2001–02 NCAA football bowl games
|2001–02 NCAA football bowl games|
|Number of Bowls||25|
|Bowl games||December 18, 2001 –
January 3, 2002
|National Championship||Rose Bowl|
|Location of Championship||Rose Bowl Stadium
|College football bowl games
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.
- 1 Non-BCS bowls
- 1.1 New Orleans Bowl
- 1.2 GMAC Bowl
- 1.3 Tangerine Bowl
- 1.4 Las Vegas Bowl
- 1.5 Independence Bowl
- 1.6 Seattle Bowl
- 1.7 Galleryfurniture.com Bowl
- 1.8 Music City Bowl
- 1.9 Holiday Bowl
- 1.10 Motor City Bowl
- 1.11 Alamo Bowl
- 1.12 Insight Bowl
- 1.13 Humanitarian Bowl
- 1.14 Sun Bowl
- 1.15 Liberty Bowl
- 1.16 Peach Bowl
- 1.17 Outback Bowl
- 1.18 Cotton Bowl Classic
- 1.19 Gator Bowl
- 1.20 Florida Citrus Bowl
- 2 BCS bowls
- 3 All-star games
- 4 External links
- 5 References
New Orleans Bowl
In the first New Orleans Bowl, the Colorado State Rams beat the North Texas Mean Green 45-20.
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.
Las Vegas Bowl
In a battle of two Texas teams, the Aggies prevailed 28-9.
Music City Bowl
Despite leading 36-20 heading into the fourth quarter, the Washington Huskies lost to the Texas Longhorns 47-43.
Motor City Bowl
On the blue turf of Bronco Stadium, Clemson defeated Louisiana Tech 49-24.
Cotton Bowl Classic
Florida Citrus Bowl
Rose Bowl (BCS National Championship)
- South 41, North 26
- Game MVP: Antwaan Randle El, Indiana
- North coach: Mike Holmgren, Seahawks
- South coach: Dave McGinnis, Cardinals
- Notable players: David Carr, Ryan Sims, Patrick Ramsey, Antwaan Randle El, LeCharles Bentley, Javon Walker
East-West Shrine Game
- West 21, East 13
- "New Orleans Bowl History". Retrieved 24 December 2009.
- "Leftwich throws for 576 yards in 64-61 GMAC Bowl win". CNN. Retrieved 24 December 2009.
- "Pittsburgh 34, North Carolina St. 19". CNN. Retrieved 24 December 2009.
- "Utah vs. USC". USA Today. Retrieved 24 December 2009.
- "Randle El To Wear His Customary No. 11 in Senior Bowl". Retrieved 24 December 2009.
- "2002 Senior Bowl recap". Archived from the original on 9 December 2009. Retrieved 24 December 2009.