September 18, 2011

Our takes after the Ole Miss game

Vanderbilt scored a convincing 30-7 victory over Ole Miss on Saturday. VandySports.com's Chris Lee and Jesse Johnson break down the game in detail, and tell you the big things they took away from the Commodores' big win.


Chris's takes:

1. To this point, Trey Wilson might be Southeastern Conference's defensive player of the year.

Three interceptions, two touchdowns, and four pass break-ups isn't a bad season for some cornerbacks. That's three games' work for Vanderbilt's Trey Wilson, who is proving that his terrific spring and summer practices weren't a fluke.

Wilson has also added a physical presence in the secondary with a number of bone-jarring hits. On Saturday, Jesse pointed out an instance where one of Ole Miss's receivers had "alligator arms" on a catchable pass. So, there could be an intangible quality to Wilson's play that's helping the defense, too.



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