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|
|National Championship||Braly Municipal Stadium|
|Harlon Hill Trophy||Dusty Bonner, Valdosta State|
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.
Conference and program changes
- The Northeast-10 Conference began sponsorship of football this season with 10 member teams from the Northeast.
- The Great Northwest Athletic Conference began its first sponsorship of football during the 2001 season (it was disbanded in 2006 and re-formed again in 2008).
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Virginia Union
|2001 NCAA Division II Football Championship|
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. Archived from the original on January 11, 2014. Retrieved January 11, 2014.
- "2001 NCAA Division II National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved January 11, 2014.