2001 RECORD: 11-2 (6-1, 1st in Conference USA)
FINAL RANKING: No. 17 AP, No. 16 coaches' poll
Career interceptions for senior free safety Anthony Floyd, most among current I-A players and a team and conference record.
An opposing coach's view
The running game is the big question facing the Cardinals
" Quarterback Dave Ragone really understands their offense. He's a good decision-maker and throws well on the move.... Tight end Ronnie Ghent runs good routes and is a solid blocker.... A balanced running game is critical to that offense. The big question is: do they have a reliable tailback?... Defensive end Dewayne White is a pass-rushing monster. Coming off the edge like he does really disrupts things.... They expect their safeties to be big hitters, and free safety Anthony Floyd is a very physical guy who covers a lot of ground."
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