Blue & Gold Classic Game Of The Week: 1981 Peach Bowl, West Virginia vs. Florida

Blue & Gold Game Of The Week: 1981 Peach Bowl, West Virginia vs. Florida


West Virginia’s 26-6 Peach Bowl victory over Florida at Fulton County Stadium in 1981 helped put the Mountaineers on the map. Under the guidance of second-year head coach Don Nehlen, would use the upset of the Gators on a cold, rainy New Year’s Eve in Atlanta as a springboard to bigger and better things to come.