American Football Database
2001 FedEx Orange Bowl
National Championship Game
BCS Bowl Game
67th Orange Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Florida State University 0 0 0 2 2
Oklahoma University 3 0 3 7 13
Date January 3, 2001
Season 2000
Stadium Pro Player Stadium
Location Miami Gardens, Florida
MVP Oklahoma LB Torrance Marshall
Favorite Florida State by 11
Referee David Witovet (Big Ten Conference)
Attendance 76,835[1]
United States TV coverage
Network ABC
Announcers: Brad Nessler and Bob Griese
Nielsen ratings 17.8[1]
Orange Bowl
 < 2000  2002

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 in only Bob Stoops' second season as 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 of the Orange Bowl. The contest was televised in the United States on ABC.

Scoring summary

Scoring Play Score
1st quarter
OU – Duncan 27 yard field goal. OU 3–0
2nd quarter
No Scores
3rd quarter
OU – Duncan 42 yard field goal. OU 6–0
4th quarter
OU – Griffin 10 yard run (Duncan kick). OU 13–0
FSU – Safety. OU 13–2


  1. 1.0 1.1 "BCS Game Results". September 26, 2007. Archived from the original on June 2, 2009. Retrieved January 13, 2008.

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