2001 Boston College Eagles football team

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2001 Boston College Eagles football
Music City Bowl champion
Music City Bowl, W 20–16 vs. Georgia
Conference Big East Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 23
AP No. 21
2001 record 8–4 (4–3 Big East)
Head coach Tom O'Brien (5th season)
Captain Scott Bradley
Captain Marc Colombo
Captain Sean Guthrie[1]
Home stadium Alumni Stadium
(Capacity: 44,500)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Big East 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  
  • # – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Boston College Eagles football team represented Boston College during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. Boston College was a member of the Big East Conference. The Eagles played their home games at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, which has been their home stadium since 1957.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 12:00 PM West Virginia Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, Massachusetts ABC W 34–10   42,482
September 8 10:00 PM Stanford* Stanford StadiumStanford, California FSN L 22–38   41,250
September 22 12:00 PM at Navy* Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, Maryland W 38–21   30,064
September 29 12:00 PM Army* Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts ESPN+ W 31–10   43,042
October 6 3:30 PM Temple Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts ESPN+ W 33–10   38,724
October 13 6:30 PM at No. 6 Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia (Rivalry) ESPN2 L 20–34   53,662
October 20 12:00 PM Pittsburgh Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts ESPN+ W 45–7   41,637
October 27 7:45 PM Notre Dame* Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts (Holy War) ESPN W 21–17   44,500
November 10 12:00 PM No. 1 Miami Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts ABC L 7–18   44,500
November 17 12:00 PM at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, New Jersey ESPN+ W 38–7   13,012
November 24 7:00 PM at No. 22 Syracuse No. 25 Carrier DomeSyracuse, New York (Rivalry) ESPN2 L 28–39   45,063
December 28 5:30 PM vs. No. 16 Georgia* Adelphia ColiseumNashville, Tennessee (Music City Bowl) ESPN W 20–16   46,125
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Roster[edit]

2001 Boston College Eagles football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 75 Marc Colombo Sr
RB 1 William Green Jr
C 77 Dan Koppen Jr
TE 89 Sean Ryan So
G 76 Chris Snee So
QB 2 Brian St. Pierre Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 40 Vinny Ciurciu Jr
DE 85 Antonio Garay Sr
CB 9 Lenny Walls Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009-10 Boston College Record Book pg. 114
  2. ^ "2001 Archive". Boston College Athletics. Archived from the original on 2012-11-19. Retrieved September 18, 2012.