2001 Bowling Green Falcons football team

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2001 Bowling Green Falcons football
Bowling Green Falcons wordmark.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division East
2001 record 8–3 (5–3 MAC)
Head coach Urban Meyer
Home stadium Doyt Perry Stadium
(Capacity: 30,599)
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
#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 Bowling Green Falcons football team represented Bowling Green State University in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Urban Meyer and played their home games in Doyt Perry Stadium in Bowling Green, Ohio. It was the 83rd season of play for the Falcons.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:30 PM at Missouri* Faurot FieldColumbia, MO W 20–13   51,039
September 8 6:00 PM Buffalo Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH W 35–0   16,183
September 22 6:00 PM Temple* Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH W 42–23   11,029
September 29 7:00 PM at Marshall Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV L 31–37   32,034
October 6 2:00 PM Kent State Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH (Battle for the Anniversary Award) W 24–7   12,539
October 13 4:00 PM at Western Michigan Waldo StadiumKalamazoo, MI L 28–37   21,874
October 20 6:00 PM at Akron Rubber BowlAkron, OH W 16–11   14,621
November 3 4:00 PM Miami (OH) Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH L 21–24   22,828
November 10 1:00 PM at Ohio Peden StadiumAthens, OH W 17–0   15,724
November 17 12:00 PM at Northwestern* Ryan FieldEvanston, IL W 43–42   23,545
November 23 7:00 PM Toledo Doyt Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH (Battle of I-75) W 56–21   26,483
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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