2001 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

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2001 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Gator Bowl, L 17–30 vs. Florida State
Conference Big East Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 18
AP No. 18
2001 record 8–4 (4–3 Big East)
Head coach Frank Beamer (15th season)
Offensive coordinator Rickey Bustle (8th season)
Defensive coordinator Bud Foster (7th season)
Home stadium Lane Stadium
(Capacity: 53,662)
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 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[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 12:00 PM Connecticut* No. 9 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPN+ W 52–10   53,662
September 8 12:00 PM Western Michigan* No. 9 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN2 W 31–0   53,662
September 22 12:00 PM at Rutgers No. 9 Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN+ W 50–0   27,514
September 29 12:00 PM UCF* No. 8 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA SUN W 46–14   53,662
October 6 12:00 PM at West Virginia No. 8 Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Black Diamond Trophy) ESPN2 W 35–0   63,271
October 13 6:30 PM Boston Collegedagger No. 6 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN2 W 34–20   53,662
October 27 12:00 PM Syracuse No. 5 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN+ L 14–22   53,662
November 3 12:00 PM at Pittsburgh No. 5 Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA ESPN+ L 7–38   55,585
November 10 12:00 PM at Temple No. 23 Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 35–0   21,915
November 17 3:30 PM at Virginia* No. 18 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Commonwealth Cup) ESPN W 31–17   61,625
December 1 1:00 PM No. 1 Miami (FL) No. 14 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA (Rivalry) ABC L 24–26   53,662
January 1 12:30 PM vs. No. 24 Florida State* No. 15 Alltel StadiumJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) NBC L 17–30   72,202
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Roster[edit]

2001 Virginia Tech Hokies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 88 Andre Davis Sr
T 57 Anthony Davis Sr
RB 43 Doug Easlick So
RB 27 Jarrett Ferguson Sr
C 64 Jake Grove So
QB 11 Grant Noel Jr
RB 22 Lee Suggs Jr
WR 19 Ernest Wilford So
RB 25/7 Kevin Jones Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 94 Chad Beasley Sr
S 21 Michael Crawford So
DE 28 Lamar Cobb Jr
S 8 Vincent Fuller Fr
CB 4 DeAngelo Hall Fr
CB 5 Kevin McCadam Sr
DT 71 David Pugh Sr
LB 40 Ben Taylor Sr
CB 2 Ronyell Whitaker Jr
CB 17 Garnell Wilds So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Team players in the NFL[edit]

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

Notes[edit]

http://archive.techsideline.com/football/2001/roster2001.htm