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2001 Washington Huskies football team

The 2001 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its third season under head coach Rick Neuheisel, the team compiled an 8-4 record, finished in a three-way tie for second place in the Pacific-10 Conference, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 370 to 353.[1] Willie Hurst and Ben Mahdavi were selected as the team's most valuable player offensive and defensive players, respectively.

2001 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Holiday Bowl, L 43–47 vs. Texas
ConferencePacific-10
Ranking
CoachesNo. 19
APNo. 19
2001 record8–4 (6–2 Pac-10)
Head coachRick Neuheisel (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorKeith Gilbertson (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorTim Hundley (3rd season)
MVPWillie Hurst (O)
Ben Mahdavi (D)
CaptainKyle Benn
Willie Hurst
Larry Tripplett
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
(Capacity: 72,500; FieldTurf)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 2 Oregon $   7 1         11 1  
No. 10 Washington State   6 2         10 2  
No. 16 Stanford   6 2         9 3  
No. 19 Washington   6 2         8 4  
USC   5 3         6 6  
UCLA   4 4         7 4  
Oregon State   3 5         5 6  
Arizona   2 6         5 6  
Arizona State   1 7         4 7  
California   0 8         1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 812:30 PMNo. 11 Michigan*No. 15ABCW 23–1874,080
September 2212:30 PMIdaho*No. 13
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
FSNW 53–370,145
September 292:00 PMat CaliforniaNo. 13FSNW 31–2835,172
October 612:30 PMUSCNo. 11
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
FSNW 27–2472,946
October 1312:30 PMat No. 7 UCLANo. 10ABCL 13–3570,377
October 203:30 PMArizonaNo. 15
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
FSNW 31–2871,108
October 276:15 PMat Arizona StateNo. 13FSNW 33–3150,106
November 312:30 PMNo. 10 StanfordNo. 11
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
FSNW 42–2872,090
November 1012:30 PMat Oregon StateNo. 8FSNL 24–4936,682
November 1712:30 PMNo. 9 Washington StateNo. 16
ABCW 26–1474,442
November 245:00 PMat No. 1 Miami*No. 12ABCL 7–6578,114
December 287:30 PMvs. No. 9 Texas*No. 21ESPNL 43–4760,548
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

RosterEdit

2001 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 65 Khalif Barnes Fr
WR 18 Todd Elstrom Sr
RB 8 Willie Hurst Sr
QB 3 Cody Pickett So
TE 14 Jerramy Stevens Jr
RB 5 Zach Tuiasosopo Fr
TE 84 Kevin Ware Jr
WR 1 Reggie Williams So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 3 Roc Alexander So
LB 88 Marquis Cooper So
DT 99 Tank Johnson So
CB 12 Omare Lowe Sr
DT 70 Larry Tripplett Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 15 John Anderson Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Washington Yearly Results (2000–2004)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
  2. ^ Clark, Bob (November 13, 2002). "Time turns down rivalry's heat". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). p. 1C.
  3. ^ Clark, Bob (November 16, 2002). "Northwest rivalry resumes, no love lost". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). p. 1D.
  4. ^ Rosenblatt, Richard (September 16, 2011). "NCAA weighing options". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. p. 1G.