2001 Richmond Spiders football team

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2001 Richmond Spiders football
Richmond Spiders text logo.svg
Conference Atlantic 10 Conference
2001 record 3–8 (3–6 A-10)
Head coach Jim Reid (7th season)
Home stadium University of Richmond Stadium
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11 Hofstra +^   7 2         9 3  
#10 Maine +^   7 2         9 3  
#20 Villanova +   7 2         8 3  
#17 William & Mary +^   7 2         8 4  
#21 Rhode Island   6 3         8 3  
Delaware   4 5         4 6  
Northeastern   4 5         5 6  
UMass   3 6         3 8  
Richmond   3 6         3 8  
New Hampshire   2 7         4 7  
James Madison   0 9         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

The 2001 Richmond Spiders football team represented the University of Richmond during the 2001 NCAA Division I-AA football season. Richmond competed as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10), and played their home games at the University of Richmond Stadium.

The Spiders were led by seventh-year head coach Jim Reid and finished the regular season with a 3–8 overall record and 3–6 record in conference play. The Spiders rush offense ranked eighth nationally, while its rush defense ranked seventh. Richmond's scoring defense finished 13th in the nation, while its total defense was ranked 11th.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 4:30 p.m. at Virginia* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA L 16–17   56,591
September 22 7:00 p.m. at Vanderbilt* Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN W 22–28   23,107
September 29 3:00 p.m. No. 14 Villanova UR Stadium • Richmond, VA L 30–31   12,200
October 6 7:00 p.m. at Maine Alfond StadiumOrono, ME L 3–14   2,619
October 13 1:30 p.m. at James Madison Bridgeforth StadiumHarrisonburg, VA W 20–17   14,000
October 20 12:30 p.m. at Northeastern Parsons FieldBrookline, MA L 0–7   2,130
October 27 1:00 p.m. No. 4 Rhode Islanddagger UR Stadium • Richmond, VA W 28–0   7,479
November 3 noon No. 5 Hofstra UR Stadium • Richmond, VA L 21–35   7,836
November 10 1:00 p.m. at Delaware Delaware StadiumNewark, DE L 6–10   18,923
November 17 3:00 p.m. No. 25 William & Mary UR Stadium • Richmond, VA (I-64 Bowl) L 20–23   9,329
November 23 noon at UMass McGuirk StadiumAmherst, MA W 35–7   3,582
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network Division I-AA Poll at time of game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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