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2001 Season

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2001 Varsity Football Team

Overall Record: 12-2
Regular Season Record:
9-1
Combined Statistics:
Link

Head Coach: Rick Shepas (4th Year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 34-12

Team Captains: Justin Zwick, Justin Princehorn, Andy Alleman, Marquis Williams

All-Ohio: Justin Zwick (1st), David Abdul (1st), Devin Jordan (1st), Justin Princehorn (2nd), Shawn Crable (SM)

Playoff Assignment/Computer Ranking: Division I, Region 2, 1st
Tournament Results: Lost in state semifinals

All-Time Record: 747-226-36
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 58-46-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Rick Shepas finally got it rolling with a 9-1 record and a trip to the state semifinals, defeating Canton McKinley twice along the way. Massillon averaged 44 points a game during the regular season. Quarterback Justin Zwick set new single-season passing marks with 3,281 yards and 40 touchdowns. Devin Jordan also set records for passes caught, reception yards and TDs. (2) A loss to St. Ignatius in the playoff state semifinals mirrored their only loss of the regular season to the same team.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Westerville South3-7H417W11,165Game Story and Stats
Mt. Lebanon, PA7-3H5420W8,971Game Story and Stats
Akron Garfield8-2H590W9,475Game Story and Stats
Cleveland St. Ignatius11-4A2640L12,286Game Story and Stats
Austintown Fitch3-7A5414W8,528Game Story and Stats
Mansfield Senior8-3H1714W11,276Game Story and Stats
Youngstown Woodrow Wilson1-9H568W5,850Game Story and Stats
Fremont Ross4-6H576W7,776Game Story and Stats
Dayton Chaminade6-5H4827W8,138Game Story and Stats
Canton McKinley8-3A2926W23,815Game Story and Stats
SUBTOTAL64-46441162107,280
PLAYOFFS
Marion Harding8-3H310W9,106Game Story and Stats
Canton McKinley8-3N3519W21,203Game Story and Stats
North Canton Hoover11-2N277W17,000Game Story and Stats
Cleveland St. Ignatius11-4N2049L29,871Game Story and Stats
TOTAL102-58554237184,460