2001 Utah Utes Football Team
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2001 Utah Utes Football Team
2001 Utah Utes football
Utah Utes - U logo.svg
Las Vegas Bowl champion
Las Vegas Bowl, W 10-6 vs. USC
ConferenceMountain West Conference
2001 record8-4 (4-3 MW)
Head coachRon McBride (12th season)
Offensive coordinatorCraig Ver Steeg (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorKyle Whittingham (7th season)
Home stadiumRice-Eccles Stadium
(Capacity: 45,634)
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 Utes went 8-4 in the 2001 season, starting 7-2 before losing the last two conference games. They finished the season with a victory over a Carson Palmer-led USC Trojans team in the 2001 Las Vegas Bowl.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00 pmUtah State*KJZZW 23-1936,557
September 81:30 pmat No. 7 Oregon*KJZZL 10-2445,712
September 223:00 pmat Indiana*KJZZW 28-2626,591
September 291:00 pmNew Mexicodagger
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
ESPN+W 37-1632,100
October 66:00 pmSouth Florida*
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
KJZZW 52-2130,818
October 201:00 pmWyoming
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
ESPN+W 35-036,795
October 271:00 pmat Colorado StateESPN+L 17-1924,119
November 31:00 pmat UNLVESPN+W 42-1421,042
November 101:00 pmSan Diego State
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
W 17-336,018
November 175:00 pmat No. 9 BYUESPN2L 21-2466,149
December 112:00 pmat Air ForceKJZZL 37-3825,702
December 251:30 pmvs. USC*ABCW 10-630,894
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

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Roster

After the season

NFL draft

Two players went in the 2002 NFL Draft, and one player was signed as an undrafted free agent.

References

  1. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. Retrieved 2009.
  2. ^ "2001 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2009.
  3. ^ "2001 Season Results". Utah Official Athletic Site. Retrieved 2009.

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