1985 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1985 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Flying WV logo.svg
Conference Independent
1985 record 7–3–1
Head coach Don Nehlen
Home stadium Mountaineer Field
(Capacity: 57,500)
Seasons
« 1984 1986 »
1985 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Penn State           11 1 0
#9 Miami (FL)           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
#15 Florida State           9 3 0
West Virginia           7 3 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Syracuse           7 5 0
Virginia Tech           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Southwestern Louisiana           4 7 0
Navy           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Boston College           4 8 0
Memphis           2 7 2
Rutgers           2 8 1
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Tulane           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Mountaineers' 93rd overall season and they competed as a Division I-A Independent. The team was led by head coach Don Nehlen, in his 6th year, and played their home games at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. They finished the season with a record of seven wins, three losses and one tie (7–3–1 overall).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 7 Louisville Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 52–13   62,128
September 14 Duke Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 20–18   61,191
September 21 at #17 Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD (Rivalry) L 0–28   51,250
September 28 Pittsburgh Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) T 10–10   62,453
October 5 Virginia Tech Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Black Diamond Trophy) W 24–9   57,514
October 19 at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA W 13–6   32,000
October 26 at #3 Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) L 0–27   85,534
November 2 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA L 7–27   35,000
November 9 Rutgers Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 27–0   48,373
November 16 Temple Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 23–10   34,721
November 30 at Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY (Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy) W 13–10   33,431
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.
  • Reference:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WVU 1985 Schedule". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved June 23, 2012.