2001 Virginia Tech Hokies Football Team
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2001 Virginia Tech Hokies Football Team
2001 Virginia Tech Hokies football
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 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 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

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. 12ESPN+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

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: Increase in ranking. Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ? = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final
AP 9 9 9 9 8 8 6 6 5 12 23 18 16 14 15 15 18
Coaches Poll 16 16 10 9 7 5 4 4 3 3 3 7 13 12 19 14 19
BCS Not released 5 15 NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released

Roster

Games summaries

Miami (FL)

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

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

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

References



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