2001 BYU Cougars football team

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2001 BYU Cougars football
Mountain West champion
Liberty Bowl, L 10–28 vs. Louisville
ConferenceMountain West
Ranking
CoachesNo. 24
APNo. 25
2001 record12–2 (7–0 MW)
Head coachGary Crowton (1st season)
Home stadiumLaVell Edwards Stadium
(Capacity: 65,000)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 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 4         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]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 252:30 PMTulane*ESPN2W 70–3549,008
September 17:00 PMNevada*
  • LaVell Edwards Stadium
  • Provo, UT
KSLW 52–756,286
September 83:30 PMat California*SPWW 44–1633,043
September 295:00 PMat UNLVNo. 20ABCW 35–3132,601
October 57:00 PMUtah State*No. 20
SPWW 54–3465,396
October 131:00 PMat New MexicoNo. 18ESPN+W 24–2029,036
October 203:45 PMAir ForceNo. 18
  • LaVell Edwards Stadium
  • Provo, UT
ESPN2W 63–3362,382
October 277:00 PMat San Diego StateNo. 16SPWW 59–2130,064
November 17:45 PMColorado StateNo. 13
  • LaVell Edwards Stadium
  • Provo, UT
ESPN2W 56–3463,478
November 101:00 PMat WyomingNo. 9ESPN+W 41–3415,277
November 175:00 PMUtahNo. 8
  • LaVell Edwards Stadium
  • Provo, UT (Holy War)
ESPN2W 24–2166,149
December 16:00 PMat Mississippi State*No. 10ESPN2W 41–3844,260
December 82:00 PMat Hawaii*No. 9ESPN2L 45–7250,000
December 312:00 PMvs. No. 23 Louisville*No. 19ESPNL 10–2858,968

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Roster[edit]

2001 BYU Cougars football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 2 David Christensen So
WR 80 Tody Christensen So
QB 11 Brandon Doman Sr
TE 88 Doug Jolley Sr
WR 20 Reno Mahe Jr
TE 89 Spencer Nead Jr
RB 6 Luke Staley Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 46 Colby Bockwoldt So
DE 92 John Denney Fr
DE 92 Ryan Denney Sr
SS 33 Aaron Francisco Fr
DE 93 Brett Keisel Sr
LB 49 Brady Poppinga Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster

References[edit]

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