LEXINGTON, Va. -- Eric Kordenbrock passed for four touchdowns, setting a school record in the process, and VMI held off Glenville State 34-27 in the Keydets' home opener on Saturday.
VMI stopped Glenville State stuffed a pair of running plays from the 1-yard line as time expired to secure the win.
Kordenbrock threw for four touchdowns on 23-of-30 passing for 314 yards. He passed Joey Gibson's record for career completions set in 2002, finishing with 471.
Kordenbrock's final scoring pass, a 10-yarder to Bradley Hann, gave VMI (1-1) a 34-20 lead with 13:27 left in the game. The Pioneers (0-1) responded with Steffen Colon's 36-yard TD pass to running back Rahman Lee with 6:48 remaining. The Pioneers then got to the VMI 1 on their final drive, but the Keydets stopped Lee twice. Lee finished with 146 yards rushing.
The meeting was the first between the FCS Keydets and Division II Pioneers.
Daryl Gross, who spent a decade as Syracuse's athletic director, will start as Division II Cal State-Los Angeles' AD in July.
Freshman DB Chad Clay didn't last long with the Georgia football team, as the Bulldogs dismissed him following a second arrest in the past four months.
A man who claims he told Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he was sexually abused as a teen by Jerry Sandusky asked a judge Wednesday to protect his identity and limit questions.
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