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VMI not extending contract of football coach Sparky Woods

VMI Athletics Director Dr. Dave Diles announced today that the contract of head football coach Sparky Woods will not be extended.


The Citadel defeats VMI in Military Classic of the South, 45-25

The Citadel Bulldogs scored 21 points in the third quarter to pull away and went on to a 45-25 victory over the VMI Keydets in The Military Classic of the South.


Western Carolina holds off VMI football rally, wins 42-27

VMI redshirt freshman quarterback Al Cobb added more records to his outstanding debut season, but the Western Carolina Catamounts were able to hold off a second half VMI charge to down the Keydets, 42-27.


VMI defense keys win over Furman, 31-15

The VMI defense forced four turnovers, a season-high, and Al Cobb threw for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead the Keydets past the Furman Paladins, 31-15, on Saturday.


VMI football drops double-OT thriller to Gardner-Webb, 47-41

A Kenny Cook touchdown catch in the second overtime was the difference as the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs eked out a 47-41 double overtime victory over the VMI Keydets in non-conference football action Saturday at Lexington, Va.’s Foster Stadium.


Navy pulls away, blasts VMI football, 51-14

Despite the Virginia Military Institute football team cutting the lead to 14-7 at the United States Naval Academy, the Midshipmen scored 23 unanswered points over 5:19 in the second quarter en route to a 51-14 win at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon.


VMI QB Al Cobb named to Jerry Rice Watch List

VMI quarterback Al Cobb has been named to the 2014 Jerry Rice Award Watch List as announced by The Sports Network Wednesday.


Mercer edges VMI football, 27-24

An interception with less than two minutes to go thwarted a potential tying drive, as the Mercer Bears edged the VMI Keydets, 27-24, in Southern Conference football action Saturday in Lexington, Va.


VMI wins slugfest with Davidson, 52-28

The VMI Keydets saw their offense explode to its highest levels since 2008, sending them to a 52-24 win over the Davidson Wildcats in non-conference football action Saturday afternoon at VMI’s Foster Stadium.


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Bowling Green blasts VMI, 48-7

The Bowling Green Falcons returned one punt for a touchdown and blocked another for a score, en route to a 48-7 win over the VMI Keydets Saturday in Bowling Green, Ohio.


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Big day from Cobb, but VMI football loses opener to Bucknell, 42-38

Al Cobb threw for four touchdowns and ran for another in a spectacular collegiate debut, but the Bucknell Bison took the lead for good on a 62-yard fourth quarter punt return for a touchdown and went on to defeat the VMI Keydets, 42-38, in NCAA football action Saturday in Lewisburg, Pa.


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Al Cobb named starting quarterback for VMI football opener

Redshirt freshman quarterback Al Cobb has been named the starting quarterback for VMI’s 2014 season opener at Bucknell Saturday evening.


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Lindsey leads defense in second VMI football scrimmage

Junior linebacker Caleb Lindsey had six tackles, a tackle for safety, a sack, and a fumble recovery to highlight VMI’s defense in the second scrimmage held on a rainy Monday afternoon at Foster Stadium.


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Sanders sparks first VMI preseason football scrimmage

Sophomore wide receiver Aaron Sanders (Stafford, Va.) caught four passes for 96 yards and two touchdowns to highlight VMI’s first preseason scrimmage Tuesday afternoon at Fiorini Field in Lexington.