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Delaware State Tops VMI 24-21 in Blount’s Debut

Kermit Blount made a memorable debut as head coach of the Delaware State football team. In a game marked by a more than one hour delay to start the second half due to lightning, Blount led the Hornets to a 24-21 victory over VMI in the season opener for each team before 6,209 fans at Foster Stadium this afternoon.

Nick Elko threw for 230 yards and three touchdowns and Justin Wilson had two TD catches to lead Delaware State’s 346-yard attack. The Hornet defense forced three turnovers and made a key fourth down stop late in the fourth quarter on VMI’s final possession.

“This is a very special win for me, but more importantly for our players,” said Blount, who was head coach at Winston-Salem State University for 17 years for accepting the DSU job last February.

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HORNETS TOP VMI 24-21 IN BLOUNT’S DEBUT – DSUHornets.com—Official Web site of Delaware State University Athletics

Delaware State Opens Spring Football Practice

Kermit Blount dusted off his whistle and conducted his first practice as Delaware State University’s head football coach when the Hornets began spring drills at Alumni Stadium on Friday.

Blount, who was introduced as DSU’s new coach Feb. 4, was eager to get things going as he began the process of sifting through the team’s roster.

“This year’s spring camp is critical for our program as we introduce new systems to our players,” said Blount, who replaced Al Lavan as the Hornets’ coach

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Delaware State Hornets football: DSU opens spring practice | The News Journal | delawareonline.com