Isaiah Pead ran for 149 yards and a touchdown, and Ralph David Abernathy IV's 90-yard kickoff return early in the fourth quarter put Cincinnati ahead to stay as the Bearcats edged Vanderbilt 31-24 on Saturday in the Liberty Bowl.
Isaiah Pead rushed for 155 yards in the loss.
Zach Collaros tosses four first-half touchdown passes
Cincinnati vs. Rutgers :: Nov. 19, 2011 (AP Photos)
2010: Caught six balls for 72 yards and a touchdown in the opener at Fresno State ... tallied a pair of rushes for eight yards, returned a kickoff for 37 yards and fielded eight punts with no returns.
2009: Started 12 of 13 games at slot receiver ... tallied 51 catches for 540 yards and four touchdowns ... set a career high with seven receptions on three occasions ... also returned three punts for 45 yards with a long return of 27 yards ... had four receptions for 71 yards in the season opener at Rutgers ... also returned two punts for 18 yards ... recorded three receptions for 20 yards along with a 27-yard punt return against Southeast Missouri State ... had his career-long reception, a 45-yard strike from Tony Pike for a touchdown, in the waning seconds of the first half at Oregon State ... finished the game vs. the Beavers with a career high 117 yards receiving and seven receptions ... also recorded a tackle ... had four catches for 53 yards against Fresno State ... caught one ball for 25 yards at USF ... tallied three catches for 54 yards against Louisville ... had three receptions for 32 yards at Syracuse ... finished with three receptions, good for 40 yards, and a touchdown at West Virginia ... tied a career high with seven receptions against Illinois ... finished with 53 yards receiving and a touchdown ... tied a career mark for the second consecutive week with his seven catches at Pittsburgh ... also tallied 61 yards and a touchdown ... finished with four catches for 46 yards in the Allstate Sugar Bowl against Florida.
2008: True freshman played in all 14 games, earning increased playing time as the season progressed ... made 14 catches for 168 yards and worked into the fourth receiver slot on the depth chart ... proved to be a weapon on punt returns, totaling 113 yards on 12 returns, including a 40-yard return at Connecticut ... had a career-high four catches for 67 yards against Rutgers ... also had a career-long 24-yard reception against the Scarlet Knights ... returned three punts for 49 yards at UConn ... added 23 yards on one kick return against Eastern Kentucky in the season opener ... made at least one reception in nine games.
Strongsville High School: Three-year letterwinner at wide receiver and defensive back ... recognized on the 2007 Associated Press Division I All-Ohio second team after catching 38 passes before missing his final five games due to injury ... collected 35 receptions for 750 yards (21.4 yards per catch) and eight touchdowns as a junior ... named to the all-Pioneer Conference first team as a junior and again as a senior ... twice recognized with all-Northeast District first team honors ... amassed 153 receptions for 1,797 yards and 18 touchdown grabs for his career ... also scored on five kickoff returns and three punt returns ... coached by Russ Jacques.
Derrick L. Woods, Jr.: Born Nov. 29, 1989 ... son of Derrick, Sr. and Kelly Woods.
Academic Major: Business Management Technology.