1969 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1969 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Flying WV logo.svg
Peach Bowl champion
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 18
AP No. 17
1969 record 10–1
Head coach Jim Carlen (4th year)
Home stadium Old Mountaineer Field (38,000)
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Penn State         11 0 0
#17 West Virginia         10 1 0
#12 Houston         9 2 0
#5 Notre Dame         8 2 1
Buffalo         6 3 0
Rutgers         6 3 0
Villanova         6 3 0
Florida State         6 3 1
Colgate         5 3 1
Air Force         6 4 0
West Texas State         6 4 0
Boston College         5 4 0
New Mexico State         5 5 0
Southern Miss         5 5 0
Syracuse         5 5 0
Army         4 5 1
VPI         4 5 1
Georgia Tech         4 6 0
Miami (FL)         4 6 0
Pittsburgh         4 6 0
Dayton         3 7 0
Northern Illinois         3 7 0
Tulane         3 7 0
Utah State         3 7 0
Navy         1 9 0
Xavier         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1969 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1969 college football season. West Virginia completed the regular season with a 9–1 record and traveled to the Peach Bowl, where they beat the South Carolina Gamecocks, 14–3. They finished with a ranking of 17 in the AP Poll and 18 in the Coaches Poll.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 13 Cincinnati Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 57–11   31,500
September 20 Maryland Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 31–7   31,000
September 27 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 35–17   15,225
October 4 VMI No. 18 Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 32–0   28,500
October 11 at No. 5 Penn State No. 17 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (rivalry) L 0–20   52,072
October 25 Pittsburgh Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) W 49–18   35,500
November 1 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY W 7–6   37,500
November 8 at William & Mary Cary FieldWilliamsburg, VA W 31–0   7,000
November 15 Richmond Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 33–21   21,500
November 22 at Syracuse No. 18 Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY W 13–10   21,409
December 30 vs. South Carolina No. 19 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) W 14–3   48,452
daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

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