2001 Missouri Tigers football team

The 2001 Missouri Tigers football team represented the University of Missouri during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri. They were members of the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. The team was coached by head coach Gary Pinkel.

2001 Missouri Tigers football
Missouri Tigers old logo.svg
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
2001 record4–7 (3–5 Big 12)
Head coachGary Pinkel (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorDave Christensen (1st season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorMatt Eberflus (1st season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumFaurot Field
(Capacity: 68,174)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Big 12 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
No. 9 Colorado xy$   7 1         10 3  
No. 8 Nebraska x%   7 1         11 2  
Iowa State   4 4         7 5  
Kansas State   3 5         6 6  
Missouri   3 5         4 7  
Kansas   1 7         3 8  
Southern Division
No. 5 Texas xy   7 1         11 2  
No. 6 Oklahoma   6 2         11 2  
Texas Tech   4 4         7 5  
Texas A&M   4 4         8 4  
Oklahoma State   2 6         4 7  
Baylor   0 8         3 8  
Championship: Colorado 39, Texas 37
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:30 PMBowling Green*L 13–2051,039
September 86:30 PMSW Texas State*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
W 40–651,689
September 2911:30 AMNo. 4 Nebraska
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
FSNL 3–3664,204
October 67:00 PMat Oklahoma StateW 41–38 3OT44,050
October 131:00 PMIowa State
L 14–2050,671
October 201:00 PMat KansasW 38–3438,500
October 271:00 PMNo. 7 Texas
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
L 16–3551,123
November 32:00 PMat No. 25 ColoradoL 24–3845,942
November 101:00 PMBaylor
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, Missouri
W 41–2446,611
November 2411:00 AMat Kansas StateFSNL 3–2443,810
December 110:00 AMat Michigan State*ESPN2L 7–5572,823

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