WVU Unanimous Pick

After stubbornly holding out for a couple of weeks, all the voters in the ECAC Lambert Division I-A Football Poll finally lined up behind the obvious number one choice.

West Virginia gathered all five first place votes for a perfect 50 points in the latest edition of the poll.

Established in 1936 as the "Lambert Trophy" to recognize supremacy in eastern college football, the award has since grown to recognize the best teams in the East in Divisions I-A, I-AA, II and III.

West Virginia (5) 7-1 50
Navy 7-143
Boston College (1) 5-2 36
Syracuse 4-4 30
Connecticut 5-3 23
Penn State 2-622
Rutgers 4-415
Temple 1-7 9
Army2-5 6

To be eligible for the Lambert Awards, a school must be located in the East or play half of its schedule against eligible Lambert teams. The territory includes New York, New Jersey, New England and Pennsylvania while teams in the bordering states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia qualify if half of their schedule features eligible teams. Playoffs and bowl games are included in the polling.

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