2001 Kentucky Wildcats football team

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2001 Kentucky Wildcats football
Kentucky Wildcats logo (1984-2005).png
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
2001 record 2–9 (1–7 SEC)
Head coach Guy Morriss (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Brent Pease (1st season)
Defensive coordinator John Goodner (2nd season)
Base defense 4–2–5/4–4–3
Home stadium Commonwealth Stadium
(Capacity: 67,530)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 4 Tennessee x   7 1         11 2  
No. 3 Florida %   6 2         10 2  
No. 13 South Carolina   5 3         9 3  
No. 22 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
Kentucky   1 7         2 9  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
No. 7 LSU xy$   5 3         10 3  
Auburn x   5 3         7 5  
Ole Miss   4 4         7 4  
Alabama   4 4         7 5  
Arkansas   4 4         7 5  
Mississippi State   2 6         3 8  
Championship: LSU 31, Tennessee 20
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Southeastern Conference in the Eastern Division. They played their home games at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. The team was coached by Guy Morriss.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 12:30 PM Louisville* Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky (Battle for the Governor's Cup) JPS L 10–36   70,838
September 8 1:30 PM Ball State* Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky W 28–20   61,523
September 22 12:30 PM No. 2 Florida Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky JPS L 10–44   66,126
September 29 1:30 PM Ole Miss Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky PPV L 31–42   60,814
October 6 1:00 PM at No. 13 South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina PPV L 6–42   80,250
October 13 7:00 PM LSU Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky PPV L 25–29   52,471
October 20 12:30 PM at No. 17 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia JPS L 29–43   86,520
November 3 2:30 PM at Mississippi State Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, Mississippi (Rivalry) L 14–17   41,433
November 10 2:00 PM at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) W 56–30   32,422
November 17 12:30 PM No. 6 Tennessee Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, Kentucky (Battle for the Barrel) JPS L 35–38   69,109
December 1 1:00 PM at Indiana* Memorial StadiumBloomington, Indiana L 15–26   26,449
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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