Scouting the UK-Vanderbilt Game

Cat Scratches will continue its weekly football scouting preview this week for the Kentucky-Vanderbilt football game by bringing in Larry Vaught of the Danville Advocate-Messenger and David Boclair from The Nashville City Paper.

On Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Vaught and Boclair will join us for a live chat to give their thoughts on the matchup, what the keys are to the game, who fans should look out for and more. The 30 to 40 minute chat with the reporters will offer fans an inside look at the game from the people who are closest to the teams.

Kentucky Vanderbilt
Gameday Information
Game Notes UK Notes Get Acrobat Reader | UK Depth Chart Get Acrobat Reader
VU Notes Get Acrobat Reader
Date & Time Saturday, Nov. 14
12:21 p.m
Coverage TV: SEC Network
Radio: BBSN
GameTracker GameTracker
Online Audio listen
Online Video via ESPN360
Live Blog
Location Vanderbilt Stadium
Nashville, Tenn.
Gameday Information
Vanderbilt Commodores at a Glance
Head Coach Bobby Johnson
Record at School 29-64 (8th season)
2009 Record 2-8, 0-6 SEC
Ranking Not ranked
Series Record Kentucky leads 39-38-4
Last Meeting Vanderbilt beat Kentucky 31-24 in Lexington last season
2009 Team Stats UK VU
Rushing Offense 191.89 171.50
Passing Offense 154.00 146.50
Total Offense 345.89 318.00
Scoring Offense 27.11 16.70
Rushing Defense 188.22 186.50
Passing Defense 169.89 166.70
Total Defense 358.11 353.20
Scoring Defense 22.67 22.50
Turnover Margin 0.00 +0.20
2009 Stat Leaders
Rushing UK: Derrick Locke (125 rushes, 597 yds, 4 TDs)
VU: Warren Norman (116 rushes, 658 yds, 3 TDs)
Passing UK: Mike Hartline (77-127, 792 yds, 6 TDs, 6 INTs)
VU: Larry Smith (106-227, 1,126 yds, 4 TDs, 7 INTs)
Receiving UK: Randall Cobb (30 catches, 381 yds, 4 TDs)
VU: John Cole (27 catches, 278 yds, 0 TDs)
Tackles UK: Micah Johnson (68)
VU: Chris Marve (97)
Sacks UK: Corey Peters and DeQuin Evans (4)
VU: Greg Billinger (3.5)
Interceptions UK: Sam Maxwell (4)
VU: Myron Lewis (3)

Fans are encouraged to join the interactive blog and send in questions. The last 15 minutes of the chat will be dedicated to fans' questions. If you can't join us and would like to have a question submitted, please send your question to and we'll try to fit it in.