1967 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1967 West Virginia Mountaineers football
SoCon champion
Conference Southern Conference
1967 record 5–4–1 (3–0–1 SoCon)
Head coach Jim Carlen (2nd year)
Home stadium Mountaineer Field
Seasons
← 1966
1968 →
1967 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
West Virginia $ 3 0 1     5 4 1
East Carolina 4 1 0     8 2 0
Richmond 5 2 0     5 5 0
William & Mary 2 2 1     5 4 0
VMI 2 3 0     6 4 0
Furman 2 3 0     5 5 0
The Citadel 2 4 0     5 5 0
Davidson 1 5 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1967 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1967 college football season. It was the Mountaineers' 75th overall season and they competed as a member of the Southern Conference. The team was led by head coach Jim Carlen, in his second year, and played their home games at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. They finished the season with a record of 5–4–1 overall and 3–0–1 in the SoCon, winning the conference title.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 9 Villanova* Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 40–0   27,000
September 16 at Richmond City StadiumRichmond, VA W 27–6   7,000
September 23 VMI Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 21–9   28,000
September 30 at Syracuse* Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY (Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy) L 6–23   28,435
October 7 Pittsburgh* Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) W 15–0   35,000
October 21 at No. 3 Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) L 14–21   43,704
October 28 Virginia Tech* Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Rivalry) L 7–20   31,500
November 4 at Kentucky* McLean StadiumLexington, KY L 7–22   30,000
November 11 William & Mary Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV T 16–16   11,500
November 18 Davidson Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 35–0   12,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
  • Reference:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WVU 1967 Schedule". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved June 27, 2012.