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2001 Boston College Eagles football
Music City Bowl Champions
Music City Bowl, W 20–16 vs. Georgia
ConferenceBig East
Ranking
CoachesNo. 23
APNo. 21
2001 record8–4 (4–3 Big East)
Head coachTom O'Brien
Home stadiumAlumni Stadium
(Capacity: 44,500)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Big East football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 Miami   7 0         12 0  
#14 Syracuse   6 1         10 3  
#21 Boston College   4 3         8 4  
#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 representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Boston College Eagles football team represented Boston College during the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Division I-A college football season. Boston College was a member of the Big East Conference during the 2001 season. The Eagles played their home games in 2001 at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, which has been their "home" stadium since 1957.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 12:00 PM West Virginia Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ABC W 34–10   42,482
September 8* 10:00 PM Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, CA FSN L 22–38   41,250
September 22* 12:00 PM at Navy Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 38–21   30,064
September 29 12:00 PM Army Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA ESPN+ W 31–10   43,042
October 6 3:30 PM Temple Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA ESPN+ W 33–10   38,724
October 13 6:30 PM at #6 Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA (Rivalry) ESPN2 L 20–34   53,662
October 20 12:00 PM Pittsburgh Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA ESPN+ W 45–7   41,637
October 27* 7:45 PM Notre Dame Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA (Holy War) ESPN W 21–17   44,500
November 10 12:00 PM #1 Miami Alumni Stadium • Chestnut Hill, MA ABC L 7–18   44,500
November 17 12:00 PM at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ ESPN+ W 38–7   13,012
November 24 7:00 PM at #22 Syracuse #25 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN2 L 28–39   45,063
December 28* 5:30 PM vs. #16 Georgia Adelphia ColiseumNashville, TN (Music City Bowl) ESPN W 20–16   46,125
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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ReferencesEdit

  1. "2001 Archive". Boston College Athletics. http://www.bceagles.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/bc-m-footbl-2001.html. Retrieved September 18, 2012.
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