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2001 Conference USA Year Summary

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Record: 53-63, .457 W-L% (10th 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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Pass Completions
1. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 256
2. Dave Ragone (LOU) 231
3. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 214
4. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 185
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 164
6. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 156
7. Kelly Robinson (HOU) 149
8. Casey Printers (TXX) 136
9. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 102
10. Nick Eddy (HOU) 99
Pass Attempts
1. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 448
2. Dave Ragone (LOU) 383
3. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 362
4. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 317
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 290
6. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 286
7. Kelly Robinson (HOU) 267
8. Casey Printers (TXX) 252
9. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 196
10. Nick Eddy (HOU) 182
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 60.3
2. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 59.1
3. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 58.4
4. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 57.1
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 56.6
6. Kelly Robinson (HOU) 55.8
7. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 54.5
8. Nick Eddy (HOU) 54.4
9. Casey Printers (TXX) 54.0
10. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 52.0
Passing Yards
1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 3056
2. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 2935
3. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 2613
4. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 2573
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 2247
6. Casey Printers (TXX) 1824
7. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 1773
8. Kelly Robinson (HOU) 1704
9. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 1329
10. Nick Eddy (HOU) 1023
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 8.1
2. Dave Ragone (LOU) 8.0
3. David Garrard (ECAR) 7.7
4. Casey Printers (TXX) 7.2
5. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 7.2
6. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 6.8
7. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 6.6
8. Kelly Robinson (HOU) 6.4
9. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 6.2
10. Nick Eddy (HOU) 5.6
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 8.4
2. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 7.8
3. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 7.3
4. David Garrard (ECAR) 7.2
5. Casey Printers (TXX) 6.8
6. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 6.7
7. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 6.2
8. Kelly Robinson (HOU) 6.0
9. Nick Eddy (HOU) 4.3
10. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 4.2
Passing Touchdowns
1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 23
2. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 22
3. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 16
4. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 15
5. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 14
6. David Garrard (ECAR) 13
  Casey Printers (TXX) 13
8. Kelly Robinson (HOU) 9
9. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 8
10. Nick Eddy (HOU) 6
Passing Interceptions
1. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 16
2. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 13
3. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 11
4. David Garrard (ECAR) 9
  Gino Guidugli (CIN) 9
6. Casey Printers (TXX) 8
  Nick Eddy (HOU) 8
8. Dave Ragone (LOU) 7
9. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 6
  Kelly Robinson (HOU) 6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 143.5
2. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 137.5
3. David Garrard (ECAR) 130.2
4. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 128.5
5. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 127.3
6. Casey Printers (TXX) 125.4
7. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 122.6
8. Kelly Robinson (HOU) 116.0
9. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 104.7
10. Nick Eddy (HOU) 103.7
Rush Attempts
1. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 262
2. Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 218
3. Dante Brown (MEM) 184
  Leonard Henry (ECAR) 184
5. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 181
6. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 179
7. Ricky Madison (TXX) 174
8. C.J. Young (ARMY) 158
9. Ray Jackson (CIN) 145
10. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 140
Rushing Yards
1. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 1432
2. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 1421
3. Dante Brown (MEM) 902
4. Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 839
5. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 818
6. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 765
7. Ricky Madison (TXX) 611
8. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 594
9. Ray Jackson (CIN) 592
10. T.J. Patterson (LOU) 576
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 7.8
2. Josh Holden (ARMY) 6.2
3. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 5.4
4. Dante Brown (MEM) 4.9
5. T.J. Patterson (LOU) 4.9
6. Corey Connally (TXX) 4.5
7. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 4.5
8. Thomas Cox (ALBIRM) 4.4
9. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 4.3
10. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 4.2
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 16
2. Dante Brown (MEM) 11
3. C.J. Young (ARMY) 9
  Dawayne Woods (SMS) 9
5. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 8
6. Ray Jackson (CIN) 7
  Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 7
  T.J. Patterson (LOU) 7
  Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 7
10. Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 6
  David Garrard (ECAR) 6
  Kendal Gibson (ALBIRM) 6
Receptions
1. Ladaris Vann (CIN) 73
2. Deion Branch (LOU) 72
3. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 65
4. Orlando Iglesias (HOU) 63
5. Leroy Handy (SMS) 59
6. Roydell Williams (TLN) 56
7. Zek Parker (LOU) 55
8. Terrell Harris (TLN) 53
9. Adrian Madise (TXX) 50
10. Reginald Perkins (MEM) 46
  Bunkie Perkins (MEM) 46
Receiving Yards
1. Deion Branch (LOU) 1188
2. Ladaris Vann (CIN) 902
3. Roydell Williams (TLN) 886
4. Leroy Handy (SMS) 823
5. Adrian Madise (TXX) 819
6. Zek Parker (LOU) 757
7. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 756
8. Orlando Iglesias (HOU) 710
9. Terrell Harris (TLN) 623
10. Antoine Harden (MEM) 589
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Antoine Harden (MEM) 19.0
2. Jon Olinger (CIN) 17.4
3. Ray Jackson (CIN) 16.9
4. Deion Branch (LOU) 16.5
5. Adrian Madise (TXX) 16.4
6. Roydell Williams (TLN) 15.8
7. Derrick Collier (ECAR) 15.5
8. Aris Comeaux (ARMY) 14.4
9. Richard Alston (ECAR) 14.3
10. Leroy Handy (SMS) 13.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Roydell Williams (TLN) 11
2. Deion Branch (LOU) 9
3. Jon Olinger (CIN) 7
  Mewelde Moore (TLN) 7
5. Reginald Perkins (MEM) 6
  Bunkie Perkins (MEM) 6
7. Aris Comeaux (ARMY) 5
  Ronnie Ghent (LOU) 5
  Orlando Iglesias (HOU) 5
  Matt Schobel (TXX) 5
  Adrian Madise (TXX) 5
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 327
2. Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 228
3. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 218
4. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 210
5. Dante Brown (MEM) 197
6. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 189
7. Ricky Madison (TXX) 183
8. C.J. Young (ARMY) 177
9. Ray Jackson (CIN) 172
10. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 156
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 2177
2. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 1642
3. Deion Branch (LOU) 1212
4. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 1167
5. Ray Jackson (CIN) 1047
6. Dante Brown (MEM) 967
7. Ladaris Vann (CIN) 922
8. Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 901
9. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 880
10. Roydell Williams (TLN) 878
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 18
2. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 15
3. Dante Brown (MEM) 12
  Dawayne Woods (SMS) 12
5. Roydell Williams (TLN) 11
6. Ray Jackson (CIN) 10
7. C.J. Young (ARMY) 9
  Deion Branch (LOU) 9
9. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 8
10. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 7
  Jon Olinger (CIN) 7
  T.J. Patterson (LOU) 7
Total Plays
1. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 493
2. Dave Ragone (LOU) 475
3. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 457
4. David Garrard (ECAR) 406
5. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 364
6. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 349
7. Casey Printers (TXX) 321
8. Kelly Robinson (HOU) 295
9. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 280
10. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 263
Total Yards
1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 3122
2. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 2820
3. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 2645
4. Gino Guidugli (CIN) 2498
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 2441
6. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 1949
7. Casey Printers (TXX) 1911
8. Kelly Robinson (HOU) 1611
9. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 1599
10. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 1432
Total Yards Per Play
1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 6.6
Total Touchdowns
1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 26
2. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 23
3. David Garrard (ECAR) 19
4. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 18
5. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 17
  Gino Guidugli (CIN) 17
7. Casey Printers (TXX) 16
  Leonard Henry (ECAR) 16
9. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 12
10. Dante Brown (MEM) 11
Touchdowns
1. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 18
2. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 15
3. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 12
  Dante Brown (MEM) 12
5. Roydell Williams (TLN) 11
6. Ray Jackson (CIN) 10
  Deion Branch (LOU) 10
8. C.J. Young (ARMY) 9
9. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 8
10. Jon Olinger (CIN) 7
  T.J. Patterson (LOU) 7
  Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 7
Points
1. Nathan Smith (LOU) 78
2. Jonathan Ruffin (CIN) 72
3. Jacobs (ARMY) 49
4. Reginald Perkins (MEM) 36
5. Chris Johnson (SMS) 12
6. Zach Norion (CIN) 6
  Tra Boger (TLN) 6
  Derrick Ballard (MEM) 6
  Lorenzo Young (SMS) 6
  Shane Pearson (ALBIRM) 6
  Lamarcus McDonald (TXX) 6
  Kopecky (ALBIRM) 6
  Joe Hill (TXX) 6
  Curtis Jones (SMS) 6
  Curt Daniels (ARMY) 6
  Brian Fox (ECAR) 6
  Justin Thomas (LOU) 6
  Jeff Sanders (MEM) 6
Extra Point Attempts
1. Nathan Smith (LOU) 40
  Nate Smith (LOU) 40
  Kevin Miller (ECAR) 40
  Seth Marler (TLN) 40
5. Jonathon Ruffin (CIN) 36
  Jonathan Ruffin (CIN) 36
  Ryan White (MEM) 36
8. Nick Browne (TXX) 31
9. Derek Jacobs (ARMY) 28
  Jacobs (ARMY) 28
Extra Points Made
1. Nathan Smith (LOU) 39
  Nate Smith (LOU) 39
  Seth Marler (TLN) 39
4. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 38
5. Jonathan Ruffin (CIN) 36
  Jonathon Ruffin (CIN) 36
  Ryan White (MEM) 36
8. Nick Browne (TXX) 30
9. Brant Hanna (SMS) 26
10. Derek Jacobs (ARMY) 25
  Jacobs (ARMY) 25
Field Goal Attempts
1. Nick Browne (TXX) 20
2. Nathan Smith (LOU) 18
  Nate Smith (LOU) 18
4. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 17
5. Jonathan Ruffin (CIN) 16
  Jonathon Ruffin (CIN) 16
  Brant Hanna (SMS) 16
  Seth Marler (TLN) 16
9. Nick Hayes (ALBIRM) 15
10. Ryan White (MEM) 14
Field Goals Made
1. Seth Marler (TLN) 15
2. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 14
  Nick Browne (TXX) 14
4. Nathan Smith (LOU) 13
  Nate Smith (LOU) 13
6. Jonathan Ruffin (CIN) 12
  Jonathon Ruffin (CIN) 12
8. Nick Hayes (ALBIRM) 10
  Brant Hanna (SMS) 10
10. Derek Jacobs (ARMY) 8
  Ryan White (MEM) 8
  Jacobs (ARMY) 8
Field Goal Percentage
1. Jonathan Ruffin (CIN) 75.0
2. Jacobs (ARMY) 72.7
3. Nathan Smith (LOU) 72.2
Punts
1. James Gaither (MEM) 67
2. Joey Biasatti (TXX) 65
  Mark Haulman (SMS) 65
4. Adam Wulfeck (CIN) 64
  Casey Roussel (TLN) 64
6. Wade Tydlacka (LOU) 63
  Jimmy McClary (HOU) 63
8. Ross Stewart (ALBIRM) 57
9. Dan Macelroy (ARMY) 51
10. Jarad Preston (ECAR) 45
Punting Yards
1. Adam Wulfeck (CIN) 2800
2. Casey Roussel (TLN) 2764
3. Joey Biasatti (TXX) 2757
4. Mark Haulman (SMS) 2751
5. James Gaither (MEM) 2718
6. Wade Tydlacka (LOU) 2559
7. Ross Stewart (ALBIRM) 2420
8. Jimmy McClary (HOU) 2399
9. Dan Macelroy (ARMY) 2264
10. Jarad Preston (ECAR) 1983
Punt Returns
1. Ryan Johnson (MEM) 36
2. Ladaris Vann (CIN) 35
3. Jason Goss (TXX) 25
4. Lynaris Elpheage (TLN) 19
5. Willie Quinnie (ALBIRM) 17
6. Anthony Floyd (LOU) 14
  Torrey Hale (ALBIRM) 14
  Marvin Townes (ECAR) 14
  Omari Thompson (ARMY) 14
10. Ken Johnson (SMS) 13
  Kenneth Johnson (SMS) 13
Punt Return Yards
1. Ryan Johnson (MEM) 376
2. Ladaris Vann (CIN) 289
3. Jason Goss (TXX) 275
4. Willie Quinnie (ALBIRM) 205
5. Anthony Floyd (LOU) 198
6. Dannye Fowler (SMS) 138
7. Lynaris Elpheage (TLN) 133
8. Deion Branch (LOU) 112
9. Zek Parker (LOU) 101
10. Marvin Townes (ECAR) 100
Punt Return Yards Per Return
1. Ken Johnson (SMS) 5.2
Kickoff Returns
1. Marvin Townes (ECAR) 31
2. Omari Thompson (ARMY) 28
3. Brandon Middleton (HOU) 25
  Latarence Dunbar (TXX) 25
  Antoine Harden (MEM) 25
6. Jason Southall (ALBIRM) 23
7. Zek Parker (LOU) 21
8. Lynaris Elpheage (TLN) 17
9. Chris Johnson (SMS) 14
  Chris Johnson (SMS) 14
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Marvin Townes (ECAR) 775
2. Omari Thompson (ARMY) 739
3. Jason Southall (ALBIRM) 584
4. Antoine Harden (MEM) 533
5. Zek Parker (LOU) 483
6. Brandon Middleton (HOU) 482
7. Latarence Dunbar (TXX) 456
8. Lynaris Elpheage (TLN) 374
9. Chris Johnson (SMS) 309
  Chris Johnson (SMS) 309
Kickoff Return Yards Per Return
1. Chris Johnson (SMS) 22.1
Interceptions
1. Glenn Sumter (MEM) 6
2. Ronnie Gallishaw (LOU) 5
  Laroni Gallishaw (LOU) 5
4. Curry Burns (LOU) 4
  Anthony Floyd (LOU) 4
6. Zach Norton (CIN) 3
  Leroy Johnson (SMS) 3
  Jason Goss (TXX) 3
  Lynaris Elpheage (TLN) 3
  Zach Norion (CIN) 3
  Torrey Hale (ALBIRM) 3
  Dio Hill (ALBIRM) 3
  Greg Brooks (SMS) 3
Interception Return Yards
1. Lynaris Elpheage (TLN) 87
2. Jason Frazier (ARMY) 84
3. Jeff Sanchez (TLN) 79
4. Anthony Floyd (LOU) 72
5. Anthony Thomas (CIN) 63
6. Glenn Sumter (MEM) 61
7. Ronnie Gallishaw (LOU) 51
  Laroni Gallishaw (LOU) 51
  Anthony Adams (ECAR) 51
10. Dio Hill (ALBIRM) 47