Vanderbilt (3-4, 1-3 SEC) is preparing for No. 18 Houston (7-0) this Saturday after seizing its first SEC win against Missouri. The Commodores are now No. 13 in the nation in scoring defense with 16.3 points per game, and No. 1 in the SEC in third down defense.
Here are three things to know:
- If you missed coach Derek Mason’s first SEC win since he showed up from Stanford in 2014 or just want to watch it all over again, the SEC network will re-air the game at 5:00 a.m. ET on Monday, 2:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, and 12:00 p.m. ET Thursday. Make sure to schedule your DVR to witness Vandy’s first conference win since 2013.
- Mason mentioned his interest in a two-quarterback system before implementing it on Saturday. The new system resulted in a win for the Commodores (despite only 7 points scored), so it looks like Vanderbilt will stick to alternating freshman Kyle Shurmur for two series with sophomore Johnny McCrary for one.
- SB Nation’s Patrick Vint called out the SEC referees’ review of Mizzou’s opening fumble against Vanderbilt. The video clearly shows the ball coming out of Missouri cornerback John Gibson’s hands. According to Vint, the call was a “comedy of errors.”
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