West Virginia University has announced the 2009 football schedule, highlighted by seven home games, five national television dates and an attractive non-conference slate.
The Mountaineers open the 2009 schedule on Saturday, Sept. 5, at home against Liberty. Other home games are against East Carolina, Colorado, Marshall, Connecticut, Louisville and Pitt. The East Carolina game will be designated as the WVU Sports Hall of Fame game, Connecticut will be Homecoming on the WVU campus, while Louisville will be part of Mountaineer Week festivities.
Five games are already slated for national television. West Virginia???s road games at USF, Cincinnati and Rutgers, along with homes games against Colorado and Pitt, are slated to be televised on the ESPN family of networks.
Note: starting times will be announced at a later date.
Sat., Sept. 6, Liberty, Home
Sat., Sept. 12, East Carolina, Home
Sat., Sept. 19, Auburn, Away
Thurs., Oct. 1, Colorado, Home (7:30 p.m.)
Sat., Oct 10, Syracuse, Away
Sat., Oct. 17, Marshall, Home
Sat., Oct. 24, Connecticut, Home, Homecoming
Fri., Oct 30, South Florida, Away
Sat., Nov. 7, Louisville, Home, Mountaineer Week
Fri., Nov. 13, Cincinnati, Away
Fri., Nov. 27, PITT, Home
Sat., Dec. 5, Rutgers, Away
The Gold-Blue Spring Football Game is set for Saturday, April 18.
*Note - The WVU Marching Band Performance Schedule will be announced later this spring/summer.