Vanderbilt Commodores among national leaders in several categories

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Ole Miss football visits Vanderbilt on Saturday in Nashville. Here is your first look at the Vanderbilt Commodores.

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Vanderbilt Season So Far

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
08/27 Hawaii W 63-10 Away
09/03 Elon W 42-31 Home
09/10 Wake Forest L 25-45 Home
09/17 N Illinois W 38-28 Away
09/24 Alabama L 3-55 Away
10/08 Mississippi 4:00 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
11/26 Tennessee 12:00 pm Home

Key Stats (per game)

Stat Ole Miss Vanderbilt
Scoring Offense 37.2 34.2
Scoring Defense 11.8 33.8
Total Offense 470.2 375.2
Rushing Offense 261.8 176.6
Passing Offense 208.4 198.6
Team Passing Eff. 135.1 147.5
Total Defense 315.6 457.2
Rushing Defense 117.0 158.0
Pass Yards Allowed 198.6 299.2
Team Pass Eff. Def. 114.15 152.20
Turnover Margin 0.40 0.20

Vanderbilt Injuries and Suspensions

[WR] Daveon Walker (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[WR] Quincy Skinner Jr. (Hamstring) – Questionable
[DE] Brayden Bapst (Undisclosed) – Out
[DL] Daevion Davis (Leg) – Out
[LB] Miles Capers (Knee) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Challenges for Ole Miss

This season Vanderbilt is off to a 3-2 start, which is already an improvement over last season’s win total. However, the 55-3 loss at Alabama two weeks ago has put a damper on the previous feeling of optimism. Vanderbilt has several players among national leaders on its team. Linebacker Cooper Lutz is tied with 23 other players in the nation in fumble recoveries with two. Matt Hayball is fourth nationally and first in the SEC in punting averaging 47.2 yards per punt. Wide receiver Will Sheppard is second in the nation in touchdown receptions with seven. Linebacker Anfernee Orji is first in the SEC and 14th nationally in total tackles per game getting 10.4 per game on average.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at (TBD). Watch this SEC football game on the SEC Network.

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