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2007 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

The 2007 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University during the 2007 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team's head coach was Bobby Johnson, who served his sixth year as the Commodores' head coach. Members of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the Commodores played their home games at Vanderbilt Stadium at Dudley Field in Nashville, Tennessee. In 2006, Vanderbilt went 5–7 with a record of 2–6 in the SEC.

2007 Vanderbilt Commodores football
Vanderbilt Commodores logo.svg
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
2007 record5–7 (2–6 SEC)
Head coachBobby Johnson (6th season)
Offensive coordinatorTed Cain (6th season)
Defensive coordinatorBruce Fowler (6th season)
Captain
Home stadiumVanderbilt Stadium
(Capacity: 39,773)
Seasons
← 2006
2008 →
2007 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 12 Tennessee xy   6 2         10 4  
No. 2 Georgia x%   6 2         11 2  
No. 13 Florida   5 3         9 4  
South Carolina   3 5         6 6  
Kentucky   3 5         8 5  
Vanderbilt   2 6         5 7  
Western Division
No. 1 LSU x$#   6 2         12 2  
No. 15 Auburn   5 3         9 4  
Arkansas   4 4         8 5  
Mississippi State   4 4         8 5  
Alabama   4 4         7 6  
Ole Miss   0 8         3 9  
Championship: LSU 21, Tennessee 14
    1. – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • Alabama had 5 victories vacated by the NCAA in 2010. As such, the official record for Alabama is 2–6 (1–4).
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00 p.m.Richmond*W 41–1732,215
September 811:30 a.m.Alabama
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN
LFSL 10–2439,773
September 156:00 p.m.Ole Miss
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
PPVW 31–1734,180
September 296:00 p.m.Eastern Michigan*
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN
W 30–737,220
October 611:30 a.m.at AuburnLFSL 7–3582,657
October 135:00 p.m.No. 24 Georgia 
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
ESPN2L 17–2039,773
October 2011:30 a.m.at No. 6 South CarolinaPPVW 17–679,212
October 271:00 p.m.Miami (OH)*
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN
W 24–1326,450
November 311:30 a.m.at No. 18 FloridaLFSL 22–4990,222
November 101:00 p.m.No. 25 Kentucky
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
PPVL 20–2739,773
November 171:00 p.m.at No. 19 TennesseePPVL 24–25105,077
November 241:00 p.m.Wake Forest*
  • Vanderbilt Stadium
  • Nashville, TN
L 17–3127,650
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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