting career highs in receptions (7) and receiving yards (67) at Rice... Also scored 31-yard reverse for touchdown on first career rush against Rice... Posted at least two receptions in nine games... Had five catches against both Army and Kentucky... Longest reception (21 yards against Kentucky) also resulted in first career touchdown pass reception. 2008 Expected to contribute at receiver, Cole only played in the season opener... Missed the final 12 games after sustaining a knee injury at Miami (Ohio)... Returned two punts for 22 yards, including a long of 13 yards at Miami, though did not have a catch.

Cole's Career Highs:

Cole’s Career Receiving Statistics 2011 2010 2009 Career

Rec. Yards Avg TD Long PR Avg. LONG 4 59 14.8 0 31 5-31 6.2 13 25 317 12.7 1 57 18-143 7.9 54 36 382 10.6 1 21 - - 65 758 11.7 2 57 23-174 7.3 54

R-Jr. H Defensive End H 6-1 • 245 Brantley, Ala. H Brantley HS 2011 Daniels has seen action as reserve defensive end and special teams contributor... Participated in seven games... Ended season with six solo tackles and his first career forced fumble... Posted pair of tackles and forced fumble in loss at Alabama. 2010 Daniels served as reserve linebacker for second straight year... Also contributed on special team Total Tackles: 3, vs. Tennessee, 11/21/2009 coverage units... Ended SOLO Tackles: 2, vs. Tennessee, 11/21/2009 season with six solo tackles, each coming in separate games. 2009 Saw action in 11 of 12 games as redshirt freshman... Contributed on special team coverage units for much of season... Enjoyed more time at linebacker in latter stages of season... Finished year with five total tackles... Highs in total tackles (3) and solo tackles (2) came at Tennessee. 2008 Redshirted as a true freshman... Showed plenty of talent during fall practice, earning team's top defensive scout award after Georgia game.

Daniels' Career Highs:

2011 2010 2009 Career

Daniels' Career Defensive Statistics Tackles 6-0-6 6-0-6 4-1-5 16-1-17

TFL Sacks FF/FR 0.0-0 0.0-0 1/0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0/1 0.0-0 0.0-0 0/0 0.0-0 0.0-0 1/1

QH 0 0 0 0

91 Dixon Barron

Fr. H Tight End H 6-4 • 290 Alpharetta, Ga. H Chattahoochee HS 2011 Dixon is one of five Commodore true freshmen to see action this season... Has played in final six games of campaign, contributing as a valuable reserve defensive lineman after injuries sidelined others... Registered three total tackles and a forced fumble... Initial action came against Georgia... Had forced fumble and tackle in expanded minutes against Arkansas. HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain... Three-year starter on defensive line for north Atlanta power... As senior DE, helped Cougars to 15-0 record and Class AAAA state championship, first title in school history... Contributed 80 tackles, four QB sacks and four forced fumbles as senior... Also had key FB role as senior... One of biggest plays was sack that helped secure title.. Earned first team All Region and All-State as senior... Contributed over 40 tackles as junior DT, earning All-Region honors... Earned first career DE start as sophomore.

2011

Dixon's Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles TFL Sacks FF/FR QH 2-1-3 0.0-0 0.0-0 1/0 0

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3 Dunham Akeem

R-Jr. H Wide Receiver H 6-3 • 210 Eustis, Fla. H Eustis HS 2011 Dunham struggled with leg injuries for much of the season... Receiver did not post a catch during campaign... Participated in just one game, the Commodores' opening victory over Elon. 2010 Dunham saw limited action as a third-year wide receiver... Participated in 11 games, but did not register a reception. 2009 Dunham played in five games, participating as reserve receiver... Lone catch was 10-yarder at Florida. 2008 Dunham showed promise during fall practices at wide receiver, but spent his first year on campus as a redshirt... Earned top offensive scout honors after Rice victory.

2010 Most experienced offensive lineman for the Commodores, Fischer started every game at right guard, gaining confidence and knowledge with each outing... Pushed consecutive starts streak to 17 games by finale... Performance improved during course of season... Along with LT Wesley Johnson, played virtually every offensive snap during the season... Entered year as team's only returning OL starter. 2009 Versatile lineman developed into starter on the offensive front as redshirt sophomore... Played in every game, seeing action at both guard positions... First of six starts came at right guard for an injured Eric Hensley at Army; then moved across to left guard to start the final five games in place of injured Ryan Custer... Played more than 90 percent of offensive snaps during second half of season. 2008 Earned starting assignments at both offensive tackle and guard in his first year as a contributor... Started final seven games of season: three at LT and four at LG... Played in every game... Named to All-SEC Freshman team by coaches... First career start came as LT at Georgia... Moved to starting LG for final three games, showing toughness and solid technique. 2007 Sat out first year on campus as a redshirt freshman... Showed promise as a practice squad offensive lineman.

Dunham’s Career Receiving Statistics

2011 2010 2009 Career

Rec. Yards Avg - - - - - - 1 10 10.0 1 10 10.0

34 East Andrew

R-Fr. H Snapper H 6-2 • 225 Indianapolis, Ind. H North Central HS 2011 As a first-year contributor, East performed in excellent fashion handling all of the Commodores' snapping responsibilities... Credited with three tackles on punt coverage... Also had key role in one of the team's most exciting plays of the season, catching 35-yard pass from punter Ryan Fowler to convert a 4th and long situation against Georgia. 2010 East redshirted as a freshman, using the time to get stronger in the weight room... Showed potential as versatile snapper in fall practices.

2011

So. H Cornerback H 5-9 • 165 Nashville, Tenn. H Montgomery Bell Academy 2011 Ford contributed at defensive back and on special team coverage unit in his second year as a walk-on prospect... Saw action in five games... Registered tackles in wins over Elon and Wake Forest. 2010 Cornerback prospect did not play, but impressed with a positive attitude and improving abilities on the practice field.

2011

Ford's Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles TFL Sacks FF/FR QH 2-1-3 0.0-0 0.0-0 1/0 0

72 Fischer

Tackles TFL 1-1-2 0.0-0

2011 Fischer has put together the best season of his five-year 5ommodore career... Served as offensive co-captain as senior... Started every game at right tackle, pushing his consecutive starts streak to 29 games entering the AutoZone Liberty Bowl... Earned honorable mention All-SEC OL recognition from Associated Press voters... Played virtually every offensive snap... Earned SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week honors after stellar blocking performance in season-finale win at Wake Forest... Key blocks led to two Zac Stacy rushing TDs vs. Demon Deacs.

FF/FR PBU 0/0 0

16 Foster

Jr. H Cornerback H 5-10 • 170 Colleyville, Texas H Heritage HS 2011 Foster played less minutes than in two previous seasons, but still saw action in all 12 games... Playing time came as reserve cornerback and on special team units... Finished season with seven total tackles, an interception and one pass defended... Notched the last of five picks in win over Ole Miss... Had Total Tackles: 4, at So. Carolina, 10/24/2008 season high in tackles (3) SOLO Tackles: 3, at So. Carolina, 10/24/2008 during victory over Army... Also contributed a pair of stops in convincing win over Wake Forest in regular season finale. 2010 As a second-year contributor, Foster became a consistent performer in the Commodore defensive secondary... Played in all 12 games, and earned starts in all but the season finale... Established single-season highs in virtually every stat category, including solo tackles (36), total tackles (53), tackles for loss (6) and passes defended (5)... Started the season in superb fashion, winning team's Offensive Player of the Week honor against Northwestern after producing three tackles for loss and career-high eight total tackles... Two weeks later, repeated the team achievement in win over Ole Miss by taking INT 21

Foster's Career Highs:

R-Sr. H Offensive Tackle H 6-6 • 308 Columbia, S.C. H Spring Valley HS

INTs 0-0

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East's Career Defensive Statistics

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TD Long - - - 10 - 10

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FOWLER’s Career PLACEKICKING Statistics 2011 2010 2009 Career

2011 2010 2009 Career

Tackles 5-2-7 36-17-53 11-6-17 52-25-77

TFL Sacks Int 0.0-0 0.0-0 1-0 6.0-11 0.0-0 1-21 1.0-2 1.0-2 2-3 7.0-13 1.0-2 4-23

FF/FR PBU 0/0 1 1/0 4 0/0 1 1/0 6

48 Fowler Ryan

R-Jr. H Placekicker H 5-10 • 172 Taylors, S.C. H Eastside HS 2011 Fowler shared the Commodore placekicking chores with Carey Spear... Concluded regular season on high note, making field goals from 33 and 30 yards at Wake Forest... Ended season scoring 25 points, converting three of six field goal attempts and all 16 extra point tries... Inserted into kicking role at midseason, Fowler made a 32-yard field goal in win over Kentucky... Also had three punts for 30.7-yard average... Also participated in one of top plays of year, completing a 35-yard pass on fourth down to snapper Andrew East. 2010 Fowler saw less opportunities as second-year starting placekicker... Ended with 47 points scored... Converted on eight of 13 field goals (61.5 percent), making eight of nine from within 35 yards... Attempted only FG (conversion from 22 yards) in midFGS in Game: 3, (2x), most recently at season seven-game stretch... Tennessee, 11/21/2009 Also converted on 23 of 24 Longest FG: 47, vs. Kentucky, 11/14/2009 extra point attempts. 2009 Selected as placekicker to SEC All-Freshman squad by every poll, including coaches, Sporting News, Phil Steele's and Rivals.com... Fowler produces one of the finest seasons ever by a Commodore kicker during first year in role... Concluded season by converting 16 of 21 field goal attempts and all 20 extra point tries... Finished with 68 points scored, team's fifth highest total ever by kicker... Matched 25-year-old team record with 16 field goals... Became arguably SEC's most accurate kicker in last seven weeks of season, making 11 of last 12 field goal attempts... Was 7-of-7 from beyond 30 yards during that span... Hit field goals of 42 and 47 yards against Kentucky... Kicked three field goals against Rice and Tennessee... Made 41-yard field goal in closing seconds to send Army game into overtime... Earned or shared Specialist of the Week honors after kicking performances against Rice, Army, Kentucky and Tennessee. 2008 Fowler sat out his first year on campus as a redshirt, though he showed promise as a placekicker in fall practices.

Fowler's Career Highs:

Long FG 33 31 47 47

Pct. 50.0 61.5 76.2 67.5

PAT Points 16-16 25 23-24 47 20-2–0 68 59-60 140

40 Franklin Larry

FOSTER’s Career Defensive Statistics

FGS 3-6 8-13 16-21 27-40

Fr. H Safety H 6-1 • 200 Vero Beach, Fla. H Vero Beach HS 2011 Franklin has shown ability as a safety prospect on practice squad units... Has yet to see action during his first year on campus. HIGH SCHOOL Three-year defensive starter for 6A Florida coastal power... Started as junior and senior at safety... Earned first starts as sophomore LB.... As senior, had 78 tackles and two INTs for 6-4 Indians’ squad... As junior, helped squad to 7-3 mark and district title with 74 total tackles and nine passes defended... Listed among Florida’s Top 100 players as senior... Two-time first team All-County selection... As sophomore LB, contributed 61 tackles and three QB sacks.

42 Fugger Tim

R-Sr. H Defensive End H 6-4 • 250 Oak Brook, Ill. H Montini HS 2011 Fugger finished off his finest Commodore season by earning second-team All-Southeastern Conference honors in coaches' postseason ballot... Also received honorable mention All-SEC by Associated Press writers... Ranked among the SEC's Top Ten defensive ends in both quarterback sacks (6.5, 5th) and tackles for loss (12.5, 3rd)... Also contributed team-high three forced fumbles, ranking T-7th in the category in SEC... Contributed career-high three tackles for loss, two QB sacks and forced fumble against Arkansas... Helped spark win over UConn with multi-sack effort... Also posted forced fumbles in victories over Elon and Wake Forest... Set career tackle high (5) at Alabama... Achieved solo tackle high (4) vs. UConn and Arkansas. Total Tackles: 5, at Alabama, 10/8/2011 2010 Developed into one SOLO Tackles: 4, (2x), most recently of team's most consistent defensive performers vs. Arkansas, 10/29/2011 as second-year starter... Tackles for loss: 3, vs. Arkansas, Earned 10 starts at DE, 10/29/2011 while seeing action in every QB Sacks: 2, (2x), most recently, game... Finished year with vs. Arkansas, 10/29/2011 single-season career highs in tackles (22), tackles for loss (30), quarterback sacks (3) and forced fumbles (4)... Ranked among SEC and NCAA leaders in forced fumbles... Registered a tackle in every game... Top performance might have come in season opener vs. Northwestern: four tackles, 1.5 QB sacks and forced fumble. 2009 Moved into a key role on the defensive line after two-year starter Steven Stone was lost for two months after suffering a foot fracture in preseason camp... Played in all 12 games, earning eight starting assignments at defensive end before Stone reclaimed his role against Georgia Tech... Finished year with 21 total tackles, including 11 unassisted stops...

Fugger's Career Highs:

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commodores Also posted two tackles for loss, including a quarterback sack and a fumble recovery... Set career high in solo tackles (3) at Army... Season high in total tackles (4) came against Mississippi State and Army... Fumble recovery came against Mississippi State... Also posted three tackles vs. SEC foes LSU, South Carolina and Florida. 2008 Slowed by injury to start the season, Fugger developed into one of the squad's top defensive ends as the season endured... Played in nine games, finishing with 14 total tackles, including eight solo stops... Posted four solo tackles, a career high, against Duke... Also contributed three tackles in win over Kentucky and season finale at Wake Forest... Forced first career fumble at Miss. State... Also contributed extra playing time in Commodores' Music City Bowl victory over Boston College. 2007 Did not see action as redshirt freshman, opening year as tight end in preseason, then moving to defendsive end just before opener.

2011 2010 2009 2008 Career

Tackles TFL Sacks Int FF/FR QH 20-9-29 12.5-51 7.0-37 0-0 3/1 4 13-9-22 5.0-30 3.0-27 0-0 4/0 1 11-10-21 2.0-4 1.0-2 0-0 0/1 1 8-6-14 0.0-0 0.0-0 0-0 1/0 0 52-34-86 19.5-85 11.0-66 0-0 8/2 4

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So. H Linebacker H 6-3 • 230 Fairhope, Ala. H Fairhope HS

2011 Injuries derailed Garnham from putting together a truly special campaign in his first year as a defensive starter... Started the first seven games and the season finale at outside linebacker, missed three full games and most of two others with an abdominal injury... Finished as Commodores' sixth leading tackler with 44 total tackles... Also contributed 25 solo tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, a quarterback sack, forced fumble and QB hurry... Was playing best football of career when sidelined by injury in Army game... Matched single-game high in tackles (10) against South Carolina and Alabama... Also had nine tackles vs. Georgia... Single-game high in solo stops (8) came at Carolina... Contributed tackle for loss in five straight games... Had sack and forced fumble in win over UConn. 2010 Garnham was Total Tackles: 10, (2x), most recently the only true freshman at Alabama, 10/8/2011 linebacker to see action SOLO Tackles: 8, at So. Carolina, 9/24/2011 for the Commodores... Played in all 12 games as reserve LB and special teams contributor... Concluded season with eight total tackles, including one against Florida that resulted in loss of yardage... Posted pair of solo tackles against Kentucky.

Garnham's Career Highs:

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Sr. H Wide Receiver H 6-3 • 190 Purchase, N.Y. H Hackley School

2011 Gendelman joined the Commodores before spring drills, earning a roster spot during a tryout of Vanderbilt students... Has missed virtually the entire season due to lower leg injury.

7 Grady Josh

FUGGER’s Career Defensive Statistics

Chase

2011 2010 Career

43 Gendelman Jeff

GARNHAM’s Career Defensive Statistics Tackles TFL Sacks 25-19-44 4.5-22 1.0-11 3-5-8 0.5-1 0.0-0 28-24-52 5.0-23 1.0-11

Int 0-0 0-0 0-0

FF/FR PBU 1/0 1 0/0 0 1/0 1

Fr. H Quarterback H 6-0 • 185 Tampa, Fla. H Armwood HS 2011 Though he has yet to see action, Grady has gained valuable knowledge of the offense... Has shown outstanding athleticism and quarterback abilities during his first season on campus. HIGH SCHOOL Two-year starter at Tampa school after transferring from nearby Freedom HS... As senior QB, hit on 182 of 256 passes for 2,109 yards, 24 TDs and just five INTs, helping 14-1 Armwood to 4A state finals... Also rushed for 865 yards and 14 TDs... Named St. Pete Times’ co-Suncoast Player of the Year... Stellar student, ranking among top 10 of class... As a junior, threw for more than 3,000 yards and 25 TDs... As sophomore, passed for 1,815 yards and nine TDs as QB at Freedom... Three-time All-Hillsborough County pick.

74 Greenstone T.J.

R-Sr. H Defensive Tackle H 6-3 • 290 Lawrenceville, Ga. H Collins Hill HS 2011 A former captain, Greenstone struggled with a leg injury for much of the season, but returned for the closing regular season games to provide a lift to the Commodore defensive front... Greenstone played in seven games, earning starting assignments at defensive tackle for the Kentucky, Tennessee and Wake Forest games... Credited with 11 tackles on the season, including three stops resulting in losses... Posted quarterback sacks against Kentucky and Tennessee... Made 11 tackles as a regular on the defensive line... Recorded sacks against Kentucky and Tennessee. 2010 Leg injuries limited the production of the co-captain and starting defensive tackle... Injury kept Greenstone out of three games, and severely hindered SOLO Tackles: 3, on several occasions, most his performance for recently vs. Florida, 11/6/2010 reminder of season... Total Tackles: 9, vs. Miss. State, 9/19/2009 Earned eight starts Tackles for Loss: 2, at Miami (Ohio), 8/28/2008 at DT... Finished the year with 28 total tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, one sack and two QB hurries... Opened with three tackles and a blocked FG attempt vs. Northwestern, helping earn Specialist of the Week honors... Followed season-opening effort with three tackles – and a QB sack – vs. LSU... After suffering the injury in Ole Miss game, Greenstone notched just three total tackles in following month... Impact was felt in final month of season Greenstone was able to play effectively on hurt ankle... Contributed at least four tackles in last four games, including a season-high seven-tackle performance at Kentucky.

Greenstone's Career Highs:

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Greenstone's Career Defensive Statistics 2011 2010 2009 2008 Career

Tackles 4-7-11 13-15-28 19-19-38 16-17-33 52-58-110

TFL Sacks FF/FR QBH PBU 4.0-27 2.0-23 0/0 1 0 4.5-16 1.0-1 0/0 2 0 4.5-13 2.0-11 1/1 1 2 6.0-11 0.0-0 0/1 1 0 19.0-67 5.0-35 1/2 5 2

23 Hal Andre

So. H Cornerback H 6-0 • 184 Port Allen, La. H Port Allen HS 2011 Hal served as the Commodores’ leading kick returner and was a key player in the defensive secondary... Contributed 21 total tackles as a second-team cornerback... Also posted the first interception of his career at South Carolina... Had season high in tackles (4) at Alabama... As a returner, Hal averaged 23.8 yards, racking up 689 yards on 29 returns, including a 96-yard TD return against Georgia… His 96-yard TD return tied him for fourth longest in Vanderbilt history and was the first kickoff return for a touchdown since Warren Norman took the ball 80 yards against Georgia Tech in 2009… Twice posted over 100 yards in the return game SOLO Tackles: 3, (3x), most recently with 157 yards against at Alabama, 10/8/2011 Georgia and 129 yards against Arkansas. Total Tackles: 4, at Alabama, 10/8/2011 2010 One of five true LONGEST KOR: 96, vs. Georgia, 10/15/2011 freshmen to play in the Commodore secondary, Hal broke into the starting lineup late in the season after serving much of the year as a reserve defensive back and special teams contributor... Played in all 12 games, earning starts at cornerback against Florida and Wake Forest... Notched career-high tackle total (7) in first career start vs. Gators... Also posted pair of tackles in win over Eastern Michigan, and in SEC games against Kentucky and Tennessee... As starting return specialist late in season, averaged 23.6 yards on 11 kickoff returns... Earned team's Specialist of the Week honor after returning two Gator kicks for 58 yards.

Hal's Career Highs:

49 Gregory Josh

HAL’s Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles 2011 17-4-21 2010 10-5-15 Career 27-9-36

Fr. H Defensive Back H 5-11 • 175 Goodlettsville, Tenn. H Davidson Academy

55 Hart Conor

Fr. H Defensive Line H 6-3 • 255 Bloomfield Hills, Mich. H Brother Rice HS

2011 Gregory joined the Commodores this season as a walk-on... Worked as practice squad defensive back... In early December, travelled to New York to receive National High School Scholar-Athlete Award from National Football Foundation.

84 Hagaman Daniel

R-Fr. H Wide Receiver H 6-2 • 195 Brentwood, Tenn. H Brentwood HS

TFL Int FF/FR PBU KOR AVG. Long TD 0-0 1-0 0/0 1 29-689 23.8 96 1 0-0 0-0 0/0 1 11-260 23.6 32 0 0-0 1-0 0/0 2 40-949 23.7 96 1

2011 Hart has worked hard to add weight and strength during his first year on campus... He has not seen action, but has contributed as a practice squad defensive lineman. HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain... Two-year starter at DE for Detroit metro power... As senior, contributed 62 tackles, including 34 solo stops, 7.5 QB sacks and three forced fumbles... Named to All-State DL as senior... Also earned All-County honors... In 2009, posted 75 tackles, 5.5 QB sacks and three forced fumbles.

2011 Hagaman earned a Vanderbilt roster spot following an invitation for student tryouts from Coach Franklin prior to spring drills... Has worked as practice squad wide receiver this fall.

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19 Hayward Casey

Sr. H Cornerback H 5-11 • 188 Perry, Ga. H Perry HS 2011 Hayward earned second team All-SEC honors by coaches and writers... Tops Vanderbilt with five INTs during the season to run his career total to 13, second-most in school history... His INT total ranks third in the SEC; 13 career picks are the most among active SEC players... Started all 12 games at corner making 54 tackles, third-most on the team... Made 18 tackles over the final three games of the year and had at least one tackle in all 12 games... His nine pass break Total Tackles: 13, at LSU, 9/12/2009 ups led the team, including sOLO TACKLES: 8, (2x), most recently vs. a career-best six against Tennessee, 11/20/2010 Arkansas... Hayward’s interTackles for loss: 4, at LSU, 9/12/2009 ception return for a TD against Defensed passes: 6, vs. Arkansas, UConn tied the game in the fourth quarter and helped set 10/29/2011 the stage for the Dores’ INTERCEPTIONS: 2, at South Carolina, comeback win... He became 9/24/2011 the second Vanderbilt LONGEST INT. Return: 50, vs. Connecticut, cornerback (joining Trey 9/10/2011 Wilson) this season to intercept two passes in a game when he picked off two passes at South Carolina... Has seen action on offense carrying the ball five times for 60 yards... Tabbed a midseason All-American by SI.com and CBSSports.com. 2010 One of the top defensive backs in the nation, Hayward continued his excellent play as a junior... Named second team All-SEC DB by both the league coaches and Associated Press writers... Started every game at cornerback, pushing his consecutive starts streak to 24 games... Put together his finest year in Commodore uniform, setting single-season highs in interceptions (6), solo tackles (59), total tackles (70) and passes defended (17)... Ranked first in SEC – and third in NCAA – in passes defended... Interception total ranked second in SEC – and tied for fifth nationally... Posted at least one pass defended in 10 of 12 games and at least three tackles in 11 of 12 games... Had eight tackles, including seven solo stops, to aid victory at Ole Miss... Picked off passes in four consecutive games – LSU, Ole Miss, UConn and Eastern Michigan... Also registered INTs against South Carolina and Tennessee... Also posted nine tackles in Georgia, South Carolina and Arkansas. 2009 Named team's postseason Most Valuable Defensive Back Award... Started every game at cornerback, though missed much of two games due to injury... Ranked fifth on team in total tackles (58) and solo tackles (40)... Also topped team with 8.5 tackles for loss, ranked second with seven defensed passes and second with two INTs... Had three or more tackles in 11 of 12 games... Posted remarkable effort at LSU, contributing career high 13 total tackles and four tackles for loss, earning team's Defensive Player of the Week honor... Also claimed the weekly recognition after contributing six tackles and INT against Georgia. 2008 One of three true freshmen to see action during the season, joining safety Sean Richardson and receiver John Cole... Played in every game, participating as nickel back in secondary and on special team coverage units... Played more in the Commodores' Music City Bowl victory than any other game... Finished the bowl game with a career-high three tackles and pair of defensed passes... Also saw considerable action against Florida and Kentucky... Concluded season with eight total tackles and three defensed passes... Contributed forced fumble in win at Ole Miss.

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Hayward's Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles TFL Sacks Int FF/FR PBU 40-14-54 6.5-9 0-0 5-96 1/0 14 59-11-70 2.0-3 0-0 6-13 1/0 17 40-18-58 8.5-21 0-0 2-6 0/0 9 3-5-8 0.0-0 0-0 0 1/0 3 142-48-190 17.0-33 0-0 13-115 3/0 43

39 Hester Mitchell

Fr. H Running Back H 5-9 • 184 Neptune Beach, Fla. H Fletcher HS

Hayward's Career Highs:

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2011 Hester has not seen action during his freshman season. He worked as a scout team running back. HIGH SCHOOL Three-year starter at RB for 5A Jacksonville metro power... As senior, named team’s Offensive MVP, rushing for 1,380 yards and 21 TDs... Named Associated Press 5A All-State RB, All-First Coast and All-Gateway Conference... Had more than 1,925 rushing yards and 19 TDs as junior... Topped the 4,000-yard mark in career rushing yards...

16 Hudson Taylor

Fr. H Punter H 6-3 • 205 Powell, Ohio H Olentangy Liberty HS 2011 Hudson is a walk-on punting candidate enjoying his first year with the Commodore program... Was sidelined for much of the season with injuries.

69 Jelesky Josh

R-Jr. H Offensive Guard H 6-5 • 275 Naperville, Ill. H Naperville HS 2011 It was a remarkable season for the fourth-year contributor... After a season playing defensive tackle, Jelesky moved to the offensive line during preseason camp... By season's end, the redshirt junior was one of the Commodores' most valuable offensive linemen... Earned a starting role at right guard for the final four games... During Jelesky's stretch as a starter, the Commodore offense produced an average of 30.8 points and 388.5 total yards. 2010 Undersized as a first-year DT, Jelesky managed to contribute effectively in limited action... Played in all 12 games, either as reserve DT or on special teams... Finished year with 15 total tackles, including two that resulted in losses... Had career-high seven tackles in extensive action at Connecticut. 2009 Played in 11 games, participating on special teams and as a defensive end... Credited with one assisted tackle against Florida. 2008 Jelesky redshirted this season, showing promise as a defensive end on scout teams.

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46 Jewell Bobby

Receptions: 3, at Kentucky, 11/13/2010 Receiving Yards: 31, at Kentucky, 11/13/2010 LONGEST CATCH: 21, at Kentucky, 11/13/2010

Sr. H Linebacker H 6-0 • 222 Brentwood, Tenn. H Brentwood HS 2011 Jewell saw action in the season-opening win over Elon at outside linebacker... The third-year walk-on served as a practice squad linebacker through the regular season. 2010 Moved to linebacker during preseason camp, contributing there in fall practices... Saw first career action, playing LB and on two games on special teams coverage units... Did not register a tackle. 2009 Did not see action after joining the Commodore squad during preseason camp... Worked as practice squad DB.

JOHNSTON’s Career OFFENSIVE Statistics 2011 2010 Career

47 Jones

67 Johnson

2011 Johnson ranks among the most versatile offensive linemen in the SEC... As a redshirt sophomore, Johnson showed his versatility, starting games at center (6 games), left tackle (5 games) and left guard (1 game)... Played virtually every offensive snap for the Commodores for a second consecutive season... A key member of the offensive turnaround that has the Commodores scoring 10 points more points per game than a year ago... Was named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance vs. Ole Miss when the 'Dores rushed for 281 yards... Helped pave the way for Zac Stacy to set the single season school record with 1,136 yards. 2010 Undersized as a first-year starter, Johnson put together a solid season at left tackle, earning conference and national recognition... One of two linemen to start every game for Commodores... Earned SEC All-Freshman OL honors by postseason ballot of head coaches and several football publications... Named All-SEC freshman and second-team Freshman All-America by Phil Steele's magazine...Consistently graded among the top performers on Commodore line, despite being outweighed by virtually every opposing DE... Named SEC's Offensive Lineman of the Week after excellent performance in Commodores' win at Ole Miss. 2009 Despite redshirting during first year of campus, Johnson impressed coaches and teammates with his athletism as an offensive line prospect... Showed coaches the ability to play all three positions on the offensive line... Named team's postseason Offensive Scout of the Year award, and also was singled out for his practice contributions after LSU game.

85 Johnston Mason

R-So. H Tight End H 6-5 • 240 Jacksonville, Fla. H The Bolles School

Rec. Yards Avg. TDs Long - - - - 6 56 9.3 1 21 6 56 9.3 1 21

DeAndre

Wesley

R-So. H Defensive LIne H 6-5 • 280 Nashville, Tenn. H Montgomery Bell Academy

2009 Contributed as scout team tight end while redshirting during first year on campus... Made team's Offensive Scout of the Week after Kentucky game.

R-Jr. H Linebacker H 6-0 • 232 Memphis, Tenn. H University School 2011 Jones played in all 12 games this season recording 16 tackles, including one tackle for loss, as a defensive replacement and special teams player... Recorded tackles in six games notching a season-high four tackles three times... Had three solo tackles in season opener vs. Elon and finale at Wake Forest... Forced a fumble at Alabama and recovered a fumble against Arkansas making him one of four Commodores to both force and recover a fumble this season. 2010 Jones came on during the campaign to contribute Total Tackles: 5, at Kentucky, 11/13/2010 as reserve LB... Finished sOLO TACKLES: 3, (2x), most recently at with single-season career Wake Forest, 11/26/2011 high 13 tackles, including two tackles for loss... Played in seven games... Had career-high five tackles against Florida... Also registered pair of stops against Kentucky and Eastern Michigan. 2009 Played in several games as redshirt sophomore, developing into one of Commodores' most consistent special teams contributors... Late in the season, earned added snaps as interior linebacker... Posted pair of tackles in finale at Tennessee while seeing most action of the season... Finished with four tackles. 2008 Jones served his first year on campus as a redshirt, but impressed teammates and coaches with linebacking abilities... Named team's Defensive Scout of the Week after victory over Rice.

Jones' Career Highs:

2011 2010 2009 Career

Jones' Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles TFL Sacks Int FF/FR QH 12-4-16 1.0-5 0.0-0 0 1/1 1 9-4-13 2.5-7 0.0-0 0 0/0 0 3-1-4 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0/0 0 24-9-33 3.5-12 0.0-0 0 1/1 1

2011 Johnston sustained a season-ending leg injury for the second consecutive season... The redshirt sophomore saw action at tight end in each of the first five games of the season, including a start against Ole Miss... Regarded as the team's top blocking tight end, Johnston did not register a reception... Forced to sit out the final seven games after suffering the leg injury at Alabama. 2010 Inserted after an injury to TE Austin Monahan, Johnston steadily improved in his first year on the field until suffering leg injury against Kentucky... Played in 10 games, and earned first career start vs. South Carolina... Had three catches against Kentucky and two against Florida.

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33 King

Richard

Derek

R-Jr. H Punter H 6-2 • 198 Marietta, Ga. H Walton HS

Fr. H Defensive Back H 5-11 • 198 Nashville, Tenn. H Brentwood Academy

2011 Commodores’ junior punter backed up a solid sophomore campaign averaging 42.5 yards per punt, sixth-best in the SEC… Placed 19 of his 56 punts inside the 20-yard line and has at least one punt inside the 20-yard line in 23 of his 24 career games… Boomed a career-best 67-yard punt in win against Connecticut, including three punts over 50 yards… Averaged a careerbest 51.8 yards per boot in win PUNTS: 10, twice, most recently vs. over Ole Miss, one of his two Florida, 11/6/2010 games that he averaged over BEST AVG: 51.8, vs. Ole Miss, 9/17/2011 50-yards per punt. LONGEST Punt: 67, vs. UConn, 9/17/2011 2010 In first year as of action on the field, Kent became the nation's most active punter, setting new team mark with 84 boots... Ended season with 41.8-yard average, tops by a first-year Commodore punter in nearly a decade... One of SEC's most efficient punters, opponents returned less than 33 percent of Kent's attempts... Kent had more punts downed inside the opponent 20-yard line (27) than punts returned by opponents (26)... Teams averaged just 6.8 yards in punt returns vs. Commodores... Also had just 10 punts that reached the opponent end zone... Boomed punts of at least 50 yards in 10 of 12 games, including a career-long 61-yarder at Arkansas... Three-time recipient of team's Specialist of the Week honors; coming after punting efforts against LSU, Connecticut and South Carolina. 2009 Talented walk-on served second consecutive year as primary backup to senior punter Brett Upson... Did not see game action, but showed coaches plenty of leg strength and consistent form on practice field. 2008 Kent did not play as a freshman.

Kent's Career Highs:

KENT's Career Punting Statistics

2011 2010 Career

Punts Yards Avg. 56 2381 42.5 84 3511 41.8 140 5892 42.1

Long Inside-20 67 19 61 27 67 46

27 Kirk

Jacquese

Fr. H Wide Receiver H 6-0 • 165 Jasper, Ala. H Walker HS 2011 Kirk has not played as a true freshman, but has shown talent on the practice field as a receiver prospect... Has spent first four months on campus adding weight and strength through team's conditioning effort. HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain for 5A school that advanced deep in state playoffs in all three varsity seasons... Started at DB for three years, and at WR as senior... Team went 31-7 in three-year career... Had 38 receptions as junior and senior, good for seven TDs... Played in postseason Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Classic... Had 44 tackles and two INTs as senior... Made name for himself as sophomore, earning All-State DB honors with seven INTs...Picked off 12 passes in career.

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14 Kentera Kris

Fr. H Quarterback H 6-4 • 210 Colorado Springs, Colo. H Pine Creek HS 2011 Kentera has used his first semester on campus to increase strength while gaining familiarity with the Commodore playbook.... Has demonstrated excellent arm strength and athleticism as a scout team contributor. HIGH SCHOOL Senior team captain... Team MVP as senior... Three-year letter-winner at QB and safety... Helped lead team to three consecutive league championships... During senior campaign, passed for 1,650 yards and 16 TDs while rushing for 649 yards and seven TDs... As senior safety, contributed 45 total tackles... Earned First Team All-Southern Colorado All-State QB honors... Also earned All-State honors as senior safety... Named 5A-4A All-Area as junior and senior.

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2011 King has travelled with squad for much of the season, but has not played as a true freshman... Has shown athleticism and talent as a defensive back during fall campaign. HIGH SCHOOL Three-year starter for powerful school near Nashville... As senior, helped Eagles to 10-3 season and second straight Division II state semifinals... Three-year starter at DB; also started at RB as junior... Had 28 tackles, eight passes defensed and an INT as senior... As junior, rushed for 738 yards (9.7 avg.) and eight TDs as RB, and contributed 45 tackles as DB... Named Division II All-State... Selected to Tennessean’s All-Midstate and Dream Team.

So. H Wide Receiver H 5-11 • 182 Snellville, Ga. H South Gwinnett HS 2011 Krause had 23 receptions on the season in his second season in a Commodore uniform... Played in all 12 games starting at WR in five games and serving as the team’s primary punt returner... In the return game, he returned 16 punts for an average of 3.5 yards... Caught career-best and team season-high nine passes in loss at South Carolina... Had two catches in each of the Receptions: 9, at So. Carolina, 9/24/2011 first three games of the Rec. Yards: 63 yards, at Kentucky, 11/13/2010 year totaling 25 yards Longest Catch: 52, at Kentucky, 11/13/2010 before the effort against Longest rush: 45, at Kentucky, 11/13/2010 the Gamecocks... Posted at least two receptions in first six games... Had three rushes on reverses in victory over Connecticut, including a 24-yarder. 2010 One of two true freshmen to play at wide receiver, Krause concluded the season as arguably the Commodores' most explosive offensive performer... Displayed sure hands as receiver and was threat to go the distance on infrequent reverses... Played in every game, with 10 starting assignments to multiple set formations... First career start came against

Krause's Career Highs:

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KRAUSE’s Career OFFENSIVE Statistics

Rec.-Yards Avg. TDs Lg Rush-Yards Avg. TDs Lg 2011 23-171 7.4 0 41 12-68 6.2 0 24 24-243 10.1 0 52 6-121 20.2 2 45 2010 Career 47-414 8.8 0 52 18-189 10.5 2 45

1 Ladler

posted a 25-yard rush in narrow loss to Arkansas... First catch of season was career-long 15-yarder for TD in win over Elon. 2010 As undersized true freshman, Lassing was inserted into the offense at TE after injuRec. Yards: 15 yards, vs. Elon, 9/3/2011 ries to Austin Monahan Longest Catch: 15 yards, vs. Elon, 9/3/2011 and Mason Johnston... Played in 10 of 12 games, contributing at TE and on special teams... Missed Arkansas and Kentucky games to injury... Lone catch came vs. Wake Forest.

Lassing's Career Highs:

LASSING’s Career Receiving Statistics 2011 2010 Career

Rec. Yards Avg TD Long Rush Yards 5 54 10.8 1 15 1 25 1 3 3.0 - 3 - 6 57 9.5 1 15 1 25

Kenny

76 Lewis James

So. H Safety H 6-1 • 200 Stone Mountain, Ga. H Stephenson HS 2011 Ladler played in all 12 games with five starts... Finished regular season with 50 tackles, fourth on squad... Made multiple tackles in 10 of 12 games, including nine games with at least three tackles... Set a careerbest 11 stops at Florida to lead the team... His nine solo stops against the Gators were the most by a Commodore safety this season equaling Sean Richardson’s tackle output against Florida... Posted seven tackles at South Carolina... Picked off his second career pass and first of the season in win over Connecticut. SOLO Tackles: 9, at Florida, 11/6/2011 2010 Developed into Total Tackles: 11, at Florida, 11/6/2011 one of the nation's Tackles for loss: 1.5, at Kentucky, 10/13/2010 top young safeties in the nation, earning Freshman All-SEC recognition in postseason ballot of league coaches... Played in every game at strong safety... Earned nine starting assignments, including starts in the team's final eight games... Ranked fifth on team in solo tackles (41) and total tackles (57)... Also registered 5.5 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and interception... Posted four or more tackles in eight of those contests... Career-high tackle total (8) came at Arkansas... Had key fumble recovery in win at Ole Miss... Interception came vs. Tennessee.

Ladler's Career Highs:

Ladler's Career Defensive Statistics

2011 2010 Career

Tackles TFL Sacks 35-15-50 0.0-0 0.0-0 41-16-57 5.5-11 0.0-0 76-31-107 5.5-11 0.0-0

Int 1-0 1-0 2-0

FF/FR PBU 0/0 3 1/1 6 1/1 9

38 Lassing

Fr. H Offensive Line H 6-5 • 305 Arlington, Tenn. H Arlington HS 2011 One of five true freshmen offensive line prospects, Lewis has not played during his first season on campus. HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain... Three-year starter at OT for school near Memphis.... As senior, helped Arlington to 8-3 record and first round of 6A state playoffs... Played in two postseason games: Tennessee EastWest Game and inaugural All-World Gridiron Classic in Charleston, S.C... Three-time All-District recipient and named to Commercial-Appeal’s Best of Preps squad... As junior, helped squad to district title and 10-0 regular season, just one year after a 1-9 campaign.

27 Lewis Jarron

So. H Defensive Back H 5-11 • 165 Atascocita, Texas H Atascocita HS 2011 Lewis earned a spot on the Commodore roster following an invitation for student tryouts from Coach Franklin prior to spring drills... Has worked as practice squad defensive back this fall.

54 Loftley Taylor

Fitz

R-Jr. H Defensive Tackle H 6-2 • 275 Decatur, Ga. H Chamblee HS

So. H Tight End/Fullback H 6-3 • 240 Nashville, Tenn. H Montgomery Bell Academy 2011 Plays key offensive role as versatile tight end/fullback and special teams contributor in true sophomore campaign... Served as solid blocker fullback role... Saw action in all 12 games... Had a catch in each of the team's first five games, resulting in 54 receiving yards and one TD... Had

2011 Loftley contributed to the Commodore season as a reserve defensive tackle and contributor on kickoff return units... Ended season with pair of tackles, including one solo stop... Saw action in nine games... Solo tackle came at South Carolina. 2010 Saw first action of Commodore career as reserve defensive tackle... As redshirt, played in nine of 12 games, missing encounters with Northwestern, South Carolina and Wake Forest... Playing time increased as starting DTs Adam Smotherman and T.J. Greenstone suffered injuries...

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commodores Finished year with seven total tackles, including four solo stops... Had career-high three tackles at Georgia... Also contributed pair of stops in win over Eastern Michigan. 2009 Did not see action in second year on campus... Participated as practice squad defensive tackle... Has added 20 pounds through weight room efforts in last year. 2008 Redshirted as a true freshman, practicing during fall season at DT.

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LOFTLEY's Career Defensive Statistics Tackles 1-1-2 4-3-7 5-4-9

TFL Sacks FF/FR QBH 0.0-0 0.0-0 0/0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0/0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0/0 0

84 Lohr

R-Jr. H Defensive Tackle H 6-4 • 290 Phoenixville, Pa. H Phoenixville HS 2011 Lohr is enjoying the finest season of his Commodore career as a second-year starter in the defensive interior... Started every game at defensive tackle... Finished campaign with career highs in total tackles (38), tackles for loss (11.5) and quarterback sacks (5)... Finished among SEC defensive tackle leaders in sacks and tackles for loss... Contributed a tackle in every game... Top performance was careerhigh seven tackle effort in win over Army... Recovered SOLO Tackles: 6, at Ole Miss, 9/18/2010 own forced fumble in Army Total Tackles: 6, at Ole Miss, 9/18/2010 contest... Earned SEC Tackles for Loss: 4, vs. UConn, 9/10/2011 Defensive Lineman of the Week honors on Sept. 10 after four tackles for loss in early-season win over Connecticut... Contributed five-tackle, one-sack effort in win over Ole Miss... Also posted quarterback sacks against Alabama and Arkansas. 2010 Lohr put together his finest Commodore season as a first-year starting interior tackle... Forced into an expanded role due to the injuries of DT co-captains, Lohr started every game and played more snaps than any other DT on the roster... Topped squad with four quarterback sacks and shared team lead with eight tackles for loss.. Also posted 26 solo tackles, 35 total tackles and a pair of QB hurries... Career high in tackles (6) and QB sacks came in victory at Ole Miss... Also produced sacks in consecutive SEC games against South Carolina, Florida and Kentucky... Named team's Defensive Player of the Week after performance at Wildcats. 2009 Played every game as part of four-player rotation at defensive tackle along with Greg Billinger, Adam Smotherman and T.J. Greenstone... Showed excellent intensity in first year... Finished year with 14 total tackles, including five solo stops, a tackle for loss and quarterback hurry... Season high in tackles (3) and lone tackle for loss came against Georgia. 2008 Like fellow freshman DT candidate Colt Nichter, Lohr stayed on depth chart for much of year, yet did not see action... Showed ability to become a contributor at DT after redshirt campaign.

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LOHR's Career Defensive Statistics Tackles TFL Sacks 20-18-38 11.5-40 5.0-22 26-9-35 8.0-33 4.0-23 11-5-16 1.0-1 0.0-0 57-32-89 20.5-74 9.0-45

R-So. H Safety H 5-10 • 195 Huber Heights, Ohio H Wayne HS 2011 Marshall brought stability and powerful hitting style as a first-year safety in the Commodore secondary... Developed into a co-starter at free safety, sharing role with returning starter Kenny Ladler... Played through injuries to see action in all 12 games... Earned seven starting assignments... Finished year as team's seventh leading tackler (42 total stops)... Set season career highs in every stat category, including solo tackles (32), interceptions (2) and SOLO Tackles: 5, vs. Georgia, 10/15/2011 defensed passes (4)... Total Tackles: 6, at Tennessee, 11/19/2011 Contributed single-game high of six tackles against Georgia and Tennessee... Interceptions helped spark early-season wins over Connecticut and Ole Miss... Posted at least four tackles in eight games... One of four Commodores with multiple interceptions this year... Broke up four passes and defended six more, third-most on the club. 2010 Marshall saw action in eight games as reserve defensive back and special teams contributor... Missed first four games of year with leg injury...Concluded season with four total tackles... Contributed two key plays against Florida, forcing a Gator fumble, then recovered a blocked Florida punt for a touchdown. 2009 Contributed as scout team DB while redshirting during first year on campus... Showed solid potential on the practice field.

Marshall's Career Highs:

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Int FF/FR QH 0-0 1/1 0 0-0 0/0 2 0-0 0/0 1 0-0 1/1 3

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Marshall's Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles TFL INTs FF/FR PBU 32-10-42 0.5-1 2-32 0/0 4 1-3-4 0.0-0 0-0 1/0 1 33-13-46 0.5-1 2-32 1/0 5

13 Marve Chris

R-Sr. H Linebacker H 6-0 • 238 Memphis, Tenn. H White Station HS 2011 The heart and soul of the Vanderbilt defense and a two-time team captain, Marve led the Commodores with 84 tackles while starting all 12 games at inside linebacker... His 47 solo tackles also lead the team and his 84 stops rank 13th in the SEC... He is the active leader in the league with 391 tackles in his career and can become just the eighth Commodore player to reach 400 career tackles... Has steadily moved up the all-time Vanderbilt tackles list and sits in a tie for eighth all-time... Has started more games than any other current Commodore starting 48 games during his career... One of the main reasons the Vanderbilt defense has jumped from 105th nationally in 2010 to 19th nationally in 2011... Made at least four tackles in every game this season with a season-high of 12 against Elon, the most by a VU defender this season... Intercepted his first career pass against South Carolina, returning it 19 yards... Added nine tackles in performance vs. Gamecocks... One of two Commodores to record 10-plus tackles in two games (Elon and Army). 2010 Dependable and physical linebacker continued his superb play for Commodore defense as a third-year starter... Started and played MLB in 11 of 12 games...Leg injury suffered at Connecticut forced Marve to sit out Eastern Michigan game, effectively ending his bid to post three consecu-

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MARVE's Career Defensive Statistics

2011 2010 2009 2008 Career

Tackles 45-39-84 49-31-80 57-64-121 56-49-105 208-182-390

TFL Sacks 7.0-19 1.0-6 8.0-23 2.5-17 6.5-22 1.0-8 6.5-26 3.0-22 28.0-90 7.5-53

Int FF/FR PBU QH 1-19 1/0 4 4 0-0 0/0 2 2 0-0 3/0 0 0 0-0 4/2 0 3 1-19 8/2 6 9

87 Matthews Jordan

So. H Wide Receiver H 6-3 • 202 Madison, Ala. H Madison Academy 2011 Matthews emerged at midseason to lead Vanderbilt in receptions and receiving yards... Through the first five games he had just five catches for 63 yards and no touchdowns but caught fire down the stretch reeling in 32 passes for 659 yards Catches: 9, at Florida, 11/5/2011 Rec. yards: 170, at Florida, 11/5/2011 and five TDs... Enjoyed a three-game stretch against Longest Catch: 49, vs. Kentucky, 11/12/2011 Arkansas, Florida and Kentucky that saw him go over 100 yards with a TD in all three games... His 151 yards against the Razorbacks made him the first Commodore to have over 100 yards receiving since John Cole in 2010... Matthews followed up with a career-high 171 yards against the Gators, the most by a Vandy WR since Earl Bennett’s 223 against Richmond in 2007... He also became the first 'Dore to post backto-back 100-yard receiving games since Bennett in 2006... Matthews’ nine receptions matched Jonathan Krause’s team season-high and established a new career mark for Matthews... His 131-yard game against Kentucky made him the first Vanderbilt player to record three straight 100-yard receiving games since Dan Stricker in 2000. 2010 One of four true freshmen receivers on preseason roster, Matthews worked his way into the starting lineup by season's end, proving himself as a top aerial target for Commodore QBs... Saw action in every game at WR, though playing time increased substantially by end of year... Concluded year with 15 catches, 184 yards and four TDs, which topped the receiving corps... Registered a TD catch in each of last four games... Named team's Offensive Player of the Week after five-reception effort vs. Tennessee... Ended season with seven-catch, 74-yard effort vs. Wake Forest.

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Matthews’ Career Receiving Statistics

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Rec. Yards Avg TD Long 37 722 19.5 5 49 15 184 12.1 4 35 52 906 17.4 9 84

90 May Walker

R-So. H Defensive End H 6-5 • 235 Birmingham, Ala. H Briarwood Christian 2011 May played in all 12 games starting seven games, including the last six games of season... Made his first start of the year at South Carolina contributing two tackles... Finished with 28 tackles, including 4.5 for loss... Posted at least one tackle in all 12 Solo tackles: 3, (4x), most recently games with a season-high four vs. Ole Miss, 9/10/2011 against Connecticut and Ole Total tackles: 6, (2x), most recently Miss… Leads the team with at Arkansas, 10/30/2010 two fumble recoveries, picking tackles for loss: 2, at Ark., 10/30/2010 up fumbles in the first game of the year against Elon and the final game of the season at Wake Forest… Notched three sacks on the

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commodores year recording one each against Alabama, Kentucky and Wake Forest… Also plays on special teams. 2010 Arguably team's top rusher off the edge, May worked his way into the starting lineup as a first-year contributor, earning SEC All-Freshman honors from league coaches... Appeared in eight games, earning first career start at DE against Florida... Injury that came in first series versus Gators ended season... Also saw action on special teams... Concluded year with 29 total tackles, including six stops for loss, 1.5 QB sacks and a pair of QB hurries... Matched career high in tackles (6) in win over Eastern Michigan and loss at Arkansas... Also aided EMU victory with first career sack... Named team's Specialist of the Week after Georgia effort. 2009 May was one of the team's most impressive scout team defenders during his first year on campus, working primarily at defensive end.

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86 Monahan Austin

R-Jr. H Tight End H 6-6 • 242 Charlotte, N.C. H Charlotte Country Day

MAy's Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles TFL Sacks Int FF/FR QH 16-12-28 4.5-25 3.0-21 0-0 0/2 2 17-12-29 6.0-20 1.5-6 0-0 0/0 2 33-24-57 10.5-45 4.5-27 0-0 0/2 4

99 McHaney Thad

R-So. H Defensive End H 6-5 • 260 Nashville, Tenn. H Brentwood Academy 2011 Fully healthy for the first time as a Commodore, McHaney enjoyed the most playing time of his three-year career... Used as second-unit defensive end, McHaney played in all 12 games... Finished the season with seven total tackles, including a tackle Total tackles: 2, vs. Army, 10/22/2011 for a loss against Kentucky... Contributed pair of tackles in team's victory over Army... Also posted two quarterback hurries. 2010 McHaney's production as a redshirt freshman was limited by injuries... Saw action in five games, missing multiple encounters at the start and finish of the season... As a reserve DE, was credited with one tackle on the season... That stop vs. Kentucky resulted in tackle for loss. 2009 McHaney was a hard worker in the weight room during his first year on campus... Showed athleticism at defensive end on scout teams during redshirt campaign... Named team's top defensive scout for practice effort during the week of LSU game.

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HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain... Three-year starter at safety/LB for Mississippi squad... Also contributed in key role as WR for Cleveland... As senior, earned team MVP after helping Indians to strong finish, district title and 4A playoff berth despite missing first three games... Had 56 solo tackles, four INTs, five forced fumbles as senior... Named to Coaches’ 4A first team All-State team... Played in Mississippi North/South All-Star Game... As junior, posted 119 total tackles playing LB and safety.

2011 Monahan enjoyed his first full season of good health in a Commodore uniform... The fifth-year player rotated with Brandon Barden as the team's 1-2 tight end tandem... Played in all 12 games, earning three starting assignments in two-tight end formations... Started games against Army, Tennessee and Wake Forest... Finished the season with three catches for 40 receiving yards... Longest reception for 23 yards provided a key early first down in victory over Kentucky. 2010 Injuries continued to halt Monahan's career last year... Expected to share tight end duties with Brandon Barden, Monahan missed the entire season after suffering an injury. 2009 Started season as key contributor at tight end Catches: 4, at Georgia, 10/18/2008 before leg injury ended Rec. yards: 36, at Georgia, 10/18/2008 season prematurely for secLongest Catch: 23, vs. Kentucky, 11/12/2011 ond consecutive season... Played in seven games, earning starts against Western Carolina, LSU, Ole Miss and Army... Knee injury suffered against Georgia required season-ending surgery... Set single-season highs with 10 receptions and 92 receiving yards... Posted reception high (3) against Western Carolina and LSU. 2008 Monahan was a starter and key offensive contributor early in the season until a shoulder injury at Ole Miss ended his season prematurely... Started four games at tight end... Contributed four catches, all for first downs, while in the lineup... Had two receptions, a single-game high, in win at Ole Miss... Injured shoulder on 10-yard catch that positioned Commodores for game-deciding field goal against Rebels. 2007 One of three freshmen to see action, Monahan played on special teams and as a reserve tight end... Participated in nine games, missing early season games against Richmond, Alabama and Ole Miss... Minutes increased as season developed... Lone reception of five yards came in Commodores' win at South Carolina... Also played on kickoff return units.

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McHaney's Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles TFL Sacks Int FF/FR QH 5-2-7 1.0-1 0-0 0-0 0/0 2 0-1-1 0.5-1 0-0 0-0 0/0 0 5-3-8 1.5-2 0-0 0-0 0/0 2

30 McIntosh Jahmel

Monahan’s Career Receiving Statistics

Receptions Yards Avg TD Long 2011 3 40 13.3 0 23 2010 did not play due to injury 2009 10 92 9.2 0 14 2008 4 45 11.3 0 18 2007 1 5 5.0 0 5 Career 18 182 10.1 0 23

Fr. H Safety H 6-1 • 200 Cleveland, Miss. H Cleveland HS 2011 McIntosh has not seen action as a true freshman... Has impressed coaches and teammates as a practice squad defender and has worked to improve overall strength during first semester on campus.

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46 Monk Steve

Fr. H Wide Receiver H 5-11 • 170 Baton Rouge, La. H University Lab School 2011 Monk joined the Commodores during the preseason as a walk-on candidate and has not enjoyed game action... He has contributed at receiver on practice squads during the season.

61 Morrison Connor

Fr. H Snapper H 6-0 • 220 Edmond, Okla. H Casady School 2011 Morrison joined the Vanderbilt roster this season as a walk-on candidate but has not played... He has practiced with the team's specialists working as a snapper.

97 Morse Jared

So. H Defensive Tackle H 6-2 • 285 Oxford, Ala. H Oxford HS 2011 Morse continued to develop as a dependable run-stopping defensive tackle in his second season... Played in all 12 regular season games as a second-team DT... Concluded campaign with eight total tackles, and six unassisted stops... Seasonhigh two tackles against Elon... Notched tackles for loss in conference games against Total tackles: 2, (3x), most recently Alabama and Arkansas... Also vs. UConn, 9/17/2011 contributed pair of pass breakups in passing situations. 2010 One of 13 true freshmen to see action, Morse played in eight games at tackle... Pressed into action when DT starters Adam Smotherman and T.J. Greenstone were injured... Finished year with seven tackles, including for a loss, and a pass defensed... Had two tackles against Florida and Wake Forest.

assignments in the first nine games, playing next to All-SEC defensive tackle candidate Rob Lohr... In final three games, backed T.J. Greenstone who returned from injury... Concluded regular season with 22 total tackles, including 11 solo stops... Credited with one quarterback sack and one quarterback hurry… The sack came in narrow loss to Arkansas. 2010 Nichter played in every game at DT, and earned five consecutive starts during midseason stretch injuries affected other players... Finished the season with career highs in solo tackles (17), total tackles (32), tackles for loss (5.5) and QB sacks (3)... Ranked second among DTs in most stat categories... Matched career Solo TAckles: 4, at UConn, 10/2/2010 high in tackles (5) against Total Tackles: 5, (2x), most recently at UConn and Tennessee... Alabama, 10/8/2011 Also posted three tackles and sack vs. Northwestern. 2009 Played sparingly as redshirt freshman, seeing action in two games as defensive tackle... Credited with four total tackles on the season, posting a pair of stops in victories over Western Carolina and Rice. 2008 Remained on the two-deep at tackle for much of the season, yet never played, spending the season as a redshirt.

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Nichter's Career Defensive Statistics

Morse's Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles TFL Sacks FF/FR PBU 6-2-8 2.0-10 0.0-0 0/0 2 5-2-7 1.0-1 0.0-0 0/0 1 11-4-15 3.0-11 0.0-0 0/0 3

58 Nichter Colt

R-Jr. H Defensive Tackle H 6-1 • 285 Park City, Utah H Park City HS 2011 Nichter followed up a career campaign in 2010 with another solid season as a redshirt junior... Saw extensive action in all 12 games, providing dependability and grit in the defensive front... Earned starting

TFL Sacks FF/FR QH 1.0-4 1.0-4 0/0 1 5.5-24 3.0-20 0/0 3 1.0-2 0.0-0 0/0 0 5.5-30 4.0-24 0/0 4

5 Norman Warren

Jr. H Running Back H 5-10 • 200 Stone Mountain, Ga. H Chamblee HS

Morse's Career Highs:

2011 2010 Career

Tackles 11-11-22 17-15-32 3-1-4 31-27-58

2011 The Commodores' active leader in all-purpose yardage entering the season, Norman has yet to make an appearance this year... Absence has resulted from a prolonged rehabilitation from leg injury suffered during the 2010 campaign... Norman has strengthened the leg by remaining active through the season, participating in every regular season practice the team has conducted. 2010 Commodores' versatile running back/return specialist put together solid campaign between preseason and late-season injuries... Made six starts at RB in eight appearances... Missed last four games after hurting hand late in Arkansas game... Despite injuries, Norman topped Rushes: 18, vs. Western Carolina, 9/5/2009 the Commodores Rush Yards: 119, at Rice, 9/26/2009 with 459 rushing Longest Rush: 58, at Rice, 9/26/2009 yards and shared RUSHING TDS: 2, vs. Western Carolina, 9/5/2009 team lead with four Receptions: 4, at So. Carolina, 10/24/2009 rushing TDs... Also Receiving yards: 27, vs. Georgia, 10/17/2009 caught 11 passes KO Return Yards: 184, vs. Ga. Tech, 10/31/2009 for 110 yards and LONGEST KO Return: 99, at So. Carolina, 10/24/2009 continued outstanding results as kickoff returner, averaging 25.4 yards on 22 returns... Enters junior campaign ranked first on team charts in career KOR average (25.9 ypr) and sixth in career KOR yardage (1,608 yards)... Sparked win at Ole Miss with 111 rushing yards on 15 carries, including an 80-yarder for a TD that is tied for the second longest rush in team history... Also posted two rushing TDs and 75 yards in victory over Eastern Michigan.... Posted four rushes of 40

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commodores or more yards... Top effort as kickoff returner came at Connecticut – 162 total yards on four returns... UConn performance included a 72-yard return. 2009 Produced one of the finest seasons ever by a Commodore all-purpose athlete, becoming the second Vanderbilt player in history to capture SEC Freshman of the Year honors... Consensus pick as SEC's top freshman, earning recognition from coaches, Associated Press writers and Sporting News publication... Named Freshman All-America kickoff returner by numerous outlets, including American Football Coaches Association, Rivals.com, Sporting News and Phil Steele's... Also received team's postseason Offensive Back Award... Also recognized as SEC All-Freshman running back by Sporting News... Played in every game and earned seven starting assignments, the first coming at Army... Broke two SEC records: all-purpose yardage by freshman (1,941 yards; 161.8 ypg) and total kickoff return yardage (1,050 yards)... All-purpose yardage total also broke Corey Harris' former team mark set in 1991... Also became first SEC freshman since Georgia's Herschel Walker to lead league in all-purpose yards... Matched SEC record by returning three kickoffs for touchdowns... Topped Commodores with 783 rushing yards, second highest total ever by Commodore freshman... Ranked 7th among SEC rushers... Kickoff return average (26.2 yards) ranked fourth in SEC and is a new modern-day team mark... Topped Commodores with seven total touchdowns... Also produced 108 yards and a touchdown on 19 receptions... Started season with 105yard, 2-touchdown effort in win over Western Carolina... In victory over Rice, produced 119 rushing yards and a touchdown... Made 62 rushing yards and 76-yard touchdown return in superb effort against Army that included a 80-yard touchdown rush nullified by penalty... 99-yard kickoff return at South Carolina ranks as No. 2 all-time among Commodores... Also had 266 all-purpose yards, including 80-yard kickoff return and a 11-yard TD catch, against Georgia Tech... Earned team's Offensive Player of the Week honor after Ole Miss and South Carolina games, and Specialist of the Week recognition after Ole Miss, Army and South Carolina games.

over Western Carolina... Added first forced fumble against WCU. 2008 Owens redshirted during his initial year at Vanderbilt, contributing as a safety on practice scout units.

Owens' Career Defensive Statistics

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Tackles TFL Sacks 11-10-21 2.0-8 0-0 - - - 3-0-3 0-0 0-0 14-10-24 2.0-8 0-0

45 Panu

R-So. H Fullback H 6-1 • 240 Mableton, Ga. H Whitefield Academy HS 2011 Panu moved to fullback before the season... The walk-on played in eight games, mostly on special teams... Backed up Fitz Lassing at fullback... Did return a short kickoff against Florida for three yards. 2010 Second-year walk-on played in 11 of 12 games, contributing on special teams and at linebacker... Only missed the Connecticut encounter... Earned one tackle as coverage unit member... Also served as valuable member of defensive scout team during fall practices. 2009 Did not play during season, but was one of team's top defensive scouts, working at linebacker and defensive end... During postseason banquet, received the team's Defensive Scout MVP Award.

20 Powell Micah

Rush-Yds Avg TD Lg Rec-Yds TD Lg KOR-Yds Avg. TD Lg 2011 has not played this season 2010 77-459 6.0 4 80 11-110 0 24 22-558 25.4 0 72 2009 145-783 5.4 3 58 19-108 1 24 40-1050 26.2 3 99 Career 222-1242 5.6 7 80 30-218 1 24 62-1608 25.9 3 99

37 Owens

R-Jr. H Linebacker H 6-2 • 218 Springtown, Texas H Springtown HS 2011 Owens began his fourth season down on the linebacker depth chart... His fortunes changed drastically when injuries to Tristan Strong and Chase Garnham provided an opportunity to start... Played in 11 games, starting four games at outside linebacker... Starts came against Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky and Tennessee as SOLO Tackles: 2, (3), most recently vs. Garnham recovered from a Wake Forest, 11/26/2011 hamstring injury... Earned 21 Total Tackles: 4, vs. Georgia, 11/15/2011 tackles... Posted two tackles for loss and pass breakup... Contributed season-high four tackles against Georgia. 2010 Owens saw limited action during his third year on campus... Played in one game as safety, but was not credited with a defensive stat. 2009 Played in every game, contributing on coverage units of special teams and as reserve safety, during redshirt freshman campaign... Credited with three total tackles on season, including a pair of solo stops in s win

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R-Jr. H Running Back H 6-0 • 205 Tarpon Springs, Fla. H East Lake HS 2011 Powell played in eight games... Third-string running back also contributed on special teams... Had 20 carries for 65 yards... Had career-high nine carries for 22 yards against Ole Miss... Career-high 26 yards on four carries against Army... Collected five tackles on special teams... Had two stops against South Carolina. 2010 A former safety and linebacker, Powell moved to running back during the preseason after injuries depleted the Commodores' rushing corps... Did not have a rushing attempt during the season, but did play in six games on kickoff coverage units, earning two tackles. 2009 Played in 11 games as redshirt freshman, contributing on coverage units and as reserve safety... Finished the season with 12 total tackles, including eight unassisted stops... Posted career high of three tackles against both Georgia Tech and Florida... Also credited with a pair of solo tackles in victory over Rice. 2008 Powell did not see game action, using his first year on campus to redshirt. He served as a safety on defensive practice squads.

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Powell's Career Offensive Statistics

Rushes Yards AvG. TDs Long 20 71 3.2 0 11 - - - - 20 71 3.2 0 11

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9 Pruitt Trent

R-Fr. H Wide Receiver H 5-9 • 180 Fitzgerald, Ga. H Fitzgerald HS 2011 Pruitt was a contributor on special teams and as a reserve wide receiver prior to suffering a season-ending upper arm injury against Ole Miss... In limited action, did not register either a catch as receiver or tackle on coverage units. 2010 One of four true freshman receivers on the roster, Pruitt did not play during his first year on campus... As a redshirt, he served as valuable offensive scout wideout during fall practices.

77 Pulley Spencer

Fr. H Offensive Line H 6-5 • 285 Germantown, Tenn. H Evangelical Christian 2011 One of five true freshmen to see action this season, Pulley has played as a reserve offensive guard and also contributed on special team conversion units... Played in six games. HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain... Three-year starter at OT at powerful Memphis private school... As senior, anchored offensive line that helped Evangelical average 37.2 points per game... As DE, contributed 29 tackles and 11 QB sacks... Recipient of Division II-Class A Mr. Football Award as state’s top lineman as senior LT... Named to writers’ first team Division II-A All-State team, Commercial Appeal’s Best of Preps and captured district OL MVP as senior... Played in Tennessee East-West All-Star Game... Squad went 24-9 during three-year varsity career, twice reaching the Div. II-A state semifinals.

75 Ramsey Grant

R-So. H Offensive Line H 6-5 • 282 Marietta, Ga. H Pope HS 2011 Ramsey did not see action as a redshirt freshman offensive line candidate... Participated through the regular season on offensive practice squad units. 2010 Ramsay did not play during his first year on campus, and missed much of the fall practice after suffering leg injury.

21 Richardson Sean

Sr. H Safety H 6-2 • 220 Linden, Ala. H Linden HS

2010 Ran consecutive start streak to 18 games as third-year contributor in defensive secondary... Key leader in Commodore defensive backfield... Regarded as one of top safeties in Southeastern Conference, Richardson started every game at free safety... Set single-season career highs in virtually every statistical category as junior, including solo tackles (67), total tackles (98), tackles for loss (7), QB hurries (3) and passes defensed (7)... Finished the season as the Commodores' leader in all tackle categories, and ranked fourth in the SEC in solo tackles (5.2 per game)... Posted four or more tackles in every game, topped by 11-tackle efforts vs. Ole Miss and South Carolina... Earned team's Defensive Player of the Week honors after nine-tackle effort against Tennessee... Opened the season SOLO Tackles: 10, vs. LSU, 9/11/2010 in superb fashion, Total Tackles: 12, at So. Carolina, 10/24/2009 netting 2.5 tackles tackles for loss: 2.5, vs. Northwestern, 9/4/2010 for loss and eight DEFENSED PASSES: 3, at Arkansas, 10/30/2010 total stops against Longest INT Return: 11, vs. Ole Miss, 9/17/2011 Northwestern, then QB Hurries: 2, vs. Ea. Michigan, 10/9/2010 registering doubledigit tackle totals in consecutive games against LSU, Ole Miss and Connecticut... Lone QB sack came in doubledigit tackle effort against South Carolina... Contributed three passes defensed and two QB hurries against Arkansas and Eastern Michigan, respectively... Enters final season trailing only senior LB Chris Marve on team and SEC active career lists in total tackles (193). 2009 Physical team leader earned squad's prestigious Hustle Award at postseason banquet... Started 10 starting assignments at safety... Played in every game despite undergoing hand surgery after Mississippi State game... Saw limited action against Rice and Ole Miss... Ranked second on team with 43 solo tackles and had 84 total tackles, third among defenders... Also posted 4.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble... Richardson's 7.0-tackle average ranked among SEC DB leaders... Contributed double-digit tackles in four games... Career highs in solo tackles (7) and total tackles (12) came at South Carolina... Had 10 tackles against early-season SEC foes LSU and Mississippi State... Forced fumble came in Mississippi State contest... Added 11 total tackles against Kentucky, earning team's Defensive Player of the Week honors for effort. 2008 Richardson was one of three true freshmen to see action this season, and served as the second team strong safety behind Reshard Langford... Contributed one of the biggest plays of season, recovering Brett Upson punt that touched Boston College player in Commodore endzone for only Vanderbilt touchdown in Gaylord Music City Bowl victory... Played in every game, contributing 11 total tackles to Commodore defensive effort... Named squad's top special team player after Florida and Kentucky games.

Richardson's Career Highs:

Richardson's Career Defensive Statistics 2011 2010 2009 2008 Career

Tackles 36-22-58 67-31-98 43-41-84 3-8-11 149-102-251

TFL Sacks 5.5-37 2.0-16 7.0-19 1.0-1 4.5-15 0.0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 17.0-71 3.0-17

Int FF/FR PBU 1-11 0/0 3 0-0 0/0 5 0-0 1/0 2 0-0 0/1 0 1-11 1/1 10

2011 Richardson is a three-year starter in Commodore secondary... Dependable leader who started every game at safety... Anchors Vanderbilt’s secondary with senior defensive back Casey Hayward... Second on the team with 58 total tackles... 36 stops were solo... Had 5.5 tackles for loss and two sacks... Sacks came against Georgia and Florida... Had first interception of his career in victory over Ole Miss... Tied career high with 10 tackles, including nine of the solo variety, against Florida... Had six stops against Wake Forest, Tennessee and Georgia.

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82 Sackey

Jordan

Jameson

R-Jr. H Quarterback H 6-2 • 205 Chico, Calif. H Pleasant Valley HS/Butte JC 2011 Rodgers opened the season as the No. 2 quarterback after fighting through injury during spring ball and fall camp... Saw action at QB in each of the first five games in a reserve role before earning the starting nod for the Army game... His 1,885 yards of total offense this year rank 14th on Vanderbilt's individual single-season leader board, just ahead of Jay Cutler's freshman campaign in 2002... Team's second leading rusher with 387 yards on 108 carries... Passing total of 1,498 yards ranks seventh at VU among Pass Attempts: 32, at Tennessee, 11/19/2011 junior QBs... First play Completions: 19, vs. Arkansas, 10/29/2011 from scrimmage of Passing Yards: 297, at Florida, 11/5/2011 his VU career was a Longest Pass: 72, at Wake Forest, 11/26/2011 30-yard touchdown TD Passes: 2, (2x), most recently vs. Kentucky, pass to Chris Boyd 11/12/2011 in the fourth quarter Rushing Yards: 96, vs. Army, 10/22/2011 against Elon... First 100-yard passing LONGEST Rush: 40, vs. Georgia, 10/15/2011 performance came at Alabama, completing 11-of-18 for 104 yards... Only threw for 47 yards the following week, but ran for 79 of VU's 200 rushing yards in narrow loss to Georgia... First rushing TD and 282 yards of total offense to beat Army… Accounted for four TDs (two rushing, two passing) in close loss to Arkansas... With 240 yards passing and 66 yards rushing, went over 300 yards of total offense for first time vs. Arkansas... Matched that feat with 317 yards of total offense at Florida, including 297 passing yards and his first game with multiple passing TDs... Threw two more TDs to defeat Kentucky. 2010 Rodgers spent his first year on campus without seeing action at quarterback... Though he did not play, Rodgers travelled with the squad.

Rodgers' Career Highs:

Rodgers’ Career Offensive Statistics

Att/ComP-Int Yds. Pct. TD Lg Rush-Yds Avg TD Lg 2011 202-104-9 1498 51.5 9 73 108-387 3.6 4 40

96 Ryan Thomas

R-Fr. H Defensive End H 6-3 • 230 Marathon, Fla. H Marathon HS 2011 Ryan saw limited action as a redshirt freshman defensive line candidate... The end played in the season-opening victory over Elon, earning one solo tackle in the appearance... Ryan contributed as a practice squad defender through the regular season. 2010 Ryan did not play during first fall on campus, spending campaign building strength and contributing as defensive end on scout squads.

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Ryan's Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles TFL Sacks FF/FR PBU 1-0-1 0.0-0 0-0 0/0 0

R-Jr. H Wide Receiver H 6-1 • 208 Mableton, Ga. H Lovett School 2011 As reserve wide receiver, Sackey appeared in six games as a redshirt junior, but did not record any offensive statistics... Contributed to special teams in addition to wideout duties. 2010 Walk-on did not see action in third year with program, contributing instead as an offensive scout wide receiver during fall practices. 2009 Sophomore saw limited action in opener against Western Carolina... Did not have a catch... Effective practice player for Commodores, earning team's Offensive Scout of the Week after Rice and Georgia Tech games. 2008 Did not see action, serving as scout receiver during first year.

22 Samuels Eric

Jr. H Safety/Kick Returner H 6-0 • 200 Eustis, Fla. H Umatilla HS 2011 Samuels moved from cornerback to safety in the offseason, concentrating on defensive and special teams responsibilities this season after playing some offense last year... Appeared in all 12 games... As a punt returner in Commodores' first three contests, gained 159 yards on seven returns for an average of 22.7 yards per return... Totaled 16 solo tackles and 21 total stops… Team's leading tackler against Arkansas with five solo stops… Contributed one pass breakup against Georgia... Posted four total tackles in rout of Wake Forest. 2010 Arguably team's most versatile player as sophomore, seeing action as defensive back, running back and kickoff return specialist... Played in all 12 games, though SOLO Tackles: 5, vs. Arkansas, 10/29/2011 Total Tackles: 6, at Arkansas, 10/30/2010 did not earn starting Rush Yards: 27, vs. Wake Forest, 11/27/2010 assignment... Opened LONGEST KOR: 46, vs. Tennessee, 11/20/2010 season in defensive backfield, then added running back duties after injuries depleted rushing corps... Knack for being around ball as cornerback showed with 27 total tackles, including 15 solo stops... Also contributed pair of fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and three passes defensed... As kickoff returner, averaged 20.3 yards... Earned team's Specialist of the Week honor after performances against Arkansas and Tennessee... Had six tackles (a career high) at Arkansas... As RB, rushed for 43 yards on 10 carries... Rushed for 27 yards in finale vs. Wake Forest. 2009 One of seven true freshmen to see action, Samuels played in four games, contributing as reserve DB and on coverage units... Missed LSU and MSU games after suffering an injury during 19-yard INT return against Western Carolina... Sat out the final six games of season...Notched four total tackles, including three solo stops... In addition to pick against WCU, Samuels also added a fumble recovery... Shared team's top specialist honor after opener vs. WCU.

Samuels' Career Highs:

Samuels' Career Statistics

Rush-Yds. Avg. Lg 2011 - - - 2010 10-43 4.3 14 2009 - - - Career 10-43 4.3 14

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Tackles 16-5-21 15-12-27 3-1-4 34-18-52

INT FF/FC PBU 0-0 0/0 1 0-0 1/2 3 1-19 0/1 0 1-19 1/3 4

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81 Scheu Steven

Fr. H Tight End H 6-6 • 255 Evansville, Ind. H Reitz Memorial HS 2011 Scheu has not earned playing time as true freshman, but has impressed coaches and teammates with blocking and receiving abilities during practices... Has added weight and bulk since arriving on campus. HIGH SCHOOL Three-year starter at TE... Also saw action at FB late in senior season... As senior, hauled in 33 catches for 378 yards and five TDs for 7-5 squad that advanced to state 3A quarterfinals... Named to Indiana High School Coaches’ Association Top 50 All-State team as senior... In 2009, posted 43 receptions, good for 724 yards and 10 TDs, helping Memorial to second straight state finals appearance... As sophomore, had five TD catches... Team played in 3A state finals in 2008-09 seasons... Finished career with 93 receptions, fourth all-time at school, 1,433 receiving yards and 20 TD catches.

the Kentucky and Tennessee contests due to injury, returning to start in regular season finale at Wake Forest... Helped 'Dores rush for 297 yards and allow no sacks vs. Demons... Named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance at left guard in 44-21 homecoming victory over Army as Commodores rushed for 344 yards and did not allow a sack. 2010 As talented as any 'Dore offensive linemen, Seymour increasingly exhibited that ability during his second year in a Commodore uniform... After just one start the previous year, Seymour never lost his starting assignment at RT after claiming the role after the team's second game... Earned 10 consecutive starts... Athletically gifted for his size yet lacking extended game experience, Seymour matured during the course of the season. 2009 Named All-SEC Freshman by league coaches... Redshirt freshman played in eight games as first-year offensive lineman... Minutes expanded at left tackle as injuries impacted the offensive front... After playing sparingly in wins over Western Carolina and Rice, Seymour was inserted into the starting lineup against Georgia when tackle Thomas Welch sustained an injury... Through final six games, played nearly half of the team's offensive snaps... First collegiate start came at No. 1 Florida 2008 Seymour redshirted as a freshman. He practiced during the fall at DT, then moved to the offensive line during the spring.

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10 Smith Larry

Fr. H Running Back H 5-7 • 190 Hialeah, Fla. H Hialeah HS 2011 Seymour was VU's No. 2 tailback from the first snap of the year... Third-leading rusher on the team gained 263 yards on 81 carries... Against UConn, carried eight times for 70 yards and his first collegiate touchdown, a 40-yard first quarter run... Season-high 16 rushes against Ole Miss netted 60 yards including a 9-yard TD Rush ATTempts: 16, vs Ole Miss, 9/17/2011 just to give VU 21-0 edge Rush yards: 70, vs. UConn, 9/10/2011 Catches: 3, at Alabama, 10/8/2011 before halftime... Scored his rec. yards: 45, at Alabama, 10/8/2011 four rushing touchdowns in four consecutive home games, from Elon through homecoming vs. Army...Caught nine passes out of the backfield for 108 yards... Longest catch went for 33 yards vs. Ole Miss. HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain... Four-year starter at TB... As senior, rushed for 955 yards (7.9 avg.) and 15 TDs, helping Hialeah to 7-3 record. Had 204-yard, 5-TD game vs. rival Hialeah Gardens... In 2009, had 1,576 rushing yards and 22 TDs... Two-time First Team All-Dade County RB by Miami Herald... Honorable mention All-State recipient as junior... Finished career with 4,207 rushing yards and 61 rushing TDs... First varsity start came in fourth game of freshman season.

Seymour's Career Highs:

2011

SEYMOUR'S Career OFFENSIVE Statistics

Rush-Yds Avg TD Lg 81-263 3.2 4 40

Rec-Yds. Avg. TD Lg 9-108 12.0 0 33

62 Seymour Ryan

R-Jr. H Offensive Line H 6-5 • 300 Kingsland, Ga. H Camden County HS 2011 Seymour made 10 starts on the offensive line, beginning year at left tackle, then moving inside to guard five games into the season... Missed

R-Sr. H Quarterback H 6-2 • 220 Prattville, Ala. H Prattville HS 2011 Fifth-year senior signal caller won the starting QB job out of fall camp and held first-team spot through the first six games of the season, helping Commodores to a 4-2 record over that span... Completed 57.3 percent of passes (59-of-103) in first six games for 481 yards with three touchdowns against five INTs... Threw for VU's first touchdown of the year against Pass Attempts: 41, at Rice, 9/26/2009 Elon, a 15-yard Completions: 23, at Rice, 9/26/2009 strike to fullback Fitz Lassing... Also Passing Yards: 268, at Rice, 9/26/2009 ran in a 16-yard TD Passes: 2, (3x), most recently vs. Elon, 9/3/2011 score against Elon... Longest Pass: 65, vs. Ea. Michigan, 10/3/2010 Season-high 140 Rushing Yards: 66, vs. W. Carolina, 9/5/2009 yards against UConn LONGEST Rush: 57, at UConn, 10/2/2010 included a 42-yard TD to Chris Boyd… Completed 12-of-16 passes against South Carolina... Lined up at wideout before receiving a lateral and connecting with Jordan Matthews on a 45-yard third-quarter touchdown at Wake Forest. 2010 Started for second consecutive season, with total career starts reaching 21 games... Brings athleticism and toughness to the position... Started first 11 games, missing the finale to injury... Finished year with single-season career highs with 117 completions, 1,262 passing yards, six TD passes, 248 rushing yards and four rushing TDs... Threw just five interceptions... Was 19 of 33 for 240 yards and a score in opener vs. Northwestern, then completed 16 of 27 for 253 yards and two TDs in midseason win over Eastern Michigan... Combined for 221 yards and three scores at Connecticut, and posted 35 rushing yards and a TD to aid victory at Ole Miss. 2009 Given starting nod at conclusion of preseason camp, Smith started nine consecutive games until suffering a season-ending hamstring injury early in the Georgia Tech game... Finished year with 106 completions in 227 attempts (46.7 percent) for 1,126 yards, four touchdowns and seven interceptions... Pass yardage total ranks seventh all-time

Smith's Career Highs:

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Smith’s Offensive Statistics

Att/Comp-Int 2011 104-60-5 247-117-5 2010 2009 227-106-7 34-19-1 2008 Career 612-302-18

Yds. 526 1262 1126 167 3081

Pct. 57.7 47.4 46.7 55.9 49.4

TD 4 6 4 1 15

Lg Rush-Yds Avg TD Lg 45 37-0 0.0 2 19 65 105-248 2.4 4 57 54 85-213 2.5 2 35 51 17-40 2.4 0 8 65 244-501 2.1 8 57

39 Spear Carey

So. H Kicker H 5-10 • 190 Mayfield Village, Ohio H Mayfield HS 2011 Spear held place kicking duties for first eight games of season while handling all but one kickoff... Opponents averaged only 18.5 yards per return against Vandy's kickoff team with a long return of just 35 yards... Kicked off 60 times with eight touchbacks... The exuberant kicker made 10 special teams tackles, including eight solo stops, many of which were spectacular collisions... Hit 4-of-7 field goal attempts and Longest FG: 37, vs. Army, 10/22/2011 26-of-27 extra points to rank third on team with 38 points... Made first three field goals before missing a pair at Alabama... Season-long 37-yard field goal made against Army. 2010 One of 13 true freshmen to see action, Spear served as the team's primary kickoff specialist... Nearly 40 percent of Spear's kicks were not returned... Spear's ability to kick high and deep limited opposing returners to a 20.7-yard average.

Spear's Career Highs:

2 Stacy Zac

Jr. H Running Back H 5-9 • 208 Centreville, Ala. H Bibb County HS 2011 Stacy broke school record with 1,136 rushing yards this season (Corey Harris, 1,103 yds. in 1991)... Only fourth Commodore to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season, first since Jermaine Johnson (1,072 yds.) in 1995... Carried the ball 183 times, averaging 6.2 yards per rush... Currently ranks eighth alltime among 'Dores for career rushing yards (1,945 yards)... Averaged 94.7 rushing yards Rushes: 28, (2x), most recently vs. per game overall, with 117 Wake Forest, 11/26/2011 yard-per-game average at Rush Yards: 198, vs. Army, 10/22/2011 home... Thirteen rushing TDsLongest Rush: 77, vs. Ole Miss, 9/17/2011 -a school record for a running Rushing TDs: 3, (3x), most recently vs. back and just one shy of TE Wake Forest, 11/26/2011 Allama Matthews' singleCatches: 3, (2x), most recently vs. season school record (1982)... Arkansas, 10/29/2011 Scored 78 points to rank third Rec. Yards: 51, vs. Ark., 10/29/2011 all-time for single-season Longest Catch: 47, vs. Ga. Tech, 10/21/2009 scoring behind Matthews and Jack Jenkins (90 pts., 1941)... Caught 18 passes for 95 yards... Rushed for three TDs on three occasions--vs. Army, vs. Kentucky and at Wake Forest... Second 100+ yard game of his career came against Ole Miss (11 carries for 169 yards, including a 77-yard TD)... Rushed for 97 and a TD against Georgia... Completed the first pass of his career, connecting with WR Jordan Matthews on a 43-yard TD... Completed 2-of-5 pass attempts on the season with two INTs... Career-high 198 rushing yards against Army with three TDs, including a 55-yard score... Against Arkansas, scored on 62-yard TD as part of 128-yard day... Season-high 28 carries against Kentucky and again at Wake Forest... Named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week for 135-yard, three-score performance against the Wildcats on Senior Day... Ran for 184 yards at Wake to break team single-season record... Scored in six of Vandy's last seven games. 2010 Stacy continued as a productive offensive force for the Commodores until his season ended prematurely... Earned starts vs. SEC foes LSU, Georgia and Florida while playing in team's first nine games... Finished year as team's second leading rusher (331 yards)... Earned team's Offensive Player of the Week honor in opener after rushing for 69 yards, including a 33-yard TD in the fourth quarter... Named Offensive Player of the Week for second time after rushing for 90 yards in win over Eastern Michigan... Contributed season-long 67-yard rush in win at Ole Miss. 2009 One of seven true freshmen to participate for Commodores... Formed superb freshman rushing duo with Norman... Earned four starting assignments as tailback and played in 10 games, missing Ole Miss and South Carolina outings with lingering ankle injury that also limited production against Mississippi State and Rice... Finished season as team's second leading rusher behind Norman with 478 yards and three TDs on 107 carries... Started season with 133 rushing yards and TD in win over Western Carolina... Rushed for 83 yards and pair of TDs against Georgia Tech... One score against Tech went for 62 yards.

Stacy's Career Highs:

SPEAR’s Career KICKING Statistics 2011 2010 Career

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FGS 4-7 - 4-7

Long FG 37 - 37

Pct. 66.7 - 66.7

PAT Points 12/12 24 - 12/12 24

2011 2010 2009 Career

STACY’S Career OFFENSIVE Statistics Rush-Yds Avg 183-1136 6.2 66-331 5.0 107-478 4.5 356-1945 5.5

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TD 13 3 3 19

Lg 77 67 62 77

Rec-Yds. Avg. 18-95 5.3 9-32 3.6 7-72 10.3 34-199 5.9

TD 0 0 0 0

Lg 44 9 47 47

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95 Stewart Jimmy

Fr. H Defensive End H 6-3 • 235 Cape Coral, Fla. H Island Coast HS

2011 2010 2009 Career

2011 Stewart has not earned playing time as true freshman, but has impressed coaches and teammates with abilities during practices... Has added weight and bulk to frame through conditioning effort since arriving on campus. HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain for region champion squad... Two-year starter, three-year letterwinner... As senior DE, contributed 40 tackles, 13 QB sacks and a forced fumble, helping Gators to 11-2 season and 2B state semifinal appearance... As senior, formed superb DE tandem with Aaron Lynch... Also caught two TD passes in WR/TE role... As junior, posted 45 tackles, eight sacks and a fumble recovery... Played RB/LB as sophomore.

60 Stewart Logan

strong's Career Defensive Statistics

Tackles 13-3-16 2-1-3 0-3-3 15-7-22

Int 0 0 0 0

FF/FR PBU 0/0 2 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0 2

41 Sutton Patrick

R-Fr. H Linebacker H 6-0 • 205 Charleston, S.C. H Bishop England 2011 A walk-on prospect at linebacker, Sutton did not see action during the season... Contributed through regular season as practice squad defender.

So. H Center H 6-4 • 285 Boiling Springs, S.C. H Boiling Springs HS 2011 Stewart played nine games at center, making six starts on the season... Sat out the first two contests due to injury before playing a reserve role in the next two games... Made the seventh start of his Vanderbilt career at Alabama... Suffered season-ending injury at Tennessee. 2010 One of 13 true freshmen to see action for the Commodores, Stewart experienced the most action by a first-year player on the offensive line... Became reliable contributor on OL known as tenacious blocker with excellent work habits... Inserted at center following a midseason injury to offensive co-captain Joey Bailey, Stewart never relinquished the assignment... Saw action at center in last eight games of season, earning six consecutive starts to conclude the year... First career start came against eventual SEC East champion South Carolina... With Stewart at center, the unit showed steady improvement during the second half of season.

29 Strong Tristan

R-Jr. H Linebacker H 6-1 • 228 Loganville, Ga. H Grayson HS 2011 Opened the season as starter at outside linebacker, playing extremely well until suffering a lower leg injury at South Carolina that prematurely ended campaign... Started four games, ranking third on team in solo tackles (13) and total tackles (16) SOLO Tackles: 6, vs. Ole Miss, 9/17/2011 when he was forced out Total Tackles: 8, vs. Ole Miss, 9/17/2011 of uniform... Also added one tackle for loss and two passes defended... Topped defensive effort in victory over Ole Miss with eight total tackles... Career high in solo tackles (6) also came vs. Ole Miss. 2010 Returned to competition after months of rehabilitation to repair knee injured late in the 2009 season... Played in all 12 games, contributing on special teams and as reserve linebacker... Registered three total tackles. 2009 A redshirt freshman, Strong suffered a season-ending leg injury on special teams effort at Army just as playing time was starting to increase... Played in six games at LB and on special teams... Earned three tackles.

Strong's Career Highs:

TFL Sacks 1.0-5 0.0-0 0.5-1 0.0-0 0.5-1 0.0-0 1.5-6 0.0-0

24 Tate Wesley

R-So. H Wide Receiver H 6-1 • 225 Hendersonville, Tenn. H Pope John Paul II 2011 Moved to wide receiver prior to season... Earned minutes in every game, including three starting assignments at receiver... Concluded season fourth on the team with 21 receptions and 175 receiving yards... Also had three rushes for 26 yards, including one resulting in a 23-yard TD vs. Elon... Season high in receiving yards (46) Rush yards: 41, vs. Florida, 11/6/2010 came at Alabama... Topped Longest Rush: 23, vs. Elon, 9/3/2011 receivers with four catches Catches: 4, vs. Ole Miss, 9/17/2011 in win over Ole Miss... Also Rec. Yards: 46, at Alabama, 10/8/2011 contributed three receptions Longest Catch: 33, vs. Army, 10/22/2011 against Army and Arkansas. 2010 Physical running back showed potential as depth at running backs diminished during season because of injuries... As redshirt freshman, played in 11 of 12 games at RB... Concluded season with 140 rushing yards on 40 carries and 25 receiving yards... Had 30 rushing yards on 10 carries, several resulting in Commodore first downs, to aid victory at Ole Miss... Established career highs in rushing yards (41) and longest rush (22) against Florida... Also had 38 yards... Caught three passes, one good for 12 yards, against Tennessee. 2009 Tailback spent first year on campus as a redshirt... Travelled with team on road trips, but did not see game action... In preseason drills, formed formidable first-year tailback trio with co-freshmen Norman and Stacy... Impressed coaches and teammates with athleticism on the practice field... Named team's Offensive Scout of the Week after Florida game.

Tate's Career Highs:

TATE’S Career OFFENSIVE Statistics

Rush-Yds Avg TD 2011 3-26 8.7 1 2010 40-140 3.5 0 Career 43-166 3.8 1

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Lg 23 22 23

Rec-Yds. Avg. TD 21-175 8.3 0 5-25 5.0 0 26-200 7.8 0

Lg 33 12 33

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53 Taylor Vince

Thomas' Career Defensive Statistics

R-Fr. H Defensive Tackle H 6-1 • 285 Hattiesburg, Miss. H Oak Grove HS 2011 A first-year contributor on the defensive interior, Taylor saw action in the final 11 games as a key reserve at tackle... Finished the season with six solo tackles, 12 total stops and 1.5 tackles for loss… Also produced important play in win SOLO TACKLEs: 2, vs. Arkansas, 10/30/2011 over Connecticut, forcTotal Tackles: 2, vs. Arkansas, 10/30/2011 ing a turnover by recovering a UConn fumble.. Had two solo tackles in narrow loss to Arkansas. 2010 Taylor did not play during his first year on campus... Coaches made decision to keep talented defensive tackle out for season after he suffered injury in preseason camp that lingered into early games of schedule.

2011 2010 2009 Career

Tackles 13-10-23 12-10-22 4-2-6 29-22-51

Taylor's Career Defensive Statistics Tackles 6-6-12

TFL Int FF/FR QH 1.5-5 0-0 0/1 0

Fr. H Running Back H 6-2 • 220 Virginia Beach, Va. H Ocean Lakes HS 2011 With the return of Larry Smith and emergence of Jordan Rodgers, Thourogood has not seen action as a true freshman candidate at quarterback. HIGH SCHOOL Multi-year team captain...Ranked among Virginia’s top seniors... Lettered four years as dual-threat QB for Virginia Beach power.. As senior, despite injuries, named team MVP after accounting for nearly 2,000 total yards and 27 TDs... Named to first team All-Beach District team as senior.. As junior, produced 1,012 passing yards, 812 rushing yards and 23 combined TDs.

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98 Thomas

Fr. H Offensive Line H 6-4 • 280 Hendersonville, Tenn. H Hendersonville HS

R-Jr. H Defensive End H 6-0 • 250 Orlando, Fla. H Boone HS 2011 High energy defensive end saw action in every game, playing through pain during midseason stretch... Started five games at defensive end opposite Tim Fugger... Concluded season with career highs in solo tackles (13), total tackles (23) and quarterback sacks (2)... Also matched previous high with four tackles for SOLO TACKLEs: 3, (2x), most recently loss.. Single-game career at Florida, 11/6/2011 high for tackles (6) came Total Tackles: 6, vs. Army, 10/22/2011 in win over Army... Also had multiple tackles in five other games... Contributed sacks in victories over Elon and Connecticut. 2010 Thomas put together his most productive season for the Commodore defense... Played in every game at defensive end, earning first and only career starting assignment against Florida... Ended year with career highs in virtually every statistical category, including solo tackles (12), total tackles (22), tackles for loss (4) and QB sacks (1.5)... Posted at least one tackle in every game... Registered four tackles at Kentucky... Effort against LSU in early-season conference game earned team's Defensive Player of the Week honor... Had a sack and two tackles to aid victory over Eastern Michigan. 2009 Played in six games as redshirt freshman... Contributed as reserve defensive end and on special teams... Concluded season with six total tackles, including four solo stops... Set career highs in solo tackles (3) and total tackles (4) at Army. 2008 Thomas worked hard on defensive practice teams as a true freshman redshirt... Earned the unit's Defensive Scout of the Week honor after South Carolina and Florida games.

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FF/FR PBU 0/0 0 0/0 1 0/0 0 0/0 1

13 Thourogood

Johnell

Thomas' Career Highs:

QH 1 0 0 1

Lafonte

Taylor's Career Highs:

2011

TFL Sacks 4.0-10 2.0-4 4.0-15 1.5-12 0.0-0 0.0-0 8.0-25 3.5-16

2011 Townsend played in three early-season contests, providing depth at the center position on offensive line prior to 2010 starter Logan Stewart returning in fourth game. HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain... Surpassed 100-tackle total and contributed seven QB sacks as senior, helping Commandos to 11-4 mark and AAA state finals... Played in postseason Tennessee East-West All-Star Game... As junior, selected as district’s Defensive MVP and first team All-Area after making 61 tackles, 5 tackles for losses, 3 forced fumbles.

19 Townsley John

R-So. H Quarterback H 6-4 • 198 Upper Arlington, Ohio H Upper Arlington HS 2011 Townsley was added to the Commodore roster prior to spring drills, making the squad after a student tryout offered by new coach James Franklin... Has contributed as practice squad quarterback through the regular season.

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Udom

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Umoh

R-Sr. H Wide Receiver H 6-0 • 180 Fort Valley, Ga. H Peach County HS 2011 Fifth-year senior played in all 12 games at wide receiver, and remained one of the team's most dependable performers on special teams... As receiver, had three catches for 16 yards... Also contributed one rush on a reverse... On special teams, credited with eight tackles, including one resulting in 21-yard loss early in Kentucky game... Contributed big special team's play vs. Georgia, blocking punt deep in Bulldog territory that gave Commodores a chance to earn Receptions: 5, at Rice, 9/26/2009 last-second comeback victory. Receiving yards: 95, at Rice, 9/26/2009 2010 Played in 11 of 12 Longest Catch: 65 yards, vs. Eastern games, missing the season Michigan, 10/9/2010 finale due to injury... Earned 10 starting assignments at wide receiver... A superb blocker from the WR position, Umoh also stood out on punt coverage units... Witnessed drop in production from previous year, concluding campaign with 12 receptions, good for 194 yards and two TDs... Averaged 16.2 yards per catch, a single-season career high... Named team's Offensive Player of the Week after performance at Connecticut: three catches, one going for a 48-yard TD... Followed the Connecticut effort with a 65-yard scoring strike in victory over Eastern Michigan, marking the team's longest catch of the year... Also contributed three receptions vs. Northwestern... Topped special teams with six tackles on punt coverage. 2009 Enjoyed best season in Commodore uniform as redshirt sophomore, earning starts in 11 of 12 games at wide receiver... Regarded as one of top blockers from receiver position and extremely productive on punt coverage units... Set career highs with 20 receptions and 267 receiving yards... Ranked third on team in catches and posted 13.4-yard per catch average, tops among wide receivers... Notched five catches for 95 yards in victory over Rice... Effort also included 54-yard hookup, longest of the season for the Commodores... Had three catches for 27 yards and first career TD against Ole Miss... Added 42-yard reception against Georgia Tech... Had three rushes for 26 yards... As special teams contributor, posted nine solo stops and 10 total tackles... Also shared team's Specialist of the Week honor after effort at Tennessee. 2008 Umoh saw action in every game in his first season, playing as receiver and special teams contributor... Broke through at WR in win over Boston College in the Music City Bowl, contributing team-high three receptions for 29 yards... The Music City Bowl catches were first of Umoh's collegiate career... One of the team's top blocking receivers... A standout on coverage units posting 10 total tackles, including four stops in the bowl. 2007 Impressed coaches as a freshman receiver, though redshirted in first year on campus... Earned team's postseason Offensive Scout MVP Award, and twice earned weekly offensive scout honors.

Umoh's Career Highs:

Umoh’s Career Receiving Statistics 2011 2010 2009 2008 Career

Receptions Yards Avg TD Long 3 16 5.3 0 9 12 194 16.2 2 65 20 267 13.4 1 54 3 29 9.7 0 16 38 506 13.3 3 65

Fr. H Offensive Line H 6-3 • 295 Oak Ridge, Tenn. H Oak Ridge HS 2011 Valedon has not seen action as a true freshman candidate on the offensive front. HIGH SCHOOL Three-year starter on offensive line for east Tennessee school... Played all three line positions, starting primarily at center as senior... Helped 9-5 squad advance to 6A state semifinals as senior... Named to sportwriters’ All-State squad and as district’s OL MVP as senior... Also included in Knoxville News-Sentinel’s PrepXtra All-Area team... Played all three line positions in postseason Tennessee East-West All Star Game.

89 van der Wal Dillon

Fr. H Tight End H 6-7 • 235 Woodland Hills, Calif. H Oaks Christian HS 2011 Van der Wal is one of five true freshmen to see action this season... He has contributed in every game besides the season opener, getting minutes on special teams and in two-tight end offensive sets. HIGH SCHOOL Standout TE/DE for one of Southern California’s top prep programs... Recently named as Parade All-America TE... Helped Oaks to California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section 4A title and 12-2 record as senior, contributing 64 stops, 22 sacks and six forced fumbles... Caught six passes in limited TE role... As senior, named CIF Defensive Player of the Year, second team Cal-Hi Sports All-State DE and included on Los Angeles Times’ exclusive All-Star Team... Also helped school to 2008 CIF title... Played in Los Angeles Daily News’ Shrine All-Star Game.

78 Welchans Caleb

R-Jr. H Offensive Line H 6-5 • 300 Wildwood, Mo. H Lafayette HS 2011 Welchans provided depth across the offensive front as a redshirt junior... Saw action in eight games, earning snaps at guard and center... Saw action in four straight games, beginning with win over Army when Commodores rushed for 344 yards. 2010 Welchans was prehaps Vanderbilt's most versatile offensive lineman as a sophomore... Saw action in 11 games, shifting between right tackle and left guard... Opened the season starting at right tackle against Northwestern and LSU, then moved to guard as a three-game starter after Ryan Seymour returned to his customary left tackle slot. 2009 In his first year of action, Welchans played in 10 of 12 games, contributing at right tackle following key injuries to the Commodore OL... Did not earn any starts, but saw substantial action as a reserve tackle as season developed... Initial snaps came at right tackle following season-ending injury to James Williams and struggles by others playing the position. 2008 Welchans redshirted as a freshman, showing talent on the line. He earned the team's Offensive Scout of the Week honor after Ole Miss game.

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Commodores contributing on special teams... First career start came in five-DB solo tackles: 4, (2x), most recently at alignment in opener vs. Florida, 11/6/2011 Northwestern... Finished total tackles: 5, at Florida, 11/6/2011 the season with 11 total Most INTs in Game: 2, vs. Ole Miss, tackles, Had three tackles 9/10/2011 against Northwestern, Ole Miss and Florida. longest INT Return: 52, vs. Ole Miss, 2009 As a true freshman, 9/10/2011 Wilson played in every Passes Defended: 3, vs. Ole Miss, 9/10/2011 game, seeing action on coverage units and as reserve cornerback... Finished the season with 10 total tackles... Season high in tackles (3) came against Kentucky.

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73 White Chase

R-Fr. H Offensive Line H 6-5 • 285 Plano, Texas H Plano West HS 2011 White saw action in 10 games as a redshirt freshman offensive lineman... Played both guard and tackle, earning three early-season starts at left guard... Started in wins over UConn and Ole Miss, with final starting coming at South Carolina... Also took practice snaps at tackle position. 2010 White did not play as a true freshman... Showed agility and potential as offensive linemen during fall practices... Worked hard to increase strength and weight during redshirt campaign.

45 Williams Kellen

Fr. H Linebacker H 6-1 • 220 Winter Haven, Fla. H West Orange HS

2011 2010 2009 Career

Wilson's Career Defensive Statistics Tackles 23-6-29 8-3-11 6-4-10 37-13-50

2011 Williams joined the squad during preseason as linebacker prospect... Did not see action, but impressed coaches with ability to become future contributor... Served as practice squad defender during regular season.

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32 Williamson Andrew

Fr. H Safety H 6-1 • 195 San Antonio, Texas H John Paul Stevens HS 2011 Williamson has travelled with the squad for much of the year, but the true freshman has not seen action... Has impressed coaches and teammates with his abilities as a practice squad defender. HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain... Started two years in defensive secondary for Falcons squad that went 11-5 and advanced to the 5A-D1 state semifinals... Amassed 168 total tackles, an INT and four forced fumbles as senior... Honorable mention All-State and first team All-District as senior... Also named to San Antonio Express News All-City team.

8 Wilson Trey

Jr. H Cornerback H 5-11 • 190 Shreveport, La. H Evangel Christian Academy

R-Fr. H Defensive End H 6-3 • 255 Marietta, Ga. H Walton HS

2011 Woestmann provided energy and enthusiasm as a first-year contributor at defensive end... Limited by leg injury for much of the season, Woestmann played in every game except Ole Miss as a top reserve end... Concluded regular season with eight total tackles and one forced fumble... Tallied season-high three solo tackles: 2, vs. Army, 10/22/2011 tackles and the forced total tackles: 3, vs. Army, 10/22/2011 fumble in win over Army. 2010 Woestmann did not play as a true freshman... Showed plenty of talent as defensive end prospect during fall practices.

Woestmann's Career Highs:

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Woestmann's Career Defensive Statistics

2011 Wilson established himself as one of the Commodores' most improved defensive players after a breakthrough junior campaign... Started every game at cornerback opposite All-SEC performer Casey Hayward... Finished the season with career highs in virtually every stat category: solo tackles (23), total tackles (29), interceptions (3) and passes defended (10)... Ranked among SEC leaders in interceptions... First Commodore player to return two picks for TDs in nearly a decade... Opened the season in spectacular fashion, contributing three interceptions in the first two games, two of which were returned for TDs... Earned SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors after two-interception effort in impressive win over Ole Miss... Returned one of the Rebel picks 52 yards for team's second TD... Set single-game high in solo tackles (4) against Georgia and Florida. 2010 Wilson played in every game, seeing action as a cornerback and

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TFL Int FF/FR PBU 0.0-0 3-109 0/0 10 0.0-0 0-0 0/0 0 0.0-0 0-0 0/0 0 0.0-0 3-109 0/0 10

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Tackles 4-4-8

TFL Sacks FF/FR QH 0.0-0 0.0-0 1/0 0

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2011 Team Statistics Team Statistics

Vanderbilt Opponents SCORING 323 250 Points Per Game 26.9 20.8 209 214 FIRST DOWNS Rushing 115 88 77 109 Passing Penalty 17 17 2011 1476 RUSHING YARDAGE Yards gained rushing 2399 1869 388 393 Yards lost rushing Rushing Attempts 461 429 4.4 3.4 Average Per Rush Average Per Game 167.6 123.0 24 10 TDs Rushing PASSING YARDAGE 2102 2419 Comp-Att-Int 167-312-16 204-369-17 6.7 6.6 Average Per Pass Average Per Catch 12.6 11.9 Average Per Game 175.2 201.6 14 15 TDs Passing TOTAL OFFENSE 4113 3895 773 798 Total Plays Average Per Play 5.3 4.9 Average Per Game 342.8 324.6 48-1082 51-943 KICK RETURNS: #-Yards PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards 24-149 21-90 17-395 16-292 INT RETURNS: #-Yards KICK RETURN AVERAGE 22.5 18.5 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE 6.2 4.3 23.2 18.2 INT RETURN AVERAGE FUMBLES-LOST 19-9 30-10 PENALTIES-Yards 75-614 74-616 Average Per Game 51.2 51.3 PUNTS-Yards 60-2499 59-2346 Average Per Punt 41.7 39.8 Net punt average 38.8 35.9 TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 29:56 30:03 3RD-DOWN Conversions 57/165 67/179 3rd-Down Pct 35% 37% 14/18 9/22 4TH-DOWN Conversions 4th-Down Pct 78% 41% SACKS BY-Yards 24-157 25-189 MISC YARDS -86 0 43 31 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS 7-13 11-16 ON-SIDE KICKS 0-1 0-1 RED-ZONE SCORES (30-40) 75% (21-26) 81% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS (23-40) 57% (16-26) 62% PAT-ATTEMPTS (42-43) 98% (23-25) 92% ATTENDANCE 230112 388367 Games/Avg Per Game 7/32873 5/77673 62

Quarterback Jordan Rodgers

Score (quarter)

1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total Vanderbilt 57 111 75 80 0 323 Opponents 30 86 68 60 6 250

2011 Game Results Date 9/3 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26

Opponent W/L,Score Elon W, 45-24 UConn W, 24-21 Ole Miss W, 30-7 at South Carolina L, 3-21 at Alabama L, 0-34 Georgia L, 28-33 Army W, 44-21 Arkansas L, 28-31 at Florida L, 21-26 Kentucky W, 38-8 at Tennessee L, 21-27 (OT) at Wake Forest W, 41-7

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Overall Conf. Time Attn. 1-0-0 0-0-0 3:00 27,599 2-0-0 0-0-0 3:11 32,119 3-0-0 1-0-0 3:21 34,579 3-1-0 1-1-0 3:19 77,015 3-2-0 1-2-0 2:59 101,821 3-3-0 1-3-0 3:34 36,640 4-3-0 1-3-0 3:15 32,210 4-4-0 1-4-0 3:24 33,247 4-5-0 1-5-0 3:16 90,144 5-5-0 2-5-0 3:08 33,718 5-6-0 2-6-0 3:21 91,367 6-6-0 2-6-0 3:12 28,020

2011 Team Statistics Individual Offensive Leaders Passing

Jordan Rodgers Larry Smith Zac Stacy Ryan Fowler VU Totals Opponents

GP Eff. Att-Comp-Int Pct Yards TD Long Avg/G 12 119.57 104-202-9 51.5 1498 9 73 124.8 9 103.25 60-104-5 57.7 526 4 45 58.4 12 98.24 2-5-2 40.0 43 1 43 3.6 7 394.00 1-1-0 100.0 35 0 35 5.0 12 114.67 167-312-16 53.5 2102 14 73 175.2 12 114.55 204-369-17 55.3 2419 15 75 201.6

Rushing

GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G Zac Stacy 12 183 1203 67 1136 6.2 13 77 94.7 Jordan Rodgers 12 108 505 118 387 3.6 4 40 32.2 Jerron Seymour 12 81 293 30 263 3.2 4 40 21.9 Micah Powell 12 20 71 6 65 3.2 0 11 5.4 Jonathan Krause 12 12 68 6 62 5.2 0 24 5.2 Casey Hayward 12 5 60 0 60 12.0 0 29 5.0 Wesley Tate 12 3 29 3 26 8.7 1 23 2.2 Fitz Lassing 12 1 25 0 25 25.0 0 25 2.1 12 2 19 0 19 9.5 0 11 1.6 Chris Boyd Udom Umoh 12 1 1 0 1 1.0 0 1 0.1 Larry Smith 9 37 125 125 0 0.0 2 19 0.0 TEAM 8 8 0 33 -33 -4.1 0 0 -4.1 VU Totals 12 461 2399 388 2011 4.4 24 77 167.6 12 429 1869 393 1476 3.4 10 57 123.0 Opponents

Receiving

GP No. Yards Avg TD Long Avg/G Jordan Matthews 12 37 722 19.5 5 49 60.2 Chris Boyd 12 29 404 13.9 7 43 33.7 Jonathan Krause 12 23 171 7.4 0 41 14.2 12 21 175 8.3 0 33 14.6 Wesley Tate Zac Stacy 12 18 95 5.3 0 44 7.9 Brandon Barden 10 13 223 17.2 1 73 22.3 Jerron Seymour 12 9 108 12.0 0 33 9.0 Fitz Lassing 12 5 54 10.8 1 15 4.5 3 4 59 14.8 0 31 19.7 John Cole Austin Monahan 12 3 40 13.3 0 23 3.3 Udom Umoh 12 3 16 5.3 0 9 1.3 Andrew East 12 1 35 35.0 0 35 2.9 Jordan Rodgers 12 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 VU Totals 12 167 2102 12.6 14 73 175.2 12 204 2419 11.9 15 75 201.6 Opponents

Total Offense

Jordan Rodgers Zac Stacy Larry Smith Jerron Seymour Micah Powell Jonathan Krause Casey Hayward Ryan Fowler Wesley Tate Fitz Lassing Chris Boyd Udom Umoh TEAM VU Totals Opponents

GP Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G 12 310 387 1498 1885 157.1 12 188 1136 43 1179 98.2 9 141 0 526 526 58.4 12 81 263 0 263 21.9 12 20 65 0 65 5.4 12 12 62 0 62 5.2 12 5 60 0 60 5.0 7 1 0 35 35 5.0 12 3 26 0 26 2.2 12 1 25 0 25 2.1 12 2 19 0 19 1.6 12 1 1 0 1 0.1 8 8 -33 0 -33 -4.1 12 773 2011 2102 4113 342.8 12 798 1476 2419 3895 324.6

Junior running back Zac Stacy

Sophomore wide receiver Jordan Matthews

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2011 Team Statistics All-Purpose

GP Rush Rec PR KOR Ret Total Avg Zac Stacy 12 1136 95 0 0 0 1231 102.6 Jordan Matthews 12 0 722 0 0 0 722 60.2 Andre Hal 12 0 0 0 689 0 689 57.4 Chris Boyd 12 19 404 0 0 0 423 35.2 12 387 0 0 0 0 387 32.2 Jordan Rodgers Jerron Seymour 12 263 108 0 0 0 371 30.9 Jonathan Krause 12 62 171 56 0 0 289 24.1 Brandon Barden 10 0 223 0 0 0 223 22.3 Steven Clarke 12 0 0 2 220 0 222 18.5 12 26 175 0 0 0 201 16.8 Wesley Tate Casey Hayward 12 60 0 12 11 96 179 14.9 Eric Samuels 12 0 0 0 159 0 159 13.2 A. Barnes 12 0 0 0 0 128 128 10.7 Trey Wilson 12 0 0 0 0 109 109 9.1 3 0 59 31 0 0 90 30.0 John Cole Fitz Lassing 12 25 54 0 0 0 79 6.6 Micah Powell 12 65 0 0 0 0 65 5.4 Austin Monahan 12 0 40 0 0 0 40 3.3 Andrew East 12 0 35 0 0 0 35 2.9 Udom Umoh 12 1 16 17 0 0 34 2.8 Javon Marshall 12 0 0 0 0 32 32 2.7 Kenny Ladler 12 0 0 31 0 0 31 2.6 Chris Marve 12 0 0 0 0 19 19 1.6 12 0 0 0 0 11 11 0.9 Sean Richardson Marc Panu 11 0 0 0 3 0 3 0.3 8 -33 0 0 0 0 -33 -4.1 TEAM VU Totals 12 2011 2102 149 1082 395 5739 478.2 Opponents 12 1476 2419 90 943 292 5220 435.0 |——— PATs ——––—| Scoring TDs FGs Kick Rush Rec Pass DXP Saf Pts Zac Stacy 13 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 78 Chris Boyd 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 42 4-7 26-27 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 38 Carey Spear 0 Jordan Matthews 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 30 3-6 16-16 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 25 Ryan Fowler 0 Jordan Rodgers 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 24 Jerron Seymour 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 24 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Larry Smith 2 Trey Wilson 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Fitz Lassing 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Andre Hal 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Wesley Tate 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Casey Hayward 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Brandon Barden 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 A. Barnes 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 TEAM 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 1 2 VU Totals 43 7-13 42-43 0-0 0 0-0 0 1 323 Opponents 31 11-16 23-25 0-1 4 4-4 0 0 250

Field Goals

Carey Spear Ryan Fowler

Punting

Richard Kent Ryan Fowler Jordan Rodgers TEAM VU Totals Opponents

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FGM-FGA % 1-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Lg Blk 4-7 57.1 0-1 4-5 0-1 0-0 37 0 3-6 50.0 0-0 3-5 0-1 0-0 33 1 No. 56 3 1 0 60 59

Yds Avg Long TB FC I-20 Blk 2381 42.5 67 4 10 19 1 92 30.7 38 0 1 1 0 26 26.0 26 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 2499 41.7 67 4 11 21 2 2346 39.8 65 4 14 17 1

Wide receiver Chris Boyd

Kickoff Returns

Andre Hal Steven Clarke Eric Samuels Marc Panu Casey Hayward VU Totals Opponents

No. Yds Avg TD Long 29 689 23.8 1 96 10 220 22.0 0 33 7 159 22.7 0 35 1 3 3.0 0 3 1 11 11.0 0 11 48 1082 22.5 1 96 51 943 18.5 0 35

Punt Returns

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Jonathan Krause John Cole Udom Umoh Casey Hayward Kenny Ladler Steven Clarke VU Totals Opponents

Field Goal Sequence

Yds Avg TD Long 16 56 3.5 0 18 5 31 6.2 0 13 1 17 17.0 0 0 1 12 12.0 0 12 1 31 31.0 0 24 0 2 0.0 0 2 24 149 6.2 0 24 21 90 4.3 1 16

Vanderbilt Opponent Elon (33) 27 UConn (31) (25), (28) Ole Miss - South Carolina (33) 46 Alabama 47, 38 Georgia - 50,(53),42,(28),(36),(44) Army (37) Arkansas 27 (36), (50), (42) Florida 32 49, (55), (40) Kentucky (32) Tennessee 44, 34 Wake Forest (33), (30) Numbers in (parentheses) indicate successful field goals.

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2011 Defensive Statistics

Linebacker Archibald Barnes # Name

Cornerback Trey Wilson

Defensive tackle Rob Lohr

Tackles Sacks Pass Def Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds No-Yards Int-Yds BrUp

13 Chris Marve 45 39 84 7.0-19 1-6 1-19 21 Sean Richardson 36 22 58 5.5-37 2-16 1-11 40 14 54 6.5-9 . 5-96 19 Casey Hayward 1 Kenny Ladler 35 15 50 . . 1-0 31 18 49 4.0-30 2-12 2-128 15 Archibald Barnes 36 Chase Garnham 25 19 44 4.5-22 1-11 . 32 10 42 0.5-1 . 2-32 31 Javon Marshall 84 Rob Lohr 20 18 38 11.5-40 5-22 . Trey Wilson 23 6 29 . . 3-109 8 42 Tim Fugger 20 9 29 12.5-51 7-37 . 16 12 28 4.5-25 3-21 . 90 Walker May 28 Karl Butler 18 9 27 . . . 13 10 23 4.0-10 2-4 . 98 Johnell Thomas 58 Colt Nichter 11 11 22 1.0-4 1-3 . 17 4 21 . . 1-0 23 Andre Hal 37 Al Owens 11 10 21 2.0-8 . . 16 5 21 . . . 22 Eric Samuels 12 Steven Clarke 9 8 17 1.5-4 1-2 . 12 4 16 1.0-5 . . 47 DeAndre Jones 29 Tristan Strong 13 3 16 0.5-1 . . 6 6 12 1.5-5 . . 53 Vince Taylor 74 T.J. Greenstone 4 7 11 4.0-27 2-23 . 8 2 10 . . . 39 Carey Spear 92 Kyle Woestmann 4 4 8 . . . 6 2 8 2.0-10 . . 97 Jared Morse 4 Udom Umoh 4 4 8 1.0-21 . . 5 2 7 1.0-1 . . 99 Thad McHaney 16 Eddie Foster 5 2 7 . . 1-0 Dexter Daniels 6 . 6 . . . 1D 2 3 5 . . . 20 Micah Powell 38 Fitz Lassing 2 1 3 . . . 2 1 3 . . . 34 Andrew East 91 Barron Dixon 2 1 3 . . . 1 1 2 . . . 24 Wesley Tate 54 Taylor Loftley 1 1 2 . . . 1 1 2 . . . 26 Reggie Ford 18 Jerron Seymour 2 . 2 . . . Richard Kent 1 . 1 . . . 94 96 Thomas Ryan 1 . 1 . . . TEAM . . . . . . VU Totals 513 286 799 76-330 24-157 17-395 Opponents - - - - 25-189 16-292

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Att-Comp-Yds-TD-Int Elon UConn Ole Miss at South Carolina at Alabama Georgia Army Arkansas at Florida Kentucky at Tennessee at Wake Forest TOTALS

Larry Smith Jordan Rodgers 27-13-125-1-0 4-3-52-1-0 24-12-140-1-2 2-1-1-0-0 20-13-103-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 16-12-44-0-1 7-4-29-0-0 6-4-45-0-0 18-11-104-0-2 10-5-24-0-2 19-4-47-0-1 0-0-0-0-0 27-10-186-1-2 - 27-15-240-1-0 - 28-19-297-2-0 0-0-0-0-0 22-12-207-2-1 - 32-17-193-1-3 1-1-45-1-0 15-7-139-1-0 104-60-526-4-5 202-104-1498-9-9

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Zac Stacy RB 183-1136/13 8-35/0 10-58/0 11-169/1 7-18/0 4-4/0 17-97/1 21-198/3 19-128/1 13-49/0 28-135/3 17-61/1 28-184/3 Jordan Rodgers QB 108-387/4 2--8/0 1--4/0 - 1-4/0 4-23/0 11-79/0 18-96/1 18-66/2 13-20/1 12-29/0 12--8/0 16-90/0 Jerron Seymour RB 81-263/4 4-15/0 8-70/1 16-60/1 7-14/0 4-0/0 5-21/1 10-27/1 2-4/0 5-6/0 10-6/0 5-23/0 5-17/0 20-65/0 2-5/0 - 9-22/0 - 1-5/0 - 4-26/0 - - 1-0/0 - 3-7/0 Micah Powell RB Jonathan Krause WR 12-62/0 1-6/0 3-29/0 3-12/0 - 2-6/0 - 1--3/0 - 1-8/0 1-4/0 - 5-60/0 1-23/0 - 1-5/0 - - 1-29/0 - 1-0/0 - - - 1-3/0 Casey Hayward Wesley Tate WR 3-26/1 1-23/1 - - - - - - - 1--3/0 - 1-6/0 Fitz Lassing TE 1-25/0 - - - - - - - 1-25/0 - - - 2-19/0 - - - - - - - - - 1-11/0 1-8/0 Chris Boyd WR Udom Umoh WR 1-1/0 - - 1-1/0 - - - - - - - - 37-0/2 4-34/1 10--35/0 7-13/1 9--30/0 3-5/0 1--5/0 - DNP DNP 3-18/0 DNP Larry Smith QB TEAM 8--33/0 1--1/0 - 1--1/0 1--2/0 1--2/0 1--22/0 DNP 1--1/0 DNP DNP DNP 2--4/0

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Jordan Matthews WR 37-722/5 3-58/0 - 1--1/0 1-6/0 - 2-46/1 1-8/0 6-151/1 9-170/1 6-131/1 6-74/0 2-79/1 Chris Boyd WR 29-404/7 2-41/2 2-46/1 3-18/0 - - 1-23/0 4-90/1 3-24/0 2-41/1 3-37/1 6-66/1 3-18/0 Brandon Barden TE 13-223/1 2-25/0 1-10/0 DNP DNP 2-34/0 1-9/0 - - 4-51/0 1-14/0 - 2-80/1 21-175/0 - 1-2/0 4-26/0 2-8/0 3-46/0 1-0/0 3-38/0 3-14/0 1-18/0 1-2/0 2-21/0 Wesley Tate WR Jonathan Krause WR 23-171/0 2-7/0 2-12/0 2-6/0 9-55/0 2-8/0 3-20/0 1-41/0 - - - 1-15/0 1-7/0 - - - - - Jerron Seymour RB 9-108/0 2-22/0 2-1/0 1-33/0 1-7/0 3-45/0 - Zac Stacy RB 18-95/0 2--1/0 - 2-17/0 2--10/0 3--4/0 2-16/0 - 3-51/0 2-9/0 - 2-17/0 John Cole WR 4-59/0 1-9/0 3-50/0 DNP - DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Fitz Lassing TE 5-54/1 1-15/1 1-14/0 1-7/0 1-7/0 1-11/0 - - - - - - Austin Monahan TE 3-40/0 - - - - - - 1-9/0 - 1-8/0 1-23/0 - Andrew East 1-35/0 - - - - - 1-35/0 - - - - - Udom Umoh WR 3-16/0 1-1/0 1-6/0 - - 1-9/0 - - - - - - Jordan Rodgers QB 1-0/0 - - - - - - - - - 1-0/0 - -

Punt Returns

Jonathan Krause Kenny Ladler John Cole Udom Umoh Casey Hayward

Kick Returns

Andre Hal Steven Clarke Eric Samuels Casey Hayward Marc Panu

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29-689 2-41 - - 4-82 5-98 5-157 1-53 5-129 3-51 2-48 2-30 10-220 - - - - 1-22 3-53 2-40 - 1-23 - 1-25 2-57 7-159 1-35 4-79 2-45 - - - - - - - - 1-11 - - - - - - 1-11 - - - - 1-3 - DNP - - - - - - 1-3 - - -

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DEfensive IND. Game Summaries Tackles

Solo-Assisted--Total ELON UCONN MISS SC ALA UGA ARMY ARK UF UK UT WF Chris Marve LB 45-39-84 6-6 5-2 2-2 6-3 3-5 3-3 7-4 1-3 4-0 3-3 2-6 3-2 Sean Richardson DB 36-22-58 3-2 1-2 1-4 2-1 2-3 5-1 1-2 3-1 9-1 1-1 4-2 4-2 Casey Hayward DB 40-14-54 4-2 4-0 1-1 2-1 4-0 3-4 1-1 2-2 4-0 5-1 5-1 5-1 Kenny Ladler DB 35-15-50 1-1 3-0 2-2 4-3 0-1 4-1 3-2 4-1 9-2 3-0 1-2 1-0 A. Barnes LB 31-18-49 0-1 1-1 2-0 3-4 6-2 1-3 3-3 2-1 4-0 4-0 1-1 4-2 Chase Garnham LB 25-19-44 2-4 3-2 2-0 8-2 4-6 5-4 1-1 DNP DNP DNP - Javon Marshall DB 32-10-42 1-0 2-2 - 4-1 3-2 5-1 - 4-1 4-0 2-0 4-2 3-1 Rob Lohr DL 20-18-38 0-2 4-0 2-3 2-0 1-2 3-0 3-4 1-2 1-1 0-3 2-1 1-0 Tim Fugger DL 20-9-29 2-1 4-0 3-1 1-0 3-2 1-2 - 4-0 - 1-1 0-1 1-1 Trey Wilson DB 23-6-29 3-0 1-3 - 2-0 1-0 4-0 2-0 2-1 4-1 3-0 0-1 1-0 Walker May DL 16-12-28 2-1 1-3 3-1 1-1 1-1 1-2 2-1 1-0 1-0 1-2 1-0 1-0 Karl Butler DB 18-9-27 3-2 1-0 1-0 2-0 2-1 - 2-2 3-1 - 1-1 - 3-2 Johnell Thomas DL 13-10-23 2-2 0-2 1-1 - 0-1 2-0 3-3 1-1 3-0 - 1-0 Colt Nichter DL 11-11-22 2-1 2-1 0-1 1-2 2-3 - 0-1 0-1 2-0 1-0 1-1 Eric Samuels DB 16-5-21 1-1 1-0 0-1 - 1-0 - 2-1 5-0 1-0 1-1 1-0 3-1 Al Owens LB 11-10-21 1-0 DNP - 1-0 2-2 1-3 - 1-1 1-2 0-1 2-0 2-1 Andre Hal DB 17-4-21 1-0 - 3-0 1-0 3-1 1-0 1-0 3-0 1-0 0-1 2-1 1-1 Steven Clarke DB 9-8-17 1-1 0-2 0-2 - 0-1 - 3-0 0-1 1-0 1-0 2-1 1-0 DeAndre Jones LB 12-4-16 3-1 - 2-0 - 2-2 - - 1-0 - 1-0 - 3-1 Tristan Strong LB 13-3-16 2-1 3-0 6-2 2-0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Vince Taylor DL 6-6-12 DNP - 0-1 0-2 1-1 1-1 1-0 2-0 1-1 - - T.J. Greenstone DL 4-7-11 - 1-1 0-1 0-2 0-1 DNP DNP DNP DNP 1-0 1-1 1-1 Carey Spear 8-2-10 - 0-1 2-0 - - 1-0 1-0 0-1 - 2-0 - 2-0 Udom Umoh 4-4-8 0-1 1-0 0-1 - - - - - 1-0 1-0 0-1 1-1 Jared Morse DL 6-2-8 1-0 0-2 - 1-0 1-0 - - 1-0 1-0 - - 1-0 Kyle Woestmann DL 4-4-8 0-1 1-0 DNP - 1-1 - 2-1 - - 0-1 - Thad McHaney DL 5-2-7 - - 1-0 1-0 1-0 0-1 1-1 - - 1-0 - Eddie Foster DB 5-2-7 - - 1-0 - 1-0 - 2-1 - - - - 1-1 Dexter Daniels DL 6-0-6 1-0 DNP DNP - 2-0 DNP - DNP DNP 1-0 1-0 1-0 Micah Powell 2-3-5 - - - 0-2 - - - 1-0 - - 1-0 0-1 Barron Dixon DL 2-1-3 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP 0-1 - 1-0 - - - 1-0 Fitz Lassing 2-1-3 - - - 0-1 - 1-0 1-0 - - - - Andrew East LB 2-1-3 - - 1-0 0-1 - - - 1-0 - - - Reggie Ford DB 1-1-2 0-1 DNP DNP DNP DNP - DNP DNP DNP - DNP 1-0 Taylor Loftley DL 1-1-2 - DNP - 1-0 - DNP - - - - DNP 0-1 Austin Monahan 1-1-2 - - - - - - - 1-0 - - 0-1 Jerron Seymour 2-0-2 - - - - 1-0 - - - - - - 1-0 Wesley Tate 1-1-2 - - - - - 1-1 - - - - - Chris Boyd 1-0-1 - 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1-0 - - - - - - - Jonathan Krause 1-0-1 Thomas Ryan DL 1-0-1 1-0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP Richard Kent 1-0-1 - - - - - - - 1-0 - - - -

Interceptions/Returns

Casey Hayward Trey Wilson Javon Marshall A. Barnes Sean Richardson Andre Hal Chris Marve Kenny Ladler Eddie Foster

No.-Yds ELON UCONN MISS SC ALA UGA ARMY ARK UF UK UT WF 5-96 1-22 1-50 - 2-24 - 1-0 - - - - - 3-109 1-21 - 2-82 - - - - - - - - 2-32 - 1-32 1-0 - - - - - - - - 2-128 - - - - - - - - - - 2-128 1-11 - - 1-11 - - - - - - - - 1-0 - - - 1-0 - - - - - - - 1-19 - - - 1-19 - - - - - - - 1-0 - 1-0 - - - - - - - - - 1-0 - - 1-0 - - - - - - - - -

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IND. Game Summaries; 2011 Starters Fumbles Forced/Recovered FF/FR ELON A. Barnes Tim Fugger DeAndre Jones Barron Dixon Kyle Woestmann Chase Garnham Steven Clarke Chris Marve Dexter Daniels Rob Lohr Walker May Jerron Seymour RB Karl Butler Vince Taylor

UCONN MISS SC ALA UGA ARMY ARK UF UK UT WF 3/0 - - - 1/0 - - - - - 1/0 - 1/0 3/1 1/0 - - - - - 0/1 1/0 - - - 1/0 1/1 - - - - 1/0 - - 0/1 - - - 1/0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP - - 1/0 - - - 1/0 - - DNP - - - 1/0 - - - - 1/0 - 1/0 - - - - - DNP DNP DNP - 1/2 - - - - - - - - 1/1 0/1 - 1/0 - - - - - - 1/0 - - - - 1/0 - DNP DNP - 1/0 DNP - DNP DNP - - 1/1 - - - - - - 1/1 - - - - 0/2 0/1 - - - - - - - - - - 0/1 0/1 - - - - - - - 0/1 - - - 0/1 - - - - - - 0/1 - - - - 0/1 DNP 0/1 - - - - - - - - - -

Quarterback Sacks

UA-A-TOTAL ELON UCONN MISS SC ALA UGA ARMY ARK UF UK UT WF Tim Fugger DL 6-1-7 1-4 2-10 - - - - - 2-12 - 2-11 - Rob Lohr DL 4-1-5 - 1-1 1-1 - 1-7 - 1-4 1-9 - - - Walker May DL 2-1-3 - - - - 1-8 - - - - 1-4 - 1-9 T.J. Greenstone DL 2-0-2 - - - - - DNP DNP DNP DNP 1-8 1-15 Sean Richardson DB 2-0-2 - - - - - 1-7 - - 1-9 - - 2-0-2 - - - - - - 1-4 - - 1-8 - A. Barnes LB Johnell Thomas DL 1-1-2 1-2 1-2 - - - - - - - - - Chris Marve LB 1-0-1 - - - - - - 1-6 - - - - Chase Garnham LB 1-0-1 - 1-11 - - - - - DNP DNP DNP - Steven Clarke DB 0-1-1 - 1-2 - - - - - - - - - 0-1-1 - - - - - - 1-3 - - - - Colt Nichter DL

Offensive Starters WR

Elon UConn Ole Miss at So. Carolina at Alabama Georgia Army Arkansas at Florida Kentucky at Tennessee at Wake Forest

WR Umoh Matthews Boyd Krause Matthews Tate Matthews Umoh Matthews Krause Matthews Tate Matthews Boyd Boyd Krause Boyd Matthews Boyd Umoh Boyd Matthews Boyd Matthews

Defensive Starters

Elon UConn Ole Miss at So. Carolina at Alabama Georgia Army Arkansas at Florida Kentucky at Tennessee at Wake Forest

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DE Fugger Fugger Fugger Fugger Fugger Fugger Fugger Fugger Fugger Fugger Fugger Fugger

WR/TE/FB TE Barden (TE) Monahan Lassing (FB) Barden Krause (WR) Johnston Lassing (FB) Monahan Lassing (FB) Barden Krause (WR) Barden Monahan (TE) Barden Lassing (FB) Monahan Lassing (FB Barden Tate (WR) Barden Monahan (TE) Barden Monahan (TE) Barden

DT DT DE Lohr Nichter Thomas Lohr Nichter Thomas Lohr Nichter Thomas Lohr Nichter May Lohr Nichter Thomas Lohr Nichter Thomas Lohr Nichter May Lohr Nichter May Lohr Nichter May Lohr Greenstone May Lohr Greenstone May Lohr Greenstone May

QB RB Smith Stacy Smith Stacy Smith Stacy Smith Stacy Smith Stacy Smith Stacy Rodgers Stacy Rodgers Stacy Rodgers Stacy Rodgers Stacy Rodgers Stacy Rodgers Stacy

LT Seymour Seymour Seymour Seymour Johnson Johnson Bridges Johnson Johnson Bridges Johnson Bridges

LG C RG RT Burrow Johnson Brown Fischer White Johnson Brown Fischer White Johnson Brown Fischer White Johnson Brown Fischer Seymour Stewart Brown Fischer Seymour Stewart Brown Fischer Seymour Johnson Brown Fischer Seymour Stewart Brown Fischer Seymour Stewart Jelesky Fischer Johnson Stewart Jelesky Fischer Bridges Stewart Jelesky Fischer Seymour Johnson Jelesky Fischer

OLB MLB OLB CB Garnham Marve Strong Hayward Garnham Marve Strong Hayward Garnham Marve Strong Hayward Garnham Marve Strong Hayward Garnham Marve Barnes Hayward Garnham Marve Barnes Hayward Garnham Marve Barnes Hayward Owens Marve Barnes Hayward Owens Marve Barnes Hayward Owens Marve Barnes Hayward Owens Marve Barnes Hayward Garnham Marve Barnes Hayward

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SS FS CB Richardson Marshall Wilson Richardson Marshall Wilson Richardson Ladler Wilson Richardson Marshall Wilson Richardson Ladler Wilson Richardson Ladler Wilson Richardson Marshall Wilson Richardson Marshall Wilson Richardson Ladler Wilson Richardson Marshall Wilson Richardson Ladler Wilson Richardson Marshall Wilson

2011 stat comparisons Defensive back Casey Hayward led the Commodores with five interceptions during the regular season and has 13 picks in his career, second-most in school history

G -B -G

ame y ame Elon UConn Ole Miss at So. Carolina at Alabama Georgia Army Arkansas at Florida Kentucky at Tennessee at Wake Forest Totals

Team Comparisons (Note: Game totals are displayed in the format TEAM/OPPONENT for each category) Score 1st Downs Rushing Passing Rush Yds Pass Yds Plays-Total Yds Ret. Yds Turnovers 45-14 16/17 7/4 8/11 132/83 177/240 55-309/68-323 137/117 0/3 24-21 10/14 5/7 5/5 118/89 141/104 59-259/65-193 192/186 3/4 30-7 19/13 13/7 4/6 281/85 106/149 71-387/62-234 155/91 3/5 3-21 5/17 3/7 1/8 4/131 73/236 48-77/72-367 148/110 3/4 0-34 8/24 0/9 8/14 47/153 149/266 43-190/76-419 116/44 2/0 28-33 19/22 12/6 4/15 200/117 149/326 67-349/72-443 248/95 4/1 44-21 25/15 18/11 5/1 344/270 186/18 81-530/57-288 108/185 2/3 28-31 19/22 9/5 10/16 222/72 240/316 70-462/69-388 154/237 3/2 21-26 18/27 6/11 12/12 80/197 297/213 61-377/71-410 79/54 0/1 38-8 28/9 15/4 9/5 203/32 207/179 79-410/53-211 46/143 1/1 21-27 17/17 8/6 8/10 90/101 193/189 68-283/63-290 191/164 4/2 41-7 24/17 19/11 3/6 297/146 184/183 71-481/70-329 58/140 0/1 323-250 209/214 115/88 77/109 2011/1476 2102/2419 773-4113/798-3895 1627/1566 25/27

Game-By-Game Team Comparisons (Note: Game totals are displayed in the format TEAM/OPPONENT for each category) Elon UConn Ole Miss at So. Carolina at Alabama Georgia Army Arkansas at Florida Kentucky at Tennessee at Wake Forest Totals

3rd Down 4th Down Time Poss Margin Yds/Rush Yds/Pass Yds/Play Punting Penalty Yds 4-13/5-16 3-3/1-1 24:30/35:30 -11:00 5.5/2.2 5.7/7.7 5.6/4.8 5-42.8/6-33.8 4-30/7-34 2-16/3-15 0-0/0/1 28:24/31:36 -3:12 3.7/2.5 5.2/3.6 4.4/3.0 8-40.6/7-40.9 11-81/5-40 4-12/4-14 0-2/1-2 31:46/28:14 3:32 5.7/2.7 4.8/5.0 5.5/3.8 4-51.8/6-44.5 7-40/6-51 1-14/10-19 1-1/0-2 25:52/34:08 -8:16 0.2/3.3 3.2/7.4 1.6/5.1 9-41.3/3-46.3 7-79/9-67 1-10/12-17 0-0/0-2 23:46/36:14 -12:28 2.2/3.6 6.2/8.1 4.4/5.5 5-41.2/3-39.3 6-46/2-15 4-12/8-18 2-2/0-0 28:58/31:02 -2:04 5.6/3.4 4.8/8.6 5.2/6.2 5-26.4/3-30.7 7-51/11-89 8-14/4-12 0-1/1-2 34:15/25:45 8:30 6.4/5.3 6.9/3.0 6.5/5.1 3-40.3/5-42.0 7-70/4-36 6-15/5-15 2-2/2-2 31:34/28:26 3:08 5.3/2.8 8.6/7.3 6.6/5.6 5-44.6/5-41.2 3-35/7-59 5-12/6-13 2-2/0-0 28:33/31:27 -2:54 2.4/4.3 10.6/8.5 6.2/5.8 5-42.4/2-37.0 12-106/3-17 10-18/0-12 2-3/3-6 38:54/21:06 17:48 3.6/1.5 9.0/5.8 5.2/4.0 3-41.0/6-37.0 3-25/10-105 6-16/4-12 2-2/1-1 30:50/29:10 1:40 2.5/3.4 6.0/5.7 4.2/4.6 4-44.5/6-37.7 7-46/5-60 6-13/6-16 0-0/0-3 31:54/28:01 3:53 5.4/4.6 11.5/4.8 6.8/4.7 4-46.5/7-43.3 1-5/4-37 57-165/67-179 14-18/9-22 359:16/360:39 -1:23 4.4/3.4 6.7/6.6 5.3/4.9 60-41.7/59-39.8 614/616

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2011 stat comparisons Third Down Conversions

Score Overall Elon W, 45-14 4-13 (30.8%) UConn W, 24-21 2-16 (12.5%) Ole Miss W, 30-7 4-12 (33.3%) at South Carolina L, 3-21 1-14 (7.1%) at Alabama L, 0-34 1-10 (10.0%) Georgia L, 28-33 4-12 (33.3%) Army W, 44-21 8-14 (57.1%) Arkansas L, 28-31 6-15 (40.0%) at Florida L, 21-26 5-12 (41.7%) Kentucky W, 38-8 10-18 (55.6%) at Tennessee L, 21-27 6-16 (37.5%) at Wake Forest W, 41-7 6-13 (46.2%) VU Totals 57-165 (34.5%) Opponents 67-179 (37.4%)

Fourth Down Conversions

Score Elon W, 45-14 UConn W, 24-21 Ole Miss W, 30-7 at South Carolina L, 3-21 at Alabama L, 0-34 Georgia L, 28-33 Army W, 44-21 Arkansas L, 28-31 at Florida L, 21-26 W, 38-8 Kentucky at Tennessee L, 21-27 at Wake Forest W, 41-7 VU Totals Opponents

Overall 3-3 (100.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-2 (0.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 2-2 (100.0%) 0-1 (0.0%) 2-2 (100.0%)( 2-2 (100.0%) 2-3 (66.7%) 2-2 (100.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 14-18 (77.8%) 9-22 (40.9%)

1st Qtr 1-3 (33.3%) 1-2 (50.0%) 1-4 (25.0%) 0-3 (0.0%) 1-3 (33.3%) 1-3 (33.3%) 3-5 (60.0%) 1-2 (50.0%) 1-4 (25.0%) 1-4 (25.0%) 3-5 (60.0%) 2-5 (40.0%) 16-43 (37.2%) 15-37 (40.5%)

2nd Qtr 0-2 (0.0%) 1-6 (16.7%) 2-3 (66.7%) 0-5 (0.0%) 0-2 (0.0%) 0-4 (0.0%) 0-2 (0.0%) 2-4 (50.0%) 1-2 (50.0%) 5-6 (83.3%) 1-4 (25.0%) 4-4 (100.0%) 16-44 (36.4%) 20-51 (39.2%)

3rd Qtr 0-4 (0.0%) 0-4 (0.0%) 1-2 (50.0%) 0-2 (0.0%) 0-2 (0.0%) 3-3 (100.0%) 1-2 (50.0%) 1-3 (33.3%) 1-2 (50.0%) 1-3 (33.3%) 0-2 (0.0%) 0-2 (0.0%) 8-31 (25.8%) 18-46 (39.1%)

4th Qtr 3-4 (75.0%) 0-4 (0.0%) 0-3 (0.0%) 1-4 (25.0%) 0-3 (0.0%) 0-2 (0.0%) 4-5 (80.0%) 2-6 (33.3%) 2-4 (50.0%) 3-5 (60.0%) 2-4 (50.0%) 0-2 (0.0%) 17-46 (37.0%) 14-45 (31.1%)

1st Qtr 1-1 (100.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-1 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 5-6 (83.3%) 2-4 (50.0%)

2nd Qtr 1-1 (100.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 4-4 (100.0%) 1-1 (100.0%)

3rd Qtr 1-1 (100.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 3-4 (75.0%)

4th Qtr 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-1 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 0-1 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 1-2 (50.0%) 1-1 (100.0%) 0-0 (0.0%) 4-7 (57.1%) 3-13 (23.1%)

Time of Possession

Score Overall 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr Elon W, 45-14 24:30 6:05 4:40 7:31 UConn W, 24-21 28:24 3:24 8:31 6:28 Ole Miss W, 30-7 31:46 7:21 7:34 9:12 at South Carolina L, 3-21 25:52 5:19 9:20 4:55 at Alabama L, 0-34 23:46 7:35 5:55 4:19 Georgia L, 28-33 28:58 7:27 7:10 6:40 Army W, 44-21 34:15 8:39 8:35 6:23 Arkansas L, 28-31 31:34 7:13 8:52 5:53 at Florida L, 21-26 28:33 7:40 5:10 7:48 Kentucky W, 38-8 38:54 9:42 10:46 6:33 at Tennessee L, 21-27 30:50 11:03 9:01 5:57 at Wake Forest W, 41-7 31:54 9:51 7:12 8:10 VU Totals 359:16 91:19 92:46 79:49 Avg. 29:56 7:36 7:43 6:39 Opponents 360:39 88:41 87:14 100:11 Avg. 30:03 7:23 7:16 8:20

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4th Qtr 6:14 10:01 7:39 6:18 5:57 7:41\ 10:38 9:36 7:55 11:53 4:49 6:41 95:22 7:56 84:33 7:02

2011 stat comparisons Vanderbilt窶的nside Opponent 20-Yard Line

Inside Total Rush Pass FG FG ----- Failed inside 20 ----20 Scored Pts TDs TDs Att. Made FG-M Downs Int Fumb Half Gm Opponent Score Elon W, 45-14 4 4 24 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 UConn W, 24-21 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ole Miss W, 30-7 3 2 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 at South Carolina L, 3-21 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 at Alabama L, 0-34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Georgia L, 28-33 3 2 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Army W, 44-21 5 5 31 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Arkansas L, 28-31 4 2 14 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 at Florida L, 21-26 3 2 14 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Kentucky W, 38-8 8 5 31 4 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 at Tennessee L, 21-27 4 2 14 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 at Wake Forest W, 41-7 4 4 20 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 VU Totals 40 30 182 23 18 5 7 3 1 4 1 1 0 VU Season Totals: 30 of 40 (75.0%)

Opponents窶的nside Vanderbilt 20-Yard Line

Inside Total Rush Pass FG FG ----- Failed inside 20 ----20 Scored Pts TDs TDs Att. Made FGA Downs Int Fumb Half Gm Opponent Score Elon W, 45-14 2 1 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 UConn W, 24-21 2 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ole Miss W, 30-7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 at South Carolina L, 3-21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 at Alabama L, 0-34 5 4 28 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 L, 28-33 3 3 13 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Georgia 2 2 0 Army W, 44-21 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Arkansas L, 28-31 3 3 17 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 at Florida L, 21-26 2 2 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 W, 38-8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kentucky 0 L, 21-27 4 3 21 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 at Tennessee at Wake Forest W, 41-7 1 1 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Opponent Totals 26 21 127 16 8 8 5 1 1 3 0 0 0 Opponent Season Totals: 21 of 26 (80.8%)

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The Last Time Vanderbilt... Vanderbilt Individuals The Last Time...

Player, Date ... Player scored 3 TDs........................Zac Stacy, at Wake Forest (3, 11/26/2011) ... Player scored 4 TDs or more........Earl Bennett, vs. Kentucky (5, 11/12/2005) ... QB passes for 3 TDs ....................Chris Nickson, vs. Kentucky (3, 11/15/2008) ... QB passes for 4 & more TDs............ Jay Cutler, vs. Kentucky (5, 11/12/2005) ... QB passed for 200+ yards ......Jordan Rodgers, vs. Kentucky (207, 11/12/2011) ... QB passed for 300+ yards........Chris Nickson, at Kentucky (446, 11/11/2006) ... QB passed for 400+ yards........Chris Nickson, at Kentucky (446, 11/11/2006) ... 70-yard (+) reception........Rodgers-Barden, at Wake Forest (73, 11/26/2011) ... Rushed for 100+ yards .............. Zac Stacy, at Wake Forest (184, 11/26/2011) ... Rushed for 200+ yards .......... Frank Mordica, vs. Air Force (321, 11/18/1978) ... Rushed for 300+ yards .......... Frank Mordica, vs. Air Force (321, 11/18/1978) ... 70-yard (+) rush...................................... Zac Stacy, vs. Ole Miss (77, 9/17/2011) ... Rushed for 3 (+) TDs........................Zac Stacy, at Wake Forest (3, 11/26/2011) ... Receiver had 100+ yards .... Jordan Matthews, vs. Kentucky (131, 11/12/2011) ... Receiver had 200+ yards.............. Earl Bennett, vs. Richmond (223, 9/1/2007) ... Had three (+) TD receptions............Earl Bennett, vs. Richmond, (3, 9/1/2007) ...â&#x20AC;&#x2C6;Returned kickoff for TD.......................Andre Hal, vs. Georgia (96, 10/15/2011) ... Returned punt for TD.............Jimmy Williams, vs. No. Illinois (65, 9/11//1999) ... Returned INT for TD........Archibald Barnes, at Tennessee (100, 11/19/2011) ... Fumble return for TD..Sean Richardson, vs. Boston College (0, 12/31/2008) ... Kicked three or more FGs.............Ryan Fowler, at Tennessee (3, 11/21/2009) ... Kicked 50-yard (+) FG.................Bryant Hahnfeldt, vs. Temple (51, 9/30/2006) ... Had 70-yard (+) punt..............Abtin Iranmanesh, vs. Georgia (80, 10/18/2003) ... Blocked opponent punt.........................Udom Umoh, vs. Georgia (10/15/2011) ... Returned blocked punt for TD.......Javon Marshall, vs. Florida (4, 11/6/2010) ... Blocked opponent FG................Walker May, vs. South Carolina (10/23/2010) ... Blocked a PAT attempt.............................................. vs. Tennessee (11/17/2007) ... Scored on safety.................................................. Team, vs. Ole Miss (9/17/2011)

Tight end Brandon Barden

Vanderbilt Team The Last Time...

Opponent, Date ... Achieved 30 (+) first downs....................... vs. Western Carolina (33, 9/5/2009) ... Topped 500+ Yards in Total Offense....................... vs. Army (530, 10/22/2011) ... 400 or more passing yards..................................vs. Kentucky (446, 11/11/2006) ... 300 or more passing yards................... vs. Eastern Michigan (353, 10/9/2010) ... Rushed for 200+ yards.....................................at Wake Forest (297, 11/26/2011) ... Rushed for 300+ yards................................................ vs. Army (344, 10/22/2011) ... Rushed for 400+ yards..............................vs. Western Carolina (433, 9/5/2009) ... Scored 40 points or more..................................at Wake Forest (41, 11/26/2011) ... Held foe under 100 total yards........................... vs. Chattanooga (93, 9/6/2003) ... Held foe between 100-200 total yards.................... vs. UConn (193, 9/10/2011) ... Held foe under 100 rushing yards........................vs. Kentucky (32, 11/12/2011) ... Held foe under 100 passing yards............................. vs. Army (18, 10/22/2011) ... Held foe scoreless....................................vs. Western Carolina (45-0, 9/5/2009)

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Player (Team) Date ... Player scored three TDs Jonathan Dwyer, Ga. Tech (3, 10/31/2009) ... Player scored four TDs or more Justin Boyles, Duke (4, 10/28/2006) ... QB passes for three TDs Ryan Mallett, Arkansas (3, 10/30/2010) ... QB passes for four TDs Andre Woodson, Kentucky (4, 11/11/2006) ... QB passed for 200+ yards A.J. McCarron, Alabama (237, 10/8/2011) ... QB passed for 300+ yards Tyler Wilson, Arkansas (316, 10/29/2011) ... QB passed for 400+ yards Ryan Mallett, Arkansas (409, 10/30/2010) ... 70-yard (+) reception A. Murray-M. Brown, Georgia (75, 10/15/2011) ... Rushed for 100+ yards J. Demps, Florida (161, 11/5/2011) ... Rushed for 200+ yards Arian Foster, Tennessee (223, 11/19/2005) ... Rushed for 3 (+) TDs Jonathan Dwyer, Georgia Tech (3, 10/31/2009) ... 70-yard (+) rush Derrick Locke, Kentucky (83, 11/13/2010) ... Receiver had 100+ yards Da'Rick Rogers, Tennessee (116, 11/19/2011) ... Receiver had 200+ yards Craig Yeast, Kentucky (269, 11/13/1998) ... Had three (+) TD receptions Sidney Rice, South Carolina (3, 10/22/2005) ... Returned VU kickoff for TD Mike Wallace, Ole Miss (98, 9/20/2008) ... Returned VU punt for TD Mike Espy, Ole Miss (51, 9/17/2005) ... Returned VU INT for TD Eric Gordon, Tennessee (90, 11/19/2010) ... Returned VU fumble for TD Jerry Franklin, Arkansas (94, 10/29/2011) ... Kicked three or more FGs Blair Walsh, Georgia (3, 10/22/2011) ... Kicked 50-yard (+) FG Caleb Sturgis, Florida (55, 11/5/2011) ... Blocked VU punt Byron Jones, UConn (9/10/2011) ... Returned blocked punt for a TD Byron Jones, UConn (9/10/2011) ... Blocked VU FG S. Floyd, Florida (11/5/2011) ... Scored on VU safety Team, Arkansas (10/30/2010)

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The Last Time a VU Opponent...

Team, Date ... Achieved 30 (+) first downs in game Ole Miss, (32, 12/1/2001) ... Topped 500 Yards in Total Offense Kentucky (580, 11/13/2010) Kentucky (341, 11/13/2010) ... Rushed for more than 200 yards Kentucky (341, 11/13/2010) ... Rushed for more than 300 yards ... Rushed for more than 400 yards Georgia Tech (404, 10/31/2009) Arkansas (316, 10/29/2011) ... 300 or more passing yards ... Scored 40 points or more Arkansas (49, 10/30/2010) ... Held Vanderbilt under 50 rushing yards Alabama (41, 10/8/2011) ... Held Vanderbilt to 51-100 rushing yards Tennessee (90, 11/19/2011) ... Held Vanderbilt under 100 passing yards South Carolina (73, 9/24/2011) ... Held Vanderbilt under 200 total yards Alabama (149, 10/8/2011) ... Held Vanderbilt scoreless Alabama (10/8/2011)

vanderbilt scoring drives Opponent Plays Yards Time Culminating Play ELON 9 67 4:21 Fitz Lassing 15-yd pass from Larry Smith ELON 6 76 2:40 Larry Smith 16-yd run ELON 12 39 4:28 Carey Spear 33-yd field goal ELON 5 37 1:19 Chris Boyd 11-yd pass from Larry Smith ELON 1 23 0:12 Wesley Tate 23-yd run ELON 4 46 0:42 Chris Boyd 30-yd pass from Jordan Rodgers UCONN 1 42 0:09 Chris Boyd 42-yd pass from Larry Smith UCONN 6 80 1:39 Jerron Seymour 40-yd run UCONN 6 45 2:44 Carey Spear 31 yd field goal MISS 8 68 3:56 Larry Smith 19-yd run 8 57 2:37 Jerron Seymour 9-yd run MISS MISS 4 93 1:49 Zac Stacy 77-yd run SC 4 6 1:26 Carey Spear 33-yd field goal UGA 6 75 3:08 Jordan Matthews 43-yd pass from Zac Stacy UGA 13 75 6:25 Jerron Seymour 1-yd run UGA 9 84 4:42 Zac Stacy 19-yd run ARMY 8 46 4:12 Zac Stacy 1-yd run ARMY 1 43 0:07 Chris Boyd 43-yd pass from Jordan Rodgers ARMY 9 83 4:22 Jordan Rodgers 12-yd run ARMY 10 66 1:33 Carey Spear 37-yd field goal ARMY 7 74 2:49 Jerron Seymour 5-yd run ARMY 2 8 0:15 Zac Stacy 8-yd run ARMY 9 84 5:14 Zac Stacy 55-yd run

Opponent Plays Yards Time Culminating Play ARK 8 68 3:11 Jordan Matthews 21-yd pass from J. Rodgers ARK 13 81 5:59 Jordan Rodgers 19-yd run ARK 10 88 5:10 Jordan Rodgers 3-yd run ARK 4 76 1:20 Zac Stacy 62-yd run UF 9 78 4:28 Jordan Matthews 26-yd pass from J. Rodgers 14 66 5:04 Jordan Rodgers 8-yd run UF UF 5 80 0:57 Chris Boyd 10-yd pass from Jordan Rodgers UK 1 3 0:05 Zac Stacy 3-yd run UK 11 86 5:43 Chris Boyd 14-yd pass from J. Rodgers UK 8 59 2:21 Zac Stacy 8-yd run 8 39 2:13 Ryan Fowler 32-yd field goal UK UK 5 93 2:33 Jordan Matthews 49-yd pass from J. Rodgers UK 10 52 6:26 Zac Stacy 18-yd run UT 1 3 0:03 Zac Stacy 6-yd run UT 7 35 3:11 Chris Boyd 20-yd pass from J. Rodgers WF 10 23 5:23 Ryan Fowler 33-yd field goal WF 12 59 4:28 Ryan Fowler 30-yd field goal WF 14 76 5:43 Zac Stacy 1-yd run WF 1 73 0:14 Brandon Barden 73-yd pass from J. Rodgers WF 7 81 1:01 Zac Stacy 20-yd run WF 3 61 0:50 Jordan Matthews 45-yd pass from L. Smith WF 4 49 2:31 Zac Stacy 40-yd run

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2011 Game Recap James Franklin Era Opens With Convincing Victory Over Elon NASHVILLE – Larry Smith threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, and Vanderbilt beat Elon 45-14 in coach James Franklin's debut with the Commodores. Franklin showed his willingness to gamble with the team considered the worst in the Southeastern Conference, going for it on fourth down three times to keep drives alive scoring 17 points. Smith converted the second on fourth-and-3, ame running 16 yards for a TD. Sept. 3, 2011 The win snapped a seven-game skid for Nashville the Commodores who scored more points than they did in all but two games last season. When Trey Wilson picked off a pass and ran it 21 yards for a TD after Smith's second score, Vandy had almost as many points in 14 seconds as the Commodores averaged (16.9) per game in 2010. Elon outgained the Commodores 323-309 in total offense and held the ball for more than 35 minutes. But Vanderbilt forced three turnovers and turned each of them into touchdowns.

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PLAY OF THE GAME An offensive explosion in the fourth quarter put the game out of reach for the Commodores. Two touchdown passes from Larry Smith to Chris Boyd and a 23-yard run from Wesley Tate put the points on the board. For Boyd it was the first two receptions of his career.

KEY STATISTIC Turnovers: Vanderbilt won the turnover battle 3-0, picking off a pair of passes and recovering a fumble. The Dores also scored on all four trips to the red zone.

QUOTABLE G A M E D A Y

The Franklin era begins

"Obviously, first win, it was kind of special to me. For people that were watching the game closely, the game was a lot closer than the score would indicate. I thought, overall, we played well and did some good things. This was step number one."

2011 Vanderbilt Hall of Fame Class

Vanderbilt vs. Elon - Hall of Fame Game September 3, 2011 Vanderbilt Stadium

Head Coach James Franklin

NOTEWORTHY Coach Franklin became the first Vanderbilt head coach to win his debut since Woody Widenhofer in 1997 and the first coach since Bobby Johnson in 2002 to win his debut at home. With the win Franklin became the 13th VU coach to win his first game at the helm.

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Team Elon Vanderbilt

1 2 3 4 Final Record 0 7 7 0 14 0-1 7 14 3 21 45 1-0

First Quarter: VANDY: Fitz Lassing 15-yd. pass from Larry Smith (Carey Spear kick) 4:21. Second Quarter: ELON: Dontay Taylor 1-yd. run (Adam Schreiner kick) 6:38. VANDY: Larry Smith 16-yd. run (Spear kick) 2:40. VANDY: Trey Wilson 21-yd. interception return (Spear kick). Third Quarter: ELON: Aaron Mellete 32-yd. pass from Thomas Wilson (Shreiner kick) 1:09. VANDY: Carey Spear 33-yd. field goal 4:28. Fourth Quarter: VANDY: Chris Boyd 11-yd. pass from Larry Smith (Spear kick) 1:19. VANDY: Wesley Tate 23-yd. run (Spear kick) :12. VANDY: Chris Boyd 30-yd. pass from Jordan Rodgers (Ryan Folwer kick) :42.

Statistics

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

Elon

17 37-83 240 31-18-2 68-323 0-0 1-(-3) 7-120 0-0 6-33.8 2-1 7-34 35:30 5 of 16 1 of 1 1-2 1-9

Vanderbilt

16 24-132 177 31-16-0 55-309 0-0 3-18 3-76 2-43 5-42.8 0-0 4-30 24:30 4 of 13 3 of 3 4-4 2-6

RUSHING: Dontay Taylor 10-25; Thomas Wilson 8-23; Aaron Mellette 2-12; J. Inglesi, Jr. 5-9; A.J. Harris 10-6; Tyler Smith 1-5; Andre Davis 1-3. VANDERBILT – Zac Stacy 8-35; Larry Smith 4-34; Wesley Tate 1-23; Casey Hayward 1-23; Jerron Seymour 4-15; Jonathan Krause 1-6; Micah Powell 2-5; TEAM 1-(-1); Jordan Rodgers 2-(-8). PASSING: ELON – Thomas Wilson 17-27-2-233; Tyler Smith 1-4-0-7. VANDERBILT – Larry Smith 13-27-0-125; Jordan Rodgers 3-4-0-52. RECEIVING: ELON – A. Mellette 11-180; A.J. Harris 3-23; D. McQueen 2-13; A. Davis 1-17; T. Berry 1-7. VANDERBILT – Jordan Matthews 3-58; Chris Boyd 2-41; Brandon Barden 2-25; Jerron Seymour 2-22; Jonathan Krause 2-7; Zac Stacy 2-(-1); Fitz Lassing 1-15, John Cole 1-9; Udom Umoh 1-1.

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2011 Game Recap Commodores Rally Late to Down Connecticut Huskies NASHVILLE – James Franklin is bringing a new mindset to the Vanderbilt Commodores, and he refuses to even let them think about letting a game slip away as this program has so many times in the past. Carey Spear kicked a 31-yard field goal with 2:56 left, and the Commodores rallied from 21-14 down in the fourth quarter and beat the Connecticut Huskies 24-21 for their first ame winning streak since 2008. Sept. 10, 2011 The victory gives Franklin a 2-0 start, the first by a Vandy coach since Fred Pancoast Nashville in 1975. Tim Fugger had two of Vanderbilt's five sacks, and the Commodores forced four turnovers, all by Johnny McEntee. Senior Casey Hayward picked off a McEntee pass at midfield, then weaved his way back across the field to finish off a 50-yard return. His first career interception return for a TD tied it at 21 apiece with 6:45 left. Hayward didn't think McEntee would throw to his side of the field. When he did, Hayward took the ball and looked for the end zone.

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Team UConn Vanderbilt

1 2 3 4 Final Record 3 0 10 8 21 1-1 14 0 0 10 24 2-0

First Quarter: UCONN: David Teggart 25-yd. field goal 7:14. VANDY: Chris Boyd 42-yd. pass from Larry Smith (Carey Spear kick) :09. VANDY: Jerron Seymour 40-yd. run (Carey Spear kick) 1:39. Third Quarter: UCONN: David Teggart 28-yd field goal 6-6 3:22 UCONN: Byron Jones 0-yd. blocked punt return (David Teggart kick) Fourth Quarter: UCONN: Smallwood 64-yd. fumble recovery (Ryan Griffin pass). VANDY: Casey Hayward 50-yd. interception return (Carey Spear kick). VANDY: Carey Spear 31-yd. field goal 2:44.

Statistics

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

UCONN 14 36-89 104 29-11-3 65-193 1-64 3-15 4-74 2-33 7-40.9 3-1 5-40 31:36 3 of 15 0 of 1 2-2 7-46

Vanderbilt

10 32-118 141 27-13-2 59-259 0-0 4-31 4-79 3-82 8-40.6 1-1 11-81 28:24 2 of 16 0 of 0 1-1 5-26

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PLAY OF THE GAME Casey Hayward's 50-yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter tied the game and Carey Spear's 31-yard field goal with under three minutes proved to be the game-winner.

KEY STATISTIC The comeback victory is the first over a BCS school since the 2008 Music City Bowl win over Boston College. Head Coach James Franklin is the first, first-year head coach to start 2-0 since Fred Pancoast in 1975.

QUOTABLE G A M E D A Y

"If you get a pick, Coach says not to go out of bounds, try to go and score. And that is what I tried to do."

Casey Hayward - DB

RUSHING: UCONN – McCombs, Lyle 27-118; McCummings, Sc. 5-(-5); McEntee, Johnny 4-(-24). VANDERBILT – Jerron Seymour 8-70; Zac Stacy 10-58; Jonathan Krause 3-29; Jordan Rodgers 1-(-4); Larry Smith 10-(-35). PASSING: UCONN – McEntee, Johnny 10-27-3-99; Nebrich, Mike 1-2-0-5; McCummings, Sc. 0-0-0-0. VANDERBILT – Larry Smith 12-24-2-140; Jordan Rodgers 1-2-0-1; Zac Stacy 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING: UCONN – Griffin, Ryan 4-47; Moore, Isiah 2-12; Davis, Geremy 2-9; Jones, Tebucky 1-17; Moore, Kashif 1-14; McCombs, Lyle 1-5. VANDERBILT – John Cole 3-50; Chris Boyd 2-46; Jonathan Krause 2-12; Jerron Seymour 2-1; Fitz Lassing 1-14; Brandon Barden 1-10; Udom Umoh 1-6; Wesley Tate 1-2.

Chris Marve - LB Brandon Barden - TE Vanderbilt vs. Connecticut September 10, 2011 Vanderbilt Stadium

Cornerback Casey Hayward on his interception return for a score

NOTEWORTHY VU wore black helmets for the first time since 1990 during the Watson Brown era. For the first time since 2008 Vanderbilt starts the year 2-0.

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2011 Game Recap Five Vanderbilt Interceptions Provides Win Over Ole Miss NASHVILLE –Larry Smith ran for a touchdown, and Trey Wilson returned one of his two interceptions for a 52-yard TD as Vanderbilt scored 21 straight in the second quarter and beat Mississippi 30-7 in making James Franklin the first new Commodores coach to start 3-0 since World War II. The win marks Vanderbilt's first 3-0 start since 2008 when the Commodores won their first bowl since 1955. The Commodores also beat Mississippi (1-2) ame Sept. 17, 2011 in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams for their fifth win in seven years Nashville in this series. Vanderbilt picked off five Ole Miss passes, all off Zack Stoudt, and Wilson's interception return for a touchdown was the Commodores' third this season. It tied the most Vanderbilt interceptions in a game since duplicating the feat against Eastern Michigan four years ago. The Commodores outgained Ole Miss 387-234 in total offense. Jerron Seymour's 9-yard TD run capped the second-quarter scoring for Vandy, and Zac Stacy also ran for 169 yards, including a 77-yard touchdown run.

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PLAY OF THE GAME Trey Wilson's 52-yard interception return for a score gave the Dores a 14-0 lead and Zac Stacy's career-long 77-yard TD run in the third quarter put the game away. Stacy ran for a then career-best 169 yards on the day.

KEY STATISTIC Interceptions: The Commodores picked off five Ole Miss passes in the win, giving Vanderbilt eight picks in its last two games. The 'Dores top the SEC in turnover margin following the game.

QUOTABLE G A M E D A Y

"The offensive line did a great job opening up holes today and they did on that play in particular. Those guys do a great job getting better each week and preparing."

T.J. Greenstone - DT Larry Smith - QB

Sean Richardson - DB

Running back Zac Stacy on his 77-yard TD run

Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss September 17, 2011 Vanderbilt Stadium

NOTEWORTHY For the third game in a row Vanderbilt recorded multiple interceptions and returned an interception for a touchdown. The offense ran for 281 yards on 49 attempts.

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Team Ole Miss Vanderbilt

1 2 0 0 0 21

3 0 9

4 Final 7 7 0 30

Record 1-2, 0-2 3-0, 1-0

Second Quarter: VANDY: Larry Smith 19 yd. run (Carey Spear kick), 3:56. VANDY: Trey Wilson 52-yd. INT return (Carey Spear kick). VANDY: Jerron Seymour 9-yd. run (Carey Spear kick), 2:37. Third Quarter: VANDY: TEAM safety. VANDY: Zac Stacy 77-yd. run (Carey Spear kick), 1:49. Fourth Quarter: UM: Donte Moncrief 47-yd. pass from Zack Stoudt (Bryson Rose kick), :37.

Statistics

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

Ole Miss

13 32-85 149 30-15-5 62-234 0-0 1-13 4-78 1-0 6-44.5 1-0 6-51 28:14 4 of 14 1 of 2 0-1 2-17

Vanderbilt 19 49-281 106 22-14-1 71-387 0-0 3-17 2-45 5-93 4-51.8 4-2 7-40 31:46 4 of 12 0 of 2 2-3 1-1

RUSHING: OLE MISS – Jeff Scott 15-43; Brandon Bolden 8-39; Randall Mackey 7-31; Philander Moore 1-2; TEAM 1-(-30). VANDERBILT – Zac Stacy 11-169; Jerron Seymour 16-60; Micah Powell 9-22; Larry Smith 7-13; Jonathan Krause 3-12; Casey Hayward 1-5; Udom Umoh 1-1; TEAM 1-(-1). PASSING: OLE MISS – Zack Stoudt 13-26-5-139; Randall Mackey 2-4-0-10. VANDERBILT – Larry Smith 13-20-0-103; Zac Stacy 0-1-1-0; Jordan Rodgers 1-1-0-3. RECEIVING: OLE MISS – Jeff Scott 4-1; Ja-Mes Logan 3-48; Brandon Bolden 2-20; Ferbia Allen 2-19; Philander Moore 2-6; Donte Moncrief 1-47; Vincent Sanders 1-8. VANDERBILT – Wesley Tate 4-26; Chris Boyd 3-18; Zac Stacy 2-17; Jonathan Krause 2-6; Jerron Seymour 1-33; Fitz Lassing 1-7; Jordan Matthews 1-(-1).

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2011 Game Recap Gamecock Defense Shuts Down 'Dores in First SEC Road Test COLUMBIA, S.C. – For the first time in his seven years at South Carolina, Steve Spurrier team is 4-0. But like most of his Gamecocks teams, he can't get the offense where he wants it. No. 12 South Carolina (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) beat Vanderbilt 21-3. But Stephen Garcia threw four interceptions, Marcus Lattimore was held under 100 yards rushing and all-SEC receiver Alshon Jeffery caught just two passes for 34 yards. ame Spurrier had no problem admitting his Sept. 24, 2011 defense bailed this one out. The Gamecocks Columbia, S.C. held the Commodores (3-1, 1-1) to 77 yards and just five first downs. South Carolina recovered two fumbles, both forced by freshman defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, and sacked Vanderbilt's quarterbacks six times. It was the fewest yards allowed by a South Carolina team since holding Wake Forest to 66 yards in November 1987. But great defensive games are just a small comfort to Spurrier, a Heisman Trophy winning quarterback at Florida who then revamped offenses in the SEC as a coach at his alma mater, winning a national title and six SEC crowns with his Fun-and-Gun attack.

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Team 1 2 3 4 Final Vanderbilt 3 0 0 0 3 South Carolina 0 14 7 0 21

Record 3-1, 1-1 4-0, 2-0

First Quarter: VANDY: Carey Spear 33-yd. field goal, 1:26 Second Quarter: SC: Melvin Ingram 0-yd. fumble recovery (Jay Wooten kick) SC: Lattimore 52-yd. pass from Stephen Garcia (Jay Wooten kick), :33. Third Quarter: SC: Lattimore 22-yd. run (Jay Wooten kick), 4:53.

Statistics

Vanderbilt

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

5 25-4 73 23-16-1 48-77 0-0 2-12 4-87 4-49 9-41.3 3-2 7-79 25:52 1 of 14 1 of 1 1-1 0-0

S. Carolina

17 40-131 236 32-17-4 72-367 1-31 5-27 2-52 1-0 3-46.3 6-0 9-67 34:08 10 of 19 0 of 2 0-1 6-42

RUSHING: VANDERBILT – Zac Stacy 7-18; Jerron Seymour 7-14; Jordan Rodgers 1-4; TEAM 1-(-2); Larry Smith 9-(-30). SOUTH CAROLINA – M. Lattimore 20-77; Stephen Garcia 7-32; Brandon Wilds 3-22; Connor Shaw 2-14; Eric Baker 3-3; Dylan Thompson 1-1; TEAM 2-(-6); Bruce Ellington 2-(-12). PASSING: VANDERBILT – Larry Smith 12-16-1-44; Jordan Rodgers 4-7-0-29. SOUTH CAROLINA – Stephen Garcia 16-30-4-228; Connor Shaw 1-2-0-8. RECEIVING: VANDERBILT – Jonathan Krause 9-55; Wesley Tate 2-8; Zac Stacy 2-(-10); Jerron Seymour 1-7; Fitz Lassing 1-7; Jordan Matthews 1-6. SOUTH CAROLINA – Ace Sanders 4-75; M. Lattimore 3-73; Alshon Jeffery 2-34; Rory Anderson 2-21; Brandon Wilds 2-7; Bruce Ellington 1-8; DeAngelo Smith 1-8; D.L. Moore 1-5; J. Cunningham 1-5.

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PLAY OF THE GAME Leading 7-3 just before halftime the Gamecocks engineered a scoring drive in the final minute before the intermission to take a 14-3 lead into the locker room thanks to a 52-yard TD pass from Stephen Garcia to Marcus Lattimore.

KEY STATISTIC The Vanderbilt offense was held in check all night picking up just five first downs and amassing 77 yards of total offense. South Carolina registered six sacks in the game.

QUOTABLE "Offensively, we got manhandled up front. Their athleticism up front was obvious. We struggled with that all night." Head Coach James Franklin

NOTEWORTHY Vanderbilt recorded multiple interceptions for the fourth game in a row picking off four Garcia passes. After having five against Ole Miss, the 'Dores have an NCAA-best 14 picks through four games.

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2011 Game Recap Late First Half TD, Alabama Defense Sinks Dores on Road TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Vanderbilt played No. 2 Alabama just about even for the first 29 minutes or so. Then the Commodores couldn't stop the Crimson Tide's long endof-half touchdown drive, or do much else from there in a 34-0 defeat. Vanderbilt (3-2, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) missed two field goals and allowed a last-minute touchdown in the first half after hovering within seven points. ame Vandy has now lost two straight games Oct. 8, 2011 against ranked opponents after a 3-0 start, Tuscaloosa, Ala. managing just one field goal against South Carolina and the Tide (6-0, 3-0). Quarterback Larry Smith left this one in the first half with a lower leg injury. AJ McCarron passed for career-highs of 237 yards and four touchdowns for Alabama while Trent Richardson rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown in his fifth straight 100-yard effort. Still, Alabama looked downright ordinary for most of the first half as it tried to follow up dominant performances against Arkansas and Florida in much-hyped games that turned into mismatches.

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PLAY OF THE GAME For the second week in a row the Vanderbilt defense yields a touchdown in the final minutes of the first half, this time Tide QB AJ McCarron hooks up with DeAndrew White for a five-yard TD pass with just 21 seconds to go in the half.

KEY STATISTIC The Crimson Tide defense shows why it's one of the best in the nation holding the Commodores to 41 yards on the ground and 190 total yards on 43 plays.

QUOTABLE "When we had opportunities to make big plays, we didn't come up with those plays. Against a good team like that, you have to take advantage of those opportunities." Head Coach James Franklin

NOTEWORTHY VU held Alabama to 189 total yards in the first half and only 46 on the ground. Heisman candidate Trent Richardson was held to 32 yards on seven carries in the first half.

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Team 1 2 3 4 Final Record Vanderbilt 0 0 0 0 0 3-2, 1-2 Alabama 7 7 13 7 34 6-0, 3-0 First Quarter: UA: Brad Smelley 6-yd. pass from AJ McCarron (Shelley kick), 4:22. Second Quarter: UA: DeAndrew White 5-yd. pass from AJ McCarron (Shelley kick), 3:57. Third Quarter: UA: T. Richardson 1-yd. run (Shelley kick), 6:31. UA: D. White 39-yd. pass from AJ McCarron (Shelley kick failed), 4:10. FOURTH Quarter: UA: Darius Hanks 17-yd. pass from AJ McCarron (Shelley kick), 1:07,

Statistics

Vanderbilt

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

8 19-41 149 24-15-2 43-190 0-0 1--4 6-120 0-0 5-41.2 1-0 6-46 23:46 1 of 10 0 of 0 0-0 2-15

Alabama

24 43-153 266 33-26-0 76-419 0-0 3-2 1-3 2-39 3-39.3 2-0 2-15 36:14 12 of 17 0 of 2 4-5 0-0

RUSHING: VANDERBILT – Jordan Rodgers 4-23; Jonathan Krause 2-6; Larry Smith 3-5; Micah Powell 1-5; Zac Stacy 4-4; Jerron Seymour 4-0; Team 1-(-2). ALABAMA – T. Richardson 19-107; Jalston Fowler 13-58; Blake Sims 8-4; Marquis Maze1-(-1); AJ McCarron 1-(-7); Phillip Sims 1-(-8). PASSING: VANDERBILT – Jordan Rodgers 11-18-2-104; Larry Smith 4-6-0-45. ALABAMA – AJ McCarron 23-30-0-237; Phillip Sims 3-3-0-29. RECEIVING: VANDERBILT – Wesley Tate 3-46; Jerron Seymour 3-45; Zac Stacy 3-(-4); Brandon Barden 2-34; Jonathan Krause 2-8; Fitz Lassing 1-11; Udom Umoh 1-9. ALABAMA – Marquis Maze 9-93; Darius Hanks 5-60; DeAndrew White 3-58; Brad Smelley 3-19; Blake Sims 2-18; T. Richardson 2-1; Brandon Gibson 1-12; H. Jones 1-5.

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2011 Game Recap Georgia Escapes West End With Wild Win Over Commodores NASHVILLE – The Georgia Bulldogs know how much a win means to be too choosy about notching any victory. Aaron Murray threw for a career-high 326 yards and three touchdowns, and Blair Walsh kicked four field goals as the Georgia Bulldogs held off Vanderbilt 33-28 for their fifth straight victory. Georgia coach Mark Richt agrees, saying he was more thankful than anything else for a win that helped the ame Bulldogs (5-2, 4-1) keep pace in the East Oct. 15, 2011 with South Carolina, a 14-12 winner over Mississippi State earlier. Nashville After trailing 20-7 at halftime, the 'Dores roared back in the closing seconds to have a chance to win. Vanderbilt (3-3, 1-3 Southeastern Conference) hadn't beaten Georgia in Nashville since 1991, and Udom Umoh blocked Drew Butler's punt with seven seconds left to give the Commodores one last chance at the Georgia 20 before a substitution infraction backed the Commodores up to the Georgia 25. Jordan Rodgers overthrew Chris Boyd in the end zone, leaving a second for a final play. Rodgers was hit as he threw short to tight end Brandon Barden, who was tackled well short at the 16.

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Team Georgia Vanderbilt

1 2 3 0 20 6 0 7 14

4 Final 7 33 7 28

Record 5-2, 4-1 3-3, 1-3

Second Quarter: GA: Blair Walsh 53-yd. field goal, 3:53. GA: Tavarres King 20-yd. pass from Aaron Murray (Blair Walsh kick), :07 VANDY: J. Matthews 43-yd. pass from Zac Stacy (Carey Spear kick), 3:08 GA: Blair Walsh 28-yd. field goal, 4:55 GA: Marlon Brown 27-yd. pass from Aaron Murray (Blair Walsh kick), 1:12. Third Quarter: GA: Blair Walsh 36-yd. field goal, 4:54. VANDY: Andre Hal 96-yd. kickoff return (Carey Spear kick) GA: Blair Walsh 44-yd. field goal, 3:00. VANDY: Jerron Seymour 1-yd. run (Carey Spear kick), 6:25. Fourth Quarter: GA: Marlon Brown 75-yd. pass from Aaron Murray (Blair Walsh kick), 1:29. VANDY: Zac Stacy 19-yd. run (Carey Spear kick), 4:42.

Statistics

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

georgia 22 34-117 326 38-22-1 72-443 0-0 1-5 4-72 3-18 3-30.7 0-0 11-89 31:02 8 of 18 0 of 0 3-3 1-8

Vanderbilt

19 36-200 149 31-11-3 67-349 0-0 2-38 8-210 1-0 5-26.4 5-1 7-51 28:58 4 of 12 2 of 2 2-3 1-7

RUSHING: Georgia – Richard Samuel 15-53; Isaiah Crowell 10-35; Carlton Thomas 5-18; Aaron Murray 3-11; Brandon Boykin 1-0. Vanderbilt – Zac Stacy 17-97; Jordan Rodgers 11-80; Casey Hayward 1-29; Jerron Seymour 5-21; Larry Smith 1-(-5); TEAM 1-(-22). PASSING: Georgia – Aaron Murray 22-38-1-326. Vanderbilt – Jordan Rodgers 4-19-1-47; Larry Smith 5-10-2-24; Ryan Fowler 1-1-0-35; Zac Stacy 1-1-0-43. RECEIVING: Georgia – Michael Bennett 7-89; Tavarres King 5-57; Orson Charles 5-33; Marlon Brown 4-121; Branden Smith 1-26. Vanderbilt – Jonathan Krause 3-20; Jordan Matthews 2-46; Zac Stacy 2-16; Andrew East 1-35; Chris Boyd 1-23; Brandon Barden 1-9; Wesley Tate 1-0.

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PLAY OF THE GAME Trailing 33-28, the Commodores' Udom Umoh blocks Georgia punter Drew Butler's kick with seven seconds to give the Dores one more chance.

KEY STATISTIC Georgia QB Aaron Murray was effective for much of the game, throwing for a career-high 326 yards. One of the fourth quarter completions went to Marlon Brown for a 75-yard TD.

QUOTABLE G A M E D A Y

"You'd love to scoop and score... It wasn't for a lack of effort. It didn't bounce our way." Head Coach James Franklin on the blocked punt at the end of the game

Kyle Fischer - OL Tim Fugger - DE Udom Umoh - WR Vanderbilt vs. GEORGIA OCTOBER 15, 2011 Vanderbilt Stadium

NOTEWORTHY Andre Hal's 96-yard kickoff return for a touchdown tied him for the fourth longest in VU history. It was the first kickoff return for a TD since Warren Norman's 80-yard return against Georgia Tech in 2009.

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2011 Game Recap Vanderbilt Runs Over Army in Homecoming Victory NASHVILLE – It may be time to start thinking of Jordan Rodgers as something other than Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' little brother. The Vanderbilt quarterback gave the Commodores just what they've been looking for -- a little spark and a lot of consistency -- in his first start, a 44-21 win over Army. He rushed for 96 yards and a touchdown, threw for another and helped ame open up the field for Zac Stacy's career Oct. 22, 2011 highs of 198 yards rushing and three scores in a 44-21 win over Army. Nashville Coach James Franklin wasn't ready to announce the Commodores are fixed, though. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Commodores (4-3) and more importantly appeared to right an offense that was faltering after a fast start. It also kept them in the race for their first postseason appearance since 2008. Two more wins and they clinch bowl eligibility. The Commodores finished with a season-high 530 yards and a handle on the possibilities to come.

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PLAY OF THE GAME Zac Stacy's 55-yard run in the fourth quarter capped the night's scoring and ended a nine-play 84-yard drive that put the game away. The long run also gave Stacy a career-best 198 yards.

KEY STATISTIC Vanderbilt racked up a season-best 344 yards on the ground led by Zac Stacy's career-high 198 yards. Stacy's big day was the thirdmost in a single game by a Commodore in school history.

QUOTABLE "Most of it was the offensive line. Those guys did a great job of coming out and creating seams not only for me, but also for Jordan and Seymour to run through."

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Trey Wilson - DB WESLEY JOHNSON - OL CHASE GARNHAM - LB

Running Back Zac Stacy on the Dores' big rushing game

Vanderbilt vs. Army - Homecoming OCTOBER 22, 2011 Vanderbilt Stadium

NOTEWORTHY Vanderbilt's 344 yards rushing marked the third time this season that the Commodores eclipsed 200 yards rushing and was the most since last season when VU ran for 353 yards against E. Michigan.

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Team 1 2 3 4 Final Record Army 6 0 8 7 21 2-5 Vanderbilt 13 10 14 7 44 4-3 First Quarter: VANDY: Zac Stacy 1-yd. run (Carey Spear kick), 4:12. VANDY: C. Boyd 43-yd. pass from J. Rodgers (C. Spear kick failed), :07. ARMY: Brown, Malcolm 11-yd. run (Carlton, Alex kick failed), :32. Second Quarter: VANDY: Jordan Rodgers 12-yd. run (Carey Spear kick), 4:22 VANDY: Carey Spear 37-yd. field goal, 1:33. Third Quarter: VANDY: Jerron Seymour 5-yd. run (Carey Spear kick), 2:49. VANDY: Zac Stacy 8-yd. run (Carey Spear kick), :15 ARMY: Santiago, Angel 1-yd. run (Dixon pass from Santiago), 4:00. Fourth Quarter: ARMY: Bacon, Geoffrey 70-yd. interception return (Carlton, Alex kick) VANDY: Zac Stacy 55-yd. run (Ryan Fowler kick), 5:14.

Statistics

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

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15 51-270 18 6-1-0 57-288 0-0 1-2 7-110 2-73 5-42.0 5-3 4-36 25:45 4 of 12 1 of 2 2-2 0-0

Vanderbilt

25 54-344 186 27-10-2 81-530 0-0 2-4 4-104 0-0 3-40.3 0-0 7-70 34:15 8 of 14 0 of 1 5-5 3-17

RUSHING: Army – Dixon, Larry 9-92; Maples, Raymond 12-66; Steelman, Trent 9-40; Brown, Malcolm 7-25; Santiago, Angel 6-21; Hassin, Jared 5-15; Jenkins, Max 3-11. Vanderbilt – Zac Stacy 21-198; Jordan Rodgers 18-96; Jerron Seymour 10-27; Micah Powell 4-26; Jonathan Krause 1-(-3). PASSING: Army – Steelman, Trent 1-3-0-18; Santiago, Angel 0-2-0-0; Jenkins, Max 0-1-0-0. Vanderbilt – Jordan Rodgers 10-27-2-186. RECEIVING: Army – Hassin, Jared 1-18. Vanderbilt – Chris Boyd 4-90; Wesley Tate 3-38; Jonathan Krause 1-41; Austin Monahan 1-9; Jordan Matthews 1-8.

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2011 Game Recap Late Mistakes Cost Vanderbilt in 31-28 Loss to Ranked 'Hogs NASHVILLE – Call them the Cardiac Hogs for falling behind early yet again. The eighth-ranked Arkansas Razorbacks only care about the win. Zach Hocker kicked a 42-yard field goal with 6:53 left, and Arkansas rallied from 14 points down to beat Vanderbilt 31-28 -- the Razorbacks' fourth straight win. This was the third time this season the ame Razorbacks have trailed by double digits. Oct. 29, 2011 They didn't trail by 18 as they did against Texas A&M or 17 last week before beating Nashville Mississippi. This time, Vanderbilt led 21-7 with 1:39 left in the first half. The Commodores (4-4, 1-4 Southeastern Conference) also had the ball at the Arkansas 5 in the fourth quarter leading 28-20 when Zac Stacy fumbled, and Jerry Franklin picked it up and ran it 94 yards for a touchdown. Tyler Wilson found Wright in the end zone for the tying 2-point conversion with 13:25 left.

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Team Arkansas Vanderbilt

1 2 3 4 Final Record 7 7 6 11 31 7-1, 3-1 7 14 7 0 28 4-4, 1-4

first Quarter: VANDY: Jordan Matthews 21-yd. pass from J. Rodgers (C. Spear kick), 3:11. ARK: Bran. Mitchell 4-yd. run (Zach Hocker kick), 5:22. Second Quarter: VANDY: Jordan Rodgers 19-yd. run (Carey Spear kick), 5:59. VANDY: Jordan Rodgers 3-yd. run (Carey Spear kick), 5:10. ARK: Jarius Wright 11-yd. pass from Tyler Wilson (Zach Hocker kick), 1:34. Third Quarter: ARK: Zach Hocker 36-yd. field goal, 2:37. VANDY: Zac Stacy 62-yd. run (Carey Spear kick), 1:20. ARK: Zach Hocker 50-yd. field goal, 3:57. Fourth Quarter: ARK: Jerry Franklin 94-yd. fumble recovery (Jarius Wright pass from Tyler Wilson) ARK: Zach Hocker 42-yd. field goal, 3:42.

Statistics

Arkansas

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

22 26-72 316 43-27-0 69-388 2-121 3-21 5-97 1--2 5-41.2 3-2 7-59 28:26 5 of 15 2 of 2 3-3 2-9

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PLAY OF THE GAME Early in the fourth quarter Zac Stacy fumbled at the Arkansas four-yard line and Arkansas LB Jerry Franklin scooped and scored. The Hogs tacked on a two-point conversion that tied the game.

KEY STATISTIC For the third straight game the Vanderbilt offense went over 200 yards on the ground while the VU defense held Arkansas to just 72 yards rushing.

Vanderbilt

19 42-222 240 28-15-1 70-462 0-0 3-25 5-129 0-0 5-44.6 2-2 3-35 31:34 6 of 15 2 of 2 2-4 3-21

RUSHING: Arkansas – Dennis Johnson 9-52; R. Wingo Jr. 10-30; Bran. Mitchell 1-4; TEAM 1-(-1); Tyler Wilson 5-(-13). Vanderbilt – Zac Stacy 19-128; Jordan Rodgers 18-66; Fitz Lassing 1-25; Jerron Seymour 2-4; Casey Hayward 1-0; TEAM 1-(-1). PASSING: Arkansas – Tyler Wilson 27-43-0-316. Vanderbilt – Jordan Rodgers 15-27-0-240; Zac Stacy 0-1-1-0. RECEIVING: Arkansas – Jarius Wright 10-135; Joe Adams 6-45; Chris Gragg 5-62; R. Wingo Jr. 3-19; Dennis Johnson 1-26; Cobi Hamilton 1-18; Julian Horton 1-11. Vanderbilt – Jordan Matthews 6-151; Zac Stacy 3-51; Chris Boyd 3-24; Wesley Tate 3-14.

QUOTABLE "We had a bunch of guys fight till the end today so it's going to be a tough one to swallow, but we made strides today. We showed that we can play with anybody on any Saturday. It's the No. 8 team in the country and we had them up against the wall the majority of the game."

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Zac Stacy - RB Rob Lohr - DT Carey Spear - k Vanderbilt vs. Arkansas OCTOBER 29, 2011 Vanderbilt Stadium

Quarterback Jordan Rodgers

NOTEWORTHY Jordan Matthews set a career-high in receiving yards with 151, the most receiving yards in a game by a Commodore since Earle Bennett had 223 against Richmond in 2007

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2011 Game Recap Slow Start Dooms Vanderbilt; 'Dores Loss in Gainesville GAINESVILLE, Fla. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Vanderbilt is getting tired of losing close games. Jordan Rodgers threw for 297 yards and two touchdowns, and Jordan Matthews caught nine passes for 170 yards and a score. But the Commodores lost another tight game, falling 26-21 at Florida. Vanderbilt dropped nail-bitters to Georgia and Arkansas in two of its previous three games. So the ame Commodores are over moral victories, close Nov. 5, 2011 calls and near misses. Gainesville, Fla. Vanderbilt (4-5, 1-5 Southeastern Conference) nearly pulled this one out. But Florida running back Jeff Demps and two crucial penalties were the difference. Demps, who carried much of the load because of injuries to running back Chris Rainey and quarterback John Brantley, scored on a 5-yard run in the second quarter and saved his best play for last. He made safety Kenny Ladler miss in the open field on a third-and-1 play and went the distance for the winning score. Demps finished with a career-high 158 yards on the ground.

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PLAY OF THE GAME After a Vanderbilt second half rally that closed the gap to six points, Florida running back Jeff Demps ran 52 yards to put the Gators up 26-14 with just over two minutes to play.

KEY STATISTIC The Commodores had ran for 766 yards (255.3 yds/gm) combined in the team's previous three games but the Gators held VU to just 80 yards on the ground.

QUOTABLE "It's frustrating. We want to win, and that's why it hurts so much because we know how much we put in. We've just got to find a way to get the wins. I think we will figure it out in these next three games so we can go out here and get a couple more wins."

Wide Receiver Jordan Matthews

NOTEWORTHY Jordan Rodgers' 297 yards passing gave him his second consecutive 200-yard passing game. Rodgers is the first VU QB to pass for 200+ yards in consecutive games since Chris Nickson in 2006.

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Team Vanderbilt Florida

1 2 3 4 Final 0 0 7 14 21 0 17 3 6 26

Record 4-5, 1-5 5-4, 3-4

Second Quarter: UF: Brissett 1-yd. run (Sturgis kick), 6:14. UF: Demps 5-yd run (Sturgis kick), 2:23. UF: Sturgis 55-yd. field goal, 1:13. Third Quarter: VANDY: Jordan Matthews 26-yd. pass from J. Rodgers (R. Fowler kick), 4:28. UF: Sturgis 40-yd. field goal, 4:46. Fourth Quarter: VANDY: Jordan Rodgers 8-yd. run (Ryan Fowler kick), 5:04. UF: Demps 52-yd. run (Brissett rush fumbled), 3:46. VANDY: Chris Boyd 10-yd. pass from Jordan Rodgers (Ryan Fowler kick), :57.

Statistics

Vanderbilt

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

18 33-80 297 28-19-0 61-377 0-0 1-2 5-77 0-0 5-42.4 0-0 12-106 28:33 5 of 12 2 of 2 2-3 1-9

Florida

27 46-197 213 25-17-0 71-410 0-0 0-0 3-54 0-0 2-37.0 2-1 3-17 31:27 6 of 13 0 of 0 2-2 2-21

RUSHING: Vanderbilt-Zac Stacy 13-49; Jordan Rodgers 13-20; Jonathan Krause 1-8; Jerron Seymour 5-6; Wesley Tate 1-(-3). Florida-Demps 23-158; Gillispee 9-39; Joyer 3-17; Burton 4-11; Debose 1-4; Brissett 1-1; Brantley 2-(-10); Team 3-(-23). PASSING: Vanderbilt-Jordan Rodgers 19-28-0-297. Florida-Brantley 16-24-0-173; Brissett 1-1-0-40. RECEIVING:Vanderbilt-Jordan Matthews 9-170; Brandon Barden 4-51; Chris Boyd 2-41; Zac Stacy 2-9; Wesley Tate 1-18; Austin Monahan 1-8. Florida-Burton 3-41; Reed 3-29; Hammond 2-32; Debose 2-25; Demps 2-14; Dunbar 2-9; Hines 1-40; Leonard 1-12; Thompson 1-11.

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2011 Game Recap Commodores Hammer Wildcats for Fifth Win, Eye Bowl Game NASHVILLE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Vanderbilt Commodores now must win away from home if they want their first bowl since 2008 and second since 1982. Zac Stacy ran for 135 yards and three touchdowns, and Jordan Rodgers threw for 207 yards and two TDs as Vanderbilt routed Kentucky 38-8 in snapping a two-game skid. The Commodores (5-5, 2-5 SEC East) ame improved to 5-2 at home under first-year Nov. 12, 2011 coach James Franklin. They finish the season at Tennessee and at Wake Forest. Nashville Kentucky (4-6, 1-5) had won two straight and eight of the last 10 in this series. The Wildcats, with freshman Maxwell Smith making his first road start, never threatened in this game and now must win both at No. 14 Georgia and in their home finale against Tennessee to extend their school-record streak to a sixth straight bowl game. The Commodores sacked Smith four times and forced a turnover. They did it with their biggest win over Kentucky since a 42-6 win in 1969 and matched their largest margin of victory in an SEC game since 1971 when they beat Mississippi State 49-19.

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Team Kentucky Vanderbilt

1 2 0 0 7 17

3 8 7

4 Final 0 8 7 38

Record 4-6, 1-5 5-5, 2-5

First Quarter: VANDY: Zac Stacy 3-yd. run (Ryan Fowler kick), :05. Second Quarter: VANDY: Chris Boyd 14-yd. pass from Jordan Rodgers (R. Fowler kick), 5:43 VANDY: Zac Stacy 8-yd. run (Ryan Fowler kick), 2:21. VANDY: Ryan Fowler 32-yd. field goal, 2:13. Third Quarter: VANDY: Jordan Matthews 49-yd. pass from J. Rodgers (R. Fowler kick), 2:33. UK: N. Melillo 22-yd. pass from M. Smith (M. Roark pass from M. Smith), 2:24. Fourth Quarter: VANDY: Zac Stacy 18-yd. run (Ryan Fowler kick), 6:26.

Statistics

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

Kentucky 9 22-32 179 31-15-0 53-211 0-0 1-5 5-110 1-28 6-37.0 2-1 10-105 21:06 0 of 12 3 of 6 0-0 2-18

Vanderbilt

28 56-203 207 23-13-1 79-410 1-1 1--3 2-48 0-0 3-41.0 1-0 3-25 38:54 10 of 18 2 of 3 5-8 4-31

RUSHING: Kentucky-Jonathan George 6-46; CoShik Williams 10-22; Matt Roark 1-16; TEAM 1-(-16); Maxwell Smith 4-(-31); Ryan Tydlacka 0-(-5). Vanderbilt-Zac Stacy 28-135; Jordan Rodgers 12-29; Larry Smith 3-18; Chris Boyd 1-11; Jerron Seymour 10-6; Jonathan Krause 1-4; Micah Powell 1-0. PASSING: Kentucky-Maxwell Smith 15-31-0-179. Vanderbilt-Jordan Rodgers 12-22-1-207; Zac Stacy 1-1-0-0. RECEIVING: Kentucky-La'Rod King 5-82; Nick Melillo 4-59; CoShik Williams 3-15; Gene McCaskill 2-13; Matt Roark 1-10. Vanderbilt-Jordan Matthews 6-131; Chris Boyd 3-37; Austin Monahan 1-23; Brandon Barden 1-14; Wesley Tate 1-2; Jordan Rodgers 1-0.

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PLAY OF THE GAME The Jordan-to-Jordan connection struck again with Rodgers hooking up with Matthews for a 49-yard touchdown strike to cap a season-long 93-yard drive late in the third quarter to put the game away.

KEY STATISTIC The Vanderbilt defense dominated Kentucky holding the Wildcats to 32 yards rushing and just 211 yards total on the day.

QUOTABLE "We wanted to take out the frustration on everybody from all these losses, no matter who's next. Whoever is next on the schedule we're going to take it out on. Because as the offensive line we have a point to prove." Offensive Tackle Kyle Fischer

NOTEWORTHY Jordan Matthews reached the 100-yard receiving mark for the third consecutive game, becoming the first player to have three in a row since Dan Stricker reached the feat in 2000.

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2011 Game Recap Turnovers Cost Vanderbilt Chance for Win in Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Every time Vanderbilt came close to taking control against Tennessee, the Commodores somehow got in their own way as the Volunteers registered a 27-21 victory in overtime. No Vanderbilt mistake was more damaging than an interception in overtime. Eric Gordon picked the pass off and ran 90 yards for the touchdown that gave the Volunteers the victory. The Commodores had four turnovers to just two by Tennessee. The officials didn't help Vanderbilt's ame cause. They first ruled Gordon's knee down Nov. 19, 2011 but overturned their call on review, ending Knoxville, Tenn. the game. Southeastern Conference Coordinator of Officials Steve Shaw said in a statement released more than two hours after the game ended that the play should not have been reviewed. Had the play not been reviewed, Tennessee would have faced first down at the 25-yard line and would have needed just a field goal to win the game. Vanderbilt's last four losses in league action have come by a total of 19 points.

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PLAY OF THE GAME In the first over time period Tennessee's Eric Gordon stepped in front of a Jordan Rodgers' pass and returned it 90 yards for the game winner.

KEY STATISTIC Turnovers once again play an important role only this time the Commodores come up on the wrong end with Jordan Rodgers throwing three interceptions in the loss.

QUOTABLE "We feel we should have won that game. We stopped ourselves from doing that. Really, we are beating ourselves right now and we have to be able to fix that to win on the road in the SEC." Quarterback Jordan Rodgers

NOTEWORTHY Archibald Barnes' second interception of the night was returned 100 yards for a touchdown, the longest return in school history. Barnes return for a score is the first since Trey Wilson's pick six against Ole Miss.

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Team Vanderbilt Tennessee

1 2 3 4 OT Final 0 7 7 7 0 21 7 7 0 7 6 27

Record 5-6, 2-6 5-6, 1-6

FIRST Quarter: UT: Poole, T. 1-yd. run (Palardy, M. kick), 1:07. Second Quarter: VANDY: Zac Stacy 6-yd. run (Ryan Fowler kick), :03. UT: Rogers, D. 17-yd. pass from Bray, T. (Palardy, M. kick), 4:53. Third Quarter: VANDY: A. Barnes 100-yd. interception return (Carey Spear kick). FOURTH Quarter: VANDY: Chris Boyd 20-yd. pass from Jordan Rodgers (Carey Spear kick), 3:11. UT: Rogers, D. 2-yd. pass from Bray, T. (Palardy, M. kick), 5:54. OVEr TIME: UT: Gordon, E. 90-yd. interception return.

Statistics

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

Vanderbilt 17 36-90 193 32-17-3 68-283 0-0 1-8 3-55 2-128 4-44.5 2-1 7-46 30:50 6 of 16 2 of 2 2-4 1-15

Tennessee

17 30-101 189 33-16-2 63-290 1-25 1-2 2-34 3-103 6-37.7 2-0 5-60 29:10 4 of 12 1 of 1 3-4 2-18

RUSHING: Vanderbilt-Zac Stacy 17-61; Jerron Seymour 5-23; Chris Boyd 1-8; Wesley Tate 1-6; Jordan Rodgers 12-minus 8. Tennessee-Poole, T. 19-107; Neal, R. 6-29; Toney, J. 1-0; Bray, T. 2-minus 14; TEAM 2-minus 21. PASSING: Vanderbilt-Jordan Rodgers 17-32-3-193. Tennessee-Bray, T. 16-33-2-189. RECEIVING: Vanderbilt-Jordan Matthews 6-74; Chris Boyd 6-66; Wesley Tate 2-21; Zac Stacy 2-17; Jonathan Krause 1-15. Tennessee-Rogers, D. 10-116; Poole, T. 3-21; Dallas, V. 1-22; Rogers, Z. 1-19; Rivera, M. 1-11.

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2011 Game Recap 'Dores Earn Bowl Eligibility with rout at Wake Forest WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Zac Stacy ran for 184 yards and three touchdowns and Vanderbilt became bowl-eligible by beating sluggish Wake Forest 41-7. Quarterback Jordan Rodgers had 229 total yards for the Commodores (6-6). Rodgers threw for 139 yards and one touchdown and ran for 90 more. Stacy scored on runs of 1 and 20 yards ame in the second quarter as Vanderbilt built a Nov. 26, 2011 20-point halftime lead, then iced the win for Winston-Salem, NC Vanderbilt with his 40-yard TD run midway through the fourth quarter. Larry Smith, the Commodores' former starting QB, also hit a 45-yard flanker option pass for a score, and Ryan Fowler made field goals of 33 and 30 yards, as Vanderbilt became bowl-eligible for the first time since 2008. Tanner Price threw for 157 yards and one touchdown before coming out of the game late in the fourth quarter for the Demon Deacons (6-6), who had their lowest-scoring game of the season.

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Team Vanderbilt Wake Forest

1 2 3 4 Final Record 6 21 7 7 41 6-6, 2-6 0 7 0 0 7 6-6, 5-3

First Quarter: VANDY: Ryan Fowler 33-yd. field goal, 5:23. VANDY: Ryan Fowler 30-yd. field goal, 4:28. Second Quarter: WF: Davis, T 10-yd. pass from Price, T (Newman, J kick), 4:14. VANDY: Zac Stacy 1-yd. run (Ryan Fowler kick), 5:43. VANDY: Brandon Barden 73-yd. pass from J. Rodgers (R. Fowler kick), :14. VANDY: Zac Stacy 20-yd. run (Ryan Fowler kick), 1:01. Third Quarter: VANDY: Jordan Matthews 45-yd. pass from L. Smith (R. Fowler kick), :50. Fourth Quarter: VANDY: Zac Stacy 40-yd. run (Ryan Fowler kick), 2:31.

Statistics

Vanderbilt

FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

24 55-297 184 16-8-0 71-481 0-0 1-1 2-57 0-0 4-46.5 0-0 1-5 31:54 6 of 13 0 of 0 4-4 1-9

Wake Forest

17 32-146 183 38-19-0 70-329 0-0 1-1 7-139 0-0 7-43.3 2-1 4-37 28:01 6 of 16 0 of 3 1-1 0-0

RUSHING: Vanderbilt-Zac Stacy 28-184; Jordan Rodgers 16-90; Jerron Seymour 5-17; Micah Powell 3-7; Casey Hayward 1-3; TEAM 2-(-4). Wake ForestPendergrass, B 12-74; Reynolds, O 11-23; Stachitas, T 2-23; Campanaro, M 1-18; Givens, C 1-9; Price, T 5-(-1). PASSING: Vanderbilt-Jordan Rodgers 7-15-0-139; Larry Smith 1-1-0-45. Wake Forest-Price, T 16-34-0-157; Stachitas, T 3-4-0-26. RECEIVING: Vanderbilt-Chris Boyd 3-18; Brandon Barden 2-80; Jordan Matthews 2-79; Jonathan Krause 1-7. Wake Forest-Campanaro, M 6-45; Givens, C 4-69; Davis, T 3-29; Dembry, D 2-9; Bohanon, T 2-7; Reynolds, O 1-20; James, M 1-4.

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PLAY OF THE GAME Brandon Barden's 73-yard touchdown reception was one of the highlights of the season. The TE hurdled a Wake Forest player and stiff armed another on his way to the Commodores' longest pass play since 2008.

KEY STATISTIC For the fifth time this season Vanderbilt ran for at least 200 yards putting up 297 yards on the ground against the Demon Deacons.

QUOTABLE "Wherever they tell us to go, we'll be really, really excited. We'll represent the city and the school the right way." Head Coach James Franklin on becoming bowl eligible

NOTEWORTHY Zac Stacy's 184 yards rushing vaulted him to a school record 1,136 yards rushing this season passing Corey Harris' total from 1991. For Stacy it was his fifth 100-yard game, the most by a VU back since 1995.

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2011 SEC TEAM STATS SCORING OFFENSE Team 1. LSU 2. Arkansas 3. Alabama 4. Georgia 5. S. Carolina 6. Vanderbilt 7. Florida 8. Miss. State 9. Auburn 10. Tennessee 11. Ole Miss 12. Kentucky

G TD XP 2XP DXP FG Saf Pts Avg 13 65 62 0 0 16 0 500 38.5 12 56 53 2 0 18 1 449 37.4 12 54 52 1 0 18 0 432 36.0 13 51 50 1 0 20 0 418 32.2 12 49 46 0 0 7 0 361 30.1 12 43 42 0 0 7 1 323 26.9 12 34 30 1 0 23 1 307 25.6 12 39 37 0 0 11 1 306 25.5 12 37 36 0 0 11 0 291 24.2 12 31 28 0 0 10 0 244 20.3 12 24 20 1 0 9 0 193 16.1 12 22 20 1 0 12 0 190 15.8

TOTAL OFFENSE

Team 1. Arkansas 2. Alabama 3. Georgia 4. S. Carolina 5. LSU 6. Miss. State 7. Vanderbilt 8. Florida 9. Tennessee 10. Auburn 11. Ole Miss 12. Kentucky

G Rush 12 1657 12 2638 13 2245 12 2376 13 2797 12 2026 12 2011 12 1728 12 1081 12 2097 12 1555 12 1490

RUSHING OFFENSE Team 1. Alabama 2. LSU 3. S. Carolina 4. Auburn 5. Georgia 6. Miss. State 7. Vanderbilt 8. Florida 9. Arkansas 10. Ole Miss 11. Kentucky 12. Tennessee

Plays Yards Avg/P TD 822 5350 6.5 49 796 5201 6.5 49 945 5380 5.7 50 813 4505 5.5 43 826 4879 5.9 56 803 4261 5.3 35 773 4113 5.3 38 735 4010 5.5 29 792 3992 5.0 29 761 3938 5.2 32 773 3375 4.4 21 764 3117 4.1 21

G Att Yds Avg TD 12 473 2638 5.6 33 13 564 2797 5.0 35 12 513 2376 4.6 26 12 492 2097 4.3 16 13 543 2245 4.1 15 12 474 2026 4.3 17 12 461 2011 4.4 24 12 431 1728 4.0 17 12 382 1657 4.3 25 12 460 1555 3.4 12 12 428 1490 3.5 9 12 392 1081 2.8 11

PASSING OFFENSE

1. Arkansas 2. Tennessee 3. Georgia 4. Alabama 5. Florida 6. Miss. State 7. S. Carolina 8. Vanderbilt 9. LSU 10. Auburn 11. Ole Miss 12. Kentucky

Pass 3693 2563 3135 2129 2082 2235 2102 2282 2911 1841 1820 1627

Yds/G 445.8 433.4 413.8 375.4 375.3 355.1 342.8 334.2 332.7 328.2 281.2 259.8

Yds/G 219.8 215.2 198.0 174.8 172.7 168.8 167.6 144.0 138.1 129.6 124.2 90.1

G Att Cmp Int Pct. Yds Avg TD Yds/G 12 440 279 7 63.4 3693 8.4 24 307.8 12 400 223 12 55.8 2911 7.3 18 242.6 13 402 237 12 59.0 3135 7.8 35 241.2 12 323 214 8 66.3 2563 7.9 16 213.6 12 304 170 12 55.9 2282 7.5 12 190.2 12 329 186 11 56.5 2235 6.8 18 186.2 12 300 180 15 60.0 2129 7.1 17 177.4 12 312 167 16 53.5 2102 6.7 14 175.2 13 262 162 4 61.8 2082 7.9 21 160.2 12 269 152 13 56.5 1841 6.8 16 153.4 12 313 155 13 49.5 1820 5.8 9 151.7 12 336 171 12 50.9 1627 4.8 12 135.6

SCORING DFFENSE Team 1. Alabama 2. LSU 3. S. Carolina 4. Georgia 5. Miss. State 6. Florida 7. Vanderbilt 8. Tennessee 9. Arkansas 10. Kentucky 11. Auburn 12. Ole Miss

TOTAL DEFENSE

Team 1. Alabama 2. LSU 3. Georgia 4. S. Carolina 5. Florida 6. Vanderbilt 7. Tennessee 8. Miss. State 9. Arkansas 10. Kentucky 11. Auburn 12. Ole Miss

G TD XP 2XP DXP FG Saf Pts Avg 12 12 11 1 0 7 0 106 8.8 13 14 13 1 0 12 1 137 10.5 12 25 21 1 0 17 1 226 18.8 13 33 30 0 0 9 0 255 19.6 12 26 26 0 0 19 0 239 19.9 12 31 29 0 0 10 1 247 20.6 12 31 23 4 0 11 0 250 20.8 12 33 32 0 0 13 1 271 22.6 12 36 36 0 0 7 0 273 22.8 12 36 35 0 0 15 0 296 24.7 12 43 39 2 0 17 0 352 29.3 12 49 48 0 0 13 2 385 32.1

G Rush 12 899 13 1111 13 1344 12 1631 12 1588 12 1476 12 1952 12 1932 12 2092 12 2198 12 2337 12 2699

RUSHING DEFENSE Team 1. Alabama 2. LSU 3. Georgia 4. Vanderbilt 5. Florida 6. S. Carolina 7. Miss. State 8. Tennessee 9. Arkansas 10. Kentucky 11. Auburn 12. Ole Miss

Yds/G 74.9 85.5 103.4 123.0 132.3 135.9 161.0 162.7 174.3 183.2 194.8 224.9

G Att Cmp Int Pct. Yds Avg TD Yds/G 12 317 153 12 48.3 1396 4.4 6 116.3 12 330 164 18 49.7 1596 4.8 13 133.0 13 379 190 17 50.1 2146 5.7 11 165.1 13 403 206 18 51.1 2166 5.4 7 166.6 12 318 168 8 52.8 2007 6.3 13 167.2 12 307 178 9 58.0 2134 7.0 14 177.8 12 342 175 15 51.2 2326 6.8 19 193.8 12 306 187 10 61.1 2333 7.6 17 194.4 12 386 254 12 65.8 2339 6.1 12 194.9 12 377 216 11 57.3 2365 6.3 11 197.1 12 369 204 17 55.3 2419 6.6 15 201.6 12 354 224 10 63.3 2532 7.2 21 211.0

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Plays Yards Avg/P TD Yds/G 676 2295 3.4 9 191.2 828 3277 4.0 13 252.1 790 3490 4.4 25 268.5 773 3227 4.2 24 268.9 788 3595 4.6 29 299.6 798 3895 4.9 25 324.6 752 4086 5.4 31 340.5 884 4271 4.8 25 355.9 842 4457 5.3 31 371.4 829 4524 5.5 33 377.0 855 4869 5.7 39 405.8 806 5032 6.2 43 419.3

G Att Yds Avg TD 12 359 899 2.5 3 13 425 1111 2.6 6 13 411 1344 3.3 14 12 429 1476 3.4 10 12 470 1588 3.4 16 12 443 1631 3.7 11 12 498 1932 3.9 13 12 445 1952 4.4 17 12 465 2092 4.5 20 12 487 2198 4.5 14 12 501 2337 4.7 18 12 500 2699 5.4 26

PASSING DEFENSE

1. Alabama 2. S. Carolina 3. Georgia 4. LSU 5. Florida 6. Tennessee 7. Kentucky 8. Ole Miss 9. Miss. State 10. Arkansas 11. Vanderbilt 12. Auburn

Pass 1396 2166 2146 1596 2007 2419 2134 2339 2365 2326 2532 2333

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Player Team 1. Trent Richardson UA 2. Michael Dyer AU 3. Zac Stacy VU 4. Vick Ballard MS 5. Isaiah Crowell UGA 6. Chris Rainey UF 7. Dennis Johnson AR 8. Spencer Ware LSU 9. Michael Ford LSU 10. Tauren Poole UT

Cl JR SO JR SR FR SR JR SO SO SR

PASSING

G Att 12 263 12 242 12 183 12 179 11 182 11 155 10 101 12 174 13 123 12 187

Player Team Cl G Att 1. Tyler Wilson AR JR 12 407 2. Aaron Murray UGA SO 13 371 3. A.J. McCarron UA SO 12 294 4. John Brantley UF SR 10 224 5. Connor Shaw SC SO 9 171 6. Jordan Rodgers VU JR 12 202 7. Randall Mackey UM JR 9 155 8. Tyler Russell MS SO 9 129 9. Chris Relf MS SR 10 171 10. Jarrett Lee LSU SR 13 167

RECEIVING YARDS

Player Team Cl 1. Jarius Wright AR SR UT SO 2. Da'Rick Rogers 3. Rueben Randle LSU JR UGA FR 4. M. Mitchell 5. Jordan Matthews VU SO AR SR 6. Joe Adams 7. Marquis Maze UA SR SC JR 8. Alshon Jeffery 9. Emory Blake AU JR UK JR 10. La'Rod King

Yds Avg TD Long Yds/G 1583 6.0 20 76 131.9 1242 5.1 10 55 103.5 1136 6.2 13 77 94.7 1009 5.6 8 66 84.1 847 4.7 5 29 77.0 790 5.1 2 47 71.8 637 6.3 3 71 63.7 700 4.0 8 35 58.3 755 6.1 7 49 58.1 693 3.7 5 28 57.8

Cmp Int Pct. 257 6 63.1 218 12 58.8 196 5 66.7 132 6 58.9 112 6 65.5 104 9 51.5 77 5 49.7 69 4 53.5 102 7 59.6 104 3 62.3

G Rec 11 63 12 67 13 50 10 38 12 37 12 49 12 56 12 45 10 30 12 40

Yds TD Long Avg/C Yds/G 1029 11 68 16.3 93.5 1040 9 58 15.5 86.7 904 8 59 18.1 69.5 614 4 71 16.2 61.4 722 5 49 19.5 60.2 630 3 67 12.9 52.5 627 1 69 11.2 52.2 614 7 50 13.6 51.2 505 5 56 16.8 50.5 598 7 55 14.9 49.8

ALL-PURPOSE YARDAGE

Player Team Cl G Rush Rcv PR 1. Trent Richardson UA JR 12 1583 327 0 AR JR 10 637 253 0 2. Dennis Johnson 3. Chris Rainey UF SR 11 790 350 75 4. Marquis Maze UA SR 12 -6 627 384 5. Michael Dyer AU SO 12 1242 7 0 6. Zac Stacy VU JR 12 1136 95 0 7. Jeff Scott UM SO 10 529 99 138 8. Vick Ballard MS SR 12 1009 178 0 9. Da'Rick Rogers UT SO 12 10 1040 0 10. O. McCalebb AU JR 12 532 291 0

TOTAL OFFENSE

Player Team Cl AR JR 1. Tyler Wilson 2. Aaron Murray UGA SO 3. A.J. McCarron UA SO 4. Connor Shaw SC SO 5. John Brantley UF SR 6. Jordan Rodgers VU JR 7. Randall Mackey UM JR 8. Chris Relf MS SR 9. Trent Richardson UA JR 10. Tyler Russell MS SO

Yds TD Avg/G 3422 22 285.2 2861 33 220.1 2400 16 200.0 1912 10 191.2 1218 12 135.3 1498 9 124.8 1112 7 123.6 1034 8 114.9 1083 9 108.3 1306 14 100.5

G Rush 12 -21 13 124 12 -33 9 483 10 -117 12 387 9 180 10 311 12 1583 9 45

Pass 3422 2861 2400 1218 1912 1498 1112 1083 0 1034

KR 66 461 103 342 0 0 248 0 113 320

Yds Avg/G 1976 164.7 1351 135.1 1318 119.8 1347 112.2 1249 104.1 1231 102.6 1014 101.4 1187 98.9 1163 96.9 1143 95.2

Plays Total 460 3401 450 2985 320 2367 287 1701 247 1795 310 1885 238 1292 279 1394 263 1583 162 1079

Yds/G 283.4 229.6 197.2 189.0 179.5 157.1 143.6 139.4 131.9 119.9

PASSING EFFICIENCY

Player Team Cl G Att Cmp Int Pct. Yds TD Eff. 1. Jarrett Lee LSU SR 13 167 104 3 62.3 1306 14 152.0 2. A.J. McCarron UA SO 12 294 196 5 66.7 2400 16 149.8 3. Tyler Wilson AR JR 12 407 257 6 63.1 3422 22 148.7 4. Aaron Murray UGA SO 13 371 218 12 58.8 2861 33 146.4 5. Connor Shaw SC SO 9 171 112 6 65.5 1218 12 141.5 6. John Brantley UF SR 10 224 132 6 58.9 1912 10 140.0 7. Clint Moseley AU SO 9 104 65 3 62.5 794 5 136.7 8. Tyler Russell MS SO 9 129 69 4 53.5 1034 8 135.1 9. Chris Relf MS SR 10 171 102 7 59.6 1083 9 122.0 10. Jordan Rodgers VU JR 12 202 104 9 51.5 1498 9 119.6

SCORING

Player Team 1. Trent Richardson UA 2. Zach Hocker AR 3. Drew Alleman LSU 4. Jeremy Shelley UA 5. Caleb Sturgis UF UGA 6. Blair Walsh 7. Zac Stacy VU 8. Jarius Wright AR 9. Cody Parkey AU 10. D. DePasquale MS

Cl JR SO JR JR JR SR JR SR SO SR

PUNTING

Player Team Cl 1. Dylan Breeding AR JR UGA SR 2. Drew Butler 3. Brad Wing LSU FR UK SR 4. Ryan Tydlacka 5. Tyler Campbell UM JR VU JR 6. Richard Kent 7. B. Swedenburg MS SO AU SO 8. Steven Clark 9. Cody Mandell UA SO 10. Scribner-Howard SC SR

PUNT RETURNS

G TD 12 23 12 0 13 0 12 0 11 0 13 0 12 13 11 11 12 0 12 0

G 12 13 11 12 12 12 12 12 11 11

XPT 0 53 62 52 28 44 0 0 36 34

FG 0 18 16 16 21 19 0 0 11 11

2XP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Pts Pts/G 138 11.5 107 8.9 110 8.5 100 8.3 91 8.3 101 7.8 78 6.5 68 6.2 69 5.8 67 5.6

Punt Yds Long Avg 49 2213 70 45.2 51 2260 62 44.3 50 2207 73 44.1 79 3448 64 43.6 72 3137 73 43.6 56 2381 67 42.5 66 2764 58 41.9 69 2794 58 40.5 36 1401 50 38.9 47 1828 60 38.9

Player Team Cl 1. Joe Adams AR SR LSU SO 2. Tyrann Mathieu 3. Marquis Maze UA SR 4. Johnthan Banks MS JR 5. Ace Sanders SC SO 6. Marquel Wade AR FR 7. Quan Bray AU FR 8. Chris Rainey UF SR 9. Brandon Boykin UGA SR 10. Jonathan Krause VU SO

G No. 12 16 12 26 12 31 12 16 12 14 10 12 12 12 11 11 13 13 12 16

Yds TD Long Avg. 259 3 69 16.2 420 2 92 16.2 384 1 83 12.4 166 1 65 10.4 130 1 68 9.3 99 0 19 8.2 96 0 24 8.0 75 1 22 6.8 88 0 30 6.8 56 0 18 3.5

Player Team Cl UA SR 1. Marquis Maze 2. Marquel Wade AR FR 3. Tre Mason AU FR 4. Mo. Claiborne LSU JR 5. Dennis Johnson AR JR 6. T. Singleton UM FR 7. Andre Hal VU SO 8. L. Perkins MS SO 9. Devrin Young UT FR UGA SR 10. Brandon Boykin

G Ret 12 12 10 12 11 24 13 17 10 18 10 21 12 29 12 15 9 27 13 34

Yds TD Long Avg 342 0 70 28.5 318 1 85 26.5 633 1 97 26.4 443 1 99 26.1 461 1 98 25.6 516 0 47 24.6 689 1 96 23.8 350 0 68 23.3 628 0 60 23.3 780 0 60 22.9

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