Boxscore
Vanderbilt 40, Kentucky 0
Saturday, November 3, 2012 12:00 PM
Location - Commonwealth Stadium
Attendance - 44902

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Vanderbilt 7 20 7 6 40
Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0

Recap


Vanderbilt 40, Kentucky 0: Wesley Tate and Zac Stacy rushed for touchdowns in a 20-point second quarter, sparking the visiting Commodores past struggling Kentucky.

Jordan Rodgers fired two first-half touchdown passes as Vanderbilt (5-4, 3-3 SEC) built a 27-0 halftime advantage and sent Kentucky (1-9, 0-7) to its eighth straight loss.

Tate scored on a 3-yard run with 14:32 remaining in the first half, extending the Commodores’ advantage to 14-0. Rodgers found Chris Boyd for a 30-yard touchdown with 3:38 left in the half, and Stacy added a 2-yard score with 38 seconds remaining.

Rodgers completed 18 of 29 passes for 220 yards. Stacy rushed 11 times for 69 yards.

Kentucky starting QB Jalen Whitlow finished 5-of-12 for 66 yards. Patrick Towles also played at quarterback for the Wildcats, going 8-of-23 for 93 yards.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Commodores have won three straight, and are one victory from becoming bowl eligible. … Vanderbilt converted 8 of 10 third-down attempts in the first half. … Kentucky has lost 16 of its past 20 games. ... Vanderbilt last shut out a SEC opponent on Nov. 9, 1968, beating Kentucky 6-0.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 10:41
Vanderbilt   TD  Kentucky 0 - Vanderbilt 7
2nd Quarter - 14:32
Vanderbilt   TD  Kentucky 0 - Vanderbilt 14
2nd Quarter - 3:38
Vanderbilt   TD  Kentucky 0 - Vanderbilt 21
2nd Quarter - 0:38
Vanderbilt   TD  Kentucky 0 - Vanderbilt 27
3rd Quarter - 11:43
Vanderbilt   TD  Kentucky 0 - Vanderbilt 34
4th Quarter - 8:04
Vanderbilt   FG  Kentucky 0 - Vanderbilt 37
4th Quarter - 3:14
Vanderbilt   FG  Kentucky 0 - Vanderbilt 40
TEAMS

Team Records

  Vanderbilt Kentucky
W/L 5 - 4 - 0 1 - 9 - 0
Conference 3 - 3 - 0 0 - 7 - 0

Team Stats

  Vanderbilt Kentucky
Score 40 0
First Downs 29 15
3rd Down Efficiency 11-for-17
65%
5-for-17
29%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
1-for-4
25%
Total Yards 447 260
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 50-227 31-101
Average/Rush 4.5 3.3
Passing
Comp-Att 18-30 13-35
Passing Yards 220 159
Average/Pass Play 7.1 4.3
Penalties-Yards 5-28 7-100
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-0
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 34:33 25:27

PLAYER STATS

Vanderbilt (5 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Rodgers 18/29 220 2 1
A. Carta-Samuels 0/1 0 0 0
Kentucky (1 - 9)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
P. Towles 8/23 93 0 0
J. Whitlow 5/12 66 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
Z. Stacy 11 69 6.3 1
B. Kimbrow 13 69 5.3 1
W. Tate 11 44 4.0 1
W. Norman 8 34 4.2 0
J. Rodgers 6 11 1.8 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. George 14 44 3.1 0
R. Sanders III 7 32 4.6 0
J. Whitlow 7 23 3.3 0
P. Towles 3 2 0.7 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Boyd 6 81 13.5 1
J. Matthews 5 75 15.0 1
W. Tate 2 23 11.5 0
K. Kentera 1 14 14.0 0
J. Krause 1 11 11.0 0
S. Scheu 1 6 6.0 0
Z. Stacy 1 6 6.0 0
B. Kimbrow 1 4 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Legree 3 47 15.7 0
D. Robinson 1 35 35.0 0
A. Boyd 3 28 9.3 0
G. McCaskill 2 24 12.0 0
R. Shields 1 10 10.0 0
T. Robinson 1 8 8.0 0
D. Collins 1 4 4.0 0
J. George 1 3 3.0 0
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