It's a rainy evening as the stands begin to fill.
The Vanderbilt Commodores caucus before going to their locker room.
Sasha sashays, sweetly swaggering.
The UH Band's percussion leads the way onto the field.
The UH Band twirler -- energy released
The Band spells the C and the O of COUGARS
David Bertman directing the National Anthem
The Band gives us an H.
The Bare People spell HOUSTON COUGARS.
Sasha joins the cheers.
Here comes our team, led by Coach Herman ...
... out of the Foundry ...
... looking dangerous in black.
Vandy kicks off ...
And Ayres recieves to run it out of the end zone.
Ward's first pass completion -- first of many
Look! He's passing to ball to us.
Now Ward connects with Jackson.
Oh, oh. We have to punt. White baubles the ball in his fair catch.
Vandy's Shurmur passes to Rayford.
Tonight is Halloween. The big board observes the evening.
And the UH Band doubles as cheerleader.
Openshaw has to punt for Vandy.
Ayers runs the ball.
The first of three Vandy injuries. This is Adam Butler.
Ward's passing attack is remorseless.
Second Vandy injury: Offensive tackle Fromang.