1955 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1955 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Flying WV logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 17
AP No. 19
1955 record 8–2 (4–0 Southern Conference)
Head coach Art Lewis
Home stadium Old Mountaineer Field (38,000)
Seasons
« 1954 1956 »
1955 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#19 West Virginia $ 4 0 0     8 2 0
Virginia Tech 2 1 1     6 3 1
Davidson 3 2 0     5 4 0
George Washington 3 2 0     5 4 0
Richmond 3 2 2     4 3 2
The Citadel 2 2 0     5 4 0
Furman 1 1 0     1 9 0
William & Mary 1 3 1     1 7 1
VMI 1 6 0     1 9 0
Washington and Lee 0 1 0     0 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 West Virginia Mountaineers football team completed the regular season with an 8–2 record, including a perfect 4–0 conference record. They finished with a ranking of #17 in the Coaches' Poll and #19 in the AP Poll.

1955 Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
1955-09-24 Richmond Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 33–12   21,000
1955-10-01 Wake Forest* No. 13 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 46–0   25,000
1955-10-08 vs. Virginia Military No. 11 Mitchell StadiumBluefield, WV W 47–12   11,000
1955-10-15 William & Mary No. 10 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 39–13   22,000
1955-10-22 Penn State* No. 8 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (rivalry) W 21–7   34,400
1955-10-29 at Marquette* No. 7 Marquette StadiumMilwaukee, WI W 39–0   16,000
1955-11-04 at George Washington No. 7 Griffith StadiumWashington, DC W 13–7   22,500
1955-11-12 at No. 17 Pittsburgh* No. 6 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) L 7–26   57,996
1955-11-19 Syracuse* No. 13 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (rivalry) L 13–20   22,000
1955-11-25 at North Carolina State* Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC W 27–7   4,500
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

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