2001 Football Team

Overall Record: 8-4 Conference Record: 6-2
Conference Finish: 2nd place
National Ranking: AP - 20; ESPN/USA Today - 20
Coach: Lloyd Carr
Captain: Eric Brackins, Shawn Thompson
All-Americans: Larry Foote, Marquise Walker
All-Conference: Larry Foote, Jonathan Goodwin, Dan Rumishek, Marquise Walker
Most Valuable Player: Marquise Walker
Meyer Morton Award: Bill Seymour
John Maulbetsch Award: Chris Perry
Frederick Matthei Award: Ronald Bellamy
Dick Katcher Award: Shantee Orr
Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Jake Frysinger
Hugh Rader Jr. Award: Kurt Anderson
Robert P. Ufer Award: Eric Brackins
Roger Zatkoff Award: Larry Foote
Trainer: Paul Schmidt
Assistant coaches: Teryl Austin, Erick Campbell, Jim Herrman, Brady Hoke, Fred Jackson, Terry Malone, Andy Moeller, Bobby Morrison, Stan Parrish
Manager: Nate Bentz, Joe Harper, Craig Hisey, Brad Hoffman, Chris Lemaster, Adam Jahnke, Matt Kernen, Maggie Malone, Katie McNall, Craig Podolski, Rick Polanco, Brian Resutek, Victor Soto, Davon Wilson

Opponent Rank Date Site Result attend.
Miami (OH)  12/- 9/1 H W 31-13 109,676
Washington  11/15 9/8 A L 18-23 74,080
Western Michigan  20/- 9/22 H W 38-21 109,837
Illinois  17/22 9/29 H W 45-20 107,085
PennState  15/- 10/6 A W 20-0 107,879
Purdue (HC)  12/17 10/13 H W 24-10 110,450
Iowa  8/- 10/27 A W 32-26 70,397
Michigan State  6/- 11/3 A L 24-26 75,262
Minnesota  12/- 11/10 H W 31-10 110,828
Wisconsin  11/- 11/17 A W 20-17 79,633
Ohio State  11/- 11/24 H L 20-26 111,571
Tennessee  17/8 1/01 1 L 17-45 59,693
Total Points320-2371,126,391

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1 - Capital One Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL

Starting Lineups Offense
Position Player
split end Ronald Bellamy (10)
Calvin Bell (2)
left tackle Tony Pape (11)
Jonathan Goodwin (1)
left guard Jonathan Goodwin (9)
Ben Mast (1)
David Baas (1)
Joe Denay (1)
center Kurt Anderson (12)
right guard Dave Petruziello (10)
Joe Denay (1)
Jonathan Goodwin (1)
right tackle Demetrius Solomon (11)
Courtney Morgan (1)
tight end Bill Seymour (11)
Calvin Bell (1) *
flanker Marquise Walker (12)
quarterback John Navarre (12)
tailback B.J. Askew (7)
Chris Perry (4)
fullback B.J. Askew (1)
Philip Brackins (1)
Calvin Bell (1)
Kevn Dudley (1)
Bennie Joppru (3)*
Eric Rosel (2)*
Shawn Thompson (2)*
Tyrece Butler (1)#
* = started in two tight end formation
# = started in four wide receiver formation
Starting Lineups Defense
PositionPlayer
defensive end Dan Rumishek (12)
defensive tackle Norman Heuer (12)
defensive tackle Shawn Lazarus (12)
defensive end Shantee Orr (11)
Larry Stevens (1)
outside linebacker Victor Hobson (11)
Marlin Jackson (1)*
inside linebacker Larry Foote (12)
inside linebacker Eric Brackins (9)
Carl Diggs (3)
cornerback Marlin Jackson (6)
Jeremy LeSeuer (5)
Brandon Williams (1)
cornerback Todd Howard (12)
strong safety Cato June (8)
Julius Curry (4)
free safety Charles Drake (9)
Cato June (3)
* = started in nickel package

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Top Row
Chris Ashton, Phil Johnson, Paul Schmidt, Brad Labadie, Jim Boccher, Mike Gittleson, Teryl Austin, Brady Hoke, Jim Hermann, Scott Draper, Fred Jackson, Terry Malone, Andy Moeller, Erik Campbell, Stan Parrish, Bobby Morrison, Mike Bajakian, Phil Bromley, Jon Falk
8th Row
Dr. Gerald O'Connor, Dr. James Carpenter, Dr. C. Daniel Hendrickson, Vahan Agbabian, Kevin Tolbert, Jason Chesney, Kyle Beirlein, Che' Foster, Andre' Bell-Watkins, Jim Schneider, Kelly Cox, Mark Ouimet, Brian Resutek, Taylor Morgan, Kent Karwoski, Kevin Undeen
7th Row
Rick Brandt, Braylon Edwards, Lawrence Reid, Adam Stenavich, Sean Sanderson, Alex Ofili, Tim Massaquoi, Pierre Woods, Matt Lentz, Dan Simelis, Leo Henige, Earnest Shazor, Mike Mandich, Joey Sarantos, Scott McClintock, Marlin Jackson, Derek Bell, David Schoonover, Bob Bland.
6th Row
Tim Bracken, Zia Combs, Luke Perl, Jeremy Read, Ross Kesler, Andy Stejskal, Kyle Ealey, Pat Massey, David Spytek, Josh Blackman, Sean Cassidy, Kolby Wells, Markus Curry, David Underwood, Brian Lafer, Charles Young III, Troy Nienberg.
5th Row
Brent Cummings, Roy Manning, Zach Kaufman, Kevin Dudley, Jermaine Gonzales, Alain Kashama, David Baas, Jim Fisher, Jeff Gaston, Phil Brabbs, Andy Christopfel, Emmanuel Casseus, Adam Finley, Larry Stevens, Calvin Bell, Chris Perry.
4th Row
Brandon Williams, Jon Shaw, Courtney Morgan, Dave Pearson, Grant Bowman, Tyrece Butler, Phil Brackins, Tony Pape, Demeterius Solomon, John Navarre, Norman Heuer, Spencer Brinton, Andy Mignery, John Spytek, Carl Diggs, Charles Drake, Jeremy LeSueur.
3rd Row
Joe Sgroi, Travis DeMeester, Scott Panique, Blake Nasif, Kirk Moundros, Steven Baker, Deitan Dubuc, Shawn Lazarus, Dave Petruziello, Bennie Joppru, John Wood, Dave Armstrong, B.J. Askew, Shantee Orr, Ronald Bellamy, Tad VanPelt.
2nd Row
Aaron Richards, Michael Manning, Jeremy Miller, Anthony Jordan, Gary Rose, Eric Rosel, Kurt Anderson, Joe Denay, Victor Hobson, Dan Rumishek, Julius Curry, Cato June, Rudy Smith, Brody Killian, P.J. Cwayna.
Front Row
Todd Howard, Hayden Epstein, Marquise Walker, Ben Mast, Jake Frysinger, Jonathan Goodwin, Head Coach Lloyd Carr, Eric Brackins, Larry Foote, Shawn Thompson, Bill Seymour, Evan Coleman, Walter Cross.