2001 Boise State Broncos football team

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2001 Boise State Broncos football
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Conference Western Athletic Conference
2001 record 8–4 (6–2 WAC)
Head coach Dan Hawkins
Offensive coordinator Chris Petersen
Home stadium Bronco Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
« 2000 2002 »
2001 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Louisiana Tech   7 1         7 5  
Fresno State   6 2         11 3  
Boise State   6 2         8 4  
Hawaii   5 3         9 3  
Rice   5 3         8 4  
SMU   4 4         4 7  
Nevada   3 5         3 8  
San Jose State   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   1 7         2 9  
Tulsa   0 8         1 10  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Boise State Broncos football team represented Boise State University in the 2001 college football season. The Broncos competed in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) and played their home games at Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho. The Broncos were led by first-year head coach Dan Hawkins.

The Broncos finished the season 8–4 and 6–2 in conference to finish second. 2001 was the Broncos first year in the WAC after leaving the Big West Conference.

The September 8 loss to Washington State was Boise State's last regular season loss at home before starting a 65 game regular season home winning streak that extended into the 2011 season (the Broncos did lose a bowl game played at Bronco Stadium in 2005).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 5:00 PM at #21 South Carolina* Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC L 13–32   83,019
September 8 6:00 PM Washington State* Bronco StadiumBoise, ID L 20–41   27,697
September 22 6:00 PM UTEP Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID W 42–17   23,517
September 29 8:00 PM at Idaho* Martin StadiumPullman, WA (Governor's Trophy) W 45–13   20,359
October 6 6:00 PM at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 14–45   14,630
October 13 5:00 PM Tulsadagger Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID W 41–10   23,123
October 19 6:00 PM at #8 Fresno State Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA ESPN W 35–30   42,881
October 27 6:00 PM Nevada Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID W 49–7   24,298
November 3 11:00 AM at Louisiana Tech Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA L 42–48   16,621
November 10 9:00 PM at Hawai'i Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI W 28–21   45,012
November 17 1:00 PM San Jose State Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID W 56–6   24,388
November 24 1:00 PM Central Michigan* Bronco Stadium • Boise, ID W 26–10   19,963
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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