1999 VMI Keydets football team

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1999 VMI Keydets football
Virginia Military Institute logo.png
Conference Southern Conference
1999 record 1–10 (0–8 SoCon)
Head coach Cal McCombs (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Bob Gatling (1st year)
Home stadium Alumni Memorial Field
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
« 1998 2000 »
1999 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 Georgia Southern ^   7 1         13 2  
#9 Appalachian State ^   7 1         9 3  
#12 Furman ^   7 1         9 3  
Wofford   5 3         6 5  
East Tennessee State   4 4         6 5  
Chattanooga   3 5         5 6  
Western Carolina   2 6         3 8  
The Citadel   1 7         2 9  
VMI   0 8         1 10  
† – Conference champion
^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

The 1999 VMI Keydets football team represented the Virginia Military Institute during the 1999 NCAA Division I-AA football season. It was the Keydets' 109th year of football and first season under head coach Cal McCombs, who replaced Ted Cain following the conclusion of the 1998 season.

VMI went 1–10 on the year, beating only Division II-Concord University, a 15–14 win. The Keydet offense was shut out three times and managed only 77 points all season, averaging 7.0 points per game.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 4 7:00 PM at Richmond* UR StadiumRichmond, VA L 6–42   13,682
September 11 1:00 PM Concord (WV)* Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, VA W 15–14   5,682
September 18 1:00 PM East Tennessee State Alumni Memorial Field • Lexington, VA L 17–26   7,149
September 25 7:00 PM at #12 Furman Paladin StadiumGreenville, SC L 0–58   11,212
October 2 1:00 PM #1 Georgia Southern Alumni Memorial Field • Lexington, VA L 0–62   5,967
October 9 1:30 PM at Wofford Gibbs StadiumSpartanburg, SC L 10–55   7,341
October 16 1:00 PM Chattanooga Alumni Memorial Field • Lexington, VA L 0–27   5,327
October 23 1:00 PM William & Mary* Alumni Memorial Field • Lexington, VA (Rivalry) L 14–35   5,273
October 30 2:00 PM at Western Carolina E. J. Whitmire StadiumCullowhee, NC L 2–40   8,978
November 6 1:00 PM #9 Appalachian State Alumni Memorial Field • Lexington, VA L 7–34   4,710
November 13 1:00 PM at The Citadel Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC (Military Classic of the South) L 6–7   16,663
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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