2001 Central Michigan Chippewas football team

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2001 Central Michigan Chippewas football
Central Michigan Chippewas logo.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division West Division
2001 record 3–8 (2–6 MAC)
Head coach Mike DeBord (2nd season)
MVP Terrence Jackson
Home stadium Kelly/Shorts Stadium
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Mid-American Conference football standings
Div     Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L         W   L  
East Division
Marshall x   6 0         8 0         11 2  
Miami   4 2         6 2         7 5  
Bowling Green   4 2         5 3         8 3  
Kent State   3 3         5 3         6 5  
Akron   3 3         4 4         4 7  
Buffalo   1 5         1 7         3 8  
Ohio   0 6         1 7         1 10  
West Division
#23 Toledo xy$   4 1         5 2         10 2  
Northern Illinois x   4 1         4 3         6 5  
Ball State x   4 1         4 3         5 6  
Western Michigan   2 3         4 4         5 6  
Central Michigan   1 4         2 6         3 8  
Eastern Michigan   0 5         1 6         2 9  
Championship: Toledo 41, Marshall 36
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • Due to an unbalanced conference schedule, the team with best division record within each division was awarded that division's championship game berth.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Central Michigan Chippewas football team represented Central Michigan University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second season under head coach Mike DeBord, the Chippewas compiled a 3–8 record (2–6 against MAC opponents), finished in fifth place in the MAC's West Division, and were outscored by their opponents, 346 to 251.[1][2] The team played its home games in Kelly/Shorts Stadium in Mount Pleasant, Michigan,[3] with attendance of 89,303 in five home games.[4]

The team's statistical leaders included Derrick Vickers with 1,156 passing yards, Terrence Jackson with 1,194 rushing yards, and Rob Turner with 668 receiving yards.[5] Halfback Terrence Jackson was also selected at the end of the 2001 season as the team's most valuable player.[6] Cornerback Tedaro France was selected as a first-team All-MAC player.[7]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
August 30Eastern KentuckyW 42–28
September 8at Michigan StateL 21–35
September 22Toledo
  • Kelly/Shorts Stadium
  • Mount Pleasant, MI
L 28–52
September 29at BuffaloW 16–8
October 13Ohio
  • Kelly/Shorts Stadium
  • Mount Pleasant, MI
L 3–34
October 20at MarshallL 21–42
October 27Northern Illinois
  • Kelly/Shorts Stadium
  • Mount Pleasant, MI
L 24–33
November 3at Ball StateL 34–38
November 10Eastern Michigan (rivalry)
  • Kelly/Shorts Stadium
  • Mount Pleasant, MI
W 35–30
November 17at Western Michigan (rivalry)L 17–20
November 24at Boise StateL 10–26

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2001 Central Michigan Chippewas Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 18, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Central Michigan 2015 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Central Michigan University. 2015. pp. 100, 114. Retrieved July 18, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Football Facilities". Central Michigan University. Retrieved July 18, 2016. 
  4. ^ 2015 Media Guide, p. 87.
  5. ^ "2001 Central Michigan Chippewas Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 18, 2016. 
  6. ^ 2015 Media Guide, p. 95.
  7. ^ 2015 Media Guide, p. 93.