The West Virginia Mountaineers entered the October portion of their schedule with high hopes, an undefeated record, top 25 ranking, and a potential All- safety. One game into the stretch the Mountaineer's have lost all three of those things.
There's a timeline to these events that explains the misfortune:
- Saturday, October 3rd: West Virginia takes it's first loss of the season at Oklahoma by way of a 44-24 final score.
- Sunday, October 4th: West Virginia is dropped from the AP and Coaches top 25.
- Wednesday October 7th: West Virginia loses senior bandit safety Karl Joseph to an ACL tear in a non-contact drill during practice.
Kick off is at Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. and the game will be televised nationally on ESPN2.