DATE: August 30, 2001
TEAM RECORDS: Vanderbilt 0-0, MTSU 0-0
FINAL SCORE: MTSU 37 Vanderbilt 28
WHAT WENT RIGHT:Vanderbilt lit up the scoreboard during the third quarter for 28 points. M.J. Garrett caught a 73-yard scoring pass during that run. The Vanderbilt offense churned out 477 yards.
WHAT WENT WRONG:Blue Raider running back Dwone Hicks was unstoppable. The junior bullied the Vandy defense for over 200 yards rushing. The MTSU offense was able to register over 600 yards total offense and an incredible 37 first downs to get their first win over Vandy since the '50s. Vanderbilt lost an important non-conference game and Head Coach Woody Widenhofer was on the hot seat to start the season.
|PASSING YDS (NET)||308||300|
|TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS||88-608||60-477|