The Vanderbilt Commodores host the Tennessee State Tigers in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 7:30 PM ET, at Vanderbilt Stadium.
The Tennessee State Tigers (2-0) are coming from a 40-26 win over the Jackson State Tigers in Week 7. O’Shay Ackerman-Carter threw for 227 yards and two touchdowns in 14-for-18 passes. On the ground, Erick Evans rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns in 21 carries while Ackerman-Carter had six yards and a touchdown in two attempts. Steven Newbold led in receiving with 96 yards and a touchdown in four catches while Chris Rowland had 48 yards in three receptions. Patrick Smith had 39 yards and a touchdown.
The Vanderbilt Commodores (3-4) are coming from a 17-16 win over the Georgia Bulldogs in Week 7. Kyle Shurmur threw for 109 yards in 7 of 18 passes. On the ground, Ralph Webb rushed for 48 yards and a touchdown in 19 attempts while Darrius Sims had 18 yards in a carry. Khari Blasingame had 17 yards and a touchdown. Webb led in receiving with 44 yards in two receptions while Kalija Lipscomb had 27 yards in a reception.
On the offense, Vanderbilt football averages 146.1 yards in passing and 135.0 yards in rushing. On the defense, Vanderbilt football allows 234.0 yards in passing and 162.3 yards in rushing against their opponents.
TNST vs Vanderbilt football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time: 7:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ESPNU
Live Stream: WatchESPN