VMI’s Clemons named SoCon special teams athlete of week
Clemons scored 10 points in a 34-21 VMI win Week 6 over The Citadel, helping the Keydets claim the Silver Shako for the first time since 2002 and snap a 12-game losing streak in the series.
Clemons was 4-for-4 on point-after attempts and was 2-for-2 on field-goal tries. His first field goal was a 22-yard strike as time expired in the first half, staking the Keydets to a 17-7 halftime lead.
The senior from Daleville, Virginia, connected on a career-best 46-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter to make it a 27-14 game. Clemons also kicked off six times, recording a pair of touchbacks.
VMI’s win over The Citadel was its first in Charleston, South Carolina, since 1995.