LEXINGTON, Va. (WFXR) — The VMI Keydets football season is getting underway in a few weeks on September 1st in Winston-Salem, NC to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The Keydets are gearing up for a season on the expectations they have built over the years and they are excited about what is ahead this coming 2022 season.

“The team got together this offseason and we cam up with a mission statement called new standard. It is based on if we have a New Standard of excellence. We need to perform at that level. It is not only in the classroom and on the football field but winning the hill. With this being militarily. There is a New Standard based on the success we have had in the past. We want to uphold those standards,” said VMI head coach Scott Wachenheim.