VMI Keydets Football venues
VMI Keydets Football Tickets
Classifications:NCAA Division I FCS
Conference Membership:Southern Conference
Home Games:Alumni Memorial Stadium
Head Coach:Scott Wachenheim
All Time Greats:Tim Maypray, Gregory Clifton, Thomas Haskins, Sam Horner, Joe Huma, Ray Reutt, Mark Stock, Bobby Thomason, Mike Wooten
Rivals:The Citadel and Virginia Tech
VMI Keydets Football TicketsThe VMI Keydets are the football team for the Virginia Military Institute located in Lexington, Virginia. They have been through 31 head coaches since their first season. Their current head coach is Scott Wachenheim, who began coaching the team in 2014 and has a record of 6–38 (0.136). Their best season was under Coach John McKenna when they had one undefeated year and achieved four conference championships. McKenna’s final stats were 62–60–8 over his 13 seasons as their coach. The Keydet's first season was in 1891 and they have an all-time record of 465–657–42 (.418). They have been to 24 bowl games, of which they have won six. They also have won seven conference titles. They have had four undefeated seasons that occurred in 1894, 1899, 1920 and 1957. The Keydets mascot is Moe the Kangaroo and their team colors are red, white and yellow. Grab your team colors and see the Keydets play by purchasing your tickets at StubHub.
What notable players have played for the VMI Keydets?The VMI Keydets have had a few notable players throughout the years. Sam Horner was a 1960 round two draft pick for the Washington Redskins. He also played for the New York Giants. Horner played a total of 33 games with 574 offensive yards and one touchdown during his NFL career. Joe Muha was a 1943 round one draft pick for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was two times All-Pro Selection in 1948 and 1950. During his NFL career, Muha had 257 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Muha went on to be the backfield coach for USC from 1951 to 1952. In 1949, Bobby Thomason was a first-round draft pick for the Los Angelas Rams. Thomason also played for the Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia Eagles. He went to three Pro Bowls. During his career, Thomason had 687 passing yards, 1,346 pass attempts, and 8,480 yards. Ray Reutt entered the NFL at a unique time during World War II. At the time, many teams were combined due to manning shortages because of the war. Reutt played for a team that was a merger between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles, called the Steagles.
What conference do the VMI Keydets play in?The Keydets have independent, for the SAIAA, Southern, and the Bog South Conference. They are now a part of the Southern Conference.
How big is Alumni Memorial Stadium?Alumni Memorial Field opened in 1962 and holds 10,000 people.
Have the VMI Keydets ever won a national title?The Keydets have never won a national title, but they have won seven conference championships in 1951, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1974 and 1977.
What was the VMI Keydets record last season?The Keydets 2018 season ended with a 1–10 (0–8 SoCon) record.
Do the VMI Keydets have any historic rivalries?Thee Keydet’s most historical rival is Virginia Tech who they have played 79 times. Their current biggest rival is the only other all military school still located in the south, The Citadel. The series between The Citadel and the Keydets had been dubbed “The Military Classic of the South” and The Citadel currently leads the series 40–30–2. The series award is called the Silver Shako and has been held by The Citadel since 2003. The Keydets also have minor rivalries with Richmond and William & Mary.
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