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1999 West Virginia Mountaineers football
ConferenceBig East Conference (1979–2013)
1999 record4–7 (3–4 Big East)
Head coachDon Nehlen
Home stadiumMountaineer Field
(Capacity: 63,500)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Virginia Tech   7 0         11 1  
#15 Miami   6 1         9 4  
Boston College   4 3         8 4  
Syracuse   3 4         7 5  
West Virginia   3 4         4 7  
Pittsburgh   2 5         5 6  
Temple   2 5         2 9  
Rutgers   1 6         1 10  
† – BCS representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Mountaineers' 107th overall and 9th season as a member of the Big East Conference (Big East). The team was led by head coach Don Nehlen, in his 20th year, and played their home games at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. They finished the season with a record of four wins and seven losses (4–7 overall, 3–4 in the Big East).

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4* 3:00 PM at East Carolina Ericsson StadiumCharlotte, NC ESPN2 L 23–30   47,860
September 11* 12:00 PM Miami (OH) Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV ESPN+ W 43–27   43,799
September 18* 12:00 PM at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD (Rivalry) ESPN2 L 0–33   33,169
September 25 3:30 PM at Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY (Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy) CBS L 7–30   44,890
October 2* 12:00 PM Navy Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV ESPN+ L 28–31   52,875
October 16 1:00 PM Rutgers Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 62–16   44,223
October 23 1:00 PM Temple Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 20–17   34,908
October 30 12:00 PM at #23 Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL CBS L 20–28   30,310
November 6 3:30 PM #3 Virginia Tech Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Black Diamond Trophy) CBS L 20–22   56,906
November 13 12:00 PM at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ESPN L 17–34   42,335
November 27 12:00 PM Pittsburgh Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) ESPN W 52–21   40,660
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "WVU 1999 Schedule". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. http://wvustats.com/football/schedule.php?team_id=308&season=1999. Retrieved June 21, 2012.
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