2001 Toledo Rockets football team

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2001 Toledo Rockets football
Motor City Bowl Champions
MAC Champions
MAC West Division Champions
Conference Mid-American Conference
Ranking
Coaches #22
AP #23
2001 record 10–2 (6–2 MAC)
Head coach Tom Amstutz
Home stadium Glass Bowl
(Capacity: 26,248)
Seasons
« 2000 2002 »
2001 Mid-American Conference football standings
Div     Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L         W   L  
East
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
#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 Toledo Rockets football team represented the University of Toledo during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. They competed as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in the West Division. The Rockets were led by head coach Tom Amstutz. Toledo's schedule originally included a game against Youngstown State on September 15, 2001, but that contest was cancelled following the September 11 attacks.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:00 PM Minnesota* Glass BowlToledo, OH BCN W 38–7   34,950
September 8 4:00 PM at Temple* Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 33–7   19,751
September 22 1:00 PM at Central Michigan Kelly/Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, MI W 52–28   27,413
September 29 7:00 PM Northern Illinois #25 Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH W 41–20   36,502
October 6 6:00 PM at Ohio #23 Peden StadiumAthens, OH W 48–41   21,918
October 20 2:00 PM at Ball State #25 Ball State StadiumMuncie, IN BCN L 20–24   21,278
October 27 7:00 PM Navy* Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH BCN W 21–20   36,852
November 6 8:00 PM Western Michigan Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH ESPN W 41–35   23,923
November 17 7:00 PM Eastern Michigan Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH W 28–7   27,831
November 23 7:00 PM at Bowling Green Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH (Battle of I-75) L 21–56   26,483
November 30 7:30 PM #18 Marshall Glass BowlToledo, OH (MAC Championship) ESPN2 W 41–36   20,025
December 29 12:00 PM vs. Cincinnati* #25 Pontiac SilverdomePontiac, MI (Motor City Bowl) ESPN W 23–16   44,164
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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