2001 Bowling Green Falcons football team

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2001 Bowling Green Falcons football
Bowling Green Falcons wordmark.svg
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast
2001 record8–3 (5–3 MAC)
Head coachUrban Meyer (1st season)
Home stadiumDoyt 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]

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 17:30 PMat Missouri*W 20–1351,039
September 86:00 PMBuffaloW 35–016,183
September 226:00 PMTemple*
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
W 42–2311,029
September 297:00 PMat MarshallL 31–3732,034
October 62:00 PMKent State
W 24–712,539
October 134:00 PMat Western MichiganL 28–3721,874
October 206:00 PMat AkronW 16–1114,621
November 34:00 PMMiami (OH)
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
L 21–2422,828
November 101:00 PMat OhioW 17–015,724
November 1712:00 PMat Northwestern*W 43–4223,545
November 237:00 PMToledo
W 56–2126,483

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