Postgame Notes vs. UNLV

Vanderbilt’s offense surpassed the 400-yard mark for the third consecutive game, and other notes from Saturday's game at UNLV.


Vanderbilt Commodores at UNLV Rebels | Las Vegas, Nev. | September 16, 2023


Vanderbilt 37, UNLV 40


  • UNLV won the coin toss and elected to defer. Justin Ball,  Ethan Barr and Kane Patterson represented the Commodores for the coin toss
  • Vanderbilt’s offense surpassed the 400-yard mark for the third consecutive game, finishing with 427 yards Saturday
  • The receiving unit registered 337 receiving yards in tonight’s game, marking the most in a single game this season. It is also the second consecutive game the unit had  300+ receiving yards
  • Attendance at Allegiant Stadium was 22,582


  • In his first collegiate start, London Humphreys’ 56-yard touchdown reception from AJ Swann is Vanderbilt’s longest passing play on the season. Humphreys has a touchdown in three of his first four collegiate games
  • Humphreys finished with 102 receiving yards, his second consecutive 100+ yards receiving game, off three catches
  • Freshman Martel Hight opened the scoring with an interception return for a touchdown, his first career interception and first career touchdown
  • Hight’s pick-six was the first by a Commodore since Randall Haynie vs. LSU (9.21.19).
  • Graduate kicker Jacob Borcila is now 4-for-5 on the season and finished with a season-long 44-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to tie the game
  • Borcila hit 3-of-4 field goals in tonight’s game, the last time a Commodore hit three or more field goals in a single game was when Joseph Bulovas made three against Ole Miss (11.20.21)
  • AJ Swann went 16-for-35 for 296 yards and three touchdowns. This is the fourth game in Swann’s career throwing for 250+ yards and the third game this season with 3+ touchdowns
  • Justin Ball grabbed his first career touchdown in the opening minutes of the fourth quarter
  • Quincy Skinner Jr. caught his first touchdown of the season, the third of his career.
  • Sophomore Trudell Berry registered a career-best nine tackles
  • Senior Ethan Barr finished with a team-high tying nine tackles, a season-best
  • BJ Diakite finished with a career-high six tackles, including a sack for the second time in his career
  • Junior Miles Capers earned his first career sack in the first quarter
  • Nick Rinaldi grabbed his first career interception with one minute left in the fourth quarter