1990 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1990 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Mountaineers logo.svg
Conference Independent
1990 record 4–7
Head coach Don Nehlen (11th season)
Home stadium Mountaineer Field
(Capacity: 63,500)
Seasons
← 1989
1991 →
1990 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 14 Louisville         10 1 1
No. 3 Miami         10 2 0
No. 4 Florida State         10 2 0
No. 6 Notre Dame         9 3 0
No. 11 Penn State         9 3 0
Louisiana Tech         8 3 1
Southern Miss         8 4 0
Temple         7 4 0
Syracuse         7 4 2
Army         6 5 0
Northern Illinois         6 5 0
South Carolina         6 5 0
Virginia Tech         6 5 0
East Carolina         5 6 0
Southwestern Louisiana         5 6 0
Navy         5 6 0
Memphis         4 6 1
Boston College         4 7 0
Tulane         4 7 0
West Virginia         4 7 0
Akron         3 7 1
Arkansas State         3 7 1
Pittsburgh         3 7 1
Rutgers         3 8 0
Tulsa         3 8 0
Cincinnati         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1990 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Mountaineers' 98th overall season and they competed as a Division I-A Independent. The team was led by head coach Don Nehlen, in his 11th year, and played their home games at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. They finished the season with a record of four wins and seven losses (4–7 overall).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 1:00 PM Kent State No. 25 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, West Virginia W 35–24   52,346
September 8 1:00 PM Maryland No. 25 Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia (Rivalry) L 10–14   64,950
September 22 1:00 PM Louisville Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia L 7–9   61,933
September 29 1:30 PM at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh (Backyard Brawl) W 38–24   54,689
October 6 1:00 PM at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia (Black Diamond Trophy) L 21–26   51,223
October 13 1:00 PM Cincinnati Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia W 28–20   46,515
October 27 1:00 PM Boston College Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia L 14–27   56,685
November 3 1:00 PM No. 24 Penn State Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia (Rivalry) L 19–31   66,461
November 10 12:00 PM at Rutgers Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, New Jersey W 28–3   11,117
November 17 12:00 PM Syracuse Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia (Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy) JPS L 7–31   44,669
November 22 8:00 PM at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina ESPN L 10–29   64,251
daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WVU 1990 Schedule". West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Archived from the original on 2009-12-13. Retrieved June 23, 2012.