Game Breakdown: Vanderbilt vs.Eastern Mich.

The Vanderbilt Commodores go for their second straight win on Saturday night when they host Eastern Michigan (6 p.m. CST). Look inside for everything you need to know to follow the game.


Vanderbilt

VS.


Eastern Michigan

GAMEDAY INFORMATION
SiteVanderbilt Stadium (39,773); Nashville, Tenn.
Date/TimeSeptember 29, 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 119
SCHOOL/ TEAM FACTS
.Eastern MichiganVanderbilt
NicknameEaglesCommodores
ColorsGreen and WhiteBlack and Gold
Enrollment18,1656,272
ConferenceMid-American SEC East
Head CoachJeff GenykBobby Johnson
Coach's career record11-27 (11-27 at Eastern Michigan)77-80 (17-44 at VU)
Record2-22-1
Base offenseMultipleMulti-set
Base defense4-34-3
SERIES INFORMATION
Series RecordFirst meeting
First MeetingFirst meeting
Last MeetingFirst meeting
SCHEDULE/RESULTS
Eastern Michigan
Sep. 1 at Pittsburgh, L 27-3
Sep. 8 Ball State, L 38-16
Sep. 15 at N. Illinois, W 21-19
Sep. 22 Howard, W 38-15
Sep. 29 at Vanderbilt
Oct. 6 Michigan
Oct. 13 at Ohio
Oct. 19 Northwestern
Oct. 27 Western Michigan
Nov. 3 at Toledo
Nov. 10 Bowling Green
Nov. 17 at C. Michigan
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Vanderbilt
Sep. 1 Richmond, W 41-17
Sep. 8 Alabama, L 24-10
Sep. 15 Ole Miss, W 31-17
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 Eastern Michigan STARTERS
OFFENSE

WR 3 Travis Lewis (6-2 197 Sr.)
LT 50 T.J. Lang (6-3, 290, Jr.)
LG 60 Andy Fretz (6-2, 290, So.)
C 73 Desi Mayner (6-1, 285, Jr.)
RG 63 Khalid Walton (6-3, 297, Sr.)
RT 65 Dan DeMaster (6-5, 285, Fr.)
TE 16 Ken Bohnet (6-4, 250, Sr.)
WR 18 DeAnthony White (5-8, 170, So.)
WR 15 Jacory Stone (6-0, 189, So.)
QB 7 Andy Schmitt (6-4, 230, So.)
TB 32 Pierre Walker (5-8, 191, Sr.)
PK 33 Zach Johnson (6-0, 185, So.)
DEFENSE

DE 92 Eric Young (6-1, 251, Sr.)
DT 91 Josh Hunt (6-4, 280, Jr.)
DT 83 Jason Jones (6-5, 270, Sr.)
DE 41 Spenser Smith (6-1, 230, Jr.)
LB 20 Andre Hatchett (5-11, 220, So.)
LB 44 Daniel Holtzclaw (6-1, 240, Jr.)
LB 4 Darran Matthews (6-0, 220, Sr.)
CB 30 Lyle Garrison (5-8, 170, Jr.)
CB 34 Derrick Hunter (6-0, 180, So.)
FS 10 Ryan Downard (6-1, 195, Fr.)
SS 21 Jacob Wyatt (5-11, 190, Jr.)
PT 33 Zach Johnson (6-0, 185, So.)

Eastern Michigan 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-Garrison (6-1, 215, Sr.)
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.)
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
CategoryVanderbiltEastern Michigan
Scoring
Offense
27.3319.50
Scoring
Defense
19.33 24.75
Total
Offense
353.67 278.50
Rushing
Offense
134.00 112.50
Passing
Offense
219.67 166.00
Total
Defense
314.33390.50
Rushing
Defense
141.33 181.00
Passing
Defense
173.00 209.50
VANDYMANIA PREDICTION
Vanderbilt 45
Eastern Michigan 9

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

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