2001 Georgia Southern Eagles football team

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2001 Georgia Southern Eagles football
SoCon co-champion
Conference Southern Conference
2001 record 12–2 (7–1 SoCon)
Head coach Paul Johnson (5th season)
Home stadium Paulson Stadium
(Capacity: 18,000)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Furman $^   7 1         12 3  
#3 Georgia Southern $^   7 1         12 2  
#6 Appalachian State ^   6 2         9 4  
Western Carolina   5 3         7 4  
East Tennessee State   4 4         6 5  
Wofford   3 5         4 7  
The Citadel   2 6         3 7  
Chattanooga   1 7         3 8  
VMI   1 7         1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

The 2001 Georgia Southern Eagles football team represented the Georgia Southern Eagles of Georgia Southern University during the 2001 NCAA Division I-AA football season.[1] Eagles played their home games at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, Georgia. The team was coached by Paul Johnson, in his fifth and final year as head coach for the Eagles.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 Savannah State* Paulson StadiumStatesboro, GA W 69–6  
September 8 12:00 PM Deleware* Paulson Stadium • Statesboro, GA W 38–7   16,105
September 22 Chattanooga Paulson Stadium • Statesboro, GA W 70–7  
September 29 at VMI No. 3 Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, VA W 31–14  
October 6 Western Carolina Paulson Stadium • Statesboro, GA W 50–14  
October 13 at Appalachian State Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC (Rivalry) W 27–18  
October 20 1:00 PM The Citadel No. 1 Paulson Stadium • Statesboro, GA W 36–20   18,637
October 27 at East Tennessee State Kermit Tipton StadiumJohnson City, TN L 16–19  
November 3 Furman (SC) Paulson Stadium • Statesboro, GA W 20–10  
November 10 at Elon (NC) Rhodes StadiumElon, NC W 27–21  
November 24 at Wofford Gibbs StadiumSpartanburg, SC W 48–10  
December 1 Florida A&M* Paulson Stadium • Statesboro, GA (Division I-AA 1st Round Playoff Game) W 60–35  
December 8 Appalachian State* Paulson Stadium • Statesboro, GA (Division I-AA Quarterfinal Playoff Game) W 38–24  
December 15 Furman (SC)* Paulson Stadium • Statesboro, GA (Division I-AA Semifinal Playoff Game) L 17–24  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2015-12-11.
  2. ^ "2001 Football Schedule". CFBDataWarehouse.com. Retrieved January 12, 2017.