Vanderbilt-Austin Peay As it happened

Vanderbilt evened its record at 1-1 after a blowout victory over Austin Peay on Saturday night, 38-3. Look inside for in game commentary of the Commodores lopsided victory.


13:21 Vanderbilt receives and punts after a 3-and-out by the offense. Taylor Hudson booms an impressive 63-yard punt.

07:33 Vandy puts togeter an 11-play, 57 yard scoring drive. Carey Spear's 25-yard field goal gives Vandy a 3-0 lead. Would have been a TD catch by Jordan Matthews but a review overturned his TD.

6:32 Caleb Azubike gets a 6-yard sack back to the 25 of APSU.

3:04 Vandy has been forced to punt twice already. VU defense is playing well but offense looks shaky.

1:54 Brian Kimbrow takes off for 24 yards to VU 48. Shows his speed there. Freshman Jordan Cunningham gets the first catch of his career on the next play, a 12-yard catch from Austyn Carta-Samuels.

00:00 First quarter ends with Vandy leading 3-0 and at the APSU 23.


14:52 Steven Scheu 8-yard catch puts Vandy at Peay 16. There is so concern about the VU tight end position but Scheu keeps making plays.

13:30 Jordan Cunningham makes a nice 12-yard catch in the middle at the 6.

12:50 Kimbrow runs it in from 6 to put Vandy up 10-0.

12:15 Peay quickly (3-and-out) forced to punt after failing to convert on third down.

11:42 Cunningham makes another nice grab for 9 yards. On the next play Krause catches a 56-yarder to put Vandy at the Peay 4. Carta-Samuels getting in the groove now.

9:23 Carta-Samuels runs for a 1-yard TD to pull ahead 17-0.

8:30 Karl Butler and Jimmy Stewart each have tackles for losses on back-to-back plays creating a third-and 20 situation for the Govs.

5:48 Vandy has driven down to the APSU 10 behind some nifty Carta-Samuels passing. However, Spencer Pulley is down with an injury.

5:17 Jerron Seymour 1-yard run makes it 24-0 Commodores.

5:13 After a poor kickoff return the Govs are backed up to their 4-yard line.

2:52 Matthews catches 39-yard bomb for a TD from Carta-Samuels. 31-0 Vanderbilt.

2:02 Krause with a nice punt return there. Looked like he'd get nothing but got about 17 to the Peay 38.

0:52 Spear has a rare field goal miss, a 38-yarder. Looked like it might have been good to me.

0:46 Vandy gets the ball back in after some smart timeouts by James Franklin and a fumble recovery by Paris Head.

0:29 Jordan Matthews makes a diving catch at the 8.

0:24 Carta-Samuels runs around the right end and dives into the end zone for another Vanderbilt touchdown. 38-0 Vandy.

00:00 Vandy just scored as many points (35) in a quarter as they did in the entire game with Ole Miss.

Halftime: Vanderbilt 38, Austin Peay State University 0


13:15 APSU gets first first down of the night.

12:45 Walker May sacks Peay QB for 10-yard loss.

10:58 Peay punts. Josh Grady now quarterbacking 'Dores.

9:45 Seymour with a nice 9-yard carry. Grady moving the offense.

9:11 Grady throws an interception. Poorly thrown pass there.

4:33 Walter Spears' 20-yard field goal scores the first points of the Gov's 2013 season. 38-3 Vandy. A 48-yard run by Tim Phillips to the Vandy 5 sets it up.

4:25 Darrius Sims tackled near the 5-yard line on kickoff return.

2:40 Vandy forced to punt out of end zone.

2:33 Phillips dropped for another Peay loss by Andrew Williamson.

00:00 APSU punts to Vandy as third quarter ends.


14:08 Patton Robinette in at QB now. The frosh Cunningham makes his seventh catch (14 yards) of the night.

10:36 Lots of backups in now for VU. Commdores forced to punt again.

10:01 Hudson punt goes out at Peay 5-yard line.

3:29 Peay punts to Vandy again.

3:03 Robinette completes a 24-yard pass to Latevius Rayford. Derrick King getting reps now.

2:00 King rips off about a 14-yard run. Looks pretty solid running. King, who was heavily recruited, came to Vandy as a D-back but was later moved to running back.

FINAL: Vanderbilt 38, Austin Peay 3

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