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Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Postgame Notes: Richmond 47, VMI 6
Courtesy:Richmond Athletics
Release:09/15/2012
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Team Notes

  • Richmond has now won 10 straight games against VMI with Saturday's 47-6 victory.
  • Head coach Danny Rocco now owns a 7-0 career record vs. VMI
  • Saturday's win marked the Spiders' first road win since a 23-21 victory over Duke in the 2011 season-opener (9/3/11).
  • The Spiders are now 16-0 vs. non-conference FCS opponents since 2005.
  • Richmond is 39-4 since 2005 when scoring more than 30 points and has now scored 30+ points in two consecutive games
  • The Spiders' 41-point win is the program's largest margin of victory since a 47-0 shutout of Hofstra on Sept. 19, 2009.
  • After taking a 16-6 lead into Saturday's second half, Richmond is currently 50-5 since the start of 2004 when leading at halftime.
  • The last time Richmond scored 40+ points in back-to-back games was on Sept. 13 and 20 of the 2008 season (45-14 win over Towson; 44-17 win over Maine).
  • The Spiders have now held an opponent to 10 or fewer points in back-to-back games for the first time since 2010 (13-10 win over JMU on Nov. 6; 15-6 win over Rhode Island on Nov. 13).

Player Notes

  • Sophomore kicker Remington Hinshaw set school records with four field goals and 17 kicking points scored in addition to equaling his career long with a 37-yard attempt to end the opening half of play.
  • Junior WR Ben Edwards hauled in career-highs with 11 receptions and 122 receiving yards against the Keydets.
  • Senior QB John Laub recorded a career-high 23 completions and 44 rushing yards on Saturday.
  • Senior DB Cooper Taylor had a career-high two interceptions, including one for a 35-yard touchdown return, representing his first career score.
  • Sophomore DB Justin Grant returned the opening kickoff for a 90-yard touchdown return, marking his first-ever kickoff TD return and Richmond's first since 2009 (Tremayne Graham - Nov. 14, 2009 at Georgetown). His 116 yards on the afternoon also represented a career high.
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