|2017 West Virginia Mountaineers football|
|Conference||Big 12 Conference|
|2017 record||7–6 (5–4 Big 12)|
|Head coach||Dana Holgorsen (7th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Jake Spavital (1st as coordinator, 3rd overall season)|
|Defensive coordinator||Tony Gibson (4th as coordinator, 11th overall season)|
|Home stadium||Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium (60,000)|
|2017 Big 12 football standings|
|No. 3 Oklahoma y$^||8||–||1||12||–||2|
|No. 9 TCU y||7||–||2||11||–||3|
|No. 14 Oklahoma State||6||–||3||10||–||3|
|Championship: Oklahoma 41, TCU 17|
As of June 17, 2019; Rankings from AP Poll
The 2017 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Mountaineers played their home games at the Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium, in Morgantown, West Virginia, and competed in the Big 12 Conference. They were led by seventh-year head coach Dana Holgorsen. They finished the season 7–6, 5–4 in Big 12 play to finish in a four-way tie for fourth place. They were invited to the Heart of Dallas Bowl where they lost to Utah.
|Dana Holgorsen||Head Coach|
|Tony Gibson||Associate Head Coach, Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers|
|Jake Spavital||Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks|
|Tony Dews||Running Backs|
|Mark Scott||Defense/Special Teams|
|Bruce Tall||Defensive Line|
|Joe Wickline||Offensive Line|
West Virginia announced its 2017 football schedule on December 13, 2016. The 2017 schedule consists of six home, five away, and one neutral site game in the regular season. The Mountaineers will host Big 12 foes Iowa State, Oklahoma State, Texas, and Texas Tech, and will travel to Baylor, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, and TCU.
The Mountaineers will host two of the three non-conference opponents, Delaware State from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and East Carolina from the American Athletic Conference and travel to Landover, Maryland to face Virginia Tech.
|September 3||7:30 p.m.||vs. No. 21 Virginia Tech*||No. 22||ABC||L 24–31||67,489|
|September 9||Noon||East Carolina*||FS2||W 56–20||56,797|
|September 16||Noon||Delaware State*||AT&TSN Pitt||W 59–16||51,482|
|September 23||Noon||at Kansas||ESPNU||W 56–34||23,901|
|October 7||3:30 p.m.||at No. 9 TCU||No. 23||FS1||L 24–31||43,257|
|October 14||Noon||No. 24 Texas Tech||ESPNU||W 46–35||60,928|
|October 21||8:00 p.m.||at Baylor||No. 23||FS2||W 38–36||45,389|
|October 28||Noon||No. 10 Oklahoma State||No. 22||ABC||L 39–50||57,507|
|November 4||3:30 p.m.||No. 14 Iowa State||ESPN2||W 20–16||55,831|
|November 11||3:30 p.m.||at Kansas State||No. 23||ESPN2||W 28–23||51,223|
|November 18||Noon||Texas||No. 24||ESPN||L 14–28||53,133|
|November 25||3:45 p.m.||at No. 3 Oklahoma||ESPN||L 31–59||86,117|
|December 26||1:30 p.m.||vs. Utah*||ESPN||L 14–30||20,507|
- Schedule Source:
|CFP||Not released||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||Not released|
- "West Virginia vs. Miami - Game Recap - December 28, 2016 - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
- "2017 Football Schedule Released" (Press release). University of West Virginia Department of Athletics. December 13, 2016. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
- "2017 West Virginia Mountaineers Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved February 16, 2017.