2001 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team

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2001 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football
Rutgers athletics logo.png
Conference Big East Conference
2001 record 2–9 (0–7 Big East)
Head coach Greg Schiano (1st season)
Home stadium Rutgers Stadium
(Capacity: 41,500)
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 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team represented Rutgers University in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Scarlet Knights were led by new head coach Greg Schiano and played their home games at Rutgers Stadium. They are a member of the Big East Conference. They finished the season 2–9, 0–7 in Big East play to finish in last place. Due to the Terrorist Attacks of September 11th, Rutgers September 15 home game against California was postponed until November 23.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:30 PM at Buffalo* UB StadiumBuffalo, New York W 31–15   22,658
September 8 4:00 PM at No. 2 Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami L 0–61   39,804
September 22 12:00 PM No. 9 Virginia Tech Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, New Jersey ESPN+ L 0–50   27,514
September 29 7:00 PM Connecticut* Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, New Jersey L 19–20   24,415
October 6 12:00 PM Syracuse Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, New Jersey ESPN+ L 17–24   17,511
October 13 4:00 PM at Temple Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia ESPN+ L 5–30   19,861
October 20 3:30 PM Navy* Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, New Jersey ESPN+ W 23–17   29,101
November 3 1:00 PM at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, West Virginia L 7–80   44,685
November 10 1:30 PM Pittsburgh Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, New Jersey L 0–42   13,520
November 17 12:00 PM Boston College Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, New Jersey ESPN+ L 7–38   13,012
November 23 1:00 PM California* Rutgers Stadium • Piscataway, New Jersey L 10–20   18,111
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

Roster[edit]

2001 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 13 Mike Barr Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

References[edit]

http://www.totalfootballstats.com/Team_College.asp?id=126&Season=2001 Google.com