2001 West Virginia Mountaineers Football Team
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2001 West Virginia Mountaineers Football Team
2001 West Virginia Mountaineers football
West Virginia Mountaineers logo.svg
ConferenceBig East Conference
2001 record3-8 (1-6 Big East)
Head coachRich Rodriguez (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorPhil Elmassian (1st season)
Home stadiumMountaineer Field
(Capacity: 63,500)
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 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. Under new head coach Rich Rodriguez the Mountaineers football suffered their worst season since 1978, finishing with a mark of 3-8. The season's lowest point was a home loss to Temple, the school's first loss to the Owls since 1984 and first home loss to the school since 1979.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 1Noonat Boston CollegeABCL 10-3442,482
September 81:00 p.m.Ohio*W 20-352,995
September 221:00 p.m.Kent State*
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
W 34-1447,458
September 293:30 p.m.at No. 25 Maryland*L 20-3240,166
October 61:00 p.m.No. 6 Virginia Tech
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
ESPN2L 0-3563,271
October 132:30 p.m.at Notre Dame*NBCL 24-3480,795
October 257:30 p.m.at No. 1 Miami (FL)ESPN2L 3-4544,411
November 31:00 p.m.Rutgers
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
MSNW 80-744,685
November 10Noonat No. 14 SyracuseESPN+L 13-2443,753
November 171:00 p.m.Temple
  • Mountaineer Field
  • Morgantown, WV
L 14-1737,120
November 24NoonPittsburgh
ESPNL 17-2344,407

References


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