Ten keys plays that beat South Carolina

Vanderbilt's upset over South Carolina was full of huge plays on offense, defense, and special teams. Here's what I believe are the top 10 plays of the game.

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PLAY
IMPACT
1st D.J. Moore returns kick off 40 yards to the VU 40. Turns the field around and leads to USC being pinned at own 3 after a great Upson punt.
1st Interception by Moore at the SC 28. Sets up field goal by Hahnfeldt to give 'Dores early lead.
1st Fumble forced by Patrick Benoist on Cory Boyd is recovered by Ryan Hamilton at SC 24. Sets up VU's first touchdown.
1st Mackenzi Adams touchdown pass to George Smith. Gave Vandy 10-0 lead which was all the points they'd need.
1st Brett Upson 37-yard punt down at the SC 2. Pins USC at 2 and leads to solid field position for second VU TD.
1st Mackenzi Adams 20-yard touchdown pass to Justin Wheeler. Gave VU 17-0 lead.
2nd Patrick Benoist sacks Chris Smelley for a loss of 10 yards to the VU28. Led to VUholding USC to FG.
3rd Moore intercepts a Chris Smelley pass in VU end zone. Ended USC scoring threat.
4th Jonathan Goff intercepts a Blake Mitchell pass at the VU 30. Ended USC scoring threat.
4th Curtis Gatewood sacks Mitchell for loss of 8 yards to the SC18. Follows a sack by Marcus Buggs and seals win for VU.

ALSO BIG: Two Commodores helped foil Spurrier tricks as he desperately tried to continue his win streak against Vanderbilt. Brett Upson had a touchdown saving tackle on the South Carolina kick off return trick play. Josh Allen's great defense on a USC trick play pass to the end zone helped force a Gamecock field goal.


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