2001 SEC Championship Game

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For the SEC men's basketball championship, see 2001 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament.
2001 SEC Championship Game
Conference Championship
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2001 SEC Championship logo.
1 2 3 4 Total
Tennessee 0 17 0 3 20
LSU 7 3 6 15 31
Date December 8, 2001
Season 2001
Stadium Georgia Dome
Location Atlanta, Georgia
MVP QB Matt Mauck, LSU
Favorite Tennessee by 7[1]
Referee Steve Shaw
Attendance 74,843
United States TV coverage
Network CBS
Announcers: Verne Lundquist play-by-play
Todd Blackledge color
Jill Arrington sideline
SEC Championship Game
 < 2000  2002
2001 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#4 Tennessee x   7 1         11 2  
#3 Florida   6 2         10 2  
#13 South Carolina   5 3         9 3  
#22 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
Kentucky   1 7         2 9  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
#7 LSU xy   5 3         10 3  
Auburn x   5 3         7 5  
Ole Miss   4 4         7 4  
Alabama   4 4         7 5  
Arkansas   4 4         7 5  
Mississippi State   2 6         3 8  
Championship: LSU 31, Tennessee 20
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 SEC Championship Game was won by the LSU Tigers 31-20 over the Tennessee Volunteers. The game was played in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia on December 8, 2001 and was televised to a national audience on CBS. The loss kept Tennessee from a second appearance in the BCS National Championship Game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SEC Championship History". Retrieved 27 November 2012. 

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