2001 Pittsburgh Panthers Football Team
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2001 Pittsburgh Panthers Football Team
2001 Pittsburgh Panthers football
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
Tangerine Bowl champion
ConferenceBig East Conference
2001 record7-5 (4-3 Big East)
Head coachWalt Harris (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorJ. D. Brookhart (2nd season)
Offensive schemePro-style
Defensive coordinatorPaul Rhoads (2nd season)
Base defenseMultiple 4-3
Home stadiumHeinz Field
(Capacity: 64,450)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Big East Conference 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 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00 p.m.East Tennessee State*W 31-047,919
September 81:30 p.m.South Florida*
  • Heinz Field
  • Pittsburgh, PA
L 26-3539,542
September 278:00 p.m.No. 1 Miami (FL)
  • Heinz Field
  • Pittsburgh, PA
ESPNL 21-4357,224
October 62:30 p.m.at Notre Dame*NBCL 7-2480,795
October 1312:00 p.m.Syracusedagger
  • Heinz Field
  • Pittsburgh, PA (rivalry)
ESPN+L 10-4252,367
October 2012:00 p.m.at Boston CollegeESPN+L 7-4541,637
October 2712:00 p.m.at TempleW 33-712,859
November 312:00 p.m.No. 12 Virginia Tech
  • Heinz Field
  • Pittsburgh, PA
ESPN+W 38-755,585
November 101:30 p.m.at RutgersW 42-013,520
November 2412:00 p.m.at West VirginiaESPNW 23-1744,407
December 11:30 p.m.UAB*
  • Heinz Field
  • Pittsburgh, PA
W 24-640,855
December 207:30 p.m.vs. NC State*ESPNW 34-1928,562
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Roster

Coaching staff

Team players drafted into the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Antonio Bryant Wide receiver 2 63 Dallas Cowboys
Ramon Walker Defensive back 5 153 Houston Texans
Bryan Knight Linebacker 5 165 Chicago Bears

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Notes

  • The December 1 game against UAB was a makeup of games that were postponed due to the 9/11 terror attacks cancelling all major sporting events for one week.

References


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