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Rodgers Leads Vanderbilt to 44-21 Win Over Army

Updated: Updated: Oct 22, 2011 10:12 PM CDT
Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers (11) escapes the grasp of Army defensive lineman Holt Zalneraitis (88) in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Vanderbilt quarterback Jordan Rodgers (11) escapes the grasp of Army defensive lineman Holt Zalneraitis (88) in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

 

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Zac Stacy set career highs with 198 yards rushing and three touchdowns, quarterback Jordan Rodgers made the most of his first career start, and Vanderbilt beat Army 44-21 on Saturday night.

 

The Commodores (4-3) snapped a three-game slide, but more importantly appeared to right an offense that was faltering after a fast start. Stacy's rushing total was the third most in a single game for Vanderbilt and the first three-touchdown game for the team since 2007.

Rodgers, younger brother of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, rushed for 96 yards and a score and passed for 186 yards and another TD. He had two passes of more than 40 yards and kept the Black Knights (2-5) off balance.

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