2001 Maurice Hicks runs for a record 416 yards and four touchdowns, but it isn't enough as Morgan State defeats N. Carolina A&T 52-42. Hicks breaks the Division I-AA single-game rushing record of 409 yards set by Charles Roberts of Sacramento State in a 1999 game against Idaho State.
2001 Middle Tennessee State beats Idaho 70-58 as the teams set a Division I record for total points scored in a game. The teams combine for 1,445 yards of offense.
2001 Michigan's victory, combined with Yale's 32-27 loss to Dartmouth, gives the Wolverines the record for all-time wins in all divisions at 809.