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West Virginia Mountaineers 2016 Football Schedule and Analysis

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Skyler Howard

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Last season. the West Virginia Mountaineers posted their best record since joining the Big 12 Conference, going 8-5.

As optimism grows surrounding what may be the most potent offense head coach Dana Holgorsen has had in Morgantown the schedule also is much friendlier than it was in 2015.

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While the Mountaineers’ out-of-conference schedule is significantly tougher than last season, their Big 12 slate is a little more manageable with marquee opponents spread throughout the season rather than all in one month.

2016 West Virginia Mountaineers Schedule

Byes: Weeks 3, 6

— Written by Jeremy Simon, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network and editor-in-chief of, a must visit for any and all West Virginia Mountaineer fans. Follow on Twitter @Blue_GoldSports.