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2001 BYU Cougars Football Team
2001 BYU Cougars football
BYU Cougars logo.svg
Mountain West champion
Liberty Bowl, L 10–28 vs. Louisville
ConferenceMountain West Conference
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 Conference 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

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 252:30 pmTulane*ESPN2W 70-3549,008
September 17:00 pmNevada*
  • LaVell Edwards Stadium
  • Provo, UT
SWPW 52-756,286
September 83:30 pmat California*SWPW 44-1633,043
September 295:00 pmat UNLVNo. 20ABCW 35-3132,601
October 57:00 pmUtah State*No. 20
SWPW 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. 16SWPW 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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oSportsWest Productions (SWP) games were shown locally on KSL 5.

Roster

Game summaries

Tulane

1 234Total
Tulane 21 770 35
BYU 21 28147 70

Nevada

1 234Total
Nevada 0 007 7
BYU 10 28140 52
  • Date: September 1
  • Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, UT
  • Game start: 7:06 p.m. MDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:09
  • Game attendance: 56,286
  • Game weather: 84°F, Clear
  • Referee: Clair Gausman
  • TV announcers (SportsWest): Tom Kirkland, Blaine Fowler

California

1 234Total
BYU 0 21203 44
California 7 036 16
  • Date: September 8
  • Location: California Memorial Stadium, Berkeley, CA
  • Game start: 2:30 p.m. PDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:23
  • Game attendance: 33,043
  • Game weather: 72°F, clear at kickoff, winds W 10 mph
  • Referee: Chuck McFerrin
  • TV announcers (SportsWest): Tom Kirkland, Blaine Fowler
  • Source:

UNLV

1 234Total
#20/20 BYU 10 1807 35
UNLV 21 073 31

Utah State

1 234Total
Utah State 6 2170 34
#20/18 BYU 14 72013 54
  • Date: October 5
  • Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, UT
  • Game start: 7:05 p.m. MDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:39
  • Game attendance: 65,396
  • Game weather: 68°F, clear, winds N 2-5 mph
  • Referee: Rich Kollen
  • TV announcers (SportsWest): Tom Kirkland, Blaine Fowler
  • Source:

New Mexico

1 234Total
#18/17 BYU 3 7014 24
New Mexico 0 1037 20
  • Source:

Air Force

1 234Total
Air Force 7 6020 33
#18/13 BYU 21 21210 63
  • Date: October 20
  • Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, UT
  • Game start: 3:50 p.m. MDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:21
  • Game attendance: 62,382
  • Game weather: 72°F, clear and sunny, wind N 2-5 mph
  • Referee: Ken Rivera
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Pam Ward, Dean Blevins, Heather Cox

San Diego State

1 234Total
#16/10 BYU 7 171421 59
San Diego State 7 770 21
  • Date: October 27
  • Location: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
  • Game start: 6:07 p.m. PDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:11
  • Game attendance: 30,064
  • Game weather: 67°F, partly cloudy and cool, winds W 5 mph
  • Referee: Clair Gausman
  • TV announcers (SportsWest): Tom Kirkland, Blaine Fowler
  • Source:

Colorado State

1 234Total
Colorado State 0 24100 34
#13/8 BYU 21 71414 56
  • Date: November 1
  • Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, UT
  • Game start: 7:51 p.m. MST
  • Elapsed time: 3:42
  • Game attendance: 63,478
  • Game weather: 51°F, clear, windy
  • Referee: Gerald Wright
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Rich Waltz, Dean Blevins, Heather Cox

Wyoming

1 234Total
#9/9 BYU 10 10147 41
Wyoming 7 1377 34
  • Date: November 10
  • Location: War Memorial Stadium, Laramie, WY
  • Game start: 1:07 p.m. MST
  • Elapsed time: 3:43
  • Game attendance: 15,277
  • Game weather: 54°F, Clear and sunny, Winds W 5 mph
  • Referee: Ken Flaherty
  • TV announcers (ESPN+): Jim Kelly, JC Pearson, Beth Mowins
  • Source:

Utah

1 234Total
UTAH 0 777 21
#8/8 BYU 0 3714 24
  • Date: November 17
  • Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, UT
  • Game start: 5:06 p.m. MST
  • Elapsed time: 3:27
  • Game attendance: 66,149
  • Game weather: 60°F, Fair, winds S 1-3 mph
  • Referee: Gerald Wright
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Dave Barnett, Bill Curry, Mike Golic, Michele Tafoya
  • Source:

Mississippi State

1 234Total
#10/7 BYU 7 14317 41
Mississippi State 14 1077 38
  • Date: December 1
  • Location: Davis Wade Stadium, Starkville, MS
  • Game start: 7:06 p.m. CST
  • Elapsed time: 3:37
  • Game attendance: 43,156
  • Referee: Jack Wood
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Pam Ward, Dean Blevins, Heather Cox
  • Source:

Hawai'i

1 234Total
#9/8 BYU 10 02114 45
Hawai'i 21 102714 72
  • Date: December 8
  • Location: Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI
  • Game start: 11:06 a.m.
  • Elapsed time: 3:37
  • Game attendance: 50,000
  • Game weather: 79°F, Breezy and Partly cloudy
  • Referee: Frank White
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Pam Ward, Dean Blevins, Heather Cox
  • Source:

Louisville

2001 Liberty Bowl
1 234Total
#19/17 BYU 0 730 10
#23/22 Louisville 7 777 28
  • Source:

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