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RICE (2-0, 2-0 C-USA) AT VANDERBILT (2-0, 1-0 SEC)
Saturday, September 13 at 6 p.m. CT
Vanderbilt Stadium - Nashville, Tenn.
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HALL OF FAME

Vanderbilt will hold a
special Hall of Fame
weekend for Sept.
12-13. A series of
events will unfold,
capped by the
Induction Banquet
Friday, Sept. 12 and
the Class of 2008
being presented at
halftime of Saturday's
Rice football game.
Inaugural Class

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2008 SCHEDULE/RESULTS
Complete Schedule
08/28: Vanderbilt 34, Miami (Ohio) 13
09/04: Vanderbilt 24, South Carolina 17
09/13: Rice
09/20: @ Ole Miss
10/04: Auburn
10/11: @ Miss. State
10/18: @ Georgia
10/25: Duke (HC)
11/08: Florida
11/15: @ Kentucky
11/22: Tennessee
11/29: @ Wake Forest

FINAL: VANDERBILT 38, RICE 21
Complete Postgame Coverage
Check out VUcommodores.com's recap of Vanderbilt's 38-21 win over Rice including postgame video interviews, photos, notes and more. Recap


GAME WEEK

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Saturday, September 13

Arntz: Defense must stand up to potent Owl offense
After opening the season with victories against Miami (Ohio) and South Carolina, Vanderbilt's impressive defense faces its biggest test to date when the high-powered Rice Owls visit Nashville today. More

Friday, September 12

Quick facts about Rice
Learn more about Vanderbilt's opponent this week: the Rice Owls. Read More

Amato: Hawkins running with opportunity
The same way he waits for his blocks, Jared Hawkins remained patient through two seasons and when given the opportunity, he burst right through the hole, rushing for 84 yards and a touchdown in the Commodores' victory over South Carolina. More

Thursday, September 11

Video: Commodore Connection show
Watch this week's episode of Commodore Connection featuring football head coach Bobby Johnson. Footage includes highlights from last week's victory over South Carolina plus a preview of Saturday's matchup with Rice. Video

Wednesday, September 10

Video: Football press interviews
Watch Monday's football press interviews with Reshard Langford, Chris Nickson and Bradley Vierling.
Langford  |  Nickson  |  Vierling

Tuesday, September 9

Benoist named National Defensive Player of Week
Linebacker Patrick Benoist has been named the Football Writers Association of America Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Vanderbilt's 24-17 victory over No. 24 South Carolina. More

Audio: 104.5 FM with Bobby Johnson
Vanderbilt head football coach Bobby Johnson was a guest on the 104.5 Wake Up Zone Tuesday to discuss the latest in Commodore football. Download the entire interview for free on VUcommodores.com. Listen

Rice's Monday press quotes
The media met with Rice football head coach David Bailiff, quarterback Chase Clement and defensive lineman Chris Ptaszek Monday afternoon to recap the Owls thrilling 42-35 comeback win over Memphis and preview the Vanderbilt game. More

Amato: Vanderbilt makes home statement
There was no need to ask Bobby Johnson how it felt to beat a Top 25 opponent at home for the first time since 1992. The look on his face following Jared Hawkins' run in the final minutes to seal Vanderbilt's victory over South Carolina said it all. More

Monday, September 8

Coach Johnson discusses Rice game
Head Coach Bobby Johnson met with the media Monday to discuss Saturday's home contest with Rice.
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Game Notes and Depth Charts Released
Learn more about each team heading into Saturday's matchup.
Game Notes: Vanderbilt  | Rice
Depth Charts: Vanderbilt  | Rice

Benoist named SEC Player of Week
Vanderbilt junior linebacker Patrick Benoist was named Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week Monday for his performance in the Commodores' 24-17 win over No. 24 South Carolina last Thursday. More

Sunday, September 7

FINAL: Vanderbilt 24, South Carolina 17
Check out VUcommodores.com's recap of Vanderbilt's 24-17 win over No. 24 South Carolina including postgame video interviews, photos, notes and more. Recap

FINAL: Rice 42, Memphis 35
The Rice football team exploded for 22 points in the final 6:28 capped by a Chris Jammer 69-yard interception return for a touchdown with 11 seconds left to snatch a thrilling 42-35 comeback victory over Memphis Saturday at the Liberty Bowl. Recap




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