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USC game vital to VU bowl hopes

Steven Bright goes home Saturday. (VM/B.Hufalar)

The math is simple. The Vanderbilt Commodores are 4–3 with four games remaining. They need two more wins to become bowl eligible. And with three road games remaining, including trips to Florida and Tennessee, time is running out.

"I want to go to a bowl, and (the players) want to go to a bowl," says Vanderbilt coach Bobby Johnson. "But we aren't saying, ‘Let's hope that we just win two.' We want to win all four of them, and you have to start with the next game, which is South Carolina. That is the one we'll try to win first and that is the only one we'll worry about this week." But considering Vanderbilt's epic... Recommended Stories