Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NCST424
    • 225VAN
  • Turnovers

    • NCST5
    • 0VAN
  • Possession

    NCSTVAN
    32:5626:52
  • 1st Downs

    • NCST24
    • 17VAN

Game Information

Nissan Stadium
Coverage: ESPN
  • Nashville, TN 37209
Attendance: 55,801
12/31/2012 Associated Press

Vandy caps stellar year, tops NC State in bowl

Jordan Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score as the Vanderbilt Commodores capped their best season in nearly a century Monday by beating North Carolina State 38-24 in the Music City Bowl.

Scoring Summary

1234T
NC State01401024
Vanderbilt7213738
first QuarterNCSTVAN
TD
9:51
Jordan Rodgers pass complete to Chris Boyd for 5 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
vanderbilt drive: 10 plays 65 yards, 05:09 vanderbilt td, 5:09
06
XP
9:51
Carey Spear extra point GOOD.
vanderbilt drive: 10 plays 65 yards, 05:09 vanderbilt td, 5:09
07
second QuarterNCSTVAN
TD
10:08
Zac Stacy rush for 6 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
vanderbilt drive: 4 plays 27 yards, 01:46 vanderbilt td, 1:46
013
XP
10:08
Ryan Fowler extra point GOOD.
vanderbilt drive: 4 plays 27 yards, 01:46 vanderbilt td, 1:46
014
TD
6:18
Tony Creecy rush for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
ncstate drive: 11 plays 84 yards, 03:50 ncstate td, 3:50
614
XP
6:18
Niklas Sade extra point GOOD.
ncstate drive: 11 plays 84 yards, 03:50 ncstate td, 3:50
714
TD
3:47
Wesley Tate rush for 7 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
vanderbilt drive: 5 plays 47 yards, 02:31 vanderbilt td, 2:31
720
XP
3:47
Carey Spear extra point GOOD.
vanderbilt drive: 5 plays 47 yards, 02:31 vanderbilt td, 2:31
721
TD
3:35
Carey Spear kickoff for 59 yards returned by Tobais Palmer for 94 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
ncstate drive: 5 plays 94 yards, 00:12 ncstate td, 0:12
1321
XP
3:35
Niklas Sade extra point GOOD.
ncstate drive: 5 plays 94 yards, 00:12 ncstate td, 0:12
1421
TD
0:41
Jordan Rodgers pass complete to Jordan Matthews for 18 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
vanderbilt drive: 2 plays 18 yards, 00:13 vanderbilt td, 0:13
1427
XP
0:41
Ryan Fowler extra point GOOD.
vanderbilt drive: 2 plays 18 yards, 00:13 vanderbilt td, 0:13
1428
third QuarterNCSTVAN
FG
9:39
Carey Spear 30 yard field goal GOOD.
vanderbilt drive: 8 plays 23 yards, 03:01 vanderbilt fg, 3:01
1431
fourth QuarterNCSTVAN
FG
14:56
Niklas Sade 24 yard field goal GOOD.
ncstate drive: 12 plays 66 yards, 03:42 ncstate fg, 3:42
1731
TD
5:11
Jordan Rodgers rush for 15 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
vanderbilt drive: 8 plays 44 yards, 04:18 vanderbilt td, 4:18
1737
XP
5:11
Carey Spear extra point GOOD.
vanderbilt drive: 8 plays 44 yards, 04:18 vanderbilt td, 4:18
1738
TD
2:06
Mike Glennon pass complete to Rashard Smith for 19 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
ncstate drive: 10 plays 71 yards, 03:05 ncstate td, 3:05
2338
XP
2:06
Niklas Sade extra point GOOD.
ncstate drive: 10 plays 71 yards, 03:05 ncstate td, 3:05
2438

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