2001 UAB Blazers football team

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2001 UAB Blazers football
Conference Conference USA East Division
2001 record 6–5 (5–2 C-USA)
Head coach Watson Brown
Home stadium Legion Field
Seasons
« 2000 2002 »
2001 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#17 Louisville   6 1         11 2  
Cincinnati   5 2         7 5  
UAB   5 2         6 5  
East Carolina   5 2         6 6  
Southern Miss   4 3         6 5  
TCU   4 3         6 6  
Memphis   3 4         5 6  
Army   2 5         3 8  
Tulane   1 6         3 9  
Houston   0 7         0 11  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 UAB Blazers football team represented the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in the college football season of 2001, and was the eleventh team fielded by the school. The Blazers' head coach was Watson Brown, who entered his seventh season as UAB's head coach. They played their home games at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, and competed as a member of Conference USA. The Blazers finished their sixth season at the I-A level, and their third affiliated with a conference with a record of 6–5 (5–2 C-USA).[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:05 PM Montana State* Legion FieldBirmingham, AL CSS W 41–13   20,000
September 8 5:30 PM at Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPN2 L 7–29   79,388
September 22 4:00 PM Army Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 55–3   25,000
September 29 6:00 PM at Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS CSS L 0–3   29,782
October 6 5:00 PM at UCF* Citrus BowlOrlando, FL CSS L 7–24   30,820
October 13 4:00 PM Cincinnati Legion Field • Birmingham, AL L 17–31   14,417
October 20 4:00 PM Tulanedagger Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 34–27   16,291
October 27 1:00 PM at Memphis Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Battle for the Bones) WABM W 17–14   25,462
November 10 4:00 PM TCU Legion Field • Birmingham, AL W 38–17   16,972
November 17 7:00 PM at Houston Robertson StadiumHouston, TX W 43–21   11,647
December 1 1:30 PM at Pittsburgh* Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA L 6–24   40,855
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source: 2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I

Game Summaries[edit]

Montana State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Montana State 0 10 3 0 13
UAB 7 10 17 7 41

[2]

Florida State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 0 0 7 0 7
Florida State 3 10 13 3 29

[3]

Army[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Army 3 0 0 0 3
UAB 14 20 14 7 55

[4]

Southern Miss[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Miss 0 3 0 0 3

[5]

UCF[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 0 0 3 0 3
UCF 0 3 14 7 24

[6]

Cincinnati[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cincinnati 0 14 14 3 31
UAB 10 0 7 0 17

[7]

Tulane[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tulane 0 10 14 3 27
UAB 10 7 7 10 34

[8]

Memphis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 0 10 7 0 17
Memphis 7 0 0 7 14

[9]

TCU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
TCU 0 3 0 14 17
UAB 0 14 10 14 38

[10]

Houston[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 14 6 7 16 43
Houston 7 0 14 0 21

[11]

Pittsburgh[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
UAB 0 3 3 0 6
Pittsburgh 14 10 0 0 24

[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 UAB Football Media Guide: Records & History I". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Archived from the original on September 28, 2008. Retrieved September 19, 2008. 
  2. ^ "UAB Football Game Report: Montana State vs UAB (Aug 30, 2001)". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Retrieved September 22, 2008. 
  3. ^ "UAB Football Game Report: UAB vs Florida State (Sep 8, 2001)". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Retrieved September 22, 2008. 
  4. ^ "UAB Football Game Report: Army vs UAB (Sep 22, 2001)". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Retrieved September 22, 2008. 
  5. ^ "UAB Football Game Report: UAB vs Southern Miss (Sep 29, 2001)". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Retrieved September 22, 2008. 
  6. ^ "UAB Football Game Report: UAB vs UCF (Oct 6, 2001)". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Retrieved September 22, 2008. 
  7. ^ "UAB Football Game Report: Cincinnati vs UAB (Oct 13, 2001)". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Retrieved September 22, 2008. 
  8. ^ "UAB Football Game Report: Tulane vs UAB (Oct 20, 2001)". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Retrieved September 22, 2008. 
  9. ^ "UAB Football Game Report: UAB vs Memphis (Oct 27, 2001)". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Retrieved September 22, 2008. 
  10. ^ "UAB Football Game Report: UAB vs TCU (Nov 10, 2001)". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Retrieved September 22, 2008. 
  11. ^ "UAB Football Game Report: UAB vs Houston (Nov 18, 2001)". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Retrieved September 22, 2008. 
  12. ^ "UAB Football Game Report: UAB vs Pittsburgh (Dec 1, 2001)". University of Alabama at Birmingham Sports Information. Retrieved September 22, 2008.