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    Vanderbilt Rolls Past Wake Forest, 55-21


    By Tim Letcher
    Twitter: @TimLetcher
    SEC Digital Network

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Vanderbilt outscored Wake Forest 21-0 in the second quarter and never looked back, beating the Demon Deacons 55-21 on Saturday at Groves Stadium.

    Zac Stacy had a big game for the 'Dores, rushing 21 times for 180 yards and two touchdowns, including a 90-yard scoring dash in the fourth quarter.

    Jordan Matthews also had a big game for Vanderbilt (8-4). Matthews caught 10 passes for 144 yards and a score.

    Vanderbilt's defense also had a big day, holding Wake Forest to 310 total yards in the game, many of those late in the ballgame, and creating a pair of Demon Deacon turnovers.

    After Wake Forest tied the game late in the first quarter, Vanderbilt scored four straight touchdowns, capped by a blocked punt for a score, to make it 35-7 early in the third quarter.

    Statistical Leaders


    Passing: Jordan Rodgers 17-23, 229 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
    Rushing: Zac Stacy, 21 car, 180 yards
    Receiving: Jordan Matthews, 10 rec, 144 yards

    Wake Forest

    Passing: Tanner Price 17-36, 182 yards, 0 TD, 1 INT
    Rushing: Deandre Martin, 24 car, 72 yards, 1 TD
    Receiving: Michael Campanaro, 8 rec, 98 yards

    Quick Notes

    - With the win, Vandy has its first 6-game win streak in nearly 60 years (last one in 1955).

    - Under Head Coach James Franklin, the Commodores are 6-2 in the month of November. In the decade before Franklin arrived on campus, Vanderbilt was 3-32 in November games.

    - Vandy has scored 40+ points in five games this year, the first time it has done that in at least four games since WWI (1916).

    - WR Jordan Matthews is now tied for 6th on the Vanderbilt all-time receptions list.