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Big second half pushes Samford to 49-13 win over VMI

The Samford Bulldogs scored the final 28 points of the game, en route to a 49-13 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference football action Saturday afternoon at VMI’s Foster Stadium.


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VMI football falls to Bucknell in OT, 28-22

Matt DelMauro ran for a 23-yard touchdown in the first overtime, giving the Bucknell Bison a dramatic 28-22 win over the VMI Keydets in non-conference football action Saturday at Foster Stadium in Lexington.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham to call radio play-by-play for VMI football

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will handle radio play-by-play duties for three VMI football home games in the 2015 season.


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VMI football falls short at Furman in SoCon opener, 24-21

Inspired by a rejuvenated defense, VMI battled throughout but came up short in its conference opener. Driving for the go-ahead score late in the fourth quarter, VMI’s second interception of the game deep in Furman territory led to a decisive long field goal by the Paladins, and Furman held off a late VMI charge to top the Keydets, 24-21, in the Southern Conference opener for both teams Saturday afternoon in Greenville, S.C.


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Late field goal lifts Furman past VMI, 24-21

A 42-yard Jon Croft Hollingsworth field goal broke a 21-21 tie, and VMI couldn’t convert on either of its last two drives in a 24-21 loss at Furman on Saturday.


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#22 Richmond blasts VMI, 42-10

Brice Tucker ran for 120 yards, but the #22 Richmond Spiders took advantage of five VMI Keydet turnovers en route to a 42-10 victory Saturday evening at Robins Stadium in Richmond.


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Christopher sends VMI football to win over Morehead State as time expires, 43-40

Dillon Christopher booted a 34-yard field goal as time expired, sending the VMI Keydets past the upset-minded Morehead State Eagles, 43-40, in non-conference football action Saturday at Foster Stadium in Lexington. The two teams combined for 1,010 total offensive yards in the shootout.


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Ball State tops VMI football in shootout, 48-36

Al Cobb threw for 399 yards and three touchdowns and Aaron Sanders had 13 receptions for the VMI Keydets, but the Ball State Cardinals grabbed a 17-point lead after three quarters and held on for a 48-36 win in non-conference college football action Thursday night in Muncie, Ind.


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Passing game steps up in second VMI football scrimmage

In a workout that featured more varied scenarios and less live contact, VMI football conducted a two-hour practice with structured scrimmage segments Saturday morning on the Foster Stadium turf.


VMI holds first scrimmage of 2015 preseason football camp

VMI held its first extended scrimmage of football preseason camp Saturday with the defense having the upper hand throughout the morning workout at Foster Stadium.


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VMI football wraps up spring practice

VMI football concluded its first spring practice under head coach Scott Wachenheim with a controlled scrimmage Friday that focused on the two-minute drill and special teams.


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Big plays highlight second VMI football spring scrimmage

Rain did not dampen the spirits and intensity of VMI Football’s second spring scrimmage held Saturday afternoon.


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VMI football holds first spring scrimmage under Wachenheim

High intensity and tempo was the tone set in VMI’s first spring football scrimmage held under ideal weather conditions Saturday afternoon at Foster Stadium.


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VMI football begins spring practice Wednesday

The first full squad workouts under first year VMI football head coach Scott Wachenheim move to the practice field when the Keydets commence spring football drills at Fiorini Field on Wednesday afternoon at 4:30 p.m.


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VMI 2015 football spring practice schedule

VMI will begin 2015 spring football practice under first year head coach Scott Wachenheim on Wednesday, April 8 at 4:30 p.m.


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VMI football opens 2015 schedule Sept. 3 at Ball State

First-year VMI head football coach Scott Wachenheim will make his debut on Thursday night, September 3, when the Keydets travel to Muncie, Indiana to face Ball State in the 2015 season opener.


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VMI football announces 2015 signing class

Virginia Military Institute head coach Scott Wachenheim today announced the signings of the 2015 football recruiting class.


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VMI football announces eight assistant coaches to staff

VMI head football coach Scott Wachenheim announced this week the addition of eight assistant football coaches to the staff.


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New VMI football coach, D3 playoffs, college basketball highlight WREL interview

Was VMI’s move to hire UVA offensive line coach Scott Wachenheim to take over the Keydets football program a smart move? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to discuss the hire.


UVA offensive line coach Scott Wachenheim named VMI head football coach

VMI Athletics Director Dr. Dave Diles announced Sunday that Scott Wachenheim has been named head football coach and will begin his duties immediately.


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.


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.


Wofford blasts VMI football, 38-3

The Wofford College Terriers scored the first 17 points of the game to take the lead for good, and went on to a 38-3 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference football action Saturday at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, S.C.


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.


#14 Chattanooga blitzes VMI football, 55-7

The nationally-ranked defense of the #14 Chattanooga Mocs lived up to its billing, shutting down VMI and handing the Keydets a 55-7 Southern Conference loss Saturday afternoon at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn.


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 football to participate in Coach to Cure MD Day

Not only will Saturday’s football game be the first Southern Conference game at home this season for VMI, but the coaching staff will participate in the nationwide event Coach to Cure MD.


VMI football blasted at Samford, 63-21

The Samford Bulldogs scored 49 points in the first half and went on to defeat the VMI Keydets, 63-21, in Southern Conference football action Saturday at Seibert Stadium in Birmingham, Ala.


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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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VMI football fall practice schedule

The fall practice schedule for VMI Football, leading up to the Keydets’ August 30 opener at Bucknell, has now been made available to the public.


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VMI football opening spring scrimmage is offensive showcase

VMI’s first spring football scrimmage started with a long scoring play, but the defense rebounded to control the second half as the Keydets conducted their first extended scrimmage of drills Saturday afternoon at Foster Stadium.


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VMI releases 2014 football schedule

The return of Southern Conference league play for the first time in 12 years highlights the 2014 VMI football schedule. VMI will play its first home SoCon game in Lexington against Mercer on Sept. 27.


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Second-half meltdown costs VMI against Bucknell, 35-23

The VMI Keydets took a 17-7 lead midway through the third quarter, but the Bucknell Bison forced four turnovers in the final 22:07 and went on to a 35-23 win in non-conference football action Saturday at VMI’s Foster Stadium. The game was the season finale for both schools and was VMI’s Senior Day.


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VMI football loses at Citadel, 31-10

After the VMI Keydets took a 10-7 lead into halftime, the Citadel Bulldogs scored all 24 of the game’s second half points en route to a 31-10 win in the Military Classic of the South, contested Saturday at Johnson-Hagood Stadium in Charleston, S.C.


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VMI football wins Big South finale over Gardner-Webb, 27-9

The VMI Keydets took full advantage of five turnovers and 13 penalties by the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs, and led wire to wire in a 27-9 Keydet win in Big South football action Saturday afternoon in Lexington. The victory came in VMI’s final Big South football game, prior to next year’s jump to the Southern Conference.


VMI hangs tough in 17-7 loss to Liberty

Sam Patterson grabbed his sixth touchdown of the year and the VMI Keydets ‘ defense had one of its best outings of the season, but the Liberty Flames saw quarterback Josh Woodrum run for two touchdowns to help them to a 17-7 win over VMI Saturday at Williams Stadium in Lynchburg.


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Presbyterian holds off VMI rally in 49-35 win

After being down by 21 points in the fourth quarter, the VMI Keydets climbed with seven with just over a minute remaining but could not complete the comeback, as they fell to the Presbyterian College Blue Hose 49-35 in Big South football action Saturday in Clinton, S.C.