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2001 Memphis Tigers football
ConferenceConference USA
2001 record5–6 (3–4 C-USA)
Head coachTommy West
Home stadiumLiberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 62,921)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Conference USA football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#17 Louisville   6 1         11 2  
Cincinnati   5 2         7 5  
UAB   5 2         6 5  
East Carolina   5 2         6 6  
Southern Miss   4 3         6 5  
TCU   4 3         6 6  
Memphis   3 4         5 6  
Army   2 5         3 8  
Tulane   1 6         3 9  
Houston   0 7         0 11  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Memphis Tigers football team represented the University of Memphis in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. Memphis competed as a member of the Conference USA. The team was led by head coach Tommy West. The Tigers played their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

RosterEdit

2001 Memphis Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 24 Brown, DanteDante Brown So
WR 9 Johnson, RyanRyan Johnson Jr
T 71 Smith, WadeWade Smith Jr
QB 14 Suber, NeilNeil Suber Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 50 Taylor, EricEric Taylor So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:00 PMat Mississippi State*ESPN2L 10–3045,662
September 87:00 PMChattanooga*W 43–1024,053
September 227:00 PMSouth Florida
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
W 17–926,488
September 291:00 PMat LouisvilleL 21–3839,256
October 67:00 PMSouthern Miss
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
W 22–1728,668
October 137:00 PMat HoustonW 52–3313,513
October 202:30 PMat East CarolinaWLMTL 11–3238,120
October 271:00 PMUAB
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN (Battle for the Bones)
ESPN+L 14–1725,462
November 101:00 PMat No. 6 Tennessee*PPVL 28–49107,221
November 171:00 PMArmy
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
W 42–1023,268
November 241:00 PMCincinnati
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
L 34–3626,395
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time
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