2001 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team

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2001 Eastern Michigan Eagles football
Eastern Michigan Eagles logo.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division West
2001 record 2–9 (1–6 MAC)
Head coach Jeff Woodruff (2nd season)
MVP Scott Russell
Captain Scott Russell, Kenny Philpot, Cory Annett
Home stadium Rynearson 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 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second season under head coach Jeff Woodruff, the Eagles compiled a 2–9 record (1–6 against conference opponents), finished in last place in the West Division of the Mid-American Conference, and were outscored by their opponents, 356 to 197.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Kainoa Akina with 1,504 passing yards, Chris R. Roberson with 755 rushing yards, and Kevin Walter with 748 receiving yards.[3] Scott Russell received the team's most valuable player award.[4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 1Southeast Missouri State*W 16–12
September 8at Maryland*L 3–50
September 22Indiana State*
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 14–21
September 29Western Michigan
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 10–31
October 6at Connecticut*L 0–19
October 13Ball Statedagger
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 14–35
October 27Buffalo
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 24–20
November 3at Northern IllinoisL 17–40
November 10at Central Michigan (rivalry)L 30–35
November 17at ToledoL 7–28
November 24at AkronL 62–65(3OT)
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2001 Eastern Michigan Eagles Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 167, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ "2001 Eastern Michigan Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ 2015 Media Guide, p. 146.