A look back at some memorable moments from the WVU-Pitt football rivalry, which the Panthers lead 61-39-3
1895 - The Backyard Brawl is born as West Virginia earns an 8-0 win over the Western University of Pennsylvania (WUP, which would later become the University of Pittsburgh) in a game played in Wheeling. The Mountaineers would win the first three installments of the series.
1901 - WUP earns its first win in the series with a 12-0 triumph in Morgantown.
1904 - Pitt notches a 53-0 victory at Exposition Park in Pittsburgh, beginning a 10-0-1 stretch over the next 17 years for the Panthers.
1910 - In the first game played on Pittsburgh's campus at new Forbes Field, the Panthers grab a 38-0 win to take a 6-5-1 advantage in the series. Pitt has owned the series advantage since.
1917 - Pitt tops WVU 14-9 in Morgantown as legendary Panthers coach Pop Warner earned a victory in his first involvement in the series.
1921 - The Backyard Brawl becomes the first college football game to be broadcast over the radio. Pittsburgh defeats West Virginia 21-13 at Forbes Field in a game called by Harold W. Arlin on KDKA.
1922 - Armin Mahrt is true on a dropkick field goal as the Mountaineers hang on for a 9-6 win at Pitt as part of WVU's only completely undefeated season in school history. West Virginia finished the 1922 campaign 10-0-1, and beat Gonzaga in the inaugural East-West Bowl.
1929 - Pitt begins what will be the most dominant stretch by either team in the rivalry to date with a 27-7 win in Pittsburgh. The Panthers go on to win the next 14 meetings, shutting the Mountaineers out in 10 of those games.
1930 - The Brawl is held at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown for the first time as Pitt notches a 16-0 win.
1942 - The Brawl is shelved for the third straight year due to a $20,000 debt WVU owes to Pittsburgh for past games played in Morgantown.
1947 - The Mountaineers snap a 19-year skid to the Panthers with a 17-2 win at Pitt Stadium. "Voice of the Mountaineers" Jack Fleming, calls his first Backyard Brawl.
1952 - West Virginia records its first win over a ranked opponent as the Mountaineers down No. 18 Pitt 16-0 at Pitt Stadium.
1953 - The Mountaineers get a second straight win over Pitt, defeating the Panthers 17-7 at Pitt Stadium, the first time WVU had won consecutive games in the series since 1922-23.
1955 - Pittsburgh rolls to a 26-7 upset victory over No. 6 West Virginia at Pitt Stadium, prompting Bill Evans of the Fairmont Times to call the Mountaineers trip back to Morgantown "the longest funeral procession in history."
1961 - "The Garbage Game." The Mountaineers takes a 20-6 win at Pitt Stadium after a Pittsburgh player is quoted as saying that WVU is rebuilding its football team with "Western Pa. garbage."
1963 - Paul Martha scores on a 46-yard run in the fourth quarter, giving the Panthers a 13-10 win in a game televised on CBS. The game also marks the first year of the series alternating location every season.
1965 - West Virginia rolls up a 63-48 win at Mountaineer Field as Garrett Ford accumulates 365 all-purpose yards, a school record that still stands.
1967 - Ken Juskowich of Bethel Park, Pa., boots five field goals to fuel West Virginia's 15-0 victory at Mountaineer Field.
1969 - Eddie Williams and quarterback Mike Sherwood each eclipse 100 yards rushing in a 49-18 WVU win in Morgantown. The win marks West Virginia's first three-game win streak since the first three games of the series.
1970 - West Virginia squanders a 27-point halftime advantage and loses 36-35 in Pittsburgh in first-year Mountaineer coach Bobby Bowden's first Backyard Brawl. Pitt's Bill Pilconis hauled in a 5-yard scoring pass from Dave Havern to cap the Panther rally.
1973 - The favored Mountaineers fall 35-7 in Morgantown, thanks in large part to three rushing touchdowns from freshman running back Tony Dorsett.
1975 - Bill McKenzie boots a 38-yard field goal to give WVU a 17-14 win at Mountaineer Field in a game televised on ABC Regional, the first televised Brawl since 1963. The game marked the only time Dorsett lost to the Mountaineers in his four years at Pitt.