More Bowl Projections For WVU

Brett McMurphy now has the Mountaineers included in his bowl projections for 2023.


Morgantown, WV – Following a 20-13 win over Texas Tech on Saturday, the West Virginia Mountaineers are now only three wins away from bowl eligibility. Many outlets around the country are beginning to take notice and including West Virginia in their bowl projections for 2023.

Brett McMurphy of Action Network is one of the many analysts changing their stance on WVU.

According to McMurphy, the Mountaineers will be making the trip to Shreveport, Louisiana to compete against the Arizona Wildcats in the Radiance Technology Independence Bowl on December 16th.

This would be WVU’s first bowl appearance since the 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bowl – a game in which they lost 18-6 to Minnesota.

These are certainly exciting times for Mountaineer fans after their team was projected to be the worst in the Big 12.

(Photo by WVU Athletics) 

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Clark Johnson
Clark Johnson is a Football Columnist for The Voice of West Virginia. He is a student at Concord University and is majoring in History with a minor in Political Science. He became a Mountaineer fan at 9-years old and has not missed a WVU football game since 2008. He is honored to bring new perspective and fresh content to the best fanbase in the nation!