1941 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1941 West Virginia Mountaineers football
1941 record4–6
Head coachBill Kern (2nd season)
CaptainHenry Goodman
Home stadiumMountaineer Field
← 1940
1942 →

The 1941 West Virginia Mountaineers football team was an American football team that represented West Virginia University as an independent during the 1941 college football season. In its second season under head coach Bill Kern, the team compiled a 4–6 record and was outscored by a total of 126 to 85.[1][2] The team played its home games at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. Henry Goodman was the team captain.[3]


September 27WaynesburgW 13–7
October 4at NavyL 0–40
October 11West Virginia Wesleyan
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 20–0
October 18at No. 4 FordhamL 0–27
October 25at KentuckyL 6–18
November 1vs. Washington and LeeCharleston, WVW 7–6
November 8Kansas
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 21–0
November 15at Penn StateL 0–7
November 22at ArmyL 6–7
November 29Michigan State
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
L 12–14
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


  1. ^ "1941 West Virginia Mountaineers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 West Virginia Football Media Guide". West Virginia University. 2017. p. 176.
  3. ^ 2017 WVU Football Guide, p. 169.