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More changes in the Vandals’ football record books

Two Vandals continue to alter the VCHS record books after the playoff win at Lawrenceville on Saturday.

Andrew Kelly

Vandals quarterback Andrew Kelly now has 46 single season rushing and passing touchdowns, five more than his cousin, Matthew Hagy (41).

Kelly’s total includes one playoff game and Hagy’s includes two playoff games.

Kelly now has 23 single season passing touchdowns (one playoff game, tying him with Matthew Wells (2017, three playoff games) for second place.

With his two touchdowns on Saturday, Kohnor Depew now has 15 touchdowns, one behind Marcus Zimmerman (2019, 3 playoff games) and Carson Ruot (2021, 1 playoff game) for a single season.

Depew is now tied with Zimmermann with five games of more than 100-plus receiving yards in a single season.

Kohnor Depew

He is also now second in receiving yards for a single season.

In 10 games (one playoff game), Depew has 32 receptions for 963 yards, with 15 touchdowns. He is averaging 30.09 yards per catch and 96.30 yards per game.

In 12 games (three playoff games), Zimmerman had 46 receptions for 1,301 yards, with 16 touchdowns. He averaged 28.28 yards per catch and 108.42 yards per game.

Zimmerman is also third on that list, with 30 receptions for 985 yards, 32.83 yards catch, 12 touchdowns and 98.50 yards per game (includes one playoff game).

Depew and Landon Christian are now the first pair of Vandals receivers to have more than 500 receiving yards in a season since the duo of Garrett Austin and Gaven Davis in 2019.

Kelly is the only Vandal to average more than 300 yards of total offense per game, and he is the 10th Vandal to reach 3,000 total yards of offense in a career.

He also became the only Vandal to reach the 3,000-yard mark for total offense in a single season during Saturday’s win at Lawrenceville.

Kelly’s single season total for total offense (passing, rushing and receiving) now stands at 3,059, with 46 touchdowns and an average of 305.90 per game, including one playoff game.

In second place is his cousin, Matthew Hagy, who in 11 games (with two playoff games) had 2,966 total yards, with 41 touchdowns and an average of 269.64 yards per game in 2021.

Trevor Smalls (2017) is third on that list, and Hagy is fourth for his 2022 season.

Vandals’ statistics provided by Hannah and Zach Edgar

Photos by Rich Bauer