Game data: Vanderbilt vs. Western Carolina

The Vanderbilt Commodores host the Western Carolina Catamounts on Saturday in the opener for both teams. Look inside for everything you need to know to follow the game.


Vanderbilt

VS.


Western Carolina

GAMEDAY INFORMATION
SiteVanderbilt Stadium 39,790; Nashville, Tenn.
Date/TimeSeptember 5, 2009; 6:30 PM CST
TelevisionCSS
Radio WSLV 1110-AM Ardmore, WQSV 790-AM Ashland City, WDOD 1310-AM Chattanooga, WEKR 1240-AM Fayetteville, WAXO 1220-AM Lewisburg, WFTZ FM 101.5 Manchester, KWAM 990-AM Memphis, WGFX FM 104.5 Nashville, WCDT 1340-AM Winchester
Internet LINK
Satellite RadioXM: 198
SCHOOL/ TEAM FACTS
.Western CarolinaVanderbilt
NicknameCatamountsCommodores
ColorsPurple and GoldBlack and Gold
Enrollment9,1506,584
ConferenceSouthern SEC East
Head CoachDennis WagnerBobby Johnson
Coach's career record47-46-1 (3-9-0 at Western Carolina)87-92 (27-56 at VU)
Record0-00-0
Base offenseWest Coast/MultipleMultiple
Base defense4-2-54-3
SERIES INFORMATION
Series RecordFirst meeting
SCHEDULE/RESULTS
Western Carolina

Sep 05 at Vanderbilt
Sep 12 Gardner-Webb
Sep 19 at Georgia Southern
Sep 26 Furman
Oct 03 at Samford
Oct 17 Citadel
Oct 24 Wofford
Oct 31 at Chattanooga
Nov 07 Elon
Nov 14 at Eastern Kentucky
Nov 21 at Appalachian State
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Vanderbilt

Sep. 05 Western Carolina
Sep. 12 at LSU
Sep. 19 Mississippi State
Sep. 26 at Rice
Oct. 03 Ole Miss
Oct. 10 at Army
Oct. 17 Georgia
Oct. 24 at South Carolina
Oct. 31 Georgia Tech
Nov. 07 at Florida
Nov. 14 Kentucky
Nov. 21 at Tennessee
PROJECTED Western Carolina STARTERS
OFFENSE


WR 80 Marquel Pittman (6-3, 190, R-Jr.)
LT 64 Matt Winter (6-5, 280, Jr.)
LG 62 Nathan Postelle (6-3, 250, R-Fr.)
_C
68 Victor Aquilina (6-1, 280, Sr.)
RG 65 Teddy Rhoney (6-3, 250, R-Fr.)
RT 76 Jacoby Hammon (6-5, 270, R-Jr.)
TE 85 Andrew Rogers (6-3, 230, Jr.)
WR 24 D.J. Mclendon (6-0, 175, Fr.)
QB 12 Zack Jaynes (6-0, 205, R-So.)
HB 05 Mike Johnson (5-11, 200, Fr.)
WR 14 Josh Cockrell (5-8, 170, R-So.)
PK 47 Blake Bostic (5-11, 185, Jr.)
DEFENSE


DE 97 Justin Collins (6-2, 270, Sr.)
NG 82 Gene Singletary (6-2, 270, Sr.)
DT 93 Charles Johnson (6-1, 280, Jr.)
DE 98 Trey Selby (6-3, 250, So.)
LB 10 Chris Collins (6-1, 210, Sr.)
LB 34 Ricky Schwarz (6-1, 210, So.)
LB 36 Adrian Mcleod (6-0, 215, Sr.)
CB 16 Antoine George (5-9, 180, Sr.)
FS 18 Mitchell Bell (6-2, 185, Jr.)
SS 27 Abram Scott (5-11, 190, Jr.)
CB 09 Robert Peele (5-9, 190, R-Sr.)
_P
48 Blake Cain (6-0, 195, So.)

Western Carolina Roster

PROJECTED VANDERBILT STARTERS
OFFENSE


WR 04 Alex Washington (5-10, 188, R-Sr.)
WR 23 Udom Umoh (6-0, 175, R-So.)
WR 83 John Cole (5-11, 170, R-Fr.)
QB 10 Larry Smith (6-2, 220, R-So.)
TB 31 Jared Hawkins (5-10, 203, R-Sr.)
TE 06 Brandon Barden (6-5, 245, R-So.)
LT 76 Thomas Welch (6-7, 315, R-Sr.)
LG 72 Kyle Fischer (6-6, 308, R-So.)
_C
60 Bradley Vierling (6-3, 292, R-Sr.)
RG 66 Eric Hensley (6-6, 322, R-Sr.)
RT 77 James Williams (6-6, 310, R-So.)
PK 48 Ryan Fowler (5-10, 165, R-Fr.)
DEFENSE


DE 42 Tim Fugger (6-4, 250, R-So.)
DT 56 Greg Billinger (6-3, 297, Sr.)
DT 59 Adam Smotherman (6-4, 290, R-Jr.)
DE 90 Broderick Stewart (6-5, 228, R-Sr.)
LB 11 Brent Trice (6-3, 214, Sr.)
LB 13 Chris Marve (6-0, 228, R-So.)
LB 30 Patrick Benoist (6-0, 224, Sr.)
CB 05 Myron Lewis (6-3, 202, Sr.)
SS 38 Sean Richardson (6-2, 205, So.)
FS 02 Ryan Hamilton (6-2, 210, R-Sr.)
CB 19 Casey Hayward (5-11, 182, So.)
NB 25 Jamie Graham (6-0, 196, R-So.)
_P
39 Brett Upson (5-11, 188, Sr.)

Vanderbilt Roster


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