2014 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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2014 West Virginia Mountaineers football
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Conference Big 12 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #25
AP #22
2014 record 6–2 (4–1 Big 12)
Head coach Dana Holgorsen (4th year)
Offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson (3rd as coordinator, 4th overall year)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Tony Gibson (1st as coordinator, 8th overall year)
Base defense 3–3-5
Home stadium Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium (60,000)
Seasons
« 2013 2015 »
2014 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11 Kansas State   4 0         6 1  
#10 TCU   4 1         7 1  
#22 West Virginia   4 1         6 2  
#12 Baylor   3 1         6 1  
Oklahoma State   3 2         5 3  
#17 Oklahoma   2 2         5 2  
Texas   2 3         3 5  
Texas Tech   1 4         3 5  
Iowa State   0 4         2 5  
Kansas   0 4         2 5  
As of October 25, 2014; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represents West Virginia University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Playing as a member of the Big 12 Conference (Big 12), the team is led by head coach Dana Holgorsen, in his fourth year and plays its home games at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Coaching staff[edit]

2014 Coaching Staff

[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 3:30 PM vs. #2 Alabama* Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game) ABC L 23–33   70,502
September 6 7:30 PM #22 (FCSTowson* Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV RTPT W 54–0   56,414
September 13 12:00 PM at Maryland* Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD (Rivalry) BTN W 40–37   48,154
September 20 7:30 PM #4 Oklahoma Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV FOX L 33–45   61,908
October 4 4:00 PM Kansasdagger Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV FSN W 33–14   52,164
October 11 12:00 PM at Texas Tech Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, TX FS1 W 37–34   58,502
October 18 12:00 PM #4 Baylor Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV FS1 W 41–27   60,758
October 25 3:30 PM at Oklahoma State #22 Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK ESPN W 34–10   59,124
November 1 TCU Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV      
November 8 at Texas Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX      
November 20 6:00 PM Kansas State Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV FS1      
November 29 at Iowa State Jack Trice StadiumAmes, IA      
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
  • Schedule sources:[2]

Game notes[edit]

Alabama[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 3 14 3 3 23
#2 Crimson Tide 3 17 10 3 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting


Towson[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 0 0 0 0
Mountaineers 10 21 9 14 54
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting


Maryland[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 14 14 9 3 40
Terrapins 0 20 7 10 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
26–22–2 2013 Mary, 37–0


Oklahoma[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Sooners 3 21 14 7 45
Mountaineers 7 17 3 6 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–4 2013 OK, 16–7


Kansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Jayhawks 0 0 7 7 14
Mountaineers 16 10 7 0 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 2013 Kansas, 31–19


Texas Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 3 7 10 17 37
Red Raiders 14 7 6 7 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2013 Tech, 37–27


Baylor[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Bears 13 7 7 0 27
Mountaineers 7 17 3 14 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 2013 Baylor, 73–42


Oklahoma State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#22 Mountaineers 0
Cowboys 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–2 2013 WVU, 30–21


TCU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Horned Frogs 0
Mountaineers 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 2013 WVU, 30–27


Texas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 0
Longhorns 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 2013 UT, 47–40


Kansas State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0
Mountaineers 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–3 2013 KSU, 35–12


Iowa State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 0
Cyclones 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 2013 ISU, 52–44


Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP NR RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 22  
Coaches' NR RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 25  
CFP Not released Not released


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Coaching Staff". West Virginia University Department of Athletics. Retrieved September 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ Montoro, Mike (November 5, 2014). "2014 Football Schedule Released". West Virginia University Department of Athletics. Retrieved January 12, 2014.