|1972 Peach Bowl|
|Date||December 29, 1972|
|Stadium||Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium|
|MVP||QB Dave Buckey|
DT George Bell
The 1972 Peach Bowl was a college football postseason bowl game between the West Virginia Mountaineers and the NC State Wolfpack.
West Virginia made their first bowl since the 1969 Peach Bowl in the 3rd year of Bobby Bowden as coach. The Wolfpack finished 2nd in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Holtz's first year with the team. This was their first bowl game since 1967. 
The Wolfpack made five more bowl games in the decade, including the Peach Bowl in 1975, which also had the Mountaineers as the opponent.