2001 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team

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2001 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
WAC champion
Humanitarian Bowl, L 24–49 vs. Clemson
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2001 record 7–5 (7–1 WAC)
Head coach Jack Bicknell, Jr. (3rd season)
Home stadium Joe Aillet Stadium
Independence Stadium
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 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team represented Louisiana Tech University in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Jack Bicknell, Jr., who was in his third season with Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs played their home games at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, Louisiana and competed in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 SMU Independence StadiumShreveport, Louisiana W 36–6   22,505
September 8 at Oklahoma State* Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma L 23–30   41,205
September 29 at Fresno State Bulldog StadiumFresno, California (Battle for the Bone) L 28–38   42,881
October 6 San Jose State Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, Louisiana W 41–20   19,236
October 13 at Nevada Mackay StadiumReno, Nevada W 45–42   15,481
October 20 at Auburn* Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama PPV L 41–48 OT  86,036
October 27 Rice Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, Louisiana W 41–38 OT  23,368
November 3 Boise State Joe Aillet Stadium • Ruston, Louisiana W 48–42   16,621
November 10 at UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, Texas W 53–30   24,075
November 17 at Kansas State* KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas L 7–40   47,069
November 24 at Tulsa Skelly StadiumTulsa, Oklahoma W 19–7   12,173
December 31 vs. Clemson* Bronco StadiumBoise, Idaho (Humanitarian Bowl) L 24–49   23,472
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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