First Look: Vanderbilt vs. Georgia

Vanderbilt vs Georgia

Vanderbilt visits Georgia on Saturday in Athens. Here is a first look at the Vanderbilt-Georgia matchup.

Vanderbilt Season so far

Sept. 1 Middle Tennessee W 35-7
Sept. 8 Nevada W 41-10
Sept. 15 at Notre Dame L 22-17
Sept. 22 South Carolina L 37-14
Sept. 29 Tennessee State W 31-27

Georgia Season so far

Sept. 1 Austin Peay W 45-0
Sept. 8 at South Carolina W 41-17
Sept. 15 Middle Tennessee W 49-7
Sept. 22 at Missouri W 43-29
Sept. 29 Tennessee W 38-12

Stat Comparison

Vanderbilt Stat Georgia
27.6 Points 43.2
20.6 Points Allowed 13.0
414.2 Total YDS 470.2
251.0 Pass YDS 219.8
163.2 Rush YDS 250.4
366.2 Total YDS Allowed 275.6
211.8 Pass YDS Allowed 167.4
154.4 Rush YDS Allowed 108.2
.375 3rd down conv % .464
0.00 Turnover margin 1.20
60 & Massey Composite 2

& The Massey Composite Ratings are compiled from 98 different college football ratings and rankings.

Vanderbilt Injuries and Suspensions

09/28/18 WR Cam Johnson Leg is out for season
09/08/18 TE Turner Cockrell Medical is out indefinitely
08/06/18 QB Deuce Wallace Suspension is out for season

Georgia Injuries and Suspensions

09/30/18 WR Tyler Simmons Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs Vanderbilt
09/24/18 OL Ben Cleveland Fibula is out indefinitely
08/19/18 RB Zamir White ACL is out for season


Challenges for Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt’s challenge is to do a little better in all three phases of the game. Missed field goals, turnovers and other blunders have cost the Commodores over the past three games. At the same time the Commodores can’t afford to be tight and over conservative if they want to have a chance at beating the No. 2 team in the nation.

Challenges for Georgia

Georgia’s coaches only have to refresh the Bulldog’s memory of their game against Vandy in 2016. In that game the Commodores pulled ahead in the fourth quarter via a Kalija Lipscomb touchdown reception from Kyle Shurmur. Both those players are still with the Commodores along with several other key players on both sides of the ball. Simply put, the Bulldogs can’t afford to take Vanderbilt lightly.

Saturday’s game kicks off at 6:30 pm CT and can be seen on SEC Network.

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