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.
Updated @ActionNetworkHQ bowl projections. ReliaQuest: Notre Dame-LSU; Fiesta: Oregon-Fresno State; Peach: Washington-Michigan; Citrus: Maryland-Texas A&M; Sun: Syracuse-Oregon State; Military: Georgia Tech-Memphis; Gator: Miami-Tennessee https://t.co/z68wHQrSR8 pic.twitter.com/vk7LiDH5PB
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) September 25, 2023
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.
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