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2016 VMI Keydets football
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Conference Southern Conference
2016 record 3–8 (1–7 SoCon)
Head coach Scott Wachenheim (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Dustin Ward (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Pro-style
Defensive coordinator Tom Clark (2nd year)
Base defense 3–4
Home stadium Alumni Memorial Field
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
« 2015 2017 »

Template:2016 Southern Conference football standings The 2016 VMI Keydets football team represented the Virginia Military Institute in the 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season. It was VMI's 126th football season and the Keydets were led by second year head coach Scott Wachenheim. They played their home games at 10,000–seat Alumni Memorial Field at Foster Stadium, as they have since 1962. This was VMI's third season as a member of the Southern Conference, after playing for 11 seasons in the Big South Conference. VMI was also a charter member of the Southern Conference, from 1921 through 2003. They finished the season 3–8, 1–7 in SoCon play to finish in a tie for eighth place.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:30 PMat Akron*ESPN3L 24–4711,061
September 106:00 PMat Morehead State*OVCDNW 17–135,588
September 243:00 PMat Bucknell*CIW 23–17 3OT4,972
October 11:30 PMMercerESPN3L 30–33 OT5,266
October 81:30 PMEast Tennessee State
  • Alumni Memorial Field
  • Lexington, VA
ESPN3W 37–75,638
October 153:00 PMat No. 24 SamfordESPN3L 21–554,085
October 222:00 PMat No. 11 ChattanoogaSDNL 13–3010,505
October 291:30 PMFurman
  • Alumni Memorial Field
  • Lexington, VA
ESPN3L 10–245,610
November 52:00 PMat Western CarolinaESPN3L 29–328,225
November 121:30 PMNo. 5 The Citadel
ESPN3L 20–308,251
November 191:30 PMat No. 20 WoffordESPN3L 0–178,102

Game summariesEdit

at AkronEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Keydets 7 3 14 0 24
Zips 12 7 7 21 47




Overall record Previous meeting Result
1–1 2011 L 13–36


at Morehead StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Keydets 0 14 3 0 17
Eagles 0 7 0 6 13




Overall record Previous meeting Result
2–1 2015 W 43–40


at BucknellEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Keydets 6 0 8 3 23
Bison 0 7 7 3 17




Overall record Previous meeting Result
1–3 2015 L 22–28


MercerEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 14 7 0 6 33
Keydets 0 7 7 13 30




Overall record Previous meeting Result
1–1 2015 W 28–21


East Tennessee StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Buccaneers 0 0 0 7 7
Keydets 14 13 3 7 37




Overall record Previous meeting Result
8–13 2002 L 21–35


at SamfordEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Keydets 7 7 7 0 21
#24 Bulldogs 28 10 0 17 55




Overall record Previous meeting Result
0–3 2015 L 13–49


at ChattanoogaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Keydets 0 0 13 0 13
#11 Mocs 7 10 6 7 30




Overall record Previous meeting Result
7–14–1 2015 L 27–33


FurmanEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Paladins 7 10 7 0 24
Keydets 3 0 0 7 10




Overall record Previous meeting Result
9–24 2015 L 21–24


at Western CarolinaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Keydets 0 9 6 14 29
Catamounts 7 14 3 8 32




Overall record Previous meeting Result
3–19 2015 L 20–24


The CitadelEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#5 Bulldogs 10 7 6 7 30
Keydets 0 7 13 0 20




Overall record Previous meeting Result
30–39–2 2015 L 30–35


at WoffordEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Keydets 0 0 0 0 0
#20 Terriers 3 0 0 14 17




Overall record Previous meeting Result
10–9 2015 L 20–41


ReferencesEdit

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