Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: VMI Keydets

Head Coach: Scott Wachenheim

Team Mascot: Moe the Kangaroo

Year Opened: 1962

Capacity: 10000

City / State: Lexington / Virginia

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Military Classic of the South

Rival Team: The Citadel Bulldogs

The Military Classic of the South takes place each year between The Citadel and VMI. The two schools first met in 1920 making it the 13th oldest rivalry in the FCS. Extra bragging rights were added to the rivalry in 1976 when the winner started taking home the Silver Shako. You won’t want to miss VMI try to halt the Bulldogs 10 game winning streak, so make sure to be in attendance for the Military Classic of the South.

VMI vs Richmond

Rival Team: Richmond Spiders

The rivalry between VMI and nearby Richmond began in 1893. Early on the Keydets dominated winning 12 of the first 14 matches, but since then the Spiders have exacted their revenge and now lead the all-time series 45-40-5. Come out and watch the Keydets narrow the gap when these two Virginia-based rivals square off.

VMI vs William & Mary

Rival Team: William & Mary Tribe

While the Keydets and Tribe haven’t played since 2011, you won’t want to miss it when the longstanding rivalry between VMI and William & Mary is renewed. The rivalry dates back to 1905, and the two teams have 88 times over the years making it one of the Keydets’ oldest and longest running rivalries.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: VMI Keydets

Head Coach: Scott Wachenheim

Team Mascot: Moe the Kangaroo

Year Opened: 1962

Capacity: 10000

City / State: Lexington / Virginia

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