1981 Peach Bowl – West Virginia vs. Florida
As athletic events come to a halt, we’ll spend some time looking back at Mountaineer highlights and games from past seasons.
West Virginia’s 26-6 victory over Florida in the 1981 Peach Bowl was the springboard Don Nehlen’s program used to future success. The stunner over the Gators capped a 9-3 season for WVU, which was ranked No. 17 in the country in the final A.P. poll of the year.