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2001 Clemson Tigers football
Humanitarian Bowl Champions
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2001 record7–5 (4–4 ACC)
Head coachTommy Bowden
Offensive coordinatorBrad Scott
Defensive coordinatorReggie Herring
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium (c. 81,473, grass)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11 Maryland   7 1         10 2  
#15 Florida State   6 2         8 4  
North Carolina   5 3         8 5  
#24 Georgia Tech   4 4         9 4  
Clemson   4 4         7 5  
NC State   4 4         7 5  
Wake Forest   3 5         6 5  
Virginia   3 5         5 7  
Duke   0 8         0 11  
† – BCS representative as champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson University in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I-A college football during the 2001 season. Clemson competed as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).

The team was led by head coach Tommy Bowden. Brad Scott served as the offensive coordinator, and Reggie Herring served as the defensive coordinator.

The Tigers finished the season 7–5, 4–4 in ACC play and won the Humanitarian Bowl 49–24 against Louisiana Tech.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1* 1:00 PM UCF #19 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC W 21–13   81,482[1]
September 8* 1:00 PM Wofford #20 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 38–14   79,156[1]
September 22 5:45 PM Virginia #19 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC ESPN2 L 24–26   77,791[1]
September 29 3:30 PM at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA (Rivalry) ABC W 47–44   41,924[1]
October 13 12:00 PM at NC State #19 Carter-Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) JPS W 45–37   51,500[1]
October 20† 12:00 PM North Carolina #16 Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC ESPN2 L 38–3   84,869[1]
October 27 12:00 PM at Wake Forest #13 Groves StadiumWinston-Salem, NC JPS W 21–14   21,290[1]
November 3 3:30 PM #14 Florida State Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC (Bowden Bowl) ABC L 27–41   85,036[1]
November 10 7:00 PM at #13 Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD ESPN2 L 20–37   52,462[1]
November 17* 12:30 PM at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC (Battle of the Palmetto State) JPS L 15–20   85,000[1]
December 1 1:00 PM Duke Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC W 59–31   72,577[1]
December 31* 12:30 PM vs. Louisiana Tech Bronco StadiumBoise, ID (Humanitarian Bowl) ESPN W 49–24   23,472[1]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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