What You Need To Know: VMI Preview

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Game Essentials

Game Nuggets

  • The teams have met 82 times previously; UVa owns a 56-23-3 edge in the all-time series and has won nine straight against the Keydets. This is only the second meeting since 1991.
  • UVa faced VMI in the third game of Mike London’s tenure in 2010 and won 48-7.
  • Only North Carolina (117 games) and Virginia Tech (94 games) have faced Virginia more often than VMI.
  • UVa has outscored VMI 120-7 over the last three meetings (1987, 1991, 2010).
  • As mentioned in Monday’s notes article, Virginia will honor former UVa captain and World War II veteran John Leys during a timeout as part of Military Appreciation Day. Leys was a solo captain of the 1935