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1991 West Virginia Mountaineers football
ConferenceBig East Conference (1979–2013)
1991 record6–5 (3–4 Big East)
Head coachDon Nehlen
Home stadiumMountaineer Field
(Capacity: 63,500)
Seasons
← 1990
1992 →
1991 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Miami § 2 0 0     12 0 0
#11 Syracuse § 5 0 0     10 2 0
Virginia Tech § 1 0 0     5 6 0
Pittsburgh 3 2 0     6 5 0
West Virginia 3 4 0     6 5 0
Rutgers 2 3 0     6 5 0
Boston College 2 4 0     4 7 0
Temple 0 5 0     2 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1991 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1991 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Mountaineers' 99th overall and 1st season as a member of the Big East Conference (Big East). The team was led by head coach Don Nehlen, in his 12th year, and played their home games at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. They finished the season with a record of six wins and five losses (6–5 overall, 3–4 in the Big East).

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:30 PM Pittsburgh Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) ESPN L 3–34   68,041
September 7* 1:00 PM Bowling Green Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 24–17   32,597
September 14* 1:00 PM South Carolina Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 21–16   51,989
September 21* 4:00 PM at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD (Rivalry) W 37–7   40,442
October 5 12:00 PM Virginia Tech Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Black Diamond Trophy) BEN L 14–20   57,492
October 12 1:00 PM Temple Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 10–9   43,767
October 19 12:00 PM at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA BEN W 31–24   28,162
October 26* 4:00 PM at #8 Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) ESPN L 6–51   96,445
November 2 12:00 PM Rutgers Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV BEN W 28–3   38,127
November 9 4:00 PM at #2 Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL L 3–27   60,250
November 23 4:00 PM at #16 Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY (Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy) ESPN L 10–16   45,263
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "WVU 1991 Schedule". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. http://wvustats.com/football/schedule.php?team_id=308&season=1991. Retrieved June 23, 2012.
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