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2001 Football Results

Gopher Football 2001 Season

  • Head Coach:  Glen Mason (5th season)
  • Overall Record: 4 - 7
  • Conference Record: 2 - 6

2001 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
08/30/2001 @ Toledo (10-2) L 7-38
09/08/2001 Louisiana-Lafayette (3-8) W 44-14
09/28/2001 Purdue (6-6) L 28-35 OT
10/06/2001 @ Illinois (10-2) L 14-25
10/13/2001 @ Northwestern (4-7) L 17-23
10/20/2001 Homecoming
Michigan State (7-5)
W 28-19
10/27/2001 Murray State W 66-10
11/03/2001 Ohio State (7-5) L 28-31
11/10/2001 @ Michigan (8-4) L 10-31
11/17/2001 @ Iowa (7-5) L 24-42
11/24/2001 Wisconsin (5-7) W 42-31

2001 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Illinois 7-1 10-2
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 4-4 5-6
Michigan State 3-5 7-5
Wisconsin 3-5 5-7
Minnesota 2-6 4-7
Northwestern 2-6 4-7

2001 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Elg. Hometown (Previous School)
8 Abdul-Khaliq, Asad QB 6-0 201 So* Elizabeth, NJ (Fork Union Military Acad./Elizabeth HS)
51 Akinwale, Akeem C 6-3 270 Sr* Coon Rapids, MN (Coon Rapids HS)
20 Akinwale, Jubril WR 6-1 206 Fr* Coon Rapids, MN (Coon Rapids HS)
77 Anderle, Matt OT 6-6 316 Sr* Roseville, MN (Mounds View HS)
31 Archer, Phil LB 6-2 233 So* St. Paul, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
21 Barber, Marion III RB 5-11 195 Fr Plymouth, MN (Wayzata HS)
91 Barnes, Jerry Jr. DL 6-6 230 Fr Detroit, MI (Kettering HS)
38 Bass, Matthew III DB 6-0 170 Fr Miramar, FL (McArthur HS)
88 Baugus, Scooter TE 6-6 248 Jr* Fort Worth, TX (Eastern Hills HS)
39 Beckum, Jason FB 6-0 186 Fr* Milwaukee, WI (Rufus King HS)
81 Braun, Dustin WR 6-3 224 Fr* Osseo, MN (Osseo HS)
2 Brewer, Jack FS 6-1 190 Sr* Grapevine, TX (Southern Methodist/Grapevine HS)
18 Burns, Antoine WR 6-1 193 Jr* Milwaukee, WI (Rochester CC/North Division HS)
68 Burns, Derek C 6-5 281 Sr* Eden Prairie, MN (Eden Prairie HS)
58 Campbell, Terrance LB 6-2 185 Fr Atlanta, GA (Frederick Douglass HS)
5 Cannaday, Damian WR 5-11 188 Sr Eldridge, IA (Hawaii/North Scott HS)
69 Carter, Jeremiah OT 6-7 291 Jr* St. Paul, MN (Central HS)
7 Cole, Travis QB 6-3 205 Sr Lake Oswego, OR (Foothill JC/Lakeridge HS)
34 Demerritt, Diamos RB 5-11 197 Fr Miami, FL (Norland HS)
64 Domin, Ryan DE 6-5 273 Jr* Mahtomedi, MN (Mahtomedi HS)
25 Dozier, Ukee CB 6-1 180 Fr* Bradenton, FL (Southeast HS)
46 Dupree, Tony DE 6-2 248 So* Jersey City, NJ (Ferris HS)
83 Ellerson, Jared WR 6-2 181 Fr Copley, OH (Copley HS)
71 Ellman, Richard OL 6-5 275 Fr Oconto, WI (Oconto HS)
45 Eugene, Junior LB 6-2 195 Fr Miami, FL (South Miami HS)
33 Fitzpatrick, Renato LB 6-0 201 Jr* St. Louis, MO (University HS)
12 Fraley, Justin CB 6-0 196 Fr* Cleveland, OH (Benedictine HS)
59 Gitlewski, Dan OG 6-6 295 So* Oak Creek, WI (Oak Creek HS)
65 Green, Jason DT 6-2 246 Fr* Orange, NJ (Orange HS)
14 Gruening, Preston P 5-10 201 Jr* Schofield, WI (DC Everest HS)
74 Hall, Brandon OL 6-5 270 Fr Detroit, MI (Finney HS)
93 Harston, Brandon DT 6-2 307 Fr* Fort Worth, TX (Crowley HS)
99 Haye, Damian DL 6-2 245 Fr Miami, FL (Hialeah-American HS)
4 Henderson, Antoine WR 5-8 167 Sr* Fort Lauderdale (Stranahan HS)
6 Henry, Jimmy LB 6-0 200 Sr* Detroit, MI (Pershing HS)
33 Isom, Justin CB 5-8 174 So* Huber Heights, OH (Butler/Wayne HS)
23 Jackson, Terry II RB 5-11 185 Fr* Saginaw, MI (Saginaw HS)
36 Johnson, Demetrus WR 5-9 174 Fr* Milwaukee, WI (Homestead HS)
3 Johnson, Ron WR 6-3 217 Sr Detroit, MI (Martin Luther King HS)
80 Jones, Elvin WR 6-3 216 Sr* Southfield, MI (Ferndale HS)
19 Kamrath, Benji QB 6-3 207 So* Mayville, WI (Mayville HS)
2 Kartak, Zack RB 5-9 174 So* North Branch, MN (North Branch HS)
55 Keith, Charlton LB 6-5 220 Fr Akron, OH (Buchtel HS)
62 Kirkland, Morgan OG 6-2 280 So* North Branch, MN (North Branch HS)
64 Kraemer, Rob OL 6-4 285 Fr White Bear Lake, MN (Forest Lake HS)
75 Kuppe, Jake OT 6-7 352 Jr* Minnetonka, MN (Minnetonka HS)
87 Kwapinski, Dan DE 6-5 278 So* Fort Ransom, ND (Lisbon HS)
39 Lehan, Michael CB 6-0 184 Jr* Hopkins, MN (Hopkins HS)
98 Lipka, Keith DL 6-4 265 Fr Oak Creek, WI (Oak Creek HS)
59 Logan, Sam DT 6-2 220 Fr* St. Paul, MN (Central HS)
97 Losli, Mark DL 6-7 240 Fr Spring Lake Park, MN (Spring Lake Park HS)
95 Love, Kason DL 6-2 260 Fr Perris, CA (Chaffey JC/Notre Dame HS)
49 Macken, Jerry FB 6-0 238 Jr* Rochester, MN (Lourdes HS)
1 Matthews, Keith WR 6-2 194 So Akron, OH (Archbishop Hoban HS)
15 Mays, Jermaine WR 6-0 190 Sr Miami, FL (Jackson HS)
79 McCulloch, Trevor OL 6-4 300 Fr Brainerd, MN (Brainerd HS)
67 McElroy, Mark OG 6-5 291 Fr* Roseville, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
76 McIntosh, Matt OT 6-8 295 So* Hartland, WI (Arrowhead HS)
52 McKenzie, Kyle LB 6-2 220 Fr Detroit, MI (St. Martin Deporres HS)
84 Melander, Rian TE 6-6 240 Fr* Shoreview, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
16 Merrill, Andy LB 6-3 218 Fr* DeForest, WI (DeForest HS)
34 Murray, Steve FS 5-8 178 Sr LaCrosse, WI (Aquinas HS)
60 Nicholson, Mike OL 6-5 285 Fr River Falls, WI (River Falls HS)
47 Nixon, Paul LB 6-1 209 So* Columbus, OH (Mifflin HS)
52 Norton, Jeff OG 6-5 274 Jr* Plymouth, MN (Wayzata HS)
28 Nystrom, Dan PK 5-11 200 Jr New Hope, MN (Cooper HS)
48 Osei, Astein DE 6-2 230 Jr* Bolingbrook, IL (Romeoville HS)
17 Patterson, Tony WR 6-3 201 So* Belleville, IL (East HS)
11 Poreba, Matt RB 6-0 198 Fr* Brookfield, WI (Central HS)
11 Posthumus, Jarod QB 6-4 215 Fr St. Cloud, MN (Becker HS)
57 Prudden, Peter C 6-5 240 So Wayzata, MN (Breck HS)
79 Quinn, Joseph OG 6-4 292 So* Downing, WI (Glenwood City HS)
85 Redmann, Chad TE 6-3 237 Fr* Burnsville, MN (Apple Valley HS)
32 Redmon, Tellis RB 6-0 192 Jr* Grapevine, TX (Colleyville Heritage HS)
43 Reid, Darrell LB 6-3 238 Fr* Farmingdale, NJ (Freehold Boro HS)
30 Richmond, Johnathan SS 5-10 183 Fr* Greensboro, NC (Mount Zion Academy/Page HS)
66 Roth, Ryan OG 6-3 313 Sr* Kansas City, MO (Park Hill HS)
26 Saunders, Derrick CB 5-10 160 Jr Belle Glades, FL (SUNY College-Morrisville/Glades Central HS)
5 Sims, Dominique FS 6-1 200 Fr* Minneapolis, MN (DeLaSalle HS)
41 Stenzel, Eric DE 6-4 253 So Mankato, MN (West HS)
96 Sykora, Dave DT 6-6 288 Jr* Bloomington, MN (Jefferson HS)
44 Tapeh, Thomas RB 6-1 228 So* St. Paul, MN (Johnson HS)
35 Toussaint, Mackenzy CB 5-11 179 So Miami, FL (North Miami HS)
24 Upchurch, Danny DB 5-9 170 Fr Columbus, OH (Brookhaven HS)
82 Utecht, Ben TE 6-6 242 So* Hastings, MN (Hastings HS)
53 Vance, Bradley LB 6-1 211 Fr Calumet City, IL (Thornwood HS)
81 Vevea, Zach DE 6-4 267 Sr* Elk River, MN (Elk River HS)
47 Waldron, Justin DE 6-1 216 Fr* Pewaukee, WI (Pewaukee HS)
9 Walker, Nathaniel LB 6-1 205 Fr Miami, FL (Norland Senior HS)
86 Wallace, Jakari WR 5-8 170 Fr Lauderdale Lakes, FL (Boyd Anderson HS)
27 Ward, Eli SS 6-0 199 So* Akron, OH (Garfield HS)
61 Ward, Timothy DT 6-2 285 Fr* Milwaukee, WI (Bay View HS)
56 Watson, Steven DE 6-3 218 Fr* Defiance, MO (Francis Howell HS)
13 Weber, Joe P 6-0 191 So* LaVista, NE (Papillion-LaVista HS)
52 West, Ben LB 6-2 233 So* Appleton, WI (Appleton North HS)
50 White, Greg DE/LB 6-2 259 Sr Newark, NJ (Malcolm X Shabazz HS)
13 Williams, Ken DB 6-1 175 Fr Oakwood Village, OH (Bedford HS)
32 Wojciechowski, Mike SS 5-8 178 So Oak Creek, WI (Oak Creek HS)
16 Woods, Clarence WR 5-11 176 Sr* St. Paul, MN (Rochester CC/Highland Park HS)
78 Wymer, Ricky OT 6-8 321 Fr* Westerville, OH (North HS)

2001 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Miami (FL) (71) 12-0 1,800
2 Oregon 11-1 1,726
3 Florida 10-2 1,611
4 Tennessee 11-2 1,581
5 Texas 11-2 1,374
6 Oklahoma 11-2 1,373
7 Louisiana State 10-3 1,350
8 Nebraska 11-2 1,348
9 Colorado 10-3 1,335
10 Washington State 10-2 1,074
11 Maryland 10-2 1,065
12 Illinois 10-2 1,045
13 South Carolina 9-3 975
14 Syracuse 10-3 856
15 Florida State 8-4 686
16 Stanford 9-3 673
17 Louisville 11-2 621
18 Virginia Tech 8-4 437
19 Washington 8-4 414
20 Michigan 8-4 325
21 Boston College 8-4 318
22 Georgia 8-4 277
23 Toledo 10-2 237
24 Georgia Tech 8-5 178
25 BYU 12-2 144

2001 Final ESPN/USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Miami (FL) (60) 12-0 1,500
2 Oregon 11-1 1,434
3 Florida 10-2 1,351
4 Tennessee 11-2 1,284
5 Texas 11-2 1,207
6 Oklahoma 11-2 1,141
7 Nebraska 11-2 1,101
8 Louisiana State 10-3 1,099
9 Colorado 10-3 1,031
10 Maryland 10-2 885
11 Washington State 10-2 879
12 Illinois 10-2 846
13 South Carolina 9-3 837
14 Syracuse 10-3 736
15 Florida State 8-4 556
16 Louisville 11-2 524
17 Stanford 9-3 502
18 Virginia Tech 8-4 394
19 Washington 8-4 369
20 Michigan 8-4 363
21 Marshall 11-2 223
22 Toledo 10-2 188
23 Boston College 8-4 174
24 BYU 12-2 172
25 Georgia 8-4 163

2001 Big Ten Bowl Results

Nokia Sugar Bowl - 01/01/2002
Louisiana State 47, Illinois 34
Capital One Florida Citrus Bowl - 01/01/2002
Tennessee 45, Michigan 17
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2002
South Carolina 31, Ohio State 28
Sylvania Alamo Bowl - 12/29/2001
Iowa 19, Texas Tech 16
Wells Fargo Sun Bowl - 12/31/2001
Washington State 33, Purdue 27
Silicon Valley Classic - 12/31/2001
Michigan State 44, Fresno State 35

2001 Other Bowl Results

Rose Bowl by AT&T - 01/03/2002
Miami (FL) 37, Nebraska 14
FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/02/2002
Florida 56, Maryland 23
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/01/2002
Oregon 38, Colorado 16
Toyota Gator Bowl - 01/01/2002
Florida State 30, Virginia Tech 17
SBC Cotton Bowl - 01/01/2002
Oklahoma 10, Arkansas 3
Axa Liberty Bowl - 12/31/2001
Louisville 28, BYU 10
Insight.com Bowl - 12/29/2001
Syracuse 26, Kansas State 3
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl - 12/31/2001
North Carolina 16, Auburn 10
Humanitarian Bowl - 12/31/2001
Clemson 49, Louisiana Tech 24
Culligan Holiday Bowl - 12/28/2001
Texas 47, Washington 43
Music City Bowl - 12/28/2001
Boston College 20, Georgia 16
Motor City Bowl - 12/29/2001
Toledo 23, Cincinnati 16
New Orleans Bowl - 12/18/2001
Colorado State 45, North Texas 20
Visit Florida Tangerine Bowl - 12/20/2001
Pittsburgh 34, North Carolina State 19
GMAC Bowl - 12/19/2001
Marshall 64, East Carolina 61 (2OT)
Sega Sports Las Vegas Bowl - 12/25/2001
Utah 10, Southern California 6
GalleryFurniture.com Bowl - 12/28/2001
Texas A&M 28, Texas Christian 9
Seattle Bowl by 989 Sports - 12/27/2001
Georgia Tech 24, Stanford 14
Mainstay Independence Bowl - 12/27/2001
Alabama 14, Iowa State 13