1954 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1954 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Flying WV logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
AP #12
1954 record 8–1 (3–0 SoCon)
Head coach Art Lewis
Home stadium Old Mountaineer Field (38,000)
Seasons
« 1953 1955 »
1954 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 West Virginia 3 0 0     8 1 0
Furman 2 0 0     5 5 0
#16 Virginia Tech 3 0 1     8 0 1
Davidson 2 1 0     6 3 0
VMI 4 3 0     4 6 0
Richmond 2 3 0     5 4 0
William & Mary 1 2 2     4 4 2
George Washington 0 4 1     1 7 1
The Citadel 0 4 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 West Virginia Mountaineers football team completed the regular season with an 8–1 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
1954-10-02 at #15 South Carolina* Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC W 26–6   31,000
1954-10-09 George Washington #16 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 13–7   20,000
1954-10-16 at #9 Penn State* #14 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park , PA W 19–14   32,312
1954-10-23 vs. Virginia Military #10 Mitchell StadiumBluefield, WV W 40–6   11,000
1954-10-30 Pittsburgh* #7 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) L 10–13   34,000
1954-11-06 Fordham* #17 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 39–9   10,000
1954-11-13 at William & Mary #16 Cary FieldWilliamsburg, VA W 20–6   10,000
1954-11-20 North Carolina State* #14 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 28–3   20,000
1954-11-27 at Virginia* #12 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 14–10   10,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

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