11–2 (8–0 MAC)
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Bob Pruett (6th year)
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The 2001 Marshall Thundering Herd football team represented Marshall University in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. Marshall finished the season with a 64–61 win over East Carolina in the GMAC Bowl. It was the highest scoring bowl game in college football history.
2001 Marshall Thundering Herd football team Wikipedia
The following players were selected in the 2002 NFL Draft.