2001 Akron Zips Football Team
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2001 Akron Zips Football Team
2001 Akron Zips football
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ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2001 record4-7 (4-4 MAC)
Head coachLee Owens (7th season)
CaptainZac Derr, Tim Ritley, Chris Smith, Scott Smith
Home stadiumRubber Bowl
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
No. 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 Akron Zips football team represented Akron University in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season; they competed in the Mid-American Conference. They were led by seventh-year head coach Lee Owens. The Zips played their home games at the Rubber Bowl in Akron, Ohio. They were outscored by their opponents 281-360 and finished with a record of 4 wins and 7 losses (4-7).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
August 30OhioW 31-29
September 8at No. 22 Ohio State*L 14-28
September 22at No. 24 Purdue*L 14-33
September 29Kent State
W 14-10
October 6at Western MichiganL 14-31
October 13at Miami (OH)L 27-30
October 20Bowling Green
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
L 11-16
October 27at MarshallL 33-50
November 3at UCF*L 17-57
November 17at BuffaloW 41-14
November 24Eastern Michigan
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
W 65-62 3OT
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "2001 University of Akron Football" (PDF). Akron Zips football. Retrieved 2017.

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