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September 7, 2013
Vanderbilt rolls over Governors
Austyn Carta-Samuels threw for 223 yards, rushed for 37 more, and accounted for three touchdowns in a half of work, as the Commodores easily disposed of FCS foe Austin Peay by a 38-3 score at Dudley Field on Saturday night.NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt's
A crowd of 33,162 watched as VU piled on 35 third-quarter points against the hapless Governors, who failed to register a first down in the first half.
The Commodores' Carey Spear opened the scoring with a 25-yard field goal with 7:33 left in the first quarter.
With 12:50 left in the first half, Brian Kimbrow banged his way into the end zone from six yards out as the margin increased to 10-0.
Carta-Samuels' 1-yard scoring run with 9:23 left in the first half pushed the lead to 17, and Jerron Seymour's 1-yard plunge with 5:17 left extended the lead further.
On the first play of another drive with 2:52 left in the half, Carta-Samuels found Matthews open down the right sideline for another score.
After Paris Head recovered a fumble deep in Governor territory, Carta-Samuels scrambled for another score on an 8-yard run.
Peay's Walter Spears kicked a 20-yard field goal with 4:33 left in the third quarter to ruin the shutout.