WVU's 2005 football schedule is out, and as projected, the Mountaineers will open the season with a road conference game.
University and the Big East Conference have announced the 2005 football schedule.
The Mountaineers open the 2005 at Syracuse on either Saturday or Sunday of
Labor Day weekend. Other road contests are at Maryland, Rutgers, South Florida
Home games are against Pitt, Connecticut, Louisville, Virginia Tech, East Carolina and Wofford. Four games -- Syracuse, Connecticut, Cincinnati
and Pitt -- are already slated for national television.
"It's an exciting home schedule for our fans," says WVU coach Rich Rodriguez.
"Our program will get a lot of national exposure, in addition to being a great
challenge for our young football team."
West Virginia begins spring practice on March 21. The Gold-Blue Game is set
for Saturday, April 16, at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.
Big East Schedule