October 15, 2007

Ted Cain talks about the Georgia game

Despite an offense that scored 17 first-half points and rolled up over 200 yards, Vanderbilt dropped a last-second decision to Georgia on Saturday evening. On Sunday night, VandySports.com's Chris Lee spoke with Offensive Coordinator Ted Cain to get his thoughts on the contest just hours after he'd had time to review film.

CL: "Just talk about, after seeing film, what your impressions were on the game [Saturday]."

"Well… the tale of the tape was the two different halves. The first half, we really did some nice things out there and executed really pretty well, and had some explosive plays, and converted on some third downs. We had a five-of-eight conversion rate the first half, and had some players stepping up and making some plays in the first half.

"Then, the second half, we were not executing nearly as well. Credit Georgia with some of that; they turned up the heat, and we had a little tougher time blocking, especially when we tried to throw the ball. We got sacked a couple of times back there when we tried to throw it.

"(We could) just never could make any third-down conversions in the second half, and keep the ball in some drives, and just kind of stopped ourselves with some penalties, and that really hurt us."

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