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Predicted Standings for Big East 2001

Team Conference Record Overall Record
Miami
6-1
10-1
Pittsburgh
5-2
8-3
Virginia Tech
5-2
8-3
Syracuse
4-3
7-5
Boston College
4-3
6-5
Temple
2-5
6-5
West Virginia
2-5
4-7
Rutgers
0-7
2-9


2001 Preseason All-Big East Team
1st Team Offense
Position Player Team
QB
Ken Dorsey
Miami
RB
Lee Suggs
Virginia Tech
RB
William Green
Boston College
WR
Antonio Bryant
Pittsburgh
WR
Antonio Brown
West Virginia
TE
Jeremy Shockey
Miami
*OL
Dan Koppen
Boston College
*OL
Bryant McKinnie
Miami
*OL
Joaquin Gonzalez
Miami
*OL
Martin Bilba
Miami
*OL
PJ Alexander
Syracuse
K
Carter Warley
Virginia Tech

1st Team Defense
Position Player Team
*DL
Bryan Knight
Pittsburgh
*DL
David Pugh
Virginia Tech
*DL
Dwight Freeney
Syracuse
*DL
Chad Beasley
Virginia Tech
LB
Grant Wiley
West Virginia
LB
Ben Taylor
Virginia Tech
LB
Taylor Suman
Temple
*DB
Mike Rumph
Miami
*DB
Shawn Hackett
West Virginia
*DB
Ramon Walker
Pittsburgh
*DB
Edward Reed
Miami
P
Freddie Capshaw
Miami
AP
Andre Davis**
Virginia Tech

The following players could easily make the all-conference team by the end of the season: Avon Coubourne (RB,WV).....Nathaniel Adibi (DL,VT).....Clifton Smith (LB,Syr).....Roynell Whitaker (DB,VT).....Lenny Walls (DB,BC).
*Regardless of position
**Could also be considered a WR

Must-See Games of Big East 2001

Boston College at Syracuse
Miami at Pittsburgh
Miami at Florida State
Miami at Virginia Tech
Pittsburgh at Notre Dame
Pittsburgh at Boston College
Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh
Rutgers at West Virginia
Georgia Tech at Syracuse
Syracuse at Pittsburgh
Syracuse at Virginia Tech
Temple at West Virginia


Rating the Schedules from Toughest to Easiest in Big East 2001

1) Syracuse
2) Miami
3) Boston College
4) Pittsburgh
5) Virginia Tech
6) West Virginia
7) Rutgers
8) Temple

Out-of-Conference Opponents for each Team
Boston College: Navy, Army, Stanford, Notre Dame
Miami: Washington, Troy State, Penn State, Florida State
Pittsburgh: East Tennessee St., So. Florida, Notre Dame, UAB
Rutgers: UConn, Buffalo, Navy, California
Syracuse: C. Florida, East Carolina, Auburn, Tennessee, Georgia Tech
Temple: Navy, Toledo, UConn, Bowling Green
Virginia Tech: UConn, W. Michigan, C. Florida, Virginia
West Virginia: Ohio, Kent State, Notre Dame, Maryland

Coaching Changes in the Big East for 2001

Team Out In
MiamiButch Davis Larry Coker
Rutgers Terry SheaGreg Schiano
West VirginiaDon NehlenRich Rodriguez


2001 Big East Composite Schedule

Aug 26 Sep 1 Sep 8 Sep 15 Sep 22 Sep 29 Oct 6 Oct 13 Oct 20 Oct 27 Nov 3 Nov 10 Nov 17 Nov 24 Dec 1
BOSTON COLL.
-
W. VA
at Stanford
-
at Navy
Army
Temple
at VA Tech
Pitt
Notre Dame
-
Miami
at Rutgers
at Syracuse
-
MIAMI
-
at Penn St.
Rutgers
Wash.
-
(27th) at Pitt
Troy St.
at Fla. St.
-
(25th) W. VA
Temple
at Boston Coll.
Syracuse
-
at VA Tech
PITTSBURGH
-
E. TN St.
So. Fla
UAB
-
(27th) Miami
at Notre Dame
Syracuse
at Boston Coll.
at Temple
VA Tech
at Rutgers
-
at W. VA
-
RUTGERS
-
(8/30) at Buffalo
at Miami
California
VA Tech
UConn
Syracuse
at Temple
Navy
Navy
-
at W. VA
Pitt
Boston Coll.
-
SYRACUSE
GA Tech
at Tenn.
C. Fla
E. Car.
Auburn
-
at Rutgers
at Pitt
Temple
at VA Tech
-
W. VA
at Miami
Boston Coll.
-
TEMPLE
-
Navy
Toledo
UConn
at Bowl. Green
-
at Boston Coll.
Rutgers
at Syracuse
Pitt
at Miami
VA Tech
at W. VA
-
-
VIRGINIA TECH
-
UConn
W. Michigan
-
at Rutgers
C. Fla
at W. VA
Boston Coll.
-
Syracuse
at Pitt
at Temple
at Virginia
-
Miami
WEST VIRGINIA
-
at Boston Coll.
Ohio
at Maryland
Kent St.
-
VA Tech
at Notre Dame
-
(25th) at Miami
Rutgers
at Syracuse
Temple
Pitt
-


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