2001 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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2001 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Texas Tech Athletics logo.svg
Alamo Bowl, L 16–19 vs. Iowa
Conference Big 12 Conference
Division South
2001 record 7–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coach Mike Leach (2nd season)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Greg McMackin (2nd season)
Home stadium Jones SBC Stadium
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
No. 9 Colorado xy$   7 1         10 3  
No. 8 Nebraska x%   7 1         11 2  
Iowa State   4 4         7 5  
Kansas State   3 5         6 6  
Missouri   3 5         4 7  
Kansas   1 7         3 8  
Southern Division
No. 5 Texas xy   7 1         11 2  
No. 6 Oklahoma   6 2         11 2  
Texas A&M   4 4         8 4  
Texas Tech   4 4         7 5  
Oklahoma State   2 6         4 7  
Baylor   0 8         3 8  
Championship: Colorado 39, Texas 37
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second season under head coach Mike Leach, the Red Raiders compiled a 7–5 record (4–4 against Big 12 opponents), finished in a tie for third place in Southern Division of the Big 12, lost to Iowa in the 2001 Alamo Bowl, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 402 to 281.[1] The team played its home games at Jones SBC Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 7:00 PM New Mexico* Jones SBC StadiumLubbock, TX W 42–30   48,924
September 13 at UTEP* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX  cancelled    
September 22 7:00 PM vs. North Texas* Texas StadiumIrving, TX W 42–14   20,852
September 29 6:00 PM at No. 5 Texas Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Battle for the Chancellor's Spurs) FSN L 7–42   83,081
October 6 7:00 PM Kansasdagger Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX L 31–34 OT  45,343
October 13 7:00 PM No. 24 Kansas State Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 38–19   46,536
October 20 6:00 PM at No. 3 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE FSN L 31–41   77,838
October 27 2:00 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 63–19   39,110
November 3 1:00 PM No. 17 Texas A&M Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX (A&M–Tech rivalry) PPV W 12–0   52,649
November 10 1:00 PM at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 49–30   32,332
November 17 2:30 PM No. 3 Oklahoma Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX ABC L 13–30   52,008
November 24 1:00 PM Stephen F. Austin* Jones SBC Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 58–3   31,147
December 29 2:30 PM vs. Iowa* AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX (Alamo Bowl) ESPN L 16–19   65,232
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2001 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2001 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.