Game Breakdown: Vanderbilt vs. Richmond

After a long wait it's finally time for some football! Vanderbilt hosts the Richmond Spiders tomorrow night at Vanderbilt Stadium. Here's everything you need to know about the game and more.


Vanderbilt

VS.


Richmond

GAMEDAY INFORMATION
SiteVanderbilt Stadium (39,773), Nashville, Tenn.
Date/TimeSeptember 1, 2007; 6:00 PM CST
TelevisionNone
Radio Nashville WGFX 104.5-FM; Fayetteville WEKR 1240-AM; Memphis KWAN 990-AM; Nashville WNSR 560-AM; Chattanooga WDOD 1310-AM; Huntsville WTKI 1450-AM; Smithville WJLE 101.7-FM; Ardmore WSLV 1110-AM; Clarksville WJZM 1400-AM; Lewisburg WAXO 1220-AM; Smithville WJLE 1480-AM; Ashland City WQSV 790-AM; Columbia WMGC 810-AM; Manchester WFTZ 101.5-FM; Winchester WCDT 1340-AM
Internet LINK
Sirius Radio Channel 181
SCHOOL/ TEAM FACTS
.RichmondVanderbilt
NicknameSpidersCommodores
ColorsRichmond Red, Richmond Blue and Spider Blue Black and Gold
Enrollment2,9506,272
ConferenceAtlantic 10 SEC East
Head CoachDave ClawsonBobby Johnson
Coach's career record47-46-0 (18-17-0 at UR)75-79 (15-43-0 at VU)
Team Record0-00-0
Base offenseMultipleMulti-set
Base defenseMultiple4-3
SERIES INFORMATION
Series RecordVU leads, 2-0-0
First Meeting2001, VU 28-22
Last Meeting2005, VU 37-13
SCHEDULE/RESULTS
Richmond
Sep. 1 at Vanderbilt
Sep. 8 at Northeastern
Sep. 22 at Bucknell
Sep. 29 New Hampshire
Oct. 6 at Towson
Oct. 13 Stony Brook
Oct. 20 Rhode Island
Oct. 27 James Madison
Nov. 3 Villanova
Nov. 10 at Delaware
Nov. 17 William & Mary

Vanderbilt
Sep. 1 Richmond
Sep. 8 Alabama
Sep. 15 Ole Miss
Sep. 29 Eastern Michigan
Oct. 6 at Auburn
Oct. 13 Georgia
Oct. 20 at South Carolina
Oct. 27 Miami (Ohio)
Nov. 3 at Florida
Nov. 10 Kentucky
Nov. 17 at Tennessee
Nov. 24 Wake Forest
PROJECTED Richmond STARTERS
OFFENSE

WR 14 Arman Shields (6-2, 185 Sr.)
LT 53 Tim Silver (6-6, 330 Sr.)
LG 79 Matthew McCracken (6-4, 300 So.)
C 52 Derek Stoudt (6-3, 285 Sr.)
RG 76 Aaron Miller (6-5, 300 Jr.)
RT 66 Michael Silva (6-5, 290 So.)
TE 87 Joe Monteverde (6-6, 255 Jr.)
WR 1 Kevin Grayson (6-3, 190 Fr.)
FB 3 John Crone (5-11, 250 Jr.)
TB 22 Tim Hightower (6-1, 225 Sr.)
QB 11 Eric Ward (6-3, 195 So.)
PK 10 Andrew Howard (6-0, 170 So.)
DEFENSE

LE 2 Lawrence Sidbury (6-4 260 So.)
NG 62 Bryan DeMoss Sr.-R 6-3 270 Sr.)
DT 55 Martin Parker Fr.-R 6-3 260 Fr.)
RE 8 Sherman Logan Sr.-R 6-3 250 Sr.)
LB 15 Jordan Shoop So.-R 6-2 195 So.)
LB 6 Collin McConaghy So.-R 6-0 225 So.)
LB 31 Eric McBride Fr.-R 6-2 210 Fr.)
CB 28 David Horton So.-R 5-11 195 So.)
SS 21 Travis Warren Jr.-R 5-11 190 Jr.)
FS 5 Stephen Howell Sr.-R 6-1 205 Sr.)
CB 24 Seth Williams So.-R 5-10 180 So.)
P 90 Brian Radford So.-R 6-2 210 So.)

Richmond Roster

PROJECTED VANDERBILT STARTERS
OFFENSE

WR 88 George Smith 6-3, 200 Jr.)
WR 7 Sean Walker (6-0, 180 Jr.)
WR 10 Earl Bennett (6-1, 202 Jr.)
QB 3 Chris Nickson (6-1, 210 Jr.)
TB 22 Cassen Jackson-Gar. (6-1, 225 Sr.)
OR
TB21 Jeff Jennings (6-1, 215 Jr.)
LT 74 Chris Williams (6-6, 315 Sr.)
LG 78 Josh Eames (6-5, 305, Sr.)
C 53 Hamilton Holliday (6-3, 290 Sr.)
RG 64 Merritt Kirchoffer (6-5, 315 Sr.)
OR
RG 60 Bradley Vierling (6-3, 290 So.)
RT 72 Brian Stamper (6-5, 300 Sr.)
TE 83 Brad Allen (6-3, 240 Jr.)
PK 8 Bryant Hahnfeldt (5-11, 190 Jr.)
DEFENSE

DE 95 Steven Stone (6-6, 255 So.)
DT 56 Gabe Hall (6-1, 290 Sr.)
DT 54 Theo Horrocks(6-4, 290 Sr.)
DE 48 Curtis Gatewood (6-3, 245 Sr.)
WLB 35 Brandon Bryant (6-1, 228, So.)
MLB 47 Jonathan Goff (6-4, 235 Sr.)
SLB 24 Marcus Buggs (5-11, 225 Sr.)
CB 17 D.J. Moore (5-10, 175, So.)
SS 33 Reshard Langford (6-2, 207 Jr.)
FS 2 Ryan Hamilton (6-1, 208 So.)
CB 5 Myron Lewis (6-3, 195 So.)
NB 6 Darlron Spead (5-10, 185 So.)
P 39 Brett Upson (5-11, 180 So.)

Vanderbilt Roster

STATISTICAL COMPARISON (2006)
CategoryVanderbiltRichmond
Scoring
Offense
22.024.7
Scoring
Defense
23.718.1
Total
Offense
351.0350.9
Rushing
Offense
149.6163.1.
Passing
Offense
201.4187.8
Total
Defense
352.7268.7
Rushing
Defense
156.0115.9
Passing
Defense
196.7152.8
VANDYMANIA PREDICTION
Vanderbilt 41
Richmond 14

RELATED LINKS
Vanderbilt Stadium information
Official Richmond Site
Scout.com Richmond Site
Official Vanderbilt Site
Scout.com Vanderbilt Site
Nashville Weather Forecast

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