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2001 Big East Conference Year Summary

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Record: 54-40, .574 W-L% (3rd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.25 (4th of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.34 (5th of 12)

Conference Champion: Miami (FL)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Miami (FL) and Virginia Tech)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boston College, Miami (FL), Syracuse and Virginia Tech)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Miami (FL) 12 0 1.000 7 0 1.000 42.7 9.8 26.17 5.09
Syracuse 10 3 .769 6 1 .857 25.7 19.0 13.54 6.23
Boston College 8 4 .667 4 3 .571 27.3 18.9 10.27 3.19
Virginia Tech 8 4 .667 4 3 .571 31.3 14.8 12.16 2.16
Pittsburgh 7 5 .583 4 3 .571 24.7 20.4 6.31 2.97
Temple 4 7 .364 2 5 .286 18.0 27.4 -4.63 2.46
West Virginia 3 8 .273 1 6 .143 21.4 24.4 -0.82 4.45
Rutgers 2 9 .182 0 7 .000 10.8 36.1 -13.02 0.16

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/26 9/2 9/9 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 Final
Miami (FL) 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Syracuse                   19 18 14 22 18 18 18 14
Virginia Tech 9 9 9 9 8 8 6 6 5 12 23 18 16 14 15 15 18
Boston College                         25       21

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2002-01-03 Rose Bowl Miami (FL) 37 Nebraska 14 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
2002-01-01 Gator Bowl Florida State 30 Virginia Tech 17 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
2001-12-29 Insight Bowl Syracuse 26 Kansas State 3 Insight Bowl (Phoenix, AZ)
2001-12-28 Music City Bowl Boston College 20 Georgia 16 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2001-12-20 Tangerine Bowl II Pittsburgh 34 North Carolina State 19 Tangerine Bowl II (Orlando, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 184
2. David Priestley (PITT) 165
3. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 149
4. Grant Noel (VATECH) 146
5. Brad Lewis (WV) 135
6. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 120
7. Mike McGann (TEMP) 87
8. R.J. Anderson (SYR) 72
9. Troy Nunes (SYR) 58
10. Mac Devito (TEMP) 50

Pass Attempts

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 318
2. David Priestley (PITT) 280
3. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 279
4. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 268
5. Grant Noel (VATECH) 254
6. Brad Lewis (WV) 237
7. Mike McGann (TEMP) 190
8. R.J. Anderson (SYR) 144
9. Mac Devito (TEMP) 105
  Troy Nunes (SYR) 105

Pass Completion Percentage

1. David Priestley (PITT) 58.9
2. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 57.9
3. Grant Noel (VATECH) 57.5
4. Brad Lewis (WV) 57.0
5. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 53.4
6. Mike McGann (TEMP) 45.8
7. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 44.8

Passing Yards

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 2652
2. David Priestley (PITT) 2128
3. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 2016
4. Grant Noel (VATECH) 1826
5. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 1433
6. Brad Lewis (WV) 1339
7. R.J. Anderson (SYR) 1123
8. Mike McGann (TEMP) 934
9. Troy Nunes (SYR) 734
10. Mac Devito (TEMP) 615

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 8.3
2. David Priestley (PITT) 7.6
3. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 7.2
4. Grant Noel (VATECH) 7.2
5. Brad Lewis (WV) 5.6
6. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 5.3
7. Mike McGann (TEMP) 4.9

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 8.5
2. David Priestley (PITT) 7.6
3. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 7.4
4. Grant Noel (VATECH) 6.5
5. Brad Lewis (WV) 4.5
6. Mike McGann (TEMP) 3.1
7. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 2.8

Passing Touchdowns

1. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 25
2. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 23
3. David Priestley (PITT) 18
4. Grant Noel (VATECH) 16
5. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 9
6. Mac Devito (TEMP) 7
  Brad Lewis (WV) 7
8. R.J. Anderson (SYR) 5
  Troy Nunes (SYR) 5
10. Mike McGann (TEMP) 3

Passing Interceptions

1. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 19
2. Grant Noel (VATECH) 11
3. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 10
4. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 9
  Mike McGann (TEMP) 9
  Brad Lewis (WV) 9
7. David Priestley (PITT) 8
8. Derek Jones (WV) 6
  Troy Nunes (SYR) 6
  Adam Jones (WV) 6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 146.1
2. David Priestley (PITT) 138.3
3. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 136.5
4. Grant Noel (VATECH) 130.0
5. Brad Lewis (WV) 106.6
6. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 86.6
7. Mike McGann (TEMP) 82.8

Rush Attempts

1. Avon Cobourne (WV) 267
2. William Green (BC) 265
3. James Mungro (SYR) 248
4. Clinton Portis (MIAFL) 220
5. Kevin Jones (VATECH) 175
6. Raymond Kirkley (PITT) 155
7. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 150
8. Keith Burnell (VATECH) 149
9. R.J. Anderson (SYR) 111
10. Marcus Jones (RUT) 101

Rushing Yards

1. William Green (BC) 1559
2. Avon Cobourne (WV) 1298
3. Clinton Portis (MIAFL) 1200
4. James Mungro (SYR) 1170
5. Kevin Jones (VATECH) 957
6. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 771
7. Keith Burnell (VATECH) 707
8. Raymond Kirkley (PITT) 645
9. Frank Gore (MIAFL) 562
10. Dennis Thomas (RUT) 372

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. William Green (BC) 5.9
2. Kevin Jones (VATECH) 5.5
3. Clinton Portis (MIAFL) 5.5
4. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 5.1
5. Ravon Anderson (RUT) 5.0
6. Avon Cobourne (WV) 4.9
7. Keith Burnell (VATECH) 4.7
8. James Mungro (SYR) 4.7
9. Derrick Knight (BC) 4.4
10. Raymond Kirkley (PITT) 4.2

Receptions

1. Sean Dillard (TEMP) 51
2. A.J. Nastasi (WV) 42
  Antonio Bryant (PITT) 42
4. R.J. English (PITT) 41
5. Jeremy Shockey (MIAFL) 40
6. Andre Davis (VATECH) 39
7. Andre Johnson (MIAFL) 37
  Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 37
9. Antonio Brown (WV) 31
10. L.J. Smith (RUT) 30

Receiving Yards

1. R.J. English (PITT) 760
2. Sean Dillard (TEMP) 747
3. Andre Johnson (MIAFL) 682
4. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 659
5. Andre Davis (VATECH) 623
6. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 539
7. Aaron Martin (RUT) 523
8. Jeremy Shockey (MIAFL) 519
9. Johnnie Morant (SYR) 409
  Kevin Beard (MIAFL) 409

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Aaron Martin (RUT) 20.9
2. R.J. English (PITT) 18.5
3. Andre Johnson (MIAFL) 18.4
4. Kevin Beard (MIAFL) 16.4
5. Andre Davis (VATECH) 16.0
6. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 15.7
7. Ethenic Sands (MIAFL) 14.8
8. Sean Dillard (TEMP) 14.6
9. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 14.6
10. Jeremy Shockey (MIAFL) 13.0

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Andre Johnson (MIAFL) 10
2. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 9
3. Jamal Burke (BC) 8
4. Andre Davis (VATECH) 7
  Jeremy Shockey (MIAFL) 7
6. R.J. English (PITT) 6
7. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 5
8. Ryan Read (BC) 4
9. Aaron Martin (RUT) 3
  L.J. Smith (RUT) 3
  Sean Ryan (BC) 3
  Sean Dillard (TEMP) 3
  Jarrett Ferguson (VATECH) 3
  A.J. Nastasi (WV) 3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Avon Cobourne (WV) 290
2. William Green (BC) 288
3. James Mungro (SYR) 265
4. Clinton Portis (MIAFL) 232
5. Kevin Jones (VATECH) 181
6. Raymond Kirkley (PITT) 174
7. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 157
8. Keith Burnell (VATECH) 156
9. R.J. Anderson (SYR) 112
10. Marcus Jones (RUT) 107

Yards From Scrimmage

1. William Green (BC) 1819
2. Avon Cobourne (WV) 1422
3. Clinton Portis (MIAFL) 1325
4. James Mungro (SYR) 1264
5. Kevin Jones (VATECH) 1004
6. Tanardo Sharps (TEMP) 836
7. Raymond Kirkley (PITT) 772
8. R.J. English (PITT) 760
9. Sean Dillard (TEMP) 751
10. Keith Burnell (VATECH) 733

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. William Green (BC) 17
2. James Mungro (SYR) 15
3. Clinton Portis (MIAFL) 11
4. Andre Johnson (MIAFL) 10
5. Avon Cobourne (WV) 9
  Keith Burnell (VATECH) 9
  Antonio Bryant (PITT) 9
8. Jamal Burke (BC) 8
  Jarrett Ferguson (VATECH) 8
10. Jeremy Shockey (MIAFL) 7
  Andre Davis (VATECH) 7

Total Plays

1. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 354
2. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 346
3. David Priestley (PITT) 336
4. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 330
5. Grant Noel (VATECH) 315
6. Brad Lewis (WV) 291
7. Avon Cobourne (WV) 268
8. William Green (BC) 265
9. R.J. Anderson (SYR) 255
10. James Mungro (SYR) 248

Total Yards

1. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 2655
2. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 2233
3. David Priestley (PITT) 2181
4. Grant Noel (VATECH) 1812
5. William Green (BC) 1559
6. Brad Lewis (WV) 1380
7. R.J. Anderson (SYR) 1368
8. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 1334
9. Avon Cobourne (WV) 1298
10. Clinton Portis (MIAFL) 1200

Total Touchdowns

1. Brian St. Pierre (BC) 25
2. Ken Dorsey (MIAFL) 23
3. David Priestley (PITT) 20
4. Grant Noel (VATECH) 18
5. William Green (BC) 15
6. James Mungro (SYR) 14
7. R.J. Anderson (SYR) 10
  Clinton Portis (MIAFL) 10
9. Ryan Cubit (RUT) 9
  Keith Burnell (VATECH) 9
  Avon Cobourne (WV) 9

Extra Point Attempts

1. Todd Sievers (MIAFL) 58
2. Carter Warley (VATECH) 44
3. Nick Lotz (PITT) 32
  Kevin McMyler (BC) 32
5. Brenden Rauh (WV) 25
6. Collin Barber (SYR) 22
7. Cap Poklemba (TEMP) 15
8. Justin Sujansky (SYR) 13
9. Ryan Sands (RUT) 10
10. Sandro Sciortino (BC) 8

Extra Points Made

1. Todd Sievers (MIAFL) 56
2. Carter Warley (VATECH) 44
3. Nick Lotz (PITT) 31
4. Kevin McMyler (BC) 29
5. Brenden Rauh (WV) 25
6. Collin Barber (SYR) 21
7. Cap Poklemba (TEMP) 15
8. Justin Sujansky (SYR) 11
9. Ryan Sands (RUT) 8
  Sandro Sciortino (BC) 8

Field Goal Attempts

1. Todd Sievers (MIAFL) 26
2. Carter Warley (VATECH) 21
3. Nick Lotz (PITT) 17
4. Cap Poklemba (TEMP) 16
5. Brenden Rauh (WV) 15
6. Kevin McMyler (BC) 10
7. Justin Sujansky (SYR) 9
8. Ryan Sands (RUT) 6
  Collin Barber (SYR) 6
10. Steven Barone (RUT) 5
  Steve Barone (RUT) 5

Field Goals Made

1. Todd Sievers (MIAFL) 21
2. Brenden Rauh (WV) 13
3. Carter Warley (VATECH) 11
  Nick Lotz (PITT) 11
5. Cap Poklemba (TEMP) 9
6. Kevin McMyler (BC) 7
7. Ryan Sands (RUT) 6
8. Collin Barber (SYR) 5
9. Justin Sujansky (SYR) 4

Punts

1. Mike Barr (RUT) 84
2. Mike Shafer (SYR) 77
3. Jace Amore (TEMP) 73
4. Andy Lee (PITT) 64
5. Kevin McMyler (BC) 59
  Vinnie Burns (VATECH) 59
7. Freddie Capshaw (MIAFL) 36
8. Todd James (WV) 32
9. Mark Fazzolari (WV) 29

Punting Yards

1. Mike Barr (RUT) 3526
2. Mike Shafer (SYR) 3282
3. Jace Amore (TEMP) 2776
4. Andy Lee (PITT) 2630
5. Kevin McMyler (BC) 2547
6. Vinnie Burns (VATECH) 2233
7. Freddie Capshaw (MIAFL) 1503
8. Todd James (WV) 1303
9. Mark Fazzolari (WV) 1229
10. Brad Lewis (WV) 36

Punt Returns

1. Andre Davis (VATECH) 35
2. Phillip Buchanon (MIAFL) 31
3. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 28
4. Sean Dillard (TEMP) 26
5. Jamel Riddle (SYR) 22
6. Lance Frazier (WV) 20
7. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 18
8. Tres Moses (RUT) 10
9. Yogi Roth (PITT) 6
10. Delrico Fletcher (RUT) 5
  Zamir Cobb (TEMP) 5

Punt Return Yards

1. Phillip Buchanon (MIAFL) 464
2. Andre Davis (VATECH) 437
3. Jamel Riddle (SYR) 288
4. Sean Dillard (TEMP) 234
5. Antonio Bryant (PITT) 207
6. Lance Frazier (WV) 151
7. Dedrick Dewalt (BC) 95
8. Tres Moses (RUT) 84
9. Zamir Cobb (TEMP) 62
10. Ed Reed (MIAFL) 54

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Phillip Buchanon (MIAFL) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Nathan Jones (RUT) 37
2. Shawn Terry (WV) 28
3. Torrie Cox (PITT) 24
  Jamal Burke (BC) 24
5. Makonnen Fenton (TEMP) 20
6. Maurice Jackson (SYR) 16
7. Andre Johnson (MIAFL) 13
8. Richard Johnson (VATECH) 12
9. Eddie Grimes (RUT) 11
10. Anthony Davis (VATECH) 10

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Shawn Terry (WV) 726
2. Nathan Jones (RUT) 677
3. Torrie Cox (PITT) 576
4. Makonnen Fenton (TEMP) 522
5. Jamal Burke (BC) 504
6. Maurice Jackson (SYR) 300
7. Richard Johnson (VATECH) 267
8. Andre Johnson (MIAFL) 254
9. Anthony Davis (VATECH) 218
10. Eddie Grimes (RUT) 194

Interception Return Yards

1. Ed Reed (MIAFL) 206
2. Phillip Buchanon (MIAFL) 157
3. James Lewis (MIAFL) 112
4. Willie Pile (VATECH) 77
5. Shawn Seabrooks (RUT) 73
6. Jairo Almonte (TEMP) 70
  Nathan Jones (RUT) 70
8. Kevin McCadam (VATECH) 69
9. Shawntae Spencer (PITT) 68
10. Brock (TEMP) 59
  Raheem Brock (TEMP) 59

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Ed Reed (MIAFL) 2