2001 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

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2001 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Gator Bowl, L 17–30 vs. Florida State
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18
APNo. 18
2001 record8–4 (4–3 Big East)
Head coachFrank Beamer (15th season)
Offensive coordinatorRickey Bustle (8th season)
Defensive coordinatorBud Foster (7th season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
(Capacity: 53,662)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 1 Miami (FL) $#   7 0         12 0  
No. 14 Syracuse   6 1         10 3  
No. 21 Boston College   4 3         8 4  
No. 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  
    1. – 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.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 112:00 p.m.Connecticut*No. 9ESPN+W 52–1053,662
September 812:00 p.m.Western Michigan*No. 9
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ESPN2W 31–053,662
September 2212:00 p.m.at RutgersNo. 9ESPN+W 50–027,514
September 2912:00 p.m.UCF*No. 8
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
SUNW 46–1453,662
October 612:00 p.m.at West VirginiaNo. 8ESPN2W 35–063,271
October 136:30 p.m.Boston CollegedaggerNo. 6
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
ESPN2W 34–2053,662
October 2712:00 p.m.SyracuseNo. 5
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ESPN+L 14–2253,662
November 312:00 p.m.at PittsburghNo. 5ESPN+L 7–3855,585
November 1012:00 p.m.at TempleNo. 23W 35–021,915
November 173:30 p.m.at Virginia*No. 18ESPNW 31–1761,625
December 11:00 p.m.No. 1 Miami (FL)No. 14
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
ABCL 24–2653,662
January 1, 200212:30 p.m.vs. No. 24 Florida State*No. 15NBCL 17–3072,202
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Roster[edit]

2001 Virginia Tech Hokies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 88 Andre Davis Sr
T 57 Anthony Davis Sr
RB 43 Doug Easlick So
RB 27 Jarrett Ferguson Sr
C 64 Jake Grove So
QB 11 Grant Noel Jr
RB 22 Lee Suggs Jr
WR 19 Ernest Wilford So
RB 25/7 Kevin Jones Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 94 Chad Beasley Sr
S 21 Michael Crawford So
DE 28 Lamar Cobb Jr
S 8 Vincent Fuller Fr
CB 4 DeAngelo Hall Fr
CB 5 Kevin McCadam Sr
DT 71 David Pugh Sr
LB 40 Ben Taylor Sr
CB 2 Ronyell Whitaker Jr
CB 17 Garnell Wilds So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Games summaries[edit]

Miami (FL)[edit]

Miami (FL) at Virginia Tech
1 234Total
No. 1 Hurricanes 0 2033 26
No. 14 Hokies 3 0714 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–13 2000 L, 21–41

Gator Bowl[edit]

Virginia Tech vs. Florida State
1 234Total
No. 15 Hokies 3 0140 17
No. 24 Seminoles 0 10317 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–19 2000 L, 29–46

Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
André Davis Wide receiver 2 47 Cleveland Browns
Ben Taylor Linebacker 4 111 Cleveland Browns
Kevin McCadam Safety 5 148 Atlanta Falcons
David Pugh Defensive tackle 6 182 Indianapolis Colts
Bob Slowikowski Tight end 6 211 Dallas Cowboys
Chad Beasley Tackle 7 218 Minnesota Vikings
Derrius Monroe Defensive end 7 224 New Orleans Saints
Jarrett Ferguson Fullback 7 251 Buffalo Bills

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