Miami Picked 2nd in First Coaches' Poll

Fresh off a 37-20 victory over the University of Florida the Hurricanes now find themselves second to those same Florida Gators to start the 2001 campaign. Miami received 15 of the 60 available first place votes.

Rank Team Points
1 Florida 1,401
2 Miami 1,349
3 Oklahoma 1,314
4 Nebraska 1,292
5 Florida State 1,249
6 Texas 1,164
7 Tennessee 1,042
8 Oregon 1,038
9 Virginia Tech 899
10 Michigan 856
11 Kansas State 844
12 Oregon State 796
13 Georga Tech 706
14 Washington 652
15 UCLA 547
16 Notre Dame 534
17 LSU 515
18 Clemson 503
19 Mississippi State 481
20 Northwestern 366
21 Ohio State 259
22 South Carolina 258
23 Wisconsin 204
24 Colorado State 168
25 Alabama 131

Here are the coaches that have a vote this year:

Terry Allen, Kansas; Barry Alvarez, Wisconsin; Gary Barnett, Colorado; Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech; Mike Bellotti, Oregon; Todd Berry, Army; Jack Bicknell, Louisiana Tech; Bobby Bowden, Florida State; Tommy Bowden, Clemson; Jeff Bower, Southern Mississippi; Mack Brown, Texas; Watson Brown, Alabama-Birmingham; Keith Burns, Tulsa; Lloyd Carr, Michigan; Mike Cavan, Southern Methodist; Larry Coker, Miami (Fla.); Gary Crowton, Brigham Young; Gary Darnell, Western Michigan; Bob Davie, Notre Dame; Darrell Dickey, North Texas; Dennis Franchione, Alabama; Ralph Friedgen, Maryland; Phillip Fulmer, Tennessee; Al Groh, Virginia; Walt Harris, Pittsburgh; Terry Hoeppner, Miami (Ohio); Joe Hollis, Arkansas State; Lou Holtz, South Carolina; Bobby Keasler, Louisiana-Monroe; Dirk Koetter, Arizona State; Mike Kruczek, Central Florida; Steve Logan, East Carolina; Sonny Lubick, Colorado State; Bill Lynch, Ball State; Glen Mason, Minnesota; Ron McBride, Utah; Dan McCarney, Iowa State; Rick Neuheisel, Washington; Gary Nord, Texas-El Paso; Joe Novak, Northern Illinois; Houston Nutt, Arkansas; Tom O'Brien, Boston College; George O'Leary, Georgia Tech; Lee Owens, Akron; Joe Paterno, Penn State; Bob Pruett, Marshall; Nick Saban, LSU; Jackie Sherrill, Mississippi State; R.C. Slocum, Texas A&M; John L. Smith, Louisville; Frank Solich, Nebraska; Steve Spurrier, Florida; Bob Stoops, Oklahoma; Joe Tiller, Purdue; Bob Toledo, UCLA; Ted Tollner, San Diego State; Chris Tormey, Nevada; Ron Turner, Illinois; Charlie Weatherbie, Navy; Tyrone Willingham, Stanford.

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