2001 NCAA Division II football season
|2001 NCAA Division II football season|
|Regular season||August 30 – November 10, 2001|
|Playoffs||November 17 – December 8, 2001|
|Championship game||December 8, 2001|
|National Championship||Braly Municipal Stadium
|Division II football season
The 2001 NCAA Division II football season, part of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division II level, began on August 30, 2001, and concluded with the NCAA Division II Football Championship on December 8, 2001 at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama, hosted by the University of North Alabama. The North Dakota Fighting Sioux defeated the Grand Valley State Lakers, 17–14, to win their first Division II national title.
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Virginia Union
|2001 NCAA Division II National
Football Championship playoffs
|Finals Site||Braly Municipal Stadium
|Champions||North Dakota (1st title)|
|Runner-Up||Grand Valley State (1st championship game)|
The 2001 NCAA Division II Football Championship playoffs were the 28th single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division II college football. The championship game was held at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama for the 15th time.
Braly Municipal Stadium
|Grand Valley State||14|
|Fort Valley State||24|
|Grand Valley State||34|
|Grand Valley State||42|
|Grand Valley State||33|
|Saginaw Valley State||30|
|Saginaw Valley State||33|
- "2000-2004 Grand Valley State Schedules". College Football Warehouse. cfbdatawarehouse.com. Retrieved January 11, 2014.
- "2001 NCAA Division II National Football Championship Bracket". NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved January 11, 2014.