2001 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2001 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Gator Bowl, Florida State 30 - Virginia Tech 17
Conference Big East
Ranking
Coaches #18
AP #18
2001 record 8-4 (4-3 Big East)
Head coach Frank Beamer
Offensive coordinator Rickey Bustle
Defensive coordinator Bud Foster
Home stadium Lane Stadium
(Capacity: 53,662)
Seasons
« 2000 2002 »
2001 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 Miami (FL) $#   7 0         12 0  
#14 Syracuse   6 1         10 3  
#21 Boston College   4 3         8 4  
#18 Virginia Tech   4 3         8 4  
Pittsburgh   4 3         7 5  
Temple   2 5         4 7  
West Virginia   1 6         3 8  
Rutgers   0 7         2 9  
  • # – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Frank Beamer. Their roster on offense consists of QB#11 Grant Noel, RB#47 Wayne Briggs, WR#19 Ernest Wilford, WR#9 Terrell Parham, WR#26 Shawn Witten, TE#86 Keith Willis, RB#42 Josh Spence, RB#22 Lee Suggs, RB#32 Wayne Ward, WR#81 Chris Shreve, and TE#93 Browning Wynn.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 12:00 PM Connecticut* #9 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPN+ W 52-10   53,662
September 8 12:00 PM Western Michigan* #9 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN2 W 31-0   53,662
September 22 12:00 PM at Rutgers #9 Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN+ W 50-0   27,514
September 29 12:00 PM UCF* #8 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA SUN W 46-14   53,662
October 6 12:00 PM at West Virginia #8 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Black Diamond Trophy) ESPN2 W 35-0   63,271
October 13 6:30 PM Boston Collegedagger #6 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN2 W 34-20   53,662
October 27 12:00 PM Syracuse #5 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN+ L 14-22   53,662
November 3 12:00 PM at Pittsburgh #5 Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA ESPN+ L 7-38   55,585
November 10 12:00 PM at Temple #23 Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 35-0   21,915
November 17 3:30 PM at Virginia* #18 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Commonwealth Cup) ESPN W 31-17   61,625
December 1 1:00 PM #1 Miami (FL) #14 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA (Rivalry) ABC L 24-26   53,662
January 1 12:30 PM vs. #24 Florida State* #15 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) NBC L 17-30   72,202
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Notes[edit]