2001 Season

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Overall Record: 12-2
Regular Season Record:
Combined Statistics:

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.

OpponentH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Westerville SouthH417W11,165Game Story and Stats
Mt. Lebanon, PAH5420W8,971
Akron GarfieldH590W9,475
Cleveland St. IgnatiusA2640L12,286
Austintown FitchA5414W8,528
Mansfield SeniorH1714W11,276
Youngstown Woodrow WilsonH568W5,850
Fremont RossH576W7,776
Warren HardingH4827W8,138
Canton McKinleyA2926W23,815
Marion HardingH310W9,106
Canton McKinleyN3519W21,203
North Canton HooverN277W17,000
Cleveland St. IgnatiusN2049L29,871