Brake's winning score happened with 13:08 left in the fourth quarter with the score tied at 35. The Bison then held the Keydets to a late fourth quarter field goal for the win.
Bucknell's Matt DelMauro scored two touchdowns in the first quarter for an early 14-0 Bison lead.
VMI's Al Cobb responded with three touchdown passes in the second quarter, including one to Matthew Nicholson with under a minute to go in the half, to tie the game 21-21. He had 308 yards passing overall.