Blue & Gold Classic Game Of The Week: 1975 Peach Bowl, West Virginia vs. N.C. State
In his final game as West Virginia’s head coach before he left for Florida State, Bobby Bowden led the Mountaineers’ to a 13-10 victory over North Carolina State in the 1975 Peach Bowl.
WVU finished the season with a 9-3 record and ranked No. 20 in the final A.P. poll. It was the only time in a 12-year span (1969-81) that West Virginia was ranked at the end of the year.
Below is much of the second half of that 1975 Peach Bowl, played in Atlanta’s Fulton County Stadium.