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2001 Purdue Boilermakers football team

2001 Purdue Boilermakers football
Sun Bowl, L 27–33 vs. Washington State
Conference Big Ten Conference
2001 record 6–6 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Joe Tiller (5th year)
Offensive coordinator Jim Chaney (5th year)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Brock Spack (4th year)
Base defense 4-3
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 67,332)
2001 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#12/12 Illinois   7 1         10 2  
#20/20 Michigan   6 2         8 4  
Ohio State   5 3         7 5  
Iowa   4 4         7 5  
Purdue   4 4         6 6  
Indiana   4 4         5 6  
Michigan State   3 5         7 5  
Wisconsin   3 5         5 7  
Minnesota   2 6         4 7  
Northwestern   2 6         4 7  
† – BCS representative as conference champion
  • *All wins for Penn State (5-6, 4-4) vacated due to 2012 investigation into child sex abuse case.
    Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 2001 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Season

Schedule

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 1:30 PM at Cincinnati* Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH ESPN2 W 19–14   35,097[1]
September 22 11:00 AM Akron* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 33–14   63,459[1]
September 29 11:00 AM at Minnesota #24 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN ESPN2 W 35–28 OT  40,160[1]
October 6 11:00 AM Iowa #21 Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPN W 23–14   58,888[1]
October 13 11:00 AM at #12 Michigan #17 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ESPN L 10–24   110,450[1]
October 27 12:00 PM Northwesterndagger #24 Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPN2 W 32–27   67,181[1]
November 3 12:00 PM #21 Illinois #20 Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Purdue Cannon) ESPN L 13–38   61,568[1]
November 10 12:00 PM at Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN L 9–35   104,189[1]
November 17 12:00 PM Michigan State Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPN2 W 24–14   55,660[1]
November 24 12:00 PM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) ESPN+ L 7–13   36,685[1]
December 1 12:00 PM Notre Dame* Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) ABC L 18–24   68,750[1]
December 31 2:15 PM #13 Washington State* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) CBS L 27–33   47,812[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
[2]

Roster

Season summary

Iowa

1 2 3 4 Total
Iowa 7 0 7 0 14
• Purdue 7 6 0 10 23

[3]


Seniors drafted by the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Akin Ayodele Linebacker 3 89 Jacksonville Jaguars
Travis Dorsch Punter 4 109 Cincinnati Bengals
[4]

Awards and honors

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "The 2001 Boilermakers". Purdue University. 
  2. ^ http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=101&season=2001
  3. ^ USA Today
  4. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/2002.htm
  5. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/wire?section=ncf&id=3764155

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