1995 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

The 1995 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Mountaineers' 103rd overall and 5th season as a member of the Big East Conference (Big East). The team was led by head coach Don Nehlen, in his 16th year, and played their home games at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. They finished the season with a record of five wins and six losses (5–6 overall, 4–3 in the Big East).

1995 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Mountaineers logo.svg
ConferenceBig East Conference
1995 record5–6 (4–3 Big East)
Head coachDon Nehlen (16th season)
Home stadiumMountaineer Field
(Capacity: 63,500)
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 Big East Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 10 Virginia Tech +   6 1         10 2  
No. 20 Miami (FL) +   6 1         8 3  
No. 19 Syracuse   5 2         9 3  
West Virginia   4 3         5 6  
Boston College   4 3         4 8  
Rutgers   2 5         4 7  
Temple   1 6         1 10  
Pittsburgh   0 7         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 212:00 PMPurdue*No. 23BENL 24–2660,876
September 912:00 PMTemple
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
BENW 24–1353,024
September 167:00 PMat Maryland*L 17–3148,055
September 231:00 PMKent State*
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 45–646,624
September 3012:00 PMat East Carolina*L 20–2334,108
October 1412:00 PMat Boston CollegeBENW 31–1944,500
October 2112:00 PMat SyracuseBENL 0–2248,880
October 2812:00 PMVirginia Tech
BENL 0–2759,819
November 412:00 PMRutgers
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 59–2642,642
November 184:00 PMat No. 25 Miami (FL)L 12–1743,409
November 244:00 PMPittsburgh
ESPNW 21–038,795

RosterEdit

1995 West Virginia Mountaineers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 8 Chad Johnston Jr
TE 82 Lovett Purnell Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 23 Mike Logan Jr
CB 32 Aaron Beasley Sr
LB 91 Bernard Russ Jr
DT 92 Henry Slay So
DT 93 John Browning Sr
DT 96 John Thornton Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WVU 1995 Schedule". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Archived from the original on 2010-12-02. Retrieved June 23, 2012.