NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Zac Stacy ran for 135 yards and three touchdowns, and Jordan Rodgers threw for 207 yards and two TDs as Vanderbilt routed Kentucky 38-8 Saturday in snapping a two-game skid.
The Commodores (5-5, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) moved a win away from becoming bowl eligible for the first time since 2008 and just the second since 1982 with two games remaining.
Kentucky (4-6, 1-5) had won two straight and eight of the last 10 in this series. The Wildcats, with freshman Maxwell Smith making his first road start, never threatened in this game and now must win both at No. 14 Georgia and in their home finale against Tennessee to extend their school-record streak to a sixth straight bowl game.
Vanderbilt sacked Smith four times and forced a turnover.
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