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2001 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 83-59, .585 W-L% (4th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.57 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 5.48 (1st of 12)

Division Champions: Tennessee (East) and Louisiana State (West)
Conference Champion: Louisiana State (Won Championship Game 31-20)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Florida, Louisiana State, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Florida, Georgia, Louisiana State, South Carolina and Tennessee)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Tennessee 11 2 .846 7 1 .875 30.8 19.3 19.22 8.83
Florida 10 2 .833 6 2 .750 44.8 14.8 23.38 5.38
South Carolina 9 3 .750 5 3 .625 25.8 19.2 12.36 5.03
Georgia 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 27.6 19.0 11.51 3.60
Kentucky 2 9 .182 1 7 .125 23.5 33.4 -1.15 7.67
Vanderbilt 2 9 .182 0 8 .000 20.5 36.5 -7.10 4.27
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisiana State 10 3 .769 5 3 .625 32.2 23.2 14.33 6.41
Auburn 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 21.2 23.4 4.95 6.53
Mississippi 7 4 .636 4 4 .500 35.5 28.2 5.64 -0.18
Alabama 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 26.5 19.3 9.66 4.91
Arkansas 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 24.5 23.3 8.40 6.23
Mississippi State 3 8 .273 2 6 .250 17.8 26.2 1.65 7.10

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
Florida 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 7 6 4 4 4 3 2 6 5 3
Tennessee 8 8 8 8 7 6 13 11 9 7 6 6 7 5 2 8 4
Louisiana State 14 14 13 15 14 18               22 21 12 7
South Carolina 21 21 21 18 15 13 9 16 12 17 14 22 18 15 14 14 13
Georgia     25       19 17 15 18 19 23 19 16 16 16 22
Alabama 25 25                              
Arkansas                         24        
Auburn               20 17   24 17   25      
Mississippi State 20 20 18 17 21                        

8 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2002-01-02 Orange Bowl Florida 56 Maryland 23 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
2002-01-01 Citrus Bowl Tennessee 45 Michigan 17 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2002-01-01 Cotton Bowl Oklahoma 10 Arkansas 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
2002-01-01 Outback Bowl South Carolina 31 Ohio State 28 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2002-01-01 Sugar Bowl Louisiana State 47 Illinois 34 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
2001-12-31 Peach Bowl North Carolina 16 Auburn 10 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2001-12-28 Music City Bowl Boston College 20 Georgia 16 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2001-12-27 Independence Bowl Alabama 14 Iowa State 13 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Rex Grossman (Florida) 65.6
2. Casey Clausen (Tennessee) 64.1
3. Eli Manning (Mississippi) 63.5
4. David Greene (Georgia) 59.3
5. Rohan Davey (Louisiana State) 59.1
6. Jared Lorenzen (Kentucky) 57.2
7. Phil Petty* (South Carolina) 56.9
8. Daniel Cobb (Auburn) 56.3
9. Kevin Fant (Mississippi State) 55.3
10. Shane Boyd (Kentucky) 55.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rex Grossman (Florida) 10.2
2. Rohan Davey (Louisiana State) 8.9
3. Casey Clausen (Tennessee) 8.5
4. David Greene (Georgia) 8.4
5. Tyler Watts (Alabama) 8.1
6. Eli Manning (Mississippi) 7.8
7. Jared Lorenzen (Kentucky) 7.7
8. Greg Zolman (Vanderbilt) 6.7
9. Kevin Fant (Mississippi State) 6.5
10. Phil Petty* (South Carolina) 6.4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Rex Grossman (Florida) 170.8
2. Casey Clausen (Tennessee) 150.0
3. Rohan Davey (Louisiana State) 146.5
4. Eli Manning (Mississippi) 144.8
5. David Greene (Georgia) 143.3
6. Jared Lorenzen (Kentucky) 136.6
7. Tyler Watts (Alabama) 135.1
8. Kevin Fant (Mississippi State) 127.0
9. Daniel Cobb (Auburn) 124.0
10. Phil Petty* (South Carolina) 122.0

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Fred Gibson (Georgia) 23.4
2. Donte' Stallworth (Tennessee) 20.0
3. Taylor Jacobs (Florida) 18.7
4. Josh Reed (Louisiana State) 18.5
5. Jabar Gaffney (Florida) 17.8
6. Freddie Milons (Alabama) 17.4
7. M.J. Garrett (Vanderbilt) 16.9
8. Dan Stricker (Vanderbilt) 16.6
9. Reche Caldwell (Florida) 16.3
10. Tim Carter (Auburn) 16.3

Total Yards Per Play

1. Rex Grossman (Florida) 9.1
2. Rohan Davey (Louisiana State) 8.3

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Lawrence Richardson (Arkansas) 23.1