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2001 USC Trojans football
Las Vegas Bowl vs. Utah, L 6–10
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
2001 record6–6 (5–3 Pac-10)
Head coachPete Carroll (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorNorm Chow (1st season)
CaptainCharlie Landrigan
CaptainTroy Polamalu
CaptainAntuan Simmons
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum (c. 92,000, grass)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
Template:2001 Pacific-10 football standings

The 2001 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was Pete Carroll's first year as head coach. The Kansas State Wildcats's victory on September 8 marked the last time a non-Pac-10 team defeated the Trojans in the Coliseum until November 27, 2010, when the Notre Dame Fighting Irish defeated the Trojans, 20–16.

ScheduleEdit

The Trojans finished the regular season with a 6–5 record.

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 13:30 p.m.San Jose State*FSN WestW 21–1045,568[1]
September 83:30 p.m.No. 12 Kansas State*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
FSNL 6–1069,959[1]
September 227:00 p.m.at No. 7 OregonFSNL 22–2445,765[1]
September 293:30 p.m.Stanford
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
FSN WestL 16–2153,962[1]
October 612:30 p.m.at No. 11 WashingtonFSNL 24–2772,946[1]
October 133:30 p.m.Arizona State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
FSNW 48–1743,508[1]
October 2010:30 a.m.at Notre Dame*NBCL 16–2780,795[1]
October 273:30 p.m.at ArizonaFSNW2W 41–3446,399[1]
November 312:30 p.m.Oregon Statedagger
  • Los Angeles Memorial Stadium
  • Los Angeles, CA
ABCW 16–1344,880[1]
November 1012:30 p.m.at CaliforniaW 55–1433,506[1]
November 173:30 p.m.No. 20 UCLA
FSNW 27–088,588[1]
December 2512:30 p.m.vs. Utah*ABCL 6–1022,385[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

Game summariesEdit

San Jose StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
San Jose St 0 3 0 7 10
• USC 7 7 0 7 21

[2]


Kansas StateEdit

OregonEdit

StanfordEdit

WashingtonEdit

Arizona StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Arizona St 3 7 7 0 17
• USC 0 21 14 3 38

[3]


Notre DameEdit

ArizonaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
• USC 3 28 0 10 41
Arizona 10 3 14 7 34

[4]



Oregon StateEdit

by Quarter1234

<th width="20">OT</th>

Total
Oregon St 0 3 7 0

<td>0</td>

10
• USC 7 0 3 0

<td>6</td>

16

[5]


CaliforniaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
• USC 7 21 10 7 45
California 7 0 7 0 14

[6]


UCLAEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
UCLA 0 0 0 0 0
• USC 14 3 7 3 27

[7]


Las Vegas BowlEdit


RosterEdit

2001 USC Trojans football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 10 Cassel, MattMatt Cassel Fr
WR 2 Kelly, KareemKareem Kelly Jr
FB 21 MacKenzie, MalaefouMalaefou MacKenzie Jr
RB 4 McCullough, SultanSultan McCullough Jr
QB 3 Palmer, CarsonCarson Palmer Jr
T 77 Rogers, JacobJacob Rogers So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 90 Nielsen, RyanRyan Nielsen Sr
S 43 Polamalu, TroyTroy Polamalu Jr
DT 93 Riley, BernardBernard Riley Jr
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

Roster
Last update: 2001-12-04

Team players in the NFLEdit

ReferencesEdit

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