|2001 Cincinnati Bearcats football|
|2001 record||7–5 (5–2 C-USA)|
|Offensive coordinator||Dave Baldwin (1st season)|
|Defensive coordinator||A. J. Christoff (1st season)|
|Home stadium|| Nippert Stadium |
|2001 Conference USA football standings|
|No. 17 Louisville $||6||–||1||11||–||2|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 2001 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team, coached by Rick Minter, played its home games in Nippert Stadium, as it has since 1924.
|September 2||2:30 pm||Purdue *||ESPN2||L 14–19||35,097|
|September 8||1:00 pm||at Army||W 24–21||27,157|
|September 22||2:00 pm||at Miami (OH) *||L 14–21||25,036|
|October 6||7:00 pm||Tulane||W 46–33||20,091|
|October 13||5:00 pm||at UAB||W 31–17||14,417|
|October 20||8:00 pm||at Houston||W 29–28||16,107|
|October 27||2:00 pm||Louisville||ESPN+||L 13–28||31,004|
|November 3||1:00 pm||Connecticut *||W 45–28||17,588|
|November 10||3:30 pm||East Carolina||ESPN||L 26–28||19,504|
|November 24||2:00 pm||at Memphis||W 36–34||26,395|
|December 1||1:00 pm||Louisiana-Monroe *||W 42–10||15,047|
|December 29||12:00 pm||vs. No. 25 Toledo *||ESPN||L 16–23||44,164|
|Lavar Glover||CB||7||212||Pittsburgh Steelers|
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