VANDERBILT BOWL BOUND!
Jordan Rodgers (Jeremy Brevard-US PRESSWIRE)
Jordan Rodgers (Jeremy Brevard-US PRESSWIRE)
VandyMania.com
Posted Nov 26, 2011


Vanderbilt, led by Zac Stacy who gained 184 rushing yards for three touchdowns, piled up over 480 yards of total offense in beating Wake Forest 41-7. The win improved the Commodores' record to 6-6 and qualified the team for its second bowl in four years and fifth in the program's history.

Vanderbilt scored on all four posessions of the first half to take a 27-7 halftime lead.

Brandon Barden caught a 73-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter to give Vandy a 20-7 lead. After making the catch, Barden hurdled over a Demon Deacon defender and then stiff armed another on the way to the end zone.

The Vandy lead swelled to 34-7 in the third quarter when Larry Smith, who had entered the game as a wide out, connected to Jordan Matthews on a 45-yard bomb.

Vanderbilt has participated in four bowls in its history including the 2008 Music City; 1982 Hall of Fame; 1975 Peach; 1955 Gator. Vanderbilt has a 2-1-1 all-time record in bowls.

Stay tuned for more on this exciting development from VandyMania.com.


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