Virginia Tech and West Virginia will play at the Redskins' FedEx Field to open the 2017 season. It will be the first meeting since 2005 when the Hokies beat the Mountaineers 34-17 in Morgantown. That marked the 33rd consecutive season that the two teams had played. wvu holds a 28-22 and 1 advantage in the series but Tech has won 6 of the last 8, including the last two meetings. The schools had already announced a home and home to take place in the 2021 and 2022 seasons.