Vandy Too Much For The Hogs

Commodores 45, Hogs 31

Vandy RB dives into the endzone

 

Arkansas opened the game with a solid drive that was capped by a 5 yard TD run by RB Rakeem Boyd.  Vanderbilt responded with a drive of their own and a 63 yard TD by RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn.  Vandy scored early in the second quarter on a Kyle Shurmur 1 yard TD pass to Jared Pinkney.  The Hogs answered a couple of possessions later with Chase Hayden running 38 yards for the endzone.

RB Chase Hayden on his 38 yard touchdown run.

Vandy came right back with the Shurmur to Pinkney connection 3 plays later.  Pinkney made a great bobbling catch and stepped out of a couple of tackles to make it a 40 yard score.

Jared Pinkney on a catch and run.

Arkansas ended the half with kicker Connor Limpert attempting a 60 yard field goal that came up a few yards short and Vandy returning it out to the 30 yard line.

Hog RB Rakeem Boyd reaches for the endzone.

In the 3rd quarter, Limpert did make a 55 yard field goal to make the game 21-17.  Vandy and Arkansas traded touchdowns to make it 31-24.  Vandy then added another touchdown by Ke’Shawn Vaughn to make it 38-24.  2 plays later, QB Ty Storey threw and interception setting Vanderbilt up on the Hog’s 29 yard line.  2:34 later, RB Khari Blasingame scored from a few yards out to push the score to 45-24.  Arkansas did finish with a late touchdown pass to TE Cheyenne O’Grady to make the final score 45-31.

Kicker Connor Limpert connects on a 55 yard field goal in the 3rd quarter.

Arkansas dropped to 2-7 (0-5 SEC) while Vanderbilt earned their first conference win and improved to 4-5 (1-4 SEC).  The Hogs go into a bye week and will host LSU on Nov 10th with the game time to be announced.

Coach Derrick Mason argues a targeting call in the 2nd half.

 

A young Hog fan cheers on her team.

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