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2001 Akron Zips football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2001 record4–7 (4–4 MAC)
Head coachLee Owens (7th season)
CaptainZac Derr, Tim Ritley, Chris Smith, Scott Smith
Home stadiumRubber Bowl
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Mid-American Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Marshall x   8 0         11 2  
Miami   6 2         7 5  
Bowling Green   5 3         8 3  
Kent State   5 3         6 5  
Akron   4 4         4 7  
Buffalo   1 7         3 8  
Ohio   1 7         1 10  
West
#23 Toledo x   5 2         10 2  
Northern Illinois   4 3         6 5  
Ball State   4 3         5 6  
Western Michigan   4 4         5 6  
Central Michigan   2 6         3 8  
Eastern Michigan   1 6         2 9  
Championship: Toledo 41, Marshall 36
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Air Force Falcons football team represented Akron University in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season; they competed in the Mid-American Conference. They were led by seventh–year head coach Lee Owens. The Zips played their home games at the Rubber Bowl in Akron, Ohio. They were outscored by their opponents 281–360 and finished with a record of 4 wins and 7 losses (4–7).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
August 30OhioW 31–29
September 8at No. 22 Ohio State*L 14–28
September 22at No. 24 Purdue*L 14–33
September 29Kent State
W 14–10
October 6at Western MichiganL 14–31
October 13at Miami (OH)L 27–30
October 20Bowling Green
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
L 11–16
October 27at MarshallL 33–50
November 3at UCF*L 17–57
November 17at BuffaloW 41–14
November 24Eastern Michigan
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
W 65–62 3OT
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
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