1954 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1954 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Mountaineers logo.svg
SoCon champion
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
AP No. 12
1954 record 8–1 (3–0 SoCon)
Head coach Art Lewis (5th season)
Home stadium Old Mountaineer Field (38,000)
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 12 West Virginia $ 3 0 0     8 1 0
Furman 2 0 0     5 5 0
No. 16 VPI 3 0 1     8 0 1
Davidson 2 1 0     6 3 0
VMI 4 3 0     4 6 0
Richmond 2 3 0     5 4 0
William & Mary 1 2 2     4 4 2
George Washington 0 4 1     1 7 1
The Citadel 0 4 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 West Virginia Mountaineers football team completed the regular season with an 8–1 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
1954-10-02 at No. 15 South Carolina* Carolina StadiumColumbia, SC W 26–6   31,000
1954-10-09 George Washington No. 16 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 13–7   20,000
1954-10-16 at No. 9 Penn State* No. 14 New Beaver FieldUniversity Park , PA (rivalry) W 19–14   32,312
1954-10-23 vs. Virginia Military No. 10 Mitchell StadiumBluefield, WV W 40–6   11,000
1954-10-30 Pittsburgh* No. 7 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) L 10–13   34,000
1954-11-06 Fordham* No. 17 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 39–9   10,000
1954-11-13 at William & Mary No. 16 Cary FieldWilliamsburg, VA W 20–6   10,000
1954-11-20 North Carolina State* No. 14 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 28–3   20,000
1954-11-27 at Virginia* No. 12 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 14–10   10,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

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