2001 Orange Bowl

2001 FedEx Orange Bowl
BCS National Championship Game
67th Orange Bowl
1234 Total
Florida State 0002 2
Oklahoma 3037 13
Date January 3, 2001
Season 2000
Stadium Pro Player Stadium
Location Miami Gardens, Florida
MVP Oklahoma LB Torrance Marshall
Favorite Florida State by 11
Referee Dick Honig (Big Ten)
Attendance 76,835[1]
United States TV coverage
Network ABC
Announcers Brad Nessler and Bob Griese
Nielsen ratings 17.8[1]

The 2001 FedEx Orange Bowl game was a post-season college football bowl game and BCS National Championship match between the University of Oklahoma Sooners and the Florida State Seminoles on January 3, 2001, at Pro Player Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Oklahoma defeated FSU 13–2 in a defensive battle to claim the National Championship as head coach Bob Stoops' completed just his second season as the coach of the Sooners. The game was part of the 2000–2001 Bowl Championship Series (BCS) of the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season and represented the concluding game of the season for both teams. The Orange Bowl was first played in 1935, and the 2001 game represented the 67th edition. The contest was televised in the United States on ABC.

Scoring summary

Scoring Play Score
1st quarter
OU – Duncan 27 yard field goal. 7:16 OU 3–0
2nd quarter
No Scores
3rd quarter
OU – Duncan 42 yard field goal. 4:24 OU 6–0
4th quarter
OU – Griffin 10 yard run (Duncan kick). 7:46 OU 13–0
FSU – Safety. 0:55 OU 13–2


  1. 1 2 "BCS Game Results". orangebowl.org. September 26, 2007. Archived from the original on June 2, 2009. Retrieved January 13, 2008.

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