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1992 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

The 1992 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1992 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Mountaineers' 100th overall and 2nd season as a member of the Big East Conference (Big East). The team was led by head coach Don Nehlen, in his 13th year, and played their home games at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. They finished the season with a record of five wins, four losses and two ties (5–4–2 overall, 2–3–1 in the Big East).

1992 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Mountaineers logo.svg
ConferenceBig East Conference
1992 record5–4–2 (2–3–1 Big East)
Head coachDon Nehlen (13th season)
Home stadiumMountaineer Field
(Capacity: 63,500)
Seasons
← 1991
1993 →
1992 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Miami (FL) 4 0 0     11 1 0
No. 6 Syracuse 6 1 0     10 2 0
Rutgers 4 2 0     7 4 0
No. 21 Boston College 2 1 1     8 3 1
West Virginia 2 3 1     5 4 2
Pittsburgh 1 3 0     3 9 0
Virginia Tech 1 4 0     2 8 1
Temple 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • The Big East did not crown an official champion until 1993 when full league play began.
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 55:00 PMMiami (OH)*T 29–2945,418
September 1212:00 PMat PittsburghBENW 44–641,723
September 191:00 PMMaryland*
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV (Rivalry)
W 34–3355,727
September 261:00 PMat Virginia TechW 16–751,211
October 312:00 PMNo. 22 Boston College
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
BENT 24–2455,634
October 1712:00 PMNo. 14 SyracuseNo. 24
BENL 17–2052,627
October 243:30 PMNo. 14 Penn State*
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV (Rivalry)
ABCL 26–4066,663
October 317:30 PMat No. 1 Miami (FL)ESPNL 23–3551,246
November 71:00 PMEast Carolina*
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 41–2841,139
November 1412:00 PMat RutgersBENL 9–1322,295
November 211:00 PMLouisiana Tech*
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 23–327,751
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

1992 West Virginia Mountaineers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 14 Darren Studstill Jr
WR 15 James Jett Sr
QB 17 Jake Kelchner Jr
WR 18 Jay Kearney Jr
RB 42 Adrian Murrell Sr
G, C 77 Mike Compton Sr
T 78 Rich Braham Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 31 Aaron Beasley Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 13 Mike Vanderjagt Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WVU 1992 Schedule". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Archived from the original on 2011-09-17. Retrieved June 23, 2012.