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1992 West Virginia Mountaineers football
ConferenceBig East Conference (1979–2013)
1992 record5–4–2 (2–3–1 Big East)
Head coachDon Nehlen
Home stadiumMountaineer Field
(Capacity: 63,500)
Seasons
← 1991
1993 →
1992 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Miami 4 0 0     11 1 0
#6 Syracuse 6 1 0     10 2 0
Rutgers 4 2 0     7 4 0
#21 Boston College 2 1 1     8 3 1
West Virginia 2 3 1     5 4 2
Pittsburgh 1 3 0     3 9 0
Virginia Tech 1 4 0     2 8 1
Temple 0 6 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1992 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Mountaineers' 100th overall and 2nd season as a member of the Big East Conference (Big East). The team was led by head coach Don Nehlen, in his 13th year, and played their home games at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. They finished the season with a record of five wins, four losses and two ties (5–4–2 overall, 2–3–1 in the Big East).

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5* 5:00 PM Miami (OH) Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV T 29–29   45,418
September 12 12:00 PM at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) BEN W 44–6   41,723
September 19* 1:00 PM Maryland Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Rivalry) W 34–33   55,727
September 26 1:00 PM at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA (Black Diamond Trophy) W 16–7   51,211
October 3 12:00 PM #22 Boston College Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV CBS T 24–24   55,634
October 17 12:00 PM #14 Syracuse #24 Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy) CBS L 17–20   52,627
October 24* 3:30 PM #14 Penn State Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Rivalry) ABC L 26–40   66,663
October 31 7:30 PM at #1 Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL ESPN L 23–35   51,246
November 7* 1:00 PM East Carolina Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 41–28   41,139
November 14 12:00 PM at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ BEN L 9–13   22,295
November 21* 1:00 PM Louisiana Tech Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 23–3   27,751
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "WVU 1992 Schedule". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. http://wvustats.com/football/schedule.php?team_id=308&season=1992. Retrieved June 23, 2012.
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