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2001 Conference USA Year Summary

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Record: 53-63, .457 W-L% (8th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -4.22 (8th of 12) ▪ SOS: -3.11 (8th of 12)

Conference Champion: Louisville

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Louisville)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisville 11 2 .846 6 1 .857 30.3 17.2 8.49 -3.21
Cincinnati 7 5 .583 5 2 .714 28.0 24.2 -2.24 -6.07
Alabama-Birmingham 6 5 .545 5 2 .714 24.1 18.7 -2.15 -4.61
East Carolina 6 6 .500 5 2 .714 35.1 30.0 2.59 -1.42
Southern Mississippi 6 5 .545 4 3 .571 25.3 16.9 0.84 -2.71
Texas Christian 6 6 .500 4 3 .571 24.1 23.8 -3.79 -4.04
Memphis 5 6 .455 3 4 .429 26.7 25.5 -3.09 -2.09
Army 3 8 .273 2 5 .286 20.8 33.2 -15.40 -5.94
Tulane 3 9 .250 1 6 .143 28.7 41.3 -9.64 -1.98
Houston 0 11 .000 0 7 .000 17.3 39.3 -17.81 0.91

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/26 9/2 9/9 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 Final
Louisville       25             25 19 17 24 23 23 17

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2001-12-31 Liberty Bowl Louisville 28 Brigham Young 10 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
2001-12-29 Motor City Bowl Toledo 23 Cincinnati 16 Motor City Bowl (Pontiac, MI)
2001-12-28 Gallery Furniture Bowl Texas A&M 28 Texas Christian 9 Gallery Furniture Bowl (Houston, TX)
2001-12-19 GMAC Bowl Marshall 64 East Carolina 61 GMAC Bowl (Mobile, AL)

Conference Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Dave Ragone (Louisville) 143.5
2. Gino Guidugli (Cincinnati) 137.5
3. David Garrard (East Carolina) 130.2
4. Danny Wimprine (Memphis) 128.5
5. Jeff Kelly (Southern Mississippi) 127.3
6. Casey Printers (Texas Christian) 125.4
7. Patrick Ramsey (Tulane) 122.6
8. Kelly Robinson (Houston) 116.0
9. Chad Jenkins (Army) 104.7
10. Nick Eddy (Houston) 103.7

Total Yards Per Play

1. Dave Ragone (Louisville) 6.6

Field Goal Percentage

1. Jonathan Ruffin (Cincinnati) 75.0
2. Jacobs (Army) 72.7
3. Nathan Smith (Louisville) 72.2

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Ken Johnson (Southern Mississippi) 5.2

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Chris Johnson (Southern Mississippi) 22.1