2001 BYU Cougars football team

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2001 BYU Cougars football
Mountain West Champions
Liberty Bowl, L 10–28 vs. Louisville
Conference Mountain West
Ranking
Coaches #24
AP #25
2001 record 12–2 (7–0 MWC)
Head coach Gary Crowton (1st year)
Home stadium LaVell Edwards Stadium
(Capacity: 65,000)
Seasons
« 2000 2002 »
2001 Mountain West Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#25 BYU   7 0         12 2  
Colorado State   5 2         7 5  
Utah   4 3         8 4  
New Mexico   4 3         6 5  
Air Force   3 3         6 6  
UNLV   3 4         4 7  
San Diego State   2 5         3 8  
Wyoming   0 7         2 9  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 BYU Cougars football team represented Brigham Young University during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. This was the first BYU team without LaVell Edwards as the head coach in 30 years.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 25 2:30 PM Tulane* LaVell Edwards StadiumProvo, UT (BCA Classic) ESPN2 W 70–35   49,008
September 1 7:00 PM Nevada* LaVell Edwards Stadium • Provo, UT KSL W 52–7   56,286
September 8 3:30 PM at California* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA SPW W 44–16   33,043
September 29 5:00 PM at UNLV #20 Sam Boyd StadiumLas Vegas, NV ABC W 35–31   32,601
October 5 7:00 PM Utah State* #20 LaVell Edwards Stadium • Provo, UT (Old Wagon Wheel) SPW W 54–34   65,396
October 13 1:00 PM at New Mexico #18 University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM ESPN+ W 24–20   29,036
October 20 3:45 PM Air Force #18 LaVell Edwards Stadium • Provo, UT ESPN2 W 63–33   62,382
October 27 7:00 PM at San Diego State #16 Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego, CA SPW W 59–21   30,064
November 1 7:45 PM Colorado State #13 LaVell Edwards Stadium • Provo, UT ESPN2 W 56–34   63,478
November 10 1:00 PM at Wyoming #9 War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY ESPN+ W 41–34   15,277
November 17 5:00 PM Utah #8 LaVell Edwards Stadium • Provo, UT (Holy War) ESPN2 W 24–21   66,149
December 1 6:00 PM at Mississippi State* #10 Scott FieldStarkville, MS ESPN2 W 41–38   44,260
December 8 2:00 PM at Hawaii* #9 Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI ESPN2 L 45–72   50,000
December 31 2:00 PM vs. #23 Louisville* #19 Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) ESPN L 10–28   58,968
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

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