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The 2001 FedEx Orange Bowl game was a post-season college football bowl game and BCS National Championship match between the University of Oklahoma Sooners and the Florida State Seminoles on January 3, 2001, at Pro Player Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Oklahoma defeated FSU 13–2 in a defensive battle to claim the National Championship as head coach Bob Stoops completed just his second season as the coach of the Sooners. The game was part of the 2000–2001 Bowl Championship Series (BCS) of the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season and represented the concluding game of the season for both teams. The Orange Bowl was first played in 1935, and the 2001 game represented the 67th edition. The contest was televised in the United States on ABC.

2001 FedEx Orange Bowl
BCS National Championship Game
67th Orange Bowl
1234 Total
Florida State 0002 2
Oklahoma 3037 13
DateJanuary 3, 2001
Season2000
StadiumPro Player Stadium
LocationMiami Gardens, Florida
MVPOklahoma LB Torrance Marshall
FavoriteFlorida State by 11
RefereeDick Honig (Big Ten)
Attendance76,835[1]
United States TV coverage
NetworkABC
AnnouncersBrad Nessler (Play by Play)
Bob Griese (Analyst)
Lynn Swann (Sideline)
Nielsen ratings17.8[1]
Orange Bowl
 < 2000  2002
BCS National Championship Game
 < 2000 2002

Scoring summaryEdit

Scoring Play Score
First quarter
Oklahoma – Tim Duncan 27 yard field goal, 7:16 Oklahoma 3–0
Second quarter
No Scoring
Third quarter
Oklahoma – Tim Duncan 42 yard field goal, 4:24 Oklahoma 6–0
Fourth quarter
Oklahoma – Quentin Griffin 10 yard run (Tim Duncan kick), 7:46 Oklahoma 13–0
Florida State – Safety, 0:55 Oklahoma 13–2

StatisticsEdit

Source:[2]

Statistics Florida State Oklahoma
First Downs 14 12
Rushes-yards 17–27 36–56
Passing: Completions-Attempts-Interceptions 25–52–2 25–39–1
Passing yards 274 214
Total yards 301 270
Punts-average yards per punt 10–44.7 8–41.1
Fumbles-lost 3–1 2–1
Penalties-yards 6–38 7–45

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "BCS Game Results". Orange Bowl. September 26, 2007. Archived from the original on June 2, 2009. Retrieved January 13, 2008.
  2. ^ "2001 Orange Bowl". Orange Bowl. Retrieved November 2, 2017.