1977 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1977 West Virginia Mountaineers football
1977 record5–6
Head coachFrank Cignetti Sr. (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorJoe Pendry (2nd season)
Home stadiumMountaineer Field
← 1976
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The 1977 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. It was the Mountaineers' 85th overall season and they competed as an independent. The team was led by head coach Frank Cignetti Sr., in his secondyear, and played their home games at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. They finished the season with a record 5–6.


September 10RichmondW 36–035,545
September 17at No. 11 MarylandW 24–1645,123
September 24at KentuckyNo. 17L 13–2857,796
October 1at VirginiaW 13–013,000
October 8Temple
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 38–1632,822
October 15Boston College
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
L 24–2836,211
October 22at No. 10 Penn StateL 28–4962,108
October 29Villanova
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
L 36–4131,175
November 5No. 12 Pittsburgh
L 3–4437,031
November 12Virginia Tech
W 20–1429,041
November 19at SyracuseL 9–2816,118


1977 West Virginia Mountaineers football team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Class
RB Robert Alexander Fr
RB 37 Terry Bowden Sr
FB 46 Walter Easley So
Pos. # Name Class
DB 22 Tom Pridemore Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt


  1. ^ "WVU 1977 Schedule". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Archived from the original on 2012-04-06. Retrieved June 24, 2012.