Vanderbilt Commodores at Kentucky Wildcats: 3 things to know
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Vanderbilt Commodores at Kentucky Wildcats: 3 things to know
Tuesday September 23rd, 2014

Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Kentucky Wildcats

The Vanderbilt Commodores (1-3) take on the Kentucky Wildcats (2-1) on Saturday afternoon in Lexington. After two poor offensive outings to start the season, the Commodores have been able to score 34 points in back-to-back weeks, including a 48-34 loss last week to South Carolina. Kentucky is coming off a bye week and lost 36-30 in triple overtime in its last game.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to watch

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: Noon ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here

TV coverage: SEC Network

Radio: For a list of Kentucky affiliates, click here. For a list of Vanderbilt affiliates, click here

Season Recap


Week 3: Florida 36, Kentucky 30 (3OT)

The loss to the Gators was Kentucky's first loss of the season. Sophomore quarterback Patrick Towles threw for 369 yards and three touchdowns, but he also had three interceptions. Garrett Johnson was the team's leading receiver with six catches for 154 yards and two touchdowns. 

Week 2: Kentucky 20, Ohio 3

Kentucky outgained Ohio 402 yards to 223 yards in this game. Wide receiver Ryan Timmons caught 10 passes for 95 yards, while Dorian Baker caught the only touchdown pass from Patrick Towles on the day. 

Week 1: Kentucky 59, UTM 14

The Wildcats scored 52 unanswered points to start the game. Patrick Towles threw for 377 yards and a touchdown in his first career start while adding another touchdown on the ground. Junior running back Braylon Heard carried the ball just twice but averaged 58 yards per touch on his way to a 116-yard, two touchdown performance.


Week 4: South Carolina 48, Vanderbilt 34

Vanderbilt entered the final quarter of the game trailing by just three, but South Carolina was able to put the game away. The Gamecocks scored three touchdowns to one field goal for Vanderbilt in the fourth quarter before Kris Kentera hauled in a seven-yard touchdown for Vanderbilt when the game was already out of reach. 

Week 3: Vanderbilt 34, Massachusetts 31

The Commodores rallied from 11 points down with two fourth quarter touchdowns to top the Minutemen. A blocked punt return for a touchdown by Stephen Weatherly closed the gap, and Ralph Webb scampered four yards for the game-winning touchdown. Webb had 116 yards on the ground. 

Week 2: Ole Miss 41, Vanderbilt 3

Vanderbilt gave up 547 yards of total offense to the Rebels while managing just 167 of its own. The lone points for Vanderbilt came on a fourth quarter field goal from Tommy Openshaw after the Commodores were already trailing 41-0. 

Week 1: Temple 37, Vanderbilt 7

Vanderbilt turned the ball over seven times, losing four fumbles and throwing three interceptions. The Commodores managed just 278 yards of total offense on the day.

- Josh Sanchez

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