Football Announces Change in Future Schedule

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons and Pitt Director of Athletics Heather Lyke have announced the “Backyard Brawl” football game in 2022 at Heinz Field will be moved to Sept. 3 and will be the season opener for both schools.

The game, originally scheduled for Sept. 17, 2022, is part of a four-year home-and-home deal between the two schools. Games will be played in 2022 and 2024 in Pittsburgh and in Morgantown in 2023 and 2025.