1975 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1975 West Virginia Mountaineers football
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Peach Bowl champion
Peach Bowl, W 13–10 vs. NC State
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 17
AP No. 20
1975 record 9–3
Head coach Bobby Bowden (6th year)
Home stadium Old Mountaineer Field (38,000)
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →

The 1975 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. West Virginia won the Peach Bowl game against NC State, to finish the season with a record of 9–3. They were ranked 17 in the final Coaches Poll and 20 in the final AP Poll.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 13 Temple Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV W 50–7   32,271
September 20 at California No. 20 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 28–10   23,375
September 27 Boston College No. 14 Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 35–18   34,023
October 4 at SMU No. 11 Cotton BowlDallas, TX W 28–22   27,665
October 11 at No. 9 Penn State No. 10 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA L 0–39   59,658
October 18 Tulane Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV L 14–16   33,842
October 25 Virginia Tech Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 10–7   29,670
November 1 Kent State Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV W 38–13   29,670
November 8 No. 20 Pittsburgh Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) ABC W 17–14   35,298
November 15 at Richmond University of Richmond StadiumRichmond, VA W 31–13   16,500
November 22 at Syracuse Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY L 19–20   15,336
December 31 vs. NC State Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) Mizlou W 13–10   45,134
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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