1955 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1955 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Flying WV logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #17
AP #19
1955 record 8–2 (4–0 Southern Conference)
Head coach Art Lewis
Home stadium Old Mountaineer Field (38,000)
Seasons
« 1954 1956 »
1955 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#19 West Virginia 4 0 0     8 2 0
Virginia Tech 2 1 1     6 3 1
Davidson 3 2 0     5 4 0
George Washington 3 2 0     5 4 0
Richmond 3 2 2     4 3 2
The Citadel 2 2 0     5 4 0
Furman 1 1 0     1 9 0
William & Mary 1 3 1     1 7 1
VMI 1 6 0     1 9 0
Washington & Lee 0 1 0     0 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 West Virginia Mountaineers football team completed the regular season with an 8–2 record, including a perfect 4–0 conference record. They finished with a ranking of #17 in the Coaches' Poll and #19 in the AP Poll.

1955 Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
1955-09-24 Richmond Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 33–12   21,000
1955-10-01 Wake Forest* #13 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 46–0   25,000
1955-10-08 vs. Virginia Military #11 Mitchell StadiumBluefield, WV W 47–12   11,000
1955-10-15 William & Mary #10 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 39–13   22,000
1955-10-22 Penn State* #8 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 21–7   34,400
1955-10-29 at Marquette* #7 Marquette StadiumMilwaukee, WI W 39–0   16,000
1955-11-04 at George Washington #7 Griffith StadiumWashington, DC W 13–7   22,500
1955-11-12 at #17 Pittsburgh* #6 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) L 7–26   57,996
1955-11-19 Syracuse* #13 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV L 13–20   22,000
1955-11-25 at North Carolina State* Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC W 27–7   4,500
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

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