1987 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

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1987 Vanderbilt Commodores football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1987 record4–7 (1–5 SEC)
Head coachWatson Brown (2nd season)
Home stadiumVanderbilt Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 Auburn $ 5 0 1     9 1 2
No. 5 LSU 5 1 0     10 1 1
No. 14 Tennessee 4 1 1     10 2 1
No. 13 Georgia 4 2 0     9 3 0
Alabama 4 2 0     7 5 0
Florida 3 3 0     6 6 0
Kentucky 1 5 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 1 5 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 0     4 7 0
Ole Miss 1 5 0     3 8 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The Commodores were led by head coach Watson Brown in his second season and finished with a record of four wins and seven losses (4–7 overall, 1–5 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 12 Memphis State* Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN W 27–17  
September 19 at Duke* Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC L 31–35  
September 26 No. 17 Alabama Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, TN L 23–30  
October 3 at Tulane* Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA L 17–27  
October 10 at No. 5 Auburn Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 15–48  
October 17 No. 18 Georgia Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, TN (Rivalry) L 24–52  
October 24 at Ole Miss Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS (Rivalry) L 14–42  
October 31 Rutgers* Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, TN W 27–13  
November 7 Kentucky Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, TN (Rivalry) W 38–29  
November 21 Maryland* Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, TN W 34–24  
November 28 at No. 16 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN (Rivalry) L 36–38  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1987 Vanderbilt football schedule[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1987 Vanderbilt Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 9, 2016.