WVU Football: 30 best games in Mountaineers history

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Nov 28, 2015; Morgantown, WV, USA; The Big 12 and West Virginia Mountaineers logo is seen on a pylon during the first quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports

WVU football has played 1,245 games since beginning in 1891. Here are the 30 best. 

Narrowing down a list of the 30 top games is both simple and hard, at the same time. There’s been some games where Mountaineer fans can recite the exact time and place where they were when they saw West Virginia win.

There’s been games played with millions watching across the world on television and games where just a dozen fans were in attendance.

The evolution of football has grown, and WVU was right there along with it. The Mountaineers even helped revolutionize the game at some points.

Making a list of the Top 30 games in West Virginia football history is hard because every time the Mountaineers take the field, win or lose, it is a special time. WVU football has been a part of generations. From tailgating to the first-down cheer, West Virginia football is all about tradition. It’s a tradition that started more than 120 years ago and is still alive and well today.

Being a West Virginia football fan is like a roller coaster ride. You live for the highs and brace for the lows. This list of 30 games is walk down memory lane of mostly positive memories.

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