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VandyMania.com Player of the Week

Vanderbilt defeated Kentucky on Saturday 21-17. Each week VandyMania.com names one Player of the Week along with listing other key performers. Look inside to see who gets the honors this week.

VANDYMANIA.COM PLAYER OF THE WEEK

OREN BURKS

Burks had three tackles and two interceptions.  Burks scored the first defensive touchdown of the season in the second quarter when he intercepted a Drew Barker and returned it 30 yards for a Commodore touchdown.  Earlier in the second quarter he intercepted a Patrick Towles pass in the end zone when the Wildcats were threatening to score at the Vandy 3-yard line.  

OTHER KEY PERFORMERS

RB Ralph Webb: 33 carries for 113 yards (3.4 ypc).  

QB Kyle Shurmur:  Completed 13 of 26 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns. 

TE Kyle Anderton: Four yard touchdown reception.

WR Caleb Scott:  Three catches for 87 yards including a 37-yard touchdown reception.

VU Offensive line:  Allowed no sacks of freshman quarterback Kyle Shurmur. 

DE Caleb Azubike:  Four tackles, three tackles for loss including two sacks.  

S Andrew Rector: Blocked a punt and had a tackle.  


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