Vandy collecting water, generators for SC flood victims

Vandy collecting water, generators for SC flood victims
(Source: WIS)

NASHVILLE, TN (WIS) - The Vanderbilt Commodores are rallying their fans Thursday to help people affected by the flood in South Carolina.

In a series of tweets posted Wednesday afternoon, the Commodores' official Twitter account urged fans to bring cases of bottled water and new generators to the team's stadium on Thursday.

Thursday, donations began coming in to campus, including water from former South Carolina Gamecocks kicker Ryan Succop, who currently plays for the Tennessee Titans in Nashville

The donations will the be loaded into the team's equipment truck and delivered to Columbia.

Nashville and other parts of Tennessee suffered from severe flooding in May 2010 after up to 19 inches of rain fell in some areas of the state. Thirty-one people were killed by the floods.

Vanderbilt and South Carolina square off next Saturday at 4 p.m. in Columbia.

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