|2001 Michigan Wolverines football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|2001 record||8–4 (6–2 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Lloyd Carr (7th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Stan Parrish (2nd season)|
|Defensive coordinator||Jim Herrmann (5th season)|
|Home stadium||Michigan Stadium|
|2001 Big Ten football standings|
|No. 12 Illinois $||7||–||1||10||–||2|
|No. 20 Michigan||6||–||2||8||–||4|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 2001 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Lloyd Carr. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.
- 1 Schedule
- 2 Roster
- 3 Statistical achievements
- 4 Awards and honors
- 5 Coaching staff
- 6 Game summaries
- 7 References
- 8 External links
|September 1||3:30 p.m.||Miami (OH)*||No. 12/10||ESPN||W 31–13||109,676|
|September 8||12:30 p.m.||at No. 15/15 Washington*||No. 11/10||ABC||L 18–23||74,080|
|September 22||12:10 p.m.||Western Michigan*||No. 20/17||ESPN||W 38–21||109,837|
|September 29||3:30 p.m.||No. 22/23 Illinois||No. 17/17||ABC||W 45–20||107,085|
|October 6||3:30 p.m.||at Penn State||No. 15/15||ABC||W 20–0||107,879|
|October 13||12:10 p.m.||No. 17/16 Purdue||No. 12/12||ESPN||W 24–10||110,450|
|October 27||2:30 p.m.||at Iowa||No. 8/8||ABC||W 32–26||70,397|
|November 3||3:30 p.m.||at Michigan State||No. 6/6||ABC||L 24–26||75,262|
|November 10||12:10 p.m.||Minnesota||No. 12/13||ESPN2||W 31–10||110,828|
|November 17||2:30 p.m.||at Wisconsin||No. 11/11||ABC||W 20–17||79,633|
|November 24||1:00 p.m.||Ohio State||No. 11/11||ABC||L 20–26||111,571|
|January 1, 2002||1:00 p.m.||vs. No. 8/8 Tennessee*||No. 17/15||ABC||L 17–45||59,653|
|2001 Michigan Wolverines football team roster|
On October 27, Larry Foote earned a share of the single-game conference record of 7 tackles for a loss, becoming the third conference athlete to do so. He also holds a share of the national record, becoming the third player to do so since the NCAA recognized it as a stat.
Marquise Walker was the Big Ten receiving statistical champion with 7.5 receptions per conference game and 7.2 reception per game. On September 8 against Washington and November 24 against Ohio State he posted 15 receptions breaking the record of 12 set in 1958 by Brad Myers and tied in 1996 by Tai Streets. The record still stands. During the season, he set the school record for single-season receptions (86), surpassing Jack Clancy's 1966 record of 76; career receptions (176), surpassing Anthony Carter's 161 set in 1982; consecutive games with a reception (32), surpassing Mercury Hayes's 30 set in 1995; and single-season reception yards, surpassing David Terrell's record set the prior season. Braylon Edwards surpassed all of these records in 2004.
The team earned the Big Ten rushing defense statistical championships for all games by holding opponents to 89.1 yards per game. The team also earned the Big Ten rushing defense statistical championships for conference games by holding opponents to 95.4 yards per game. The team earned the Big Ten passing defense statistical championships for conference games by holding conference opponents to 190.8 yards per game, although Ohio State won the title for all games. They also ranked first in passing efficiency defense for both conference games (103.5) and with Ohio State leading for all games. The team led the conference in total defense for conference games (286.1) and all games (316.4). The team led the Big Ten Conference in scoring defense for conference games (16.9 points per game) and all games (19.8). They were the conference leaders in quarterback sacks for conference games (4.4 sacks per game) and all games (4.2 sacks per game).
Awards and honors
- Co-captain: Eric Brackins, Shawn Thompson
- All-Americans: Larry Foote, Marquise Walker
- All-Conference: Larry Foote, Jonathan Goodwin, Dan Rumishek, Marquise Walker
- Most Valuable Player: Marquise Walker
- Meyer Morton Award: Bill Seymour
- John Maulbetsch Award: Chris Perry
- Frederick Matthei Award: Ronald Bellamy
- Dick Katcher Award: Shantee Orr
- Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Jake Frysinger
- Hugh Rader Jr. Award: Kurt Anderson
- Robert P. Ufer Award: Eric Brackins
- Roger Zatkoff Award: Larry Foote
- Head coach: Lloyd Carr
- Assistant coaches: Teryl Austin, Erik Campbell, Jim Herrmann, Brady Hoke, Fred Jackson, Terry Malone, Andy Moeller, Bobby Morrison, Stan Parrish
- Trainer: Paul Schmidt
- Managers: Nate Bentz, Joe Harper, Craig Hisey, Brad Hoffman, Chris Lemaster, Adam Jahnke, Matt Kernen, Maggie Malone, Katie McNall, Craig Podolski, Rick Polanco, Brian Resutek, Victor Soto, Davon Wilson
Citrus Bowl: Tennessee
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- "2009 Division I Football Records Book: Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) Records" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. p. 22. Retrieved July 9, 2010.
- "Big Ten Conference Football Full Media Guide". CBS Interactive/Big Ten Conference. January 5, 2009. p. 53. Retrieved July 10, 2010.
- "Record Book" (PDF). CBS Interactive. January 5, 2009. pp. 124–125. Retrieved July 10, 2010.
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- "Big Ten Conference Football Full Media Guide". CBS Interactive/Big Ten Conference. January 5, 2009. p. 57. Retrieved July 10, 2010.
- "Big Ten Conference Football Full Media Guide". CBS Interactive/Big Ten Conference. January 5, 2009. p. 58. Retrieved July 10, 2010.
- "Record Book" (PDF). CBS Interactive. January 5, 2009. pp. 120–123. Retrieved July 10, 2010.
- "Minnesota vs. Michigan". USA Today. November 10, 2001. Retrieved September 23, 2014.
- "Michigan vs. Wisconsin – Game Summary – November 17, 2001". ESPN.com. November 17, 2001. Retrieved November 13, 2017.