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2006 Football Schedule Announced

West Virginia University and the BIG EAST have announced the 2006 football schedule.

The Mountaineers open the 2006 campaign on Saturday, September 2, at home against Marshall. Other home games are against Maryland, Syracuse, Cincinnati, USF, Rutgers and Buffalo. Five games - Maryland, Connecticut, Louisville, Pitt and Rutgers - are already slated for national television.

West Virginia begins spring practice on March 20. The Gold-Blue Game is set for Saturday, April 15, at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium; kickoff will be 12:30 p.m.

2006 Football Schedule

SatSep 2MarshallHome
SatSep 9BuffaloHomeParents Day
ThursSep 14MarylandHome
SatSep 23East CarolinaAway
SatOct 7Mississippi StateAway
SatOct 14SyracuseHomeHomecoming
FriOct 20ConnecticutAway
ThursNov 2LouisvilleAway
SatNov 11CincinnatiHomeMountaineer Day
ThursNov 16PittsburghAway
SatNov 25South FloridaHome
SatDec 2RutgersHome

from an article by Shelly Poe for MSNsportsNET.com
February 7, 2006