Postgame Notes vs. Ole Miss

Langston Patterson had career firsts in multiple categories.


Vanderbilt Commodores at Ole Miss Rebels | Oxford, Miss. | October 28, 2023

Vanderbilt 7, Ole Miss 33


  • Ole Miss won the coin toss and elected to receive to start the first half. Justin Ball, Nate Clifton and Kane Patterson represent the Commodores for the coin toss
  • The defensive unit registered 8.0 tackles for loss, a season-high among SEC contests
  • Vanderbilt tallied three sacks, which ties the most by the defense this season
  • Vandy’s 169 rushing yards is most against an SEC opponent this season
  • Attendance at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium was 62,914 


  •  Will Sheppard registered his 145th career catch in tonight’s game and is now tied for seventh with Chuck Scott in career receptions by a Commodore. Tonight Sheppard passed Everett Crawford (1984-87) who is eighth on that list with 143 catches.
  • Langston Patterson tallied his first career sack and forced fumble in the first quarter. This is also the first time Patterson has recorded multiple tackles for loss in a game
  • In the second quarter, Patterson grabbed the first interception of his career and returned it for 22 yards
  • L. Patterson became the second Commodore to record an interception and a forced fumble in a game this season. De’Rickey Wright had two interceptions and a forced fumble vs. Hawai’i in the season opener
  • L. Patterson led the defense with nine total tackles
  • Walter Taylor had the longest rush of his career, marking 15 yards in the second quarter. Taylor finished with 59 rushing yards
  • Taylor scored the first rushing touchdown of his career on a 2-yard run to get the Commodores on the board
  • In his first game back since Sept. 30, Kane Patterson brought down Ole Miss quarterback Jaxson Dart, to register his first sack of the season, fourth of his career. K. Patterson has a tackle for loss in each of his last two games
  • Junior Sherrill grabbed the longest catch of the day, a 28-yard reception from Walter Taylor to put the Commodores in scoring position
  • Nate Clifton registered his fourth sack of the season, fifth of his career