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2001 Purdue Boilermakers football
Sun Bowl, L 27–33 vs. Washington State
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
2001 record6–6 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coachJoe Tiller (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorJim Chaney (5th season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorBrock Spack (5th season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 67,332)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#12/12 Illinois   7 1         10 2  
#20/20 Michigan   6 2         8 4  
Ohio State   5 3         7 5  
Iowa   4 4         7 5  
Purdue   4 4         6 6  
Indiana   4 4         5 6  
Penn State   0* 4         0* 6  
Michigan State   3 5         7 5  
Wisconsin   3 5         5 7  
Minnesota   2 6         4 7  
Northwestern   2 6         4 7  
† – BCS representative as champion

The 2001 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 21:30 PMat Cincinnati*ESPN2W 19–1435,097[1]
September 2211:00 AMAkron*W 33–1463,459[1]
September 2911:00 AMat MinnesotaNo. 24ESPN2W 35–28 OT40,160[1]
October 611:00 AMIowaNo. 21
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
ESPNW 23–1458,888[1]
October 1311:00 AMat No. 12 MichiganNo. 17ESPNL 10–24110,450[1]
October 2712:00 PMNorthwesterndaggerNo. 24
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
ESPN2W 32–2767,181[1]
November 312:00 PMNo. 21 IllinoisNo. 20
ESPNL 13–3861,568[1]
November 1012:00 PMat Ohio StateESPNL 9–35104,189[1]
November 1712:00 PMMichigan State
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
ESPN2W 24–1455,660[1]
November 2412:00 PMat IndianaESPN+L 7–1336,685[1]
December 112:00 PMNotre Dame*
ABCL 18–2468,750[1]
December 312:15 PMNo. 13 Washington State*CBSL 27–3347,812[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

2001 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 2 Heaggans, GaryGary Heaggans 10px Sr
RB 3 Lowe, MontrellMontrell Lowe 10px Jr
QB 4 Hance, BrandonBrandon Hance 10px Fr
WR 5 James, ChrisChris James Jr
QB 10 Buergler, CarlCarl Buergler Sr
QB 18 Orton, KyleKyle Orton Fr
WR 21 Stubblefield, TaylorTaylor Stubblefield 10px Fr
WR 23 Noel, KevinKevin Noel Fr
RB 25 Harris, JoeyJoey Harris So
RB 27 Jones, BrandonBrandon Jones Fr
RB 32 Void, JerodJerod Void Fr
RB 36 Brown, SedrickSedrick Brown Sr
FB 42 Schaub, PatrickPatrick Schaub So
RB 45 Rowe, JacobJacob Rowe Jr
OG 54 Turner, RobRob Turner 10px Jr
OG 68 Kitchel, KellyKelly Kitchel 10px Jr
OG 70 Rufolo, SeanSean Rufolo 10px Sr
OG 71 Butler, KellyKelly Butler So
OG 76 Bach, WillieWillie Bach So
OT 77 Lougheed, PetePete Lougheed 10px Jr
C 79 Mruczkowski, GeneGene Mruczkowski 10px Jr
WR 80 Simpson, A. T.A. T. Simpson Sr
TE 81 Randolph, ChrisChris Randolph 10px Sr
WR 82 Standeford, JohnJohn Standeford So
TE 83 Rhinehart, MikeMike Rhinehart Fr
WR 84 Morales, SethSeth Morales 10px Jr
WR 85 Evans, JamesonJameson Evans Fr
TE 89 Stratton, TimTim Stratton 10px Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S 6 Ferrell, DeaunteDeaunte Ferrell So
S 7 Woodyard, AshanteAshante Woodyard 10px Sr
S 8 Turner, RalphRalph Turner 10px Jr
S 9 Schweigert, StuartStuart Schweigert So
CB 12 Rogers, AntwaunAntwaun Rogers 10px Fr
DE 13 Ayodele, AkinAkin Ayodele (C) Sr
CB 14 Dickerson, ChadChad Dickerson So
LB 16 Gardner, GilbertGilbert Gardner
S 17 Smith, BenBen Smith 10px Sr
S 19 Starling, R'KesR'Kes Starling 10px Sr
S 20 McQuaid, ChuckChuck McQuaid 10px Sr
DE 22 Phillips, ShaunShaun Phillips 10px So
S 24 Getz, JonJon Getz Sr
CB 28 Reeves, JacquesJacques Reeves So
LB 34 Koutouvides, NikoNiko Koutouvides So
S 38 Doe, BradyBrady Doe 10px Sr
LB 39 Iwuchukwu, BobbyBobby Iwuchukwu Fr
DE 40 Nesfield, KevinKevin Nesfield 10px So
LB 41 Tone, AlexAlex Tone Sr
LB 44 Goldsberry, JonJon Goldsberry 10px Fr
LB 47 Johnson, LandonLandon Johnson 10px So
S 48 Upshur, TimTim Upshur Sr
LB 51 Odom, JoeJoe Odom 10px Jr
DT 55 Villarreal, BrandonBrandon Villarreal Fr
DE 57 Hawkins, BrentBrent Hawkins Fr
DT 58 Grover, BrentBrent Grover Fr
DE 59 Swann, DougDoug Swann Jr
DE 62 Dzolovic, VedranVedran Dzolovic 10px So
LB 88 Loerzel, JasonJason Loerzel 10px Sr
DT 92 Terrill, CraigCraig Terrill 10px So
DT 98 Mitrione, MattMatt Mitrione 10px Sr
DT 99 Grier, DaemeonDaemeon Grier Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 11 Kurz, ScottScott Kurz 10px Sr
P 29 Lavin, AaronAaron Lavin 10px Fr
K 30 Dorsch, TravisTravis Dorsch Sr
LS 69 Shelbourne, JohnJohn Shelbourne 10px Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: October 22, 2013

Season summaryEdit

IowaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Iowa 7 0 7 0 14
• Purdue 7 6 0 10 23

[2]


Seniors drafted by the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Akin AyodeleLinebacker 3 89 Jacksonville Jaguars
Travis DorschPunter4 109 Cincinnati Bengals
[3]

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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