VU's Bennett breaks SEC record

Saturday, October 27, 2007 at 3:35pm

With a seven-yard reception in the first quarter Saturday against Miami of Ohio, Vanderbilt junior wide receiver Earl Bennett became the all-time leading receiver in Southeastern Conference history.

Bennett’s catch, his second of the day, gave him 209 for his career, passing former Kentucky receiver Craig Yeast for first place.

Bennett entered the game with 46 receptions this season, the second-highest in the Southeastern Conference. He is attempting to lead the league in catches for the third consecutive season.

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