VMI showing intensity amid change in fall camp
Scott Wachenheim made some coaching changes in the spring, promoting former wide receivers coach Patrick Ashford to offensive coordinator, and hiring Nick Reveiz as defensive coordinator. After a spring of learning, the Keydets have put their knowledge to the test. Utilizing full pads on the sixth day of camp, and showing what they know during live periods Saturday morning.
No longer the hunters: VMI football entering fall as the SoCon’s team to beat
The expectations are certainly high for the 2020 Southern Conference Champions and the VMI Keydets are taking that very seriously. Former Patrick Henry Patriot Leroy Thomas says that heading into the season, this year VMI is no longer the hunters, but rather the hunted.
VMI holds scrimmage in preps for Spring season
LEXINGTON, Va. – Conditioning and situational football were the two focal points for the Keydets as they hit the field for a “THUD tempo” style scrimmage. On Saturday, the team operated drives in 4 minute sets with the goal of increasing players conditioning for an unique spring season. Ad“He’s close to 100 percent healthy coming off the ACL surgery a season ago,” Wachenheim said. He emphasized that conditioning will be crucial considering the Southern Conference season will be played in the spring as opposed to the fall, which creates nuances. AdThe Keydets open the season on Feb. 20 at Chattanooga, the first home game will be on Feb. 27 against Furman.