NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Andrew Hal intercepted two passes and Jordan Rodgers
threw for two touchdowns as Vanderbilt routed Tennessee 41-18 Saturday
night for the Commodores' fifth straight victory, clinching their first
winning record in the regular season since 1982.
(7-4, 5-3 Southeastern Conference) also snapped a 14-game skid against
Tennessee at home with their first win in Nashville since 1982. In-state
rival Tennessee now has won 34 of the last 36 games overall in this
Vanderbilt also had its biggest margin of victory over
Tennessee since a 26-0 win in 1954 in a game the Commodores were held to
a pair of field goals by Carey Spear after having first-and-goal at the Volunteers' 5 and closer.
loss puts Tennessee coach Derek Dooley's job status in even further
jeopardy with the third straight losing season for the Volunteers (4-7,
0-7), their first since 1909-11.
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