Well, we're a little late on this one. I mean, for crying out loud, the Stateline Statewide Automotive Sportsline Show (or whatever its called) beat us to it. Nevertheless, mad props to Hoppy...
WVU was ranked by CNN/SI to have the 21st toughest schedule entering the 2007 football season. For Chist's sake, SI's website is slooooow. But I really have nothing to add at this point, so I'll just throw up a quote from the article.
Why they're No. 21: Big East bashers might argue that West Virginia only has to play a couple of tough games all year, but the Mountaineers' schedule suggests otherwise. West Virginia didn't schedule any Division I-AA foes and faces three nonconference games against teams that went to bowls last season. That includes a Thursday night nonconference road game with a Maryland team that went 9-4 in '06. West Virginia does get Louisville at home this year, but the Mountaineers also must travel to South Florida and Rutgers. South Florida won at West Virginia last year in one of the season's biggest upsets, while Rutgers lost to the Mountaineers in triple overtime.WVU's ranking means they have the toughest schedule of any Big East school followed by Pitt and Louisville. Rutgers, meanwhile, has a relative cakewalk of a schedule. Two of their tough 3 are at home (WVU and USF), but must travel to Lousiville.
That's all I have. Apologies to our readers, two of us are buried in paperwork and one of us is on vacation.