1969 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1969 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Flying WV logo.svg
Peach Bowl Champions
Peach Bowl vs. South Carolina, 14–3 win
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches #18
AP #17
1969 record 10–1
Head coach Jim Carlen
Home stadium Old Mountaineer Field (38,000)
Seasons
« 1968 1970 »
1969 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Penn State         11 0 0
#17 West Virginia         10 1 0
#12 Houston         9 2 0
#5 Notre Dame         8 2 1
Buffalo         6 3 0
Rutgers         6 3 0
Villanova         6 3 0
Florida State         6 3 1
Colgate         5 3 1
Air Force         6 4 0
West Texas A&M         6 4 0
Boston College         5 4 0
New Mexico State         5 5 0
Southern Miss         5 5 0
Syracuse         5 5 0
Army         4 5 1
Virginia Tech         4 5 1
Georgia Tech         4 6 0
Miami (FL)         4 6 0
Pittsburgh         4 6 0
Dayton         3 7 0
Northern Illinois         3 7 0
Tulane         3 7 0
Utah State         3 7 0
Idaho         2 8 0
Navy         1 9 0
Xavier         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1969 West Virginia Mountaineers football team completed the regular season with a 9–1 record and traveled to the Peach Bowl, where they beat the South Carolina Gamecocks 14–3. They finished with a ranking of 17/18.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
1969-09-13 Cincinnati* Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 57–11   31,500
1969-09-20 Maryland* Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 31–7   31,000
1969-09-27 at Tulane* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 35–17   15,225
1969-10-04 Virginia Military* #18 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 32–0   28,500
1969-10-11 at #5 Penn State* #17 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA L 0–28   52,072
1969-10-25 Pittsburgh* Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) W 49–18   35,500
1969-11-01 at Kentucky* McLean StadiumLexington, KY W 7–6   37,500
1969-11-08 at William & Mary* Cary FieldWilliamsburg, VA W 31–0   7,000
1969-11-15 Richmond* Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 33–21   21,500
1969-11-12 at Syracuse* #18 Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY W 13–10   21,409
1969-12-30 vs. South Carolina* #19 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) W 14-3   48,452
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

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