2001

ALUMNI

2001 QUARTERBACKS

Gavin Dickey

GAVIN DICKEY

Tallahassee (Fla.)

FLORIDA

MLB: SEA/ATL

Trent Edwards

TRENT EDWARDS

Los Gatos (Calif.)

STANFORD

NFL: BUF/JAX/OAK/PHI/CHI

Matt Gutierrez

MATT GUTIERREZ

De La Salle (Calif.)

MICHIGAN/IDAHO ST.

NFL: NE/KC/BUF

Anthony Martinez

ANTHONY MARTINEZ

Patrick Henry (Va.)

VIRGINIA

Drew Olson

DREW OLSON

Piedmont (Calif.)

UCLA

NFL: BAL/CAR/SF

Tyler Palko

TYLER PALKO

West Allegheny (Pa.)

PITTSBURGH

NFL: NO/ARI/KC

Troy Smith

TROY SMITH

Glenville (Ohio)

OHIO STATE

NFL: BAL/SF/PIT

Drew Stanton

DREW STANTON

Harrison (Mich.)

MICHIGAN STATE

NFL: DET/IND/ARI

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Ryan O'Hara

RYAN O'HARA

John Muir (Calif..)

ARIZONA/CENTRAL OKLAHOMA

BEN OLSON (MVP)

Thousand Oaks (Calif.)

UCLA/BYU

Ben Olson
Vince Young

VINCE YOUNG

Houston Madison (Texas)

TEXAS

NFL: TEN/PHI/BUF/GB/CLE

Justin Zwick

JUSTIN ZWICK

Massillon Washington (Ohio)

OHIO STATE

NFL: IND/CAR

2001 HIGHLIGHTS

TROY SMITH
DREW STANTON
2-Time All Big 10 Selection (04-05, 05-06)
64.2% Career Completion Percentage (#2 in Big 10 History)
2nd in Michigan St. History in Total Yards (8,036)
2007 NFL Draft 2nd Round Pick (2016: Still Active)
2006 Heisman Trophy Winner 
2006 Walter Camp and Davey O'Brien Award (Nation's Top QB)
ESPN's Big-10 Player of the Decade 
Best Career Passer Rating in Ohio State History (157.1)
VINCE YOUNG
2005 Maxwell, Davey O'Brien, and Manning Award (Nation's Top QB)
2005 BCS National Champion and Game MVP
30-2 Record (93.8%) as Starter - Best in Big-12 History
2006 NFL Draft First Round Pick (#3 Overall)
2006 NFL AP Offensive Rookie of the Year
2-Time NFL Pro Bowler (2006-2007, 2009-2010)
2001 ELITE 11 AWARDS
*as voted on by CFB counselors
BEN OLSON
MVP
BEST ARM STRENGTH
BEST FOOTBALL IQ
TROY SMITH
VINCE YOUNG

2001 COUNSELORS

DAVID CARR

Stockdale (Calif.)

FRESNO STATE

NFL: HOU/CAR/NYG/SF/NYG

ROHAN DAVEY

Hialeah-Miami Lakes (Fla.)

LSU

NFL: NE/ARI

KURT KITTNER

Schaumburg (Ill.)

ILLINOIS

NFL: ATL/CIN/PIT/CHI

J.T. O'SULLIVAN

Jesuit (Calif.)

UC DAVIS

NFL: NO/GB/MIN/DET/SF/CIN

CARSON PALMER

Santa Margarita (Calif.)

USC

NFL: CIN/OAK/ARI

JONATHAN SMITH

Glendora (Calif.)

OREGON STATE

Tyler Palko and David Carr
Jonathan Smith and Carson Palmer

2001 REGIONAL FINALISTS

OMAR JACOBS

Atlantic Community (Fla.)

BOWLING GREEN

NFL: PIT/PHI/KC

JORDAN PALMER

Mission Viejo (Calif.)

UTEP

NFL: WSH/CIN/JAX/CHI/TEN

OTHER CLASS of 2002 NOTABLES
*REGGIE MCNEAL
  • Texas A&M
  • NFL: CIN
*MATT MOORE
  • UCLA | Oregon State
  • NFL: DAL/CAR/MIA
*JEFF ROWE
  • Nevada
  • NFL: CIN/SEA/NE
*AARON RODGERS
  • California
  • NFL: GB
*ALEX SMITH
  • Utah
  • NFL: SF/KC
*ISAIAH STANBACK
  • Washington
  • NFL: DAL/NE/SEA/NYG/JAX

*Indicates quarterbacks who did not come to an Elite 11 event. Participation in an event is mandatory to be considered for the Elite 11 Finals.

2001 PHOTO GALLERY

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