SEC Football Preview: Vanderbilt at Hawai’i

Vanderbilt-Hawaii Football Game Preview

Vanderbilt faces Hawai’i on Saturday in Honolulu. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

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Team Schedules/Results

Vanderbilt

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
Date Opponent Result Location
08/27 Hawaii 10:30 pm Away
09/03 Elon 7:00 pm Home
09/10 Wake Forest 12:00 pm Home
09/17 N Illinois 3:30 pm Away
09/24 Alabama 12:00 pm Away
10/08 Mississippi 8:00 pm Home
10/15 Georgia 8:00 pm Away
10/22 Missouri 8:00 pm Away
11/05 S Carolina 1:00 pm Home
11/12 Kentucky 12:00 pm Away
11/19 Florida 12:00 pm Home

Hawai’i

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
08/27 Vanderbilt 10:30 pm Home
09/03 W Kentucky 11:59 pm Home
09/10 Michigan 8:00 pm Away
09/17 Duquesne 11:59 pm Home
09/24 N Mex State 12:00 pm Away
10/08 San Diego St 10:30 pm Away
10/15 Nevada 11:59 pm Home
10/22 Colorado St 4:00 pm Away
10/29 Wyoming 11:59 pm Home
11/05 Fresno St 12:00 pm Away
11/12 Utah State 11:59 pm Home
11/19 UNLV 11:59 pm Home
11/26 San Jose St 3:30 pm Away

College Football Ratings

Rating Vanderbilt Hawai’i
ESPN FPI 108 105
Sagarin 116 113
Massey Composite 112 106
PiRate Ratings 96 126

Key Stats (2021)

Stat Vanderbilt Hawai’i
Points 15.8 28.8
Points Allowed 35.8 31.4
Total YDS 312.8 405.0
Pass YDS 189.3 262.2
Rush YDS 123.5 142.8
Total YDS Allowed 457.3 446.3
Pass YDS Allowed 264.3 290.0
Rush YDS Allowed 193.1 156.3
3rd Down Conv.% 35.7 35.6
3rd Down Conv. DEF % 31.9 46.2
Turnover margin -0.25 -0.23

Players to Watch

Vanderbilt

QB Mike Wright, TE Ben Bresnahan, LB Anfernee Orji, DL Nate Clifton, OL Bradley Ashmore, DB Jaylen Mahoney, P Matthew Hayball, LS Wesley Schelling
 

Hawai’i

QB Brayden Schager, RB Dedrick Parson, WR Zion Bowens, OL Ilm Manning, DT John Tuitupou, DB Jojo Forest, LB Isaiah Fufago, DB Leonard Lee

Injuries

Vanderbilt

[LB] 8/17/2022 Miles Capers is out for the season (Knee)
(!)[QB] 08/23/2022 – Mike Wright has been named the starter Saturday vs Hawaii ( None )

Hawai’i

None reported.

Source: statfox.com

Vanderbilt vs. Hawai’i Football Series History

First meeting

Comments

At 4,331 miles, the game at Hawaii will be the furthest a Vanderbilt football team has ever traveled for a game. Can Vanderbilt come out a winner and sit alone at the top of the SEC for a week? We shall see.

14Powers Preseason Prediction

Vanderbilt 31, Hawai’i 24

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

Vanderbilt 31, Hawaii 30

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 9:30 PM CT (10:30 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the CBSSN Network.

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