Photo Gallery II: Vanderbilt vs. S. Carolina

Vanderbilt lost a critical game at South Carolina on Saturday. Despite the heartbreaking loss the game was full of great plays and breathtaking action. VandyMania's Stan Jones captured these images of the contest.

Cassen Jackson-Garrison rumbles into the end zone.

Jay Cutler watches the action from the sideline.

The Vandy defense did well in the first half but couldn't get the job done in the second.

Earl Bennett stayed busy against South Carolina.

Jonathan Goff, Curtis Gatewood and Marcus Buggs gang tackle a Gamecock.

Kelechi Ohanaja arrives to lend a hand.

Chris Booker goes after Syvelle Newton. Newton kept the Vandy defense off balance.

Photogenic Earl Bennett.

Herdley Harrison goes after Mitchell.

Bennett's fourth quarter touchdown reception was a thing of beauty. . .

and left the USC defender on his face.

Vandy fans showed up in force.

South Carolina wore out the VU defense even though Vanderbilt held a commanding lead in time of possession.

Moses Osemwegie chases a Gamecock.

Josh Allen gets ready to take a Gamecock down.

Cutler takes off.

Jay Cutler passed for 339 yards on the day.

Bennett strikes again.

Jay Cutler searches for a receiver as Jeff Jennings blocks.

Photos copyright 2005 Stan Jones for

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