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1970 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

1970 West Virginia Mountaineers football
Conference Independent
1970 record 8–3
Head coach Bobby Bowden
Home stadium Mountaineer Field

The 1970 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia. They finished the season with a record of eight wins and three losses (8–3 overall).


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 12 William & Mary #20 Morgantown, WV W 43–7   32,000
September 19 Richmond #17 Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 49–10   33,500
September 26 VMI #16 Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 47–10   27,500
October 3 at Indiana #14 Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 16–10   44,882
October 10 Duke #11 Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV L 13–21   35,000
October 17 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) L 35–36   44,479
October 24 Colorado State Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 24–21   28,500
October 31 at Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA (Rivalry) L 8–42   48,932
November 7 at East Carolina Ficklen Memorial StadiumGreenville, NC W 28–14   10,240
November 14 Syracuse Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy) W 28–19   28,500
November 28 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD (Rivalry) W 20–10   12,281
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
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  1. ^ "WVU 1970 Schedule". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved June 24, 2012. 
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