2001 USC Trojans football team

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2001 USC Trojans football
Interlocking USC Logo.svg
Las Vegas Bowl vs. Utah, L 6–10
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
2001 record 6–6 (5–3 Pac-10)
Head coach Pete Carroll
Captain Charlie Landrigan
Captain Troy Polamalu
Captain Antuan Simmons
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (c. 92,000, grass)
Seasons
« 2000 2002 »
2001 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Oregon   7 1         11 1  
#10 Washington State   6 2         10 2  
#16 Stanford   6 2         9 3  
#19 Washington   6 2         8 4  
USC   5 3         6 6  
UCLA   4 4         7 4  
Oregon State   3 5         5 6  
Arizona   2 6         5 6  
Arizona State   1 7         4 7  
California   0 8         1 10  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was Pete Carroll's first year as head coach. The Kansas State Wildcats's victory on September 8 marked the last time a non-Pac-10 team defeated the Trojans in the Coliseum until November 27, 2010, when the Notre Dame Fighting Irish defeated the Trojans, 20–16.

Schedule[edit]

The Trojans finished the regular season with a 6–5 record.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 3:30 PM San Jose State* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA FSN W 21–10   45,568[1]
September 8 3:30 PM #12 Kansas State* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA FSN L 10–6   69,959[1]
September 22 7:00 PM at #7 Oregon Autzen StadiumEugene, OR FSN L 24–22   45,765[1]
September 29 3:30 PM Stanford Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA FSN L 21–16   53,962[1]
October 6 12:30 PM at #11 Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA FSN L 27–24   72,946[1]
October 13 3:30 PM Arizona State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA FSN W 48–17   43,508[1]
October 20 10:30 AM at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Battle for the Jeweled Shillelagh) NBC L 27–16   80,795[1]
October 27 3:30 PM at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ FSN W 41–34   46,399[1]
November 3 12:30 PM Oregon Statedagger Los Angeles Memorial Stadium • Los Angeles, CA ABC W 16–13   44,880[1]
November 10 12:30 PM at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 55–14   33,506[1]
November 17 3:30 PM #20 UCLA Los Angeles Memorial Stadium • Los Angeles, CA (Battle for the Victory Bell) FSN W 27–0   88,588[1]
December 25 12:30 PM vs. Utah* Sam Boyd StadiumLas Vegas, NV (Las Vegas Bowl) ABC L 10–6   22,385[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game summaries[edit]

San Jose State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
San Jose St 0 3 0 7 10
• USC 7 7 0 7 21

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Kansas State[edit]

Oregon[edit]

Stanford[edit]

Washington[edit]

Arizona State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona St 3 7 7 0 17
• USC 0 21 14 3 38

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Notre Dame[edit]

Arizona[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• USC 3 28 0 10 41
Arizona 10 3 14 7 34

[4]



Oregon State[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
Oregon St 0 3 7 0 0 10
• USC 7 0 3 0 6 16

[5]


California[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• USC 7 21 10 7 45
California 7 0 7 0 14

[6]


UCLA[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
UCLA 0 0 0 0 0
• USC 14 3 7 3 27

[7]


Las Vegas Bowl[edit]


Team players in the NFL[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

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