2001–02 NCAA football bowl games

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The 2001-02 NCAA College Football Bowl Games post-season schedule followed the 2001 NCAA Division I FBS regular season in college football. The Miami Hurricanes won the National Championship over Nebraska, 37-14.

Non-BCS bowls[edit]

Number of bowl teams per state.

New Orleans Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 New Orleans Bowl

December 18, 2001 at the Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA

In the first New Orleans Bowl, the Colorado State Rams beat the North Texas Mean Green 45-20.

GMAC Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 GMAC Bowl

December 19, 2001 at Ladd Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL

This game featured two future NFL quarterbacks, David Garrard for East Carolina and Byron Leftwich for Marshall. The Pirates jumped out to a 38-8 lead at halftime but Marshall came back to tie the game at 51 at the end of the fourth quarter. The game ended in double overtime 64-61, marking it the highest scoring bowl game in history. Byron Leftwich tied a bowl game record with 576 passing yards.

Tangerine Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 Tangerine Bowl

December 20, 2001 at the Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL

Las Vegas Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 Las Vegas Bowl

December 25, 2001 at Sam Boyd Stadium, Whitney, Nevada

Independence Bowl[edit]

December 27, 2001 at Independence Stadium, Shreveport, LA

Seattle Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 Seattle Bowl

December 27, 2001 at Safeco Field, Seattle, WA

Galleryfurniture.com Bowl[edit]

December 28, 2001 at the Houston Astrodome, Houston, TX

In a battle of two Texas teams, the Aggies prevailed 28-9.

Music City Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 Music City Bowl

December 28, 2001 at Adelphia Coliseum, Nashville, TN

Holiday Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 Holiday Bowl

December 28, 2001 at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA

Despite leading 36-20 heading into the fourth quarter, the Washington Huskies lost to the Texas Longhorns 47-43.

Motor City Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 Motor City Bowl

December 29, 2001 at Ford Field, Detroit, MI

Alamo Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 Alamo Bowl

December 29, 2001 at the Alamodome, San Antonio, TX

Insight Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 Insight Bowl

December 29, 2001 at Bank One Ballpark, Phoenix, AZ

Humanitarian Bowl[edit]

December 31, 2001 at Bronco Stadium, Boise, ID

On the blue turf of Bronco Stadium, Clemson defeated Louisiana Tech 49-24.

Sun Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 Sun Bowl

December 31, 2001 at Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, TX

Liberty Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 Liberty Bowl

December 31, 2001 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN

Peach Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2001 Peach Bowl

December 31, 2001 at the Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA

Outback Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2002 Outback Bowl

January 1, 2002 at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL

Cotton Bowl Classic[edit]

January 1, 2002, at the Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX

Gator Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2002 Gator Bowl

January 1, 2002 at Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, FL

Florida Citrus Bowl[edit]

January 1, 2002 at the Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL

BCS bowls[edit]

Fiesta bowl[edit]

Main article: 2002 Fiesta Bowl

January 1, 2002 at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, AZ

Sugar Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2002 Sugar Bowl

January 1, 2002 at the Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA

Orange Bowl[edit]

Main article: 2002 Orange Bowl

January 2, 2002 at Pro Player Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL

Rose Bowl (BCS National Championship)[edit]

Main article: 2002 Rose Bowl

January 3, 2002 at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA

All-star games[edit]

Senior bowl[edit]

Main article: 2002 Senior Bowl

January 26, 2002 at Ladd Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL[5]

  • South 41, North 26[6]

East-West Shrine Game[edit]

Main article: East-West Shrine Game

January 12, 2009 at Pacific Bell Park, San Francisco, CA

  • West 21, East 13

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Orleans Bowl History". Retrieved 24 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "Leftwich throws for 576 yards in 64-61 GMAC Bowl win". CNN. Retrieved 24 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Pittsburgh 34, North Carolina St. 19". CNN. Retrieved 24 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "Utah vs. USC". USA Today. Retrieved 24 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "Randle El To Wear His Customary No. 11 in Senior Bowl". Retrieved 24 December 2009. 
  6. ^ "2002 Senior Bowl recap". Archived from the original on 9 December 2009. Retrieved 24 December 2009.