Vanderbilt was shutout by Texas A&M at home Saturday. Although the Commodores competed with the Aggies up until the end of the second quarter, things went south quickly for a team that has performed well against its conference opponents the past two weeks.
The defense held the Aggies to 25 points, but its strong work on the field wasn’t enough because the offense struggled to put points on the board.
Here are two things to know:
- The defense can’t do it all for the Commodores, although they allowed a season-high of 25 points for an SEC opponent. After the shutout against Texas A&M coach Derek Mason stressed the fact that Vanderbilt can’t continue to be a one-dimensional team. The Commodores need to find a balance as a team before facing Tennessee on Saturday.
- The Tennessean’s Adam Sparks reported on Vanderbilt’s shutout in Nashville. Vanderbilt has been shutout three times in its past 13 games, which is a high for the program.
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