Reece Udinski linked with Jakob Herres in time beyond regulation after which Michael Jackson for a two-point conversion, giving VMI a 38-37 victory over Samford for its first 4-0 begin since 1981
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Reece Udinski linked with Jakob Herres in time beyond regulation after which Michael Jackson for a two-point conversion, giving VMI a 38-37 victory over Samford on Saturday for its first 4-0 begin since 1981.
Udinski, who’s transferring to Maryland after the spring season, accomplished 40 of 57 passes for 353 yards, three touchdowns and one interception — to outduel Liam Welch, who had a faculty file 570 yards passing with 4 touchdowns.
Welch discovered an open Montrell Washington for a 13-yard reception to open the time beyond regulation scoring. Udinski answered on fourth down with a cross to the fitting aspect of the top zone and Herres outjumped a defender to arrange Jackson’s successful catch over the center.
Korey Bridy carried it 27 occasions for 109 yards and a landing for VMI. Herres completed with 14 catches, 166 yards and two scores, and Jackson had eight grabs for 60 yards.
Down 30-17 halfway by means of the fourth quarter, Jackson had a 16-yard landing seize and Herres added a 17-yarder to tie it with 1:11 left in regulation.
Welch was 37-of-59 passing with two interceptions for Samford (2-3). Washington hauled in eight passes for 108 yards and three scores, Ty King had a 96-yard landing reception and completed with three catches for 135 yards, and A.J. Toney added 122 yards receiving.
The final time these groups met in 2019, the Keydets prevailed 48-41 in time beyond regulation.
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