Game breakdown: Vanderbilt vs. Auburn

The Commodores hit the road for the first time during the 2007 season as they visit Auburn. Look inside for all the players, stats and more.


Vanderbilt

VS.


Auburn

GAMEDAY INFORMATION
SiteJordan-Hare Stadium (87,451); Auburn, Ala.
Date/TimeOctober 6, 2007; 11:30 AM CST
TelevisionLFS
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
.AuburnVanderbilt
NicknameTigersCommodores
ColorsBurnt Orange and Navy blue (PMS 289)Black and Gold
Enrollment23,5476,272
ConferenceSEC West SEC East
Head CoachTommy TubervilleBobby Johnson
Coach's career record99-51 (74-31 at Auburn)18-44 (78-80 at VU)
Record3-23-1
Base offenseMultipleMultiple
Base defense4-34-3
SERIES INFORMATION
Series RecordTied, 19-19-1
First Meeting1893, AU 30-10
Last Meeting2003, AU 45-7
SCHEDULE/RESULTS
Auburn
Sep. 1 Kansas State, W 23-13
Sep. 8 USF, L 26-23
Sep. 15 Miss. State, L 19-14
Sep. 22 New Mexico St., W 55-20
Sep. 29 at Florida, W 20-17
Oct. 6 Vanderbilt
Oct. 13 at Arkansas
Oct. 20 at LSU
Oct. 27 Mississippi
Nov. 3 Tennessee Tech
Nov. 10 at Georgia
Nov. 24 Alabama
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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 E. Michigan, W 30-7
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 Auburn STARTERS
OFFENSE

FB 32 Carl Stewart (6-2, 229, Sr.)
TB 44 Ben Tate (5-11, 211, So.)
QB 12 Brandon Cox (6-2, 207, Sr.)
WR 80 Rodgeriqus Smith (6-0, 188, Jr.)
LT 50 Ryan Pugh (6-4, 282, Fr.)
LG 71 Tyronne Green (6-2, 308, Jr.)
C 68 Jason Bosley (6-2, 292, Jr.)
RG 76 Chaz Ramsey (6-4, 284, Fr.)
RT 73 Lee Ziemba (6-8, 297, Fr.)
TE 87 Cole Bennett (6-4, 258, Sr.)
WR 84 Montez Billings (6-2, 190, So.)
WR 3 Robert Dunn (6-0, 175, Jr.)
PK 18 Wes Byrum (6-1, 213, Fr.)
DEFENSE


DE 52 Antonio Coleman (6-2, 243, So.)
DT 97 Josh Thompson (6-0, 301, Sr.)
DT 95 Pat Sims (6-4, 316, Jr.)
DE 94 Sen'Derrick Marks (6-1, 291, So.)
LB 46 Craig Stevens (6-2, 219, Fr.)
LB 10 Tray Blackmon (6-0, 223, So.)
LB 59 Chris Evans (6-0, 221, Jr.)
SS 4 Zac Etheridge (5-11, 200, Fr.)
FS 2 Aairon Savage (5-11, 188, So.)
LC 8 Jerraud Powers (5-9, 183, So.)
RC 20 Patrick Lee (6-0, 201, Sr.)
P 23 Patrick Tatum (6-2, 205, Fr.)

Auburn 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
CategoryVanderbiltAuburn
Scoring
Offense
28.0027.00
Scoring
Defense
16.25 19.00
Total
Offense
350.50 330.40
Rushing
Offense
143.75 146.20
Passing
Offense
206.75 184.20
Total
Defense
279.00307.80
Rushing
Defense
121.50 113.00
Passing
Defense
157.50 194.80
RELATED LINKS
Jordan-Hare Stadium information
Official Auburn Site
Scout.com Auburn Site
Official Vanderbilt Site
Scout.com Vanderbilt Site
Auburn , Ala. Weather Forecast

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