Vanderbilt needed someone to step up within its roster. Prior to today, the Commodores started the 2015 season 0-2. This included a surprising loss at home to Western Kentucky. Any and all positive vibes were desperately needed for head coach Derek Mason's team.

Receiver Trent Sherfield stepped up for his team in a big way on Saturday afternoon.

The pass-catcher out of Illinois hauled in 16 catches for an eye-popping 240 yards and a touchdown in a 47-7 victory over Austin Peay. He broke Earl Bennett's previous school record of 223 receiving yards in 2007.

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Not only did Sherfield cement himself within the Vanderbilt record books, but he helped tremendously in getting his team their first victory of the season.