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2001 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Alamo Bowl, L 16–19 vs. Iowa
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionSouth
2001 record7–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coachMike Leach (2nd season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorGreg McMackin (2nd season)
Home stadiumJones SBC Stadium
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Big 12 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#9 Colorado xy   7 1         10 3  
#8 Nebraska x   7 1         11 2  
Iowa State   4 4         7 5  
Kansas State   3 5         6 6  
Missouri   3 5         4 7  
Kansas   1 7         3 8  
South
#5 Texas x   7 1         11 2  
#6 Oklahoma   6 2         11 2  
Texas A&M   4 4         8 4  
Texas Tech   4 4         7 5  
Oklahoma State   2 6         4 7  
Baylor   0 8         3 8  
Championship: Colorado 39, Texas 37
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second season under head coach Mike Leach, the Red Raiders compiled a 7–5 record (4–4 against Big 12 opponents), finished in a tie for third place in Southern Division of the Big 12, lost to Iowa in the 2001 Alamo Bowl, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 402 to 281.[1] The team played its home games at Jones SBC Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

Previous seasonEdit

The Red Raiders finished the 2000 season with an overall record of 7–6, 3–5 in Big 12 play, to finish fourth in the Big 12 South. The team was invited to the Galleryfurniture.com Bowl, where they lost 27–40 to East Carolina.

NFL DraftEdit

Tackle Kris Kocurek was drafted in the 6th round (181st overall) by the Seattle Seahawks.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 87:00 PMNew Mexico*W 42–3048,924
September 13at UTEP* Cancelled
September 227:00 PMvs. North Texas*W 42–1420,852
September 296:00 PMat No. 5 TexasFSNL 7–4283,081
October 67:00 PMKansasdagger
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 31–34 2OT45,343
October 137:00 PMNo. 24 Kansas State
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 38–1946,536
October 206:00 PMat No. 3 NebraskaFSNL 31–4177,838
October 272:00 PMat BaylorW 63–1939,110
November 31:00 PMNo. 24 Texas A&M
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX (rivalry)
PPVW 12–052,649
November 101:00 PMat Oklahoma StateW 49–3032,332
November 172:30 PMNo. 3 Oklahoma
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
ABCL 13–3052,008
November 241:00 PMStephen F. Austin*
  • Jones SBC Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 58–331,147
December 292:30 PMvs. Iowa*ESPNL 16–1965,232
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Central time

Source:[2]

PersonnelEdit

2001 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR Francis, CarlosCarlos Francis So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Game summariesEdit

New MexicoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 7 7 3 13 30
Red Raiders 3 18 7 14 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
30–5–2 2000 W 24–3


at UTEPEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 0 0 0 0 0
Miners 0 0 0 0 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
12–6–1 1998 W 35–3

The game was initially scheduled to take place on September 13, but was then postponed following the September 11 attacks. The game was eventually cancelled on September 21 when the two teams could not agree on a date to reschedule that would work for both.[3] Texas Tech would eventually play Stephen F. Austin to make up for the lost game.

vs. North TexasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 7 14 7 14 42
Mean Green 0 0 07 7 14



Overall record Last meeting Result
3–4 2000 W 13–7


at TexasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 0 7 0 0 7
No. 5 Longhorns 14 7 14 7 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
13–37 2000 L 17–29


KansasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Jayhawks 10 3 0 11 34
Red Raiders 7 10 7 0 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
7–0 2000 W 45–39

As of 2018, this is the only time the Red Raiders have lost to the Jayhawks.

Kansas StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 24 Wildcats 7 0 6 6 19
Red Raiders 7 10 7 14 38



Overall record Last meeting Result
3–3 2000 L 23–28


at NebraskaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 13 15 3 0 31
No. 3 Cornhuskers 21 7 10 3 41



Overall record Last meeting Result
0–6 2000 L 3–56


at BaylorEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 21 28 7 7 63
Bears 0 6 7 6 19



Overall record Last meeting Result
26–32–1 2000 W 28–0


Texas A&MEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 24 Aggies 0 0 0 0 0
Red Raiders 0 3 3 6 12



Overall record Last meeting Result
25–33–1 2000 L 15–33


at Oklahoma StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 7 14 14 14 49
Cowboys 3 7 7 13 30



Overall record Last meeting Result
16–9–3 2000 W 58–0


OklahomaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 3 Sooners 3 10 7 10 30
Red Raiders 3 0 7 3 13



Overall record Last meeting Result
2–6 2000 L 13–27


Stephen F. AustinEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lumberjacks 0 0 0 3 3
Red Raiders 14 20 17 7 58



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


vs. Iowa (Alamo Bowl)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Hawkeyes 3 7 3 6 19
Red Raiders 0 3 7 6 16



Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 1996 L 0–27


ReferencesEdit

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